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Solo Shah RecapHedge Fund Managers Live For And Invest In Risks And They Are Often Rewarded Handsomely

Hedge fund managers have been criticized for their ability to make money, but there are a lot of circumstances that must come together for those investors to make the big bucks. Men like billionaire George Soros and Sanjay Shah put a great deal of effort into identifying the risks that produce the greatest rewards. That’s not an easy job. A group of London hedge fund investors made a bundle of cash in 2011 when they bet the European debt would increase, and the euro would depreciate.
The UK Sunday Times published an article about the 18 investors at Capula Investments and the fact they shared a £92m bonus. The thought of splitting a bonus that size didn’t sit well with the working class that doesn’t understand the risks that were taken to secure that bonus. That same article mentioned Sanjay Shah and the fact that he made £19m that same year.
Sanjay Shah is a London-based hedge fund investor that decided to start his own firm in 2009. Shah called his new firm, Solo Capital, and he used the experience and the talents he fine-tuned while working for Credit Suisse, Merrill Lynch, and Morgan Stanley. Trying to get a new hedge fund off the ground isn’t easy, but Shah knew that there were investment opportunities in emerging markets. Shah took advantage of those opportunities, and today he owns more than 36 companies in Malta, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands and Dubai.
Solo Capital is a thriving investment firm these days. Solo has more than £67 million in assets under management and a cash flow that exceeds more than £30 million. The investments Solo Capital has made turned Sanjay Shah into a wealthy entrepreneur and philanthropists. Autism Rocks, the non-profit organization Shah founded to help research the causes and the cures for Autism, has been one of the bright spots in his successful career. Shah picked Autism because his son has the condition.
There is always a lot of talk about the amount of money hedge fund managers like Shah make, but there is never enough talk about the money they donate or the time they spend helping others.

Reina Pushes For 30 Day Free Trial

On April 12, 2016 Talk Fusion launched the much anticipated 30 day free trial. The free trial will cover all of the different tools that the company has to offer and it will be available globally. Currently, the company has associates and distributors in more than 140 different countries. An article from Business For Home explained the benefit of this free trial. Essentially, it will allow potential customers to get the complete experience of every single product for long enough to actually see a benefit from it.

Within several days of launching the trial, the company was surprised by the number of individuals taking advantage of the option. This rush of activity has them confident that the free trials will slowly turn into long term memberships.

Another benefit of the free trial that Chief Executive Officer, Bob Reina, pointed out is that the trial also allows more flexibility for distributors. Every distributor does not have to be an expert on every single product. When a potential customer has the ability to try the product out for themselves, they will very quickly understand the benefits they can receive from these tools. It also allows for distributors to more easily introduce those who might not have been interested because of the price.

Bob Reina founded the company in 2007. Prior to starting his own business, Reina was a police officer. He was very proud that he was able to serve his community but he was not thrilled with the pay. To supplement his income, Reina decided to try out direct selling. Reina was with various direct selling opportunities and he succeeded with all of them. He did not have the intention of starting his own direct selling opportunity until an idea came to him. Reina was attempting to embed a video into an email but was not able to do so. He and a friend in the IT world got together and came up with a solution. Reina figured that others would like to have the same capability and Talk Fusion was born.

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White Sharks Media Flaunts it’s Flaws

These days with popularity of content marketing you see companies put out self-promotion propaganda just about everywhere. What could be more boring than a social media site filled with companies blowing their own horns and proclaiming excellence? Maybe that is why when we see a company that flaunts its failings we are taken aback. To discover that it’s a marketing and advertising company; well that is just about unheard of. Yet that is exactly what’s happened on White Shark Media’s own blog.

They had the transparency to not only be accountable and own what had become the sources of their client’s frustration, but to follow through and publish just what they were changing to fix their problems. They have published a post on the White Shark Media blog entitled, Typical Complaints from White Shark Media Clients and How We Make Sure They Never Happen Again.

The answers to their problem areas are not just standard, pat answers. Instead, they put the pedal to the metal to discover what they could change internally in their own systems processes to eliminate the issues and better serve clients going forward.

Disqus has it that White Shark Media is a specialty advertising firm that transforms client’s Adwords accounts to maximize click through rates. They are specialists in PPC as evidenced by the fact that they don’t offer organic SEO typical services. They DO consult with their clients on selecting an assertive and professional SEO provider, but they choose to stay in the competitive arena of PPC. Clearly they have learned do the one thing you do better than anyone else, then stop trying to be everything to everyone. You can’t consider yourself an expert if you’re trying to do everything under the sun.

