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Quattro Exploration: Playing the Long Game

Quattro Exploration: Playing the Long Game

Traits of an Elite Trader

There are many different kinds of traders in the market, and only a handful of them are extremely successful, the elite.  So what characteristics do many of these “elite” have in common? What type ends up being the best of the best?  Is it the screaming, cursing banshee? Or the calm, level-headed stone pillar?  Is […]

Lower Oil Prices Forces Reassessment of US Shale Boom

Lower Oil Prices Forces Reassessment of US Shale Boom

Tuesday October 21, 2014, 3:53pm PDTWith dropping oil prices – hitting $79.78 on Oct. 16, the lowest price since June 2012 – analysts are re-evaluating the economic forecast of the shale oil boom in the United States. According to Bloomberg: The U.S. benchmark price dropped to $79.78 a barrel on Oct. 16, the lowest since […]

Retirement Investment Strategies by Age

Saving and investing for retirement ideally should begin the moment you start working—- if not before—- and continue well into later life. That said, your investment strategy is not static, and will be different throughout every stage in life. Of course, you should discuss your particular situation with your investment professional, who is attuned to […]

Why, How, Where and When Entrepreneurs Make Money

Why, How, Where and When Entrepreneurs Make Money

The final purpose of an entrepreneurial venture is to successfully establish a new business and generate windfall profits from it. Social entrepreneurship may not necessarily have profit as its target, so this article will remain focused on profit generating entrepreneurial ventures. You’ve done all your hard work and planning, secured funding and established your business. […]

Downward Trend Channels for the Market Correction

With a correction underway, stocks in downward trend channels present short-term short sale opportunities. The S&P 500 managed to gain a few percentage points off the October 15th low, but the depth of the decline indicates that at least over the short-term the major index isn’t likely to see new highs. While the market could […]

Alternatives To Business Bankruptcy

Alternatives To Business Bankruptcy

Any time a company becomes unable to pay its bills, it creates a stressful situation for the ownership and management team. Often, those at the helm figure that their only alternative is to declare bankruptcy – either dissolving the business and liquidating assets (through a Chapter 7 filing) or reorganizing debt through the court system […]

Research Firm Recommends Australia Loosen Gas Production Rules

Research Firm Recommends Australia Loosen Gas Production Rules

Monday October 20, 2014, 11:53am PDTMining Weekly reported that the Australian Petroleum Production & Exploration Association (APPEA) is pleased with the recommendation that the Australian government should help gas producers by removing “inappropriate barriers” to the fuel’s production and reducing “regulatory burdens” on producers. As quoted in the market news: Appea was responding to a report from independent […]

David Einhorn

DEFINITION of ‘David Einhorn’ One of the most successful and closely followed hedge fund managers in the financial industry. David Einhorn is the President and co-founder of Greenlight Capital Inc. David Einhorn was born on November 20, 1968 in Demarest, New Jersey. He earned a BA from Cornell University’s College of Arts and Sciences in […]

How Has The Iraqi Dinar Been Trading Amidst Political Turmoil?

Over the last year, the Iraqi dinar (IQD) has traded within a very narrow range averaging roughly 1,220 to the U.S. dollar, with an approximate upper bound of 1,230 and a lower bound of 1,210. The currency had approached 1,300 to the US$ in May 2013, but subsequently recovered. Those figures are the market rate for […]