Sam Tabar Knows Investing

The world of investing can be very confusing. People may find they have a basic grasp of terms such as stocks, bonds and interest but do not know very much about other issues related to investing. This is why people turn to investment professionals such as Sam Tabar. Tabar knows the field of investing very well, having spent much of his career assisting those in search of useful investing advice. He knows that clients rely on him for assistance as they consider the right kind of investing strategy for their needs. Tabar offers people the kind of advice they know they can trust and rely on in an ever changing investment scene.

Skilled Investing Assistance

Many of his clients from Lawyerist have an overall investment plan but still welcome advice that can help them sort out their potential investment options. They may know about how to create a 401k to dedicate a portion of their salary to their retirement needs or how to buy bonds. However, they may not know how to create a personalized investment plan that takes into account their changing investment needs as they go from one stage of life to the next. This is where Tabar comes in. Working with Tabar can help anyone sort out their options and figure out which particular options are right for them at any given time.

His Background

Tabar has an impressive background in many areas of business and finance as well as that of law. He grew up in the United Kingdom where he attended college. After graduating from one of the nation’s most prestigious colleges. Tabar traveled to the United States to complete his education. He made his home base in New York City where he attended law school at Columbia University. Excelling academically again, he earned his degree here and decided to make this part of the world his home base.

His Present Day Work

Since that time, Tabar has been assisting clients from all walks of life and backgrounds who appreciate his help in making sense of the world of investing. He has helped many clients determine which particular investments are right for them. His work has been as an advisor to those who need his help in making sense of the investing scene. This has helped him create a base of happy clients who are pleased with his services and continue to look to him for help.  Currently he’s the COO of FullCycle Fund, and is also running his own work through GoFundMe where Sam is helping the charity AWI.

Coriant’s Transformations and Innovations in Optical Transport

Coriant as an independent company has been on existence since 2013 but its origin and formation dates back to 35 years ago. All along the years, Coriant has been consistent in provision of technology solutions and products that serve networking companies. It has constantly unleashed new products and strengthened existing ones to curb the challenges of the rising demands of network users around the globe.

Coriant is among the top few companies that deliver Tier 1 networks in the world. Their products include hardware and software that are used for optical transmission for mobile network operators, data and cloud center providers and different enterprises. Its technology comes from its well experienced founding partners Siemens Optical Networks, Tellabs and Sycamore Networks.

Coriant is one company that has been able to keep pace with the rapid growing world of network demands. Networking companies face challenges that need great bandwidths, better management of the increasing data users and better use of their network value. To match these challenges, Coriant has a multi layer transport system that is very flexible, measurable and easy to use. The multi layer packet optical combined with the Software Defined Networking (SDN) enabled End- to-End solution is bringing more powerful innovations and ease in the telecommunication sector.

Coriant’s has brought a revolution in the Cloud connectivity through its innovation of a ‘compact, power efficient and highly programmable Data Center Interconnect (DCI)’ solution through the Groove G30 DCI Platform. Their Smart Router Series has led to a smart Mobile Backhaul evolution. Coriant’s recent innovation of Coriant Light IP Solutions benefits network providers all the more since it allows for a cost disruptive architecture for scaling networks which allows them to meet the unpredictable traffic demands and increase their network value and performance.

The success of Coriant and its great innovations are a result of having a well qualified team led by a well experienced business and technologist, Shaygan Kheradpir, the new CEO.

Shaygan Kheradpir’s experience

Shaygan Kheradpir expertise in the telecommunication and financial field is impressive. From his basic education to professional specialization, Kheradpir has accrued great knowledge and experience in the field. He has 3 degrees in electrical engineering from Cornell University. He has over 28 years of telecommunication industry experience.

Kheradpir great experience comes from working with reputable companies like GTE, Verizon Communications, Barclays and Juniper Networks. In Juniper where he worked before joining Coriant, he was the CEO. In spite of the high competition related to his area of work, Kheradpir has made recognizable efforts and innovations in the industry. He has been a board member of U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology.

The Pittsburgh Steelers Implement New Fashion Choices For Fans

The Pittsburgh Steelers recently launched their new fashion line, along with a brand new facebook website, which will allow fans to connect with each other as well as members of the team. The new line will reportedly feature items that are catered toward a variety of styles and personalities. Even big fashion names, including Nike and Victoria’s Secret, will be partnering with the team to create new and exciting fashion options for Steelers fans. Susan McGalla of wikinvest, who is the brain behind the operation, recently joined the team as the director of strategic planning. Prior to joining the Steelers, McGalla served as the president of American Eagle Outfitters and the CEO of Wet Seal. In her new position, she aims to use her experience in retail to create new branding and merchandising practices for the team. McGalla said that she feels sport fashion options should be able to be combined with street fashion, and the clothing choices available to fans should be versatile. She has also started obtaining feedback from the fans who purchase the products by bringing in focus groups to discuss how the team’s fans can be more involved in the organization. McGalla also said that many fans have sent letters asking where they can find the fashion options they see team members wear, and she said the team’s new website has made this request a bit easier. The new website will reportedly feature a “Wear What We Wear” tab for fans to find the clothing worn by players on the sidelines or before the game. Additionally, the team has launched a new campaign, which they are calling “It’s Not Just Friday, It’s Steelers Friday.” As part of the campaign, the team is asking fans to wear black and gold every Friday before game day. Then, fans can send in pictures of themselves wearing these colors in order to be entered for a chance to win a Steelers wardrobe.

DeVos Family Releases Financial Information About Charitable Donations

In Michigan, social clout doesn’t come from material possessions, it comes from how much you