Eelco Robert Lodewijks

Eelco Robert Lodewijks was born in South Africa.  He has  a BSc Civil Engineering from University of Cape Town and a MBA from UCT.   Mr.  Lodewijks lectures Advanced Excel and Advanced Financial Modelling in Excel on the international circuit (including Hong Kong, Singapore, Brunei, Malaysia, Dubai, Kuwait, RSA, Mauritius, Zambia, Nigeria, Uganda, Tanzania and Zimbabwe).   His early career was spent in construction site management on large multi-million Dollar projects, both in South Africa and the Middle East, where-after he did his MBA. 

Articles by Eelco Robert Lodewijks

Historically the “invisible hand”, which was always at work in the global investment market, intuitively knew how to “read and play the markets”. However, it is increasingly difficult for the invisible hand to “read” the markets since the...
Gold broke out to the upside these past weeks after a four year correction. I waited until today for confirmation on the monthly chart that this breakout is the real deal and got it. This breakout almost certainly signals the resumption...
Someone once said “It is tough to make predictions, especially about the future”.  Regardless, it is tough to make predictions in a Fiat Currency World where you are betting against the Central Banks, led by the Federal Reserve Bank,...
Some of the “more common” contra-cyclical manifestations are currently not following the “rules”, which could imply the onset of a complete breakdown, i.e. we may be on the cusp of a situation where the Dollar, US Equities (leading Global...
BE AWARE!!! – Poverty and Unemployment are here to stay and will impact on both us and our children.   HOWEVER, futurists are unanimous, although there will be less jobs, there will be plenty of work.   The Transition will be painful. ...
A one-ounce gold nugget is rarer than a five-carat diamond.