Before clients sign on and start services, most have already had Adwords accounts that are bringing them traffic, and are performing at least moderately successful. Most agencies insist that clients abandon their current campaigns and go with their services exclusively.

Not White Shark Media; they allow their clients to maintain current campaigns that are bringing in traffic while they simultaneously begin new optimized campaigns and analyze the performance. Once the new campaigns take hold and perform well they leave all decisions up to the client to make the final decision after discussing the pros and cons of each.

In addition, they assign only 3-5 SEM Strategists per every experienced Supervisors, so there is constantly oversight from two experts on each client’s campaigns. Further, they install conversion tracking, Google Analytics and call tracking to let you know exactly how your campaigns are performing.

Couple this with their monthly results reporting that they send out in advance of monthly meetings via GoToMeetings shared screen feature, so your SEM Specialist can keep you informed on the sources of all traffic and instruct clients as to what the report of their metrics mean.

When you combine complete accountability with excellent client communication, and a commitment to keep refining their processes to get the best for their clients, White Shark Media might just be the only transparent company successful in PPC advertising.


Paul Walker’s Daughter Awarded Settlement Compensation For His Death

If there’s one concern when another person acts negligently while operating a motor vehicle, it’s the impact of injuries to passengers. One well publicized accident involving “Fast and Furious” star, Paul Walker, caused wide speculation immediately following his death, that it was due to driver error. Apparently, a court agreed with those initial findings after evidential examination of the accident. In an announcement on April 8, 2016, it was revealed that the late actor’s only daughter was awarded a $10 million judgment against the estate of driver, Roger Rodas.

While it is hardly considered a victory for Walker’s family, it does provide some form of monetary compensation in the absence of a confession of guilt. Since the award only reflects the independent inquiry into the deaths of Walker and the driver Rodas. Paul Walker’s 17-year-old daughter, Meadow hired attorney, Jeff Milam of the firm, Milam Law. His firm actually filed a second suit against maker of the car, Porsche, citing key mechanical failure on the fated vehicle.

Milam used his 39 years of legal expertise to secure the settlement for his client. Although, the case was settled in November 2014, it was just announced on Thursday. The money from the settlement has been placed in trust for Meadow, until she turns 21. The settlement doesn’t come close to the amount of money the late actor could have made. In a released statement Milam said that it’s only a, “fraction of what her father would have earned as an international movie star had his life not been tragically cut short.”

Another attorney who’s not afraid of taking on highly contested litigation is Sam Tabar. Tabar is an attorney and a capital strategist, who resides in New York City. He holds law degrees from both Oxford University and Columbia School of Law. Before venturing into capital strategies, Sam Tabar began practicing law as an associate with the firm, Skadden, Arps, Slater, Meagher & Flom LLP according to LinkedIn.

After years of practicing law Tabar switched careers to Capital Strategies and Business Development. Eventually, landing a well regarded position as Managing Director and Co-Manager for SPARX Group Co./PMA Investment Advisors and later on he would moved to a similar role as Director and Head of the Asia-Pacific Capital Strategy division for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Sam Tabar saw success in his role as Managing Director for both organizations.  Currently, Mr. Tabar serves as COO of FullCycle Fund.

Master Investing With Igor Cornelsen

Mastering investing is an important skill. In today’s world the majority of people will need to save as much money as possible in order to do things such as buy a house and retire. One of the best ways to learn how to invest is to get help from a master investor. I have learned that paying attention to a master investor such as Igor Cornelsen is one of the best ways to help expand any portfolio. In the last few years, I started to follow his advice. I have seen my savings grow as a result of my own hard work and great advice from him.

A Better Portfolio

Like me, Cornelsen is an advocate of creating a highly diversified portfolio. He also knows that it important to make sure that any savings you have are invested in stocks that are likely to see growth and retain value at the same time. He knows that investors need to concentrate on the kind of stocks that will help them create a balanced portfolio that includes both growth stocks and value stocks. This is one of the keys to building both short term equity and long term growth at the same time. An investor who follows his advice is one who can count on following advice that is based on a sensible reading of the market and a full understanding of the influence of international finance at the same time. I have learned a lot from listening to him and visiting his wordpress blog closely over just the past few years alone. I have been able to see my own investments get as diversified as they need to be in order to help create a hedge against the inflation I have seen in the last few years. I am delighted that my portfolio has grown so quickly with his help.

