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Talking with Traders

Now into an eighth season, featuring an in-depth insight into Online Trading in South Africa hosted by Financial Trader, Garth MacKenzie and proudly brought to you by IG, the world leader in online trading. For more info on IG, visit / You can also follow us on Facebook on

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Weekly English South Africa Investing
116 Episodes
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S08E10: Anthony Clark. Tall trees catch the most wind

Anthony Clark has featured as a guest on each of the 4 years that this podcast has been running. We return to get his insights annually as he is the “tallest tree” or perhaps the “only tree” as an analyst in the small and mid-cap space in South Africa. His…
10 Apr 54 min

S08E09: Ian Coleman: Forex analyst and trader at FX Street

We don’t often cover the world of forex on this podcast, but this week we have Ian Coleman who has been trading forex since he was 18 years old (he’s 54 now). He has many years of forex trading experience that he shares with listeners on this interview. For those…
3 Apr 46 min

S08E08: Charlie Burton: Trading coach and mentor. Episode 100!!!

After trading successfully part time, Charlie Burton broke away from a corporate job in 2001 to start trading for a living. He now runs – a live trading room and mentorship service that caters to other traders. In this podcast we discuss some of the fundamental aspects of trading…
27 Mar 41 min

S08E07: Bruce Main. Future themes coming back to the fore.

Bruce Main is our go-to guy when it comes to future investment themes. He first alerted listeners to the themes of genomic editing, AI and fintech in 2020. Some of the shares in those industries have been smashed during the high interest rate period of the past two years. However,…
20 Mar 41 min

S08E06: Brian Feroldi. Common sense checklist for evaluating businesses

Brian Feroldi is a master at demystifying finance. He is able to take complex concepts and simplify them into a way that makes sense to non-financial professionals. In this podcast, Brian discussed the framework and check list that he goes through when evaluating businesses. This was a punchy discussion with…
6 Mar 53 min

S08E05: Richard Thomason = Discipline pays in life and investing

Richard Thomason is not like most of the typical guests on this podcast. He’s not a professional in the financial industry. He has a day job at a business in Cape Town, and is likely relatable to many of the listeners to this podcast. But what makes him unique is…
28 Feb 36 min

S08E03: Jeff Hirsch. Editor in Chief: Stock Trader's Almanac

The Stock Trader’s Almanac is an annual publication that tracks all sorts of interesting market patterns, seasonality and statistics. It’s been updated and published for 57 years. Jeff Hirsch is the son of founder Yale Hirsch, and has continued the legacy of his father’s work. In this podcast, we discuss…
14 Feb 37 min

S08E02: Frank Cappelleri - The market is always right

Frank Cappelleri has over 25 years of experience on Wall Street in various capacities from sales trader to desk strategist. He holds both the CFA and CMT designation, making him adept at both fundamental analysis and technical analysis. In this podcast, Frank talks of some of his experience in the…
7 Feb 31 min

S08E01: ETF Investing and Trading in a world of evolving products

Nerina Visser is a well-known ETF expert in South Africa. In this podcast, we discuss a number of new evolutions in the ETF space, including the recent approval of Bitcoin ETFs by the US Securities and Exchange Commission. We also look at how active ETFs and thematic ETFs can be…
31 Jan 38 min

S07E12: Sara Jorge - The Perceptive Trader. Coach and FX trader

Sara Jorge is an FX trader and trading coach based in Valencia, Spain. She’s also the author of an E-Book called Building the mind-set of a trader. In this podcast, she discusses her method of trading which is focused in a 3-4 hour window each morning, and also discusses all…
29 Nov 2023 42 min

S07E09: Craig Antonie: Investing in UNICORNS

Craig Antonie is one of the founders of AnBro Capital Investments and a manager of their Unicorns portfolio. In this podcast, we discuss what a Unicorn is in an investment sense, and how the team at AnBro scans the market for the best companies that meet the definition of a…
8 Nov 2023 48 min

S07E07: Brian McMillan: Structured Products specialist at Investec Bank

Structured products might not seem like the typical thing to talk about on a trading podcast. But this episode delves into the inner workings of Investec’s latest structured product to understand in the derivatives that go into creating a product with a capital guarantee, and leveraged upside. Brian McMillan has…
25 Oct 2023 41 min

S07E06: Adam Johnson: Bullseye Brief founder, former Bloomberg TV Anchor

Adam Johnson was a familiar face on Bloomberg TV for many years, including through the financial crisis in 2008. He got to rub shoulders with many high profile guests as a result. He has since evolved to running his own weekly newsletter – Bullseye Brief. This newsletter focuses on companies…
18 Oct 2023 44 min

S07E05: Austin Silver: Founding trader and coach at ASFX

Austin Silver has built a solid business trading and coaching others in how to trade. He follows specific rules that define what he looks for in a trade setup. In this podcast, we discuss his rules for trading, and a host of other things that make him tick. This is…
11 Oct 2023 43 min
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