George Soros Warns Against the Brexit

George Soros is one of the most successful hedge fund managers and currency traders to ever try his hand at financial services. Soros, unlike others who have made billions in the financial world, does not like to keep a completely low profile. He invests a great deal of time speaking publicly about monetary, fiscal, and political policies. Most recently, Soros has chimed in an opinion on “The Brexit”, which is the name given to the possible departure of Great Britain from the European Union (EU).

USA Today is reporting that George Soros warns against the public voting for an exit from the EU due to the potentially dire economic fallout that might occur. The stock market may suffer immeasurably and the currency markets could suffer a collapse. The hour of the referendum vote has now arrived and the world will know shortly what the majority of the British people want.

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‘The EU Is on the Verge of Collapse’—An Interview

Soros is not alone in his suggestion that Great Britain and the United Kingdom remain part of the European Union. The Prime Minister, David Cameron, has also endorsed the remain camp. Soccer legend David Beckham is also a remain devotee. Learn more about his profile at forbes.com

How much weight do these endorsements from high-profile figures? There are some who do take such public endorsements seriously. Others may have their own personal reasons for remaining or exiting. Still, it never hurts to listen to the words of those who have something important to say about the matter.

George Soros has made some logical points about why leaving the EU could be harmful to the world economy. The inability for trade to flow freely in and out of the United Kingdom is going to have fiscal consequences. Whether or not people take those consequences seriously is another matter. Soros may be able to persuade some based on his many years of being right about fiscal matters.

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Why I Always Choose Beneful

As a dog owner, I always choose Beneful for its variety, colors, and affordability. Every Beneful dog food package contains a blend of beef or chicken, whole grains, and vegetables. The dry food is colorful, which is a step away from the typically bland colored food that you see with other brands. Also, Beneful Dry Food is pretty affordable at only $5.75 per 3.5 pound bag, available on Walmart, which lasts about a week.
I nearly always select the Beneful Dry Dog Food Originals with Salmon because my of it’s 5star rating on Amazon. This food contains real, authentic salmon blended to perfection with sweet potatoes, green beans, and carrots. But every so often, I will feed my dog the Beneful Dry Dog Food Playful Life with real beef and egg. This product contains beef, eggs, blueberries, spinach. It contains the right amount of protein, fruits, and vegetables to support a healthy, energetic adult dog.

In addition to the regular dry food, I will occasionally feed my dog the wet dog food as well. Because my dog loves salmon, I always get the Beneful Wet Dog Food Incredibites [click here: https://www.beneful.com/products/wet-dog-food/]. This contains a nutritious blend of salmon, wild rice, tomatoes, and carrots. Another thing that I really love about this food is that it is chopped into small bites, which is really convenient for my small pomeranian.

Of course no meal is finished without the right treat to top it off. I always get the Beneful Dog Treats Healthy Smile Dental Treats Mini [click here: https://www.beneful.com/products/dog-treats/]. They are peanut butter flavored with a bit of parsley. Plus, these treats help to reduce plaque build up and freshens breath. They also support teeth and build strong bones. My dog loves them and so do I.

 

The Story of Sanjay Shah and Solo Capital

London, England based based Solo Capital Markets is an international investment, proprietary trading and consulting firm. Solo Capital was formed in 2011 in the aftermath of the global financial crisis. The firm falls under the financial regulation of the United Kingdom.

Starting out in a tiny office rented on the outskirts of London the firm now owns the office building the serves as its headquarters. At its founding the company employed a small hand full of people, but, as the firm became more successful the number of people employed by Solo Capital has grown significantly.

The firm has three main business sections. One of which is proprietary trading in the foreign exchange, commodities and derivatives markets. The second section provides consulting in investment, human capital and performance. The third section focuses on investments in professional sports. This section includes things such as asset and performance management, talent acquisition, commercial advisory and representation.

Solo Capital was founded by Sanjay Shah after the financial crisis of 2008. Shah, who came to England as a child with his parents from Kenya grew up in London. He lived in one of the most prominent neighborhoods with his affluent parents.

In college Mr. shah started out studying medicine. After a few years he found his enthusiasm for medicine had left him and instead he focused on accounting and finance. The decision to focus his efforts in the financial industry turned out to be a good one and he has been very successful in the field.

