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An economy is a system which tries to balance the available resources of a country (land, labour, capital and enterprise) against the wants and needs of consumers. There are three main types of economy: planned economy, market economy and mixed economy. So basically - economics is the social science that analyzes the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.

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Eric Rosenfeld is the founder of activist investing firm Crescendo Partners, a New York-based firm formed in 1998. In this Opalesque.TV video interview Eric discusses what characterizes his strategy, where he tries to close the value gap of undervalued companies by obtaining board representation and then addressing from within a company's limitations or inefficiencies in management, operations, or specific divisions.

Eric Rosenfeld: How institutional investors have come to recognize the value of activist investing

Chapters:00:00 - Intro00:47 - Crescendo’s activist approach to obtain board representation. A key metric for Crescendo is enterprise value to free cash flow....

Uys Meyer was involved with developing short selling in South Africa and launched the country's second hedge fund 1999. He was also an early investor in Zurich based Harcourt Investment Consulting, which helped him internationalize his own firm BlueAlpha Investment Management early on.

Uys Meyer: South African hedge fund pioneer re-opens commodity fund

Subscribe to this channel: http://www.youtube.com/OpalesqueTVUys Meyer was involved with developing short selling in South Africa and launched the country's ...

Minimum wage study shows positive impact

New research on a national minimum wage shows that more than 85% of economic sectors would see positive employment impacts.

Downgrade looms large as SA’s economy falters | IOL

Downgrade looms large as SA’s economy falters | IOL Business Report

Several economists believe that it's just a matter of time before South Africa's credit rating is slashed.

FSB approves two hedge fund collective investment schemes for South Africa’s biggest hedge fund administrator and the conversion ...

83 hedge funds to become collective schemes | IOL Personal Finance

FSB approves two hedge fund collective investment schemes for South Africa's biggest hedge fund administrator and the conversion of the 83 hedge funds under its wings to collective investment schemes

If South Africa slides into junk status, it could be disastrous for cash-strapped consumers, according to analysts.

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If South Africa slides into junk status, it could be disastrous for cash-strapped consumers, according to analysts.

Standard Bank reported a 27 percent rise in full-year profit on Thursday, but said that a possible downgrade of South Africa's sovereign credit rating to 'junk' would affect its performance.

Standard Bank warns of impact if South Africa downgraded

Standard Bank reported a 27 percent rise in full-year profit on Thursday, but said that a possible downgrade of South Africa's sovereign credit rating to 'junk' would affect its performance. The lender is sticking to a medium-term return on equity (ROE) target of 15-18 percent, said Standard Bank Chief Executive Sim Tshabalala in a statement.

"Has House Price Inflation in SA Gone Soft?" -The FNB House Price Index showed a slight acceleration in its year-on-year growth rate, from a previous month’s revised 6.3%, to 6.4% in August, which is not a significant rise. In recent months, the house price inflation rates recorded have not been too far away from consumer price inflation rates recorded in the economy.

"Has House Price Inflation in SA Gone Soft?" -The FNB House Price Index showed a slight acceleration in its year-on-year growth rate, from a previous month’s revised 6.3%, to 6.4% in August, which is not a significant rise. In recent months, the house price inflation rates recorded have not been too far away from consumer price inflation rates recorded in the economy.

Rand hits its lowest level in two months | Markets | BDlive

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Barclays begins offloading Africa business | IOL

Barclays begins offloading Africa business | IOL Business Report

Barclays is selling shares representing 12 percent of Barclays Africa - and SA's state pension fund will be an anchor investor.

Brics bank to loan Eskom R2.6bn | The New Age

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Bond prices were little moved in earlier trade on Tuesday as the rally during the first half of March seems to have taken a breather, NKC Economics analysts say

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South African businesses this year face challenges resulting from low economy and protests, a report by a global risk consultancy said.

Crime, protests put SA businesses at risk

South African businesses this year face challenges resulting from low economy and protests, a report by a global risk consultancy said.