Author Patrick Cairns

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Should you ditch your car for Uber?

My car is 11 years old this year. I’ve looked after it well, serviced it regularly, and only ever had one major mechanical issue. However, I use it very little. Should I ditch it for Uber?

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The problem with banks

Over the past decade, British author and commentator Chris Skinner has become one of the most influential voices in the world on the future of financial services. He has advised the White House, the

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All I want for Christmas is some bitcoin

In the last few weeks before Christmas, parents around the world are searching for the best presents to give their children. Everything from dolls to drones will be on the shopping list. But how about also giving them some financial

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Why PSG doesn’t own Naspers shares

The story of the JSE so far this year has mostly been the story of Naspers. The media giant’s share price has gained over 75% in 2017 and accounts for the majority of the index gains year to date. It follows that unit trust funds

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Are US tech giants overvalued?

In the past few years, much has been made of the performance of the “Fang” stocks in the US. The acronym refers to four high-growth technology companies – Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Google (now Alphabet). The shares of all four

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