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Dear Alec I’m in Europe but was sent a copy of your article. I fear that, while you often hit the nail on the head, you got this one wrong: Johann is a friend of mine. The reason we sold Nethold in 1997 was that the price bubble was building (the one that eventually popped … Read more
My weekly newsletter that was sent out this afternoon to the rapidly growing list of Biznewz subscribers. If you haven’t signed up for your own emailed copy – click here. Hi there, It’s been a long wait. Restraints are awful. But this week, my version of the Steve Job’s Act II began. And … Read more
Dear Hugh Collins/Lynn Morgan On Friday evening at 17:40 South African time, an amount of $1 500 was deducted from my credit card account. Until then I had never heard of your company. The fraud was immediately reported to the credit card issuer (Discovery – it is a Visa card) which had sent me a … Read more
Dear Alec, We have generated a support ticket to help us track your inquiry. Your ticket code is LTK52809846318X. Please use this code in any further communication. Thank you for your email. I am reaching out to you in response to the email you sent us regarding fraud on your credit card. We would be … Read more
In December 20112, Robert K sent this email:
I am wanting to invest my bonus in some share but I am not 100% sure where to find value at the moment. I already have MPC, Curro (which has done well for me), Steinhoff and Old Mutual as well as Satrix Top 40 and Stanlib unit trusts.
Are there any shares you would recommend? I have been looking at AGL but they are very expensive although I do see value there.
Laura sent this email: I am a regular follower of Moneyweb and more recently your blog. I enjoy the more personal articles and am in awe if your success. I was sad to learn of (your son) Travis’ passing, as we were in the same class for a few years at Mondeor Primary. He really had a great mind.
I have a keen interest in the financial markets being an actuarial analyst at one of the banks. What is your opinion of how the markets will fare this year?
Derek Kreunen was the head boy of Mondeor High who started the innovative Ixchange around the time Moneyweb began back in 1997. Even though he now lives in the USA, we’ve kept in contact on and off ever since. His letter after hearing of my departure from Moneyweb deserves a wider audience. It inspires … Read more
I attended the HP FY13 channel strategy event on Wednesday where you gave a talk on the economy and the happenings in and around South Africa.
I just wanted to drop you a note to say thank you, sadly I missed you in the crowd at the event but I really enjoyed your talk and I listened attentively. I’m 32 years of age working in the ICT sector.