Mr. Shah worked in the financial sector for several years ending up at a North London bank. He grew to dislike working for these financial institutions over time. He had to travel each morning and evening going to work and coming home. He felt this travel was a waste of time. As an accountant he would have to sit in his office for ten hours a day while working. This left him feeling wasted and he decided to leave the field. The 2008 financial crisis struck before he could exit the field. It was in the aftermath of this crisis that he founded Solo Capital in that small office in London.

Today, Mr. Shah is retired with a net worth of $280 million. He is the founder of Autism Rocks, a charity designed to spread awareness about autism.

 

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Madison Street Capital Leads The Way In Investment Banking

In a recent report released by investment banking firm Madison Street Capital, reports show that the corporation exceeded last year’s hedge fund transaction numbers. While last year’s numbers show that Madison closed 32 deals, the latest reports show that 43 transactions were closed.

The reason for the flurry of last-minute transactions can be attributed to a second quarter volume spike of M&A opportunities.

According to the report, hedge funds had a mediocre performance at best. Although there was a lag, many investors turned to alternative money-making strategies to stay afloat. However, this strategy is very iffy because the money potential and risk factor go hand in hand. A number of the smaller hedge fund companies are looking for more ways to attract capital.

Despite the previous lag, the last quarters of 2016 are looking pretty good. Several new and improved mechanisms are being installed to help both buyers and sellers alike. Although the industry went through a period of fragmenting, insiders feel that more consolidation is on the horizon.

Madison Street Capital is a global investment banking firm that serves both publicly and privately held businesses. The are committed to providing stellar services and first-rate leadership to all of its clients. Madison Street Capital provides a variety of services including mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy, capital restructuring, buyout advisory and tax compliance. https://network.axial.net/a/company/madison-street-capital/

Madison Street focuses heavily on middle market investments. The company has a full staff of highly-trained professionals with decades of experience in all areas of investing. Associates will lead clients through all levels of investment and formulate a plan that best suits their needs.

For clients, trust and experience makes all the difference. Madison Street has formed number of long-term relationships over the last 30 years. If you have a company that is looking for an acquisition or quick sell, call the professionals at Madison Street Capital.

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Top Four Beneful Products for Puppies

Pets are part of the family, and we love them. They love us, and they trust us to take care of them. As pet owners, we want to do the best we can for our four-legged family members. This means feeding them the best foods we can find. What we feed them when they are young can set the course for the rest of their lives, so we want to make sure they get the very best from the beginning. Purinastore‘s Beneful products can help take care of that.
Healthy Puppy

Made with real farm-raise chicken complimented by whole grains and vegetables, this dry food contains all the ingredients our young pup needs to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Beneful Healthy Puppy has always been my go-to for my pups as soon as they’re ready for dry food.

Rice and Lamb Stew

Beneful wet foods are an excellent addition to any dog’s diet, but are particularly good for young puppies, whose jaws and teeth may not yet be ready for the task of chewing dry food. Beneful’s Rice and Lamb Stew provides complete nutrition in a tasty package to keep our pup healthy. Go to: https://www.beneful.com/products/wet-dog-food/

Healthy Smile Dental Twists

Keeping our pup healthy includes taking care of his teeth. Beneful’s Dental Twists reduce plaque and tartar build up, leaving our pup’s teeth healthy and his breath smelling fresh.

Baked Delights Stars with Bacon and Cheese

Who doesn’t love bacon? A shortbread treat stuffed with the flavors of bacon and cheese, these star-shaped treats are a favorite for our pup.

I have used these Beneful products for every one of my dogs. I worked as a kennel tech in a pet store for a while, and we fed our dogs Beneful then, too. We trusted the brand to keep the animals healthy, and we were never disappointed. Beneful is available online via Amazon.

Grade School: It’s Not Just For Children Anymore

One useful insight into how children learn has recently been brought to our attention by Carol Dweck, the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford University.

Dr. Dweck’s research, resulting in what is referred to as growth mindset, proved conclusively that children welcome a challenge to learn when they come to understand that their brains are flexible and can grow and develop.

Growth mindset de-emphasizes the more traditional confidence-building praise for being smart and focuses more on encouragement for making a good effort, developing good strategies and continuing to show improvement.

Of equal importance is that this insight can be an exemplary learning aid for teachers trying to build student confidence and laying a foundation for creating a positive culture with classrooms and schools.

