With Gareth away, the rest of the team take up this week’s finance conversations with Anthea, starting with a look at trading volumes and US non-farm payrolls. Congratulations go out to Christine Lagarde and Phuti Mahanyele-Debengwa on their new positions. Anthea then unpacks Eskom’s debt for government bonds or ring-fencing it in a special account, before giving details of escalating battle between Peter Moyo and Trevor Manuel. She wraps things up by helping a listener find out more about Karatbars.

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We all make judgement calls based on personal bias – something that applies to everyday life as much as it does to investing and cyptocurrency. Sean Saunders delves into the subject to help you identify the traps in order to avoid them. Revix also provides a risk free introduction to investing with them this July.

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08.07.19 Pt 2 – The team dissects Leigh-Ann’s ever increasing chances of death, how children are unconditioned for life, and the story of a kid who is suing his mom in order to live the lifestyle he thinks he deserves. Plus: the Michael J Fox show was once a thing… There’s also Tony Robbin and his supposed dodgy ways, and the story of Jeffrey Epstein being arrested for sex trafficking of minors. Sean Saunders goes Beyond Bitcoin, this week talking about investor emotions and how our personal bias often lead us astray.

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08.07.19 Pt 1 – Ben told the team he was going to be a couple of minutes late – but what do people mean when they say ‘a couple’? Leigh-Ann explains the joys of an app that brings you booze when you run out, and the team discusses California’s earthquakes and whether or not you should answer work emails on a weekend. The latest in news headlines, Ben on a bumper weekend of sport and Anthea on the finance.

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With the beginning of July signalling the mid-point of the year, Anthea reports on the JSE closing the first half of 2019 in positive territory, despite a weak economy – an economy that remains stuck in its longest downward cycle since 1945. She also looks at the formal sector adding 22 000 new jobs in the first quarter of 2019, Daniel Mminele’s resignation, the petrol price, and Steinhoff looking to recover R870m from Jooste. The new #PayBackTheMoney – Discovery Bank – gets discussed, too.

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As Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general continue to evolve, Beyond Bitcoin with Sean Sanders this week talks about the rise and fall of crypto prices: What to understand about the surges, the long-term view on the opportunities and how Revix is geared to helping you make the most of these markets.

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This is last in the Coronation #LetsBeHonest conversations that we’ve been having all week – from office talk, to small talk, to sweet little lies, to the things said by both men and women which may mean something completely different. Next time anyone says, “We must meet for coffee sometime” or “No offence but” or “I’ll be there in five minutes” – send us a wink. We’ll both know exactly what they really mean. So, let’s just be honest. Say what you mean and do what you say – that is the core of integrity! Brought to you by Coronation – an authorised financial services provider.

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Men are from Venus and women are from Mars? Do you think this is true? When she says “I’m fine” or “We need to talk”… what does she really mean. And when he says “I’m not ready to be in a relationship” or “You deserve better than me,” he actually means something completely different. Join Gareth, Phumi and Siya as they unpack some of the intricacies of the common phrases used by men and women when they talk to each other. Brought to you by Coronation – an authorised financial services provider.

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Haven’t we all said it – “I’m almost there!” and “This signal is lousy, I’ll have to call you back.” Gareth, Siya and Gord continue the conversation about the words and sayings we use which are a bit of a stretch from the truth sometimes. That’s why when it comes to investing your money, Coronation takes everything into account – both the seen and the unseen – so your money can work better for you. Brought to you by Coronation – an authorised financial services provider.

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When people say “That’s very interesting”, what does it actually mean? Chances are they either don’t know how to respond, or would prefer not to tell the truth. Gareth and the team share more of the social niceties we all hear in everyday conversation. When it comes to investing your money, Coronation takes everything into account – both the seen and the unseen. Brought to you by Coronation – an authorised financial services provider.

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