Danger lurks on the JSE: heed the Skyscraper Index tracking fear and greed

We all dream of being able to time the market right – to get in when it’s heating up, and get out while the going’s still good. But so far, no one has a foolproof method for determining just where we are in the market cycle. In this article, investment analyst Asief Mohamed considers some … Read more

Small better than Big as speed becomes essence for business success

Dion Chang has the rare ability to read trends as they are developing, and then give an accurate forecast of what’s next. Prompt, hassle-free deliveries will set you apart from competitors as online shopping gains traction, says the Flux Trends founder, in his latest piece published on BizNewz. Transport issues are also set to become … Read more

The story of St Francis Bay. From disaster has come rejuvenation.

Journalism is a high pressured occupation. But it also gets into your blood. As a consequence, when many top professionals hit veteran status, they relocate to smaller centres. Often at the coast. My former boss at the SABC, Johan Pretorius, opted for Port Shepstone where he runs the South Coast Fever. A colleague from our … Read more

Shakeup at Tsogo Sun as two of the top four clear their desks and leave tomorrow

Lots of really intriguing stuff happening in the hotels sector right now. As CNBC’s Samantha Loring writes  below, two of Tsogo Sun’s top four will be leaving the R30bn group tomorrow. Since aggressive young CEO Marcel Von Aulock (38) was promoted from financial director into the hot seat in September 2011, both Tsogo’s head of marketing Rob … Read more