His Own Success

Igor Cornelsen according to his IMGfave profile is a native of Brazil, one of the most dynamic places in the world. Brazil is the world’s fifth largest state by area and the fifth largest nation by population. This is a place where it is possible to learn about the art of investing up close. Brazil has long served as one of the economic engines of this part of the world. Growing up in Brazil helped Igor Cornelsen realize that it was possible to find economic opportunity right in his own backyard and help others do the same. Since that time, he has been heavily involved in helping assist people like discover just how easy it is to invest in Brazil. He knows that people like me can learn him from and have a portfolio that is right for our needs. I plan to continue to work with him in the future.

Athleisure: The Latest Trend In Fashion

In 2013, actress Kate Hudson began her line of athletic clothing known as Fabletics on fabletics. And so began the uber popular trend that goes by the term “athleisure.” What began as an online retailer eventually expanded to brick and mortar stores, and is an international sensation. Additionally, the success of the women’s clothing line sparked the creation of a men’s line of athletic wear, FL2. Membership with Fabletics gives clients discounts on high quality, stylish clothing that would retail for a much higher price in other stores.

People who want to rock the athleisure style on have come up with creative ways to combine outfit pieces in high fashion ways. Different daily activities can be styled with different outfit choices. One guideline on to remember is balance: when wearing a baggy item, make sure to contrast it with a tighter one. For example, wearing a baggy pants or loose fitting t-shirt, pair this item with a tighter top or fitted pants to maintain the body’s shape.

The main staple of athleisure is a pair of sneakers. When running errands or working out, leggings and a sports top from lines such as Fabletics on thekrazycouponlady give a chic upgrade to the normally grungy or relaxed look. For an event such as casual weekend plans, the sneakers and casual top can still be worn, but switching out the leggings for a pair of skinny jeans will make it dressier while remaining comfortable. And adding a pop of color – in a jacket, accessories, etc. – will make a bold statement.

What does one do for an evening out or a date? Keep the sneakers, but pair them with a dress or stylish skirt and top. Not only are sneakers more comfortable than high heels, but they add personality to what could normally be a standard, static outfit.

Bustle has reported on the athleisure trends and offered various ways to style clothing from retailers such as Fabletics. With comfortable and versatile pieces, athleisure is a trend that everyone can feel confident in.

Talk Fusion Associates Found in Over 140 Countries

Talk Fusion since its inception has steadily grown into a global player in the video communication industry. This industry has been around for a while but few have simplified the applications around this platform the way Talk Fusion has. Most video communication applications are difficult to use and not very versatile. Talk Fusion is available on many different platforms as well as providing for templates that allow the user to customize the video or message to suite their demand. All people and business around the globe rely on video communication to either stay in touch with family and friends or to communicate their brand to the masses. The versatility of Talk Fusion means that both business and personal users can benefit from the software package.

The video technology implemented in the Talk Fusion package is like no other existing video technology. Video’s are crisp and clear in high definition allowing real time communication across the world wide web. Bob Reina get his drive and passion from the associates involved in Talk Fusion. They inspire him to do more and work harder in order to make Talk Fusion an even greater success in the future. Bob Reina was recently asked about a book he would recommend to the community of users at Talk Fusion and the book is Eight Steps to Seven Figures by Charles Carlson. This book will give people the insights those people had that made smart investments in the past and have now reached millionaire status. All this thanks to the insight they had. This book compiles hundreds of interviews of these people and shares them. Understanding how successful people think is a very important part when it comes to being successful.

The Talk Fusion video chat allows the user to video chat with anyone across the globe simply by loading the application. There are no need for any plugins or other third party applications. Simply open the app and connect with the desired user. Video Chat has never been this simple and Talk Fusion makes it possible.

Marc Sparks Leads By Example

Mark Sparks is an entrepreneur and Dallas, Texas venture capitalist. He’s also known as “the entrepreneur’s entrepreneur.” Marc Sparks, CEO of Timber Creek Capital,is a private equity company that helps passionate entrepreneur’s dreams turn to revenue generating products or expand an existing company.
In order to put a powerful presentation and to successfully sell a business idea to a venture capitalist says business entrepreneur, Sparks, who leads by example, is to make a point with every visual, make it simple to understand. Secondly, it has to have a legitimate story with the data outlined how the funds provided are going to help your company succeed. Proven research and data to back it up and keep it simple so the investor can absorb the information quicker without over-complicating things.

