Francois Joubert, Resource, Property and Small-Cap Expert
Before joining the South African Investor team, Francois had a distinguished career working in the mining industry. It was there that he developed an intimate knowledge of commodities and learned how to identify the best investment opportunities in resources as diverse as gold, uranium, platinum, and much more. Through focusing on small cap and value stocks, he grew his own stock portfolio threefold while he was still a student, before turning his attention to residential real estate investments. He holds degrees in both geology and commerce and completed his equities and derivatives RPE qualifications through the South African Institute of the Financial Markets.
While managing his growing real estate empire and whisky distillery, he's also the editor of South Africa's largest small-cap stock newsletter, Red Hot Penny Shares. Through this publication, his goal is to help readers achieve the same stock and property investment success he did.
Francois has also been featured as an expert guest on CNBC, SABC2, SABC3 and Chai FM. And you may have come across his books on investing, including the best-selling How to Become a Master Property Investor in 90 days.
Timon Rossolimos, our Local and International Market Strategist
Timon Rossolimos is a professional trader, author and trading trainer.
Upon graduating in economics, Timon went on to complete his Registered Persons Exams (RPE) through the SAIFM and started trading professionally for himself. Timon’s subsequent 12-year trading career lead him to his current position as the managing editor for the widely read email newsletter, Trading Tips which goes out to 30,000 traders every day; and the related YouTube Channel, Trading Tips TV.
Timon is also a sought-after speaker who has personally trained over 1,000 South Africans on trading and Forex; and the author of seven trading books, including the best seller, 94 Top Trading Lessons of All Time. You may have even seen him sharing his ideas on trading on CNBC Africa and SABC business television programmes.
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Dan Denning, our Asian and Eastern Market Specialist
Dan Denning is the author of 2005’s best-seller The Bull Hunter (John Wiley & Sons). He began his financial publishing career in 1997 and has covered financial markets form Baltimore, Paris, London and, beginning in 2005 Melbourne. He’s the editor of The Daily Reckoning Australia and the Publisher of Port Phillip Publishing.
Dan is well recognised for his outspoken views on Asian markets and their influence on the rest of the world. Having gained experience from financial markets around the globe, Dan is perfectly positioned to anticipate how international actions, whether in the US, China or anywhere in between, will affect your investments. And his global view is perfect to help you identify the major trends you should be following as an investor.
Alexander Green, Wall Street Veteran
Alexander has more than 20 years of experience as a research analyst, investment advisor, financial writer and portfolio manager. Alex knows how the international markets work from the inside... And what stocks work best for the long term.
Chief Investment Strategist at our sister publication, The Oxford Club, Alex been has been profiled by The Wall Street Journal, Businessweek, Forbes and Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, among others. He’s also the best-selling author of The Secret of Shelter Island: Money and What Matters; and Beyond Wealth: The Road Map to a Rich Life.
Byron King, International Energy Specialist
Byron received his Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, was a cum laude graduate of Harvard University, served on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations and as a field historian with the US Navy.
Byron is a world renowned energy and oil expert, and is the editor of the publications Outstanding Investments and Energy and Scarcity Investor.
Through decades of investigation and global travel, to the heart of energy and resource empires, Byron has made it his business to reveal the most rewarding investment opportunities in these segments from around the globe.
Byron has made frequent appearances in mainstream media such as The Washington Post, MSN Money, Marketwatch.com, Fox Business News, CNBC’s Squawk Box, and others. He also had a feature article written in the Financial Times, and has appeared on both CNN and Marketplace radio broadcasts.
Gary Booysen, Equities and Derivatives Specialist
Before launching his own boutique brokerage firm, Gary helped build one of South Africa’s leading service orientated brokerage houses. As Head of Trading, his desk won the coveted Top Brokers’ People’s Choice Award. He is an avid market commentator who features regularly on CNBC, SABC3, BDTV and E-TV and currently co-hosts the morning show Open Exchange on CNBC Africa.
Gary is regularly featured on the 702 Money Show, Radio 2000, SAFM as well as a variety of print media publications including the Business Day and more recently, Forbes Magazine. As a director and portfolio manager, he specialises in bespoke portfolio construction, stockbroking and trading. In his spare time… What spare time? Gary lives, breathes and eats trading, investing, stocks and companies.
Guy Algeo, Long-term Wealth Management Specialist
Guy started his career with Alexander Forbes in 1994 where he provided investment consulting for Retirement Funds. In 1998 he joined BoE Personal Stockbrokers as an Investment Strategist and he was appointed as a Director in 2000. In 2003 Guy joined Imara SP Reid where he served as a Director and Head of Derivatives until 2015. Momentum purchased the company in mid-2015, Guy was appointed Head of Retail Trading for Momentum SP Reid Securities until December 2015.
In 2016 Guy joined Prodigy Asset Management on a full time basis. He founded the company in 2004, and is head of Business Development. During 2016 Guy redesigned the company to provide leading solutions in electronic Trading, pre and post Retirement Planning and Offshore Investments.
During more than 20 years in the investment industry Guy has served in various capacities for the Imara Group; he is a member of the JSE Financial Derivatives Advisory Committee and on the advisory Board member of SA Investor. He is a regular speaker at investment events and respected commentator in the media.