Many teachers, with the help of the latest technology and the Stanford Project for Education Research That Scales (PERTS), might be finding solutions to difficulties they are having in bringing this encouragement home to their students.

The possible solution is a series of animated videos developed by the ed-tech company, ClassDojo, a communication platform that unites teachers, parents and students in a shared environment of connection and empowerment. The students learn and the parents learn how and what their children are learning, while the teacher shares text, photos and videos throughout the process.

Noting that most ed-tech companies focused on creating test platforms, grade books or a digital-based curricula, ClassDojo was founded by Liam Don and Sam Chaudhary in 2011 with the hope of developing a simple app that could be instrumental in creating community among teachers, parents and students.

The ClassDojo videos(5 in all) feature cartoon characters that students are already familiar with and each video is 2-3 minutes in length. Titles include A Secret About The Brain, The Magic Of Mistakes, The Power Of “Yet”, The Mysterious World Of Neurons and Little By Little.

Both PERTS and ClassDojo are closely observing the interaction and feedback from these video presentations. Because ClassDojo can track user involvement with their tools, the researchers at PERTS will be able to see what effects the students might experience as well as the impact on teachers and parents and the classroom community as a whole.

There will be a lot of data to explore. ClassDojo reports that it is being used in more than half of U.S. schools and 180 countries.

 

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Skout Eased Me Out Of One Relationship And Into Another

I was crying my eyes out after having a long and drawn out argument with my boyfriend, and I knew that it was over for good this time. I always believed in getting right back on the horse, so I started dating again within a couple of weeks of my breakup. I had family members and friends as well as complete strangers introducing me to people to get me to go out on dates. I got to where I was sick of dating, and I decided that I was going to take it down a notch and maybe just go online and look for dating sites.

My intention when I went onto the dating sites was not necessarily to look for a date but to look for someone to talk to because I wanted someone who could reach me on an intellectual level. I ended up bouncing from one dating site to another until I found the Skout network, which made all the difference because of how big the network is. I’ve used a lot of dating networks in the past, but the Skout network takes the cake because of how different it is. A lot of people go to the Skout network to date but also to find friends.

I had no problems finding friends on Skout, especially since I was getting one request after another from people who had simply seen my profile picture. Speaking of my profile picture, it didn’t take very long to create a profile and to post a picture, and within a few minutes, I was ready to mingle on the Skout network. I also love the fact that I didn’t have to add a credit card just to go on the Skout network and talk to people or to start dating. I had so many people contacting me that I had to add many of them to my favorites list. Download Skout: http://download.cnet.com/Skout/3000-12941_4-75619529.html

After spending a month on the Skout network, I came up with a list of ten different guys that I was interested in, and I was finally able to narrow down the list to three guys that I wanted to court. I dated all three guys and finally settled on one guy, who is in the same field of work as I am, and I really think it will work out between the two of us. I never knew that Skout could be so beneficial to my dating life.

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Beneful dog food: For owners who want to treat their pets right

Of all the dog food brands on Wal-mart, I’ve found Beneful dog food by Nestle Purinastore to be the best for my dogs. With a wide array of reasonably priced dry and wet dog food, and a number of dog snacks my pets really appreciate, I can safely say that Beneful is my choice for dog food.
One of the Beneful brands my dogs like the most is the Beneful Chopped blend wet dog food with chicken, tomatoes, carrots, and wild rice. As well as being incredibly affordable, It uses all-natural ingredients that my dogs can’t get enough of.

My dogs also love the Beneful Playful Life brand of dry dog food. While the wet dog food is great for treating my dogs, I’ve found the dry dog food to be great at getting them on a good diet. With a combination of real beef and eggs, it gives them the protein they need to be as playful and as hyper as they want.

When I think my dogs need a bit of variety and excitement in their diet I like to reward them with the Beneful Tuscan style medley brand of wet dog food. My dogs start going crazy every time they see I’m about to serve some up, since it’s such a tasty and rare treat.

Finally, when I like to really treat my dogs I give them a single Baked Delights Hugs apiece. I only give it to them on really special occasions, but when I do they act like their taste buds have gone to doggy heaven!

Beneful’s wide array of dog foods and treats [https://www.beneful.com/products/dog-treats/] suit my every need. When I buy Beneful dog foods I appreciate their low prices, and my dogs appreciate their selection of healthy and delicious dog food.