Sparks believe quality customer service is absolutely essential. He spends significant time, energy, and resources to ensure the customer service for any of his companies is the best. His staff is well trained to handle almost any call, customer service is so important these days. Sparks believe in treating people the way you want to be treated fairly, with respect and honesty is the only way to succeed.

Marc Sparks is also involved in Habitat for Humanity and has personally helped construct over a dozen homes. Marc is also a big supporter of the American Can! Academy, a network of magnet high schools. Through Marc’s “Sparky’s Kids” foundation, he has given more than a thousand new computers. Sparky’s Kids is a 501 c3, non-profit organization and is funded almost entirely by Marc A Sparks. Less fortunate kids and well-deserving kids who are at a financial disadvantage are given new computers and have access to computer labs. Sparky’s Kids volunteers pre-qualify all recipients.

Sparks has extensive experience in the insurance and investment banking field and has owned and operated insurance related corporations. He is the author of the book They Can’t Eat You. The book gives practical advice from someone who’s actually “been there, done that”. By the time you put the book down you too will also want to operate at “Sparks Speed”!

“I Used Cleansing Cleansing Conditioner On My Fine Hair & Here’s What Happened” Recap

In the original article, which can be read on BUSTLE, Emily McClure talks in detail about her experience using “WEN Hair Sweet Almond Mint Cleansing Conditioner” on her fine hair. In case you haven’t heard of it before, Wen Hair Cleansing Conditioner replaces your shampoo, conditioner, deep conditioner, leave-in conditioner, and detangler. It fully cleans hair without suds and is free of the strong sulfates that can be found in conventional shampoos and can be damaging. Wen hair does not remove natural oils from the hair and leaves it strong and manageable.

In her article, Emily McClure writes about the one week span of time where she decided to try out Wen Hair by Chaz Dean Cleansing Conditioner to see how well it worked in real life on her fine hair. She starts out on day one, exhausted and in need of a shower after a day of travel. In the beginning, she describes her hair as “greasy/frizzy/unruly” and has a small concern about the amount of product the directions say to use. She was immediately impressed with how her hair looked and felt, but expressed a little concern on day two when she noticed that her hair, particularly the roots, were more greasy than normal, but her hair looks great in the posted photo.

She continues on to talk in detail about each day of her trial, posting plenty of photos. She mentioned getting compliments on her hair and really didn’t have anything negative to say, other than curls falling faster than normal, but also mentions that it is something that is totally normal to experience as a person who has fine hair. In the end, she sums up her week-long experience and makes recommendations based on her experience.

Read more about Emily McClure’s experience with Sephora marketed WEN Hair Cleansing Conditioner on HERE




U.S. Money Reserve – America’s Gold Authority


For over a decade U.S. Money Reserve according to the Gold News Network has been serving clients from all over the world. As one of the largest distributors of U.S. government issued coins in America, U.S. Money Reserve is always striving to provide their clients with the highest level of service possible.

Over the years, hundreds of thousands of clients have trusted U.S. Money Reserve to provide them with exceptional gold coins and the highest quality precious metals available.

Many of them according to CBS19 are now in positions of profit all because they started working with U.S. Money Reserve and learned how to make wise purchases.

The team at U.S. Money Reserve has one main goal and that is to be the most trusted professionals in the precious metals industry. They are doing that by focusing on earning trust first. Once they earn your trust, they will then work on earning your business.

One thing that makes U.S. Money Reserve so unique is the fact they are the only precious metals company led by a former United States Mint Director.

Philip N. Diehl, current president of U.S. Money Reserve, was also the 35th director of the U.S. Mint. His career has been built on the fundamental principles of public service and financial freedom for ALL Americans.

As president of U.S. Money Reserve he has continued his mission of helping all Americans obtain financial freedom by investing in gold and other precious metals.

Diehl brings with him first hand experience and knowledge about the precious metals industry that very few have. It is this experience and knowledge that helps him take U.S. Money Reserve to a whole new level of service.

As a U.S. Money Reserve client you will have access to experienced account executbives, coin research professionals, industry leading numismatic experts and so much more.

If you are interested in purchasing gold, silver or platinum contact a knowledgeable U.S. Money Reserve account executive at 1-866-MINT-GOLD.

The account executive will speak to you about your goals and objectives and help you come up with a plan for your unique situation.

If you are interested in learning more about precious metals and how they can be used to diversify your portfolio visit the U.S. Money Reserve website and request your free gold information kit & DVD. The kit will teach you everything you need to know about purchasing precious metals.

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