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Stocks which we recommend

US Stocks

  • Alphabet (Google) dominates online search, advertising and video-hosting.
  • Amazon sells everything online, and has the leading web-hosting service.
  • Amgen makes biotech drugs for heart disease, cancer and arthritis.
  • Apple supplies iPhones, Watches, Macs and iPads, and services on the App Store.
  • CrowdStrike is an AI-powered cybersecurity company that fights hackers.
  • Eli Lilly is a research-driven pharma company selling a weight-loss drug called Zepbound.
  • Johnson & Johnson makes health products, medical devices and pharmaceuticals.
  • Meta Platforms owns top social media apps; Instagram, WhatsApp and Facebook.
  • Microsoft owns the MS Office applications, Windows software and Azure hosting.
  • Netflix creates content and owns a subscription-based streaming service.
  • Nike designs and retails running shoes and swoosh-branded sports equipment.
  • Nvidia makes leading chips for AI, cars, datacentres and gaming computers.
  • Starbucks sells hot and cold drinks and food items at destination coffee shops.
  • Stryker makes hip and knee joints, surgical tools and hospital equipment.
  • Tesla makes top-selling electric vehicles, charging stations and batteries.
  • Visa runs a payments network that connects banks, merchants and cardholders.

South African Stocks

  • CSP 500 is a JSE-listed and Rand-denominated ETF that tracks the S&P 500 index.
  • Aspen manufactures sterile anaesthetic and thrombosis pharmaceutical products.
  • Bidcorp is a foodservices company with operations in Asia, Europe and the UK.
  • Discovery uses technology to provide healthcare, insurance and banking services.
  • Naspers is the South African holding company for Prosus (see below).
  • Prosus owns food delivery, classifieds and gaming businesses, plus 30% of Tencent.
  • Richemont owns luxury brands like Cartier, Montblanc and Van Cleef & Arpels.