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7 “The Money Show” articles that broke the internet this past week

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Most read, most talked about business articles of the past week:

1.

If you refer MMM to your friends, you’re stealing from them, says Financial Planner of the Year Wouter Fourie.

2.

Furious ANN7 employee claims Indian staff favoured over South Africans at the Gupta-owned broadcaster.

3.

Why everyone adores gazillionaire Warren Buffett, the world’s most successful investor ever.

4.

Eskom slashes diesel bill from R800 million to R40 million in five months.

5.

Guptas find new auditors (after being dumped by KPMG).

6.

Looking for a hot stock (or three)? Look no further than Netcare, Investec and Woolworths, says JM Busha Investment Group’s Joseph Busha.

7.

Awesome Swedish tourism campaign invites YOU to call a random Swede. Bruce Whitfield did just that – here’s what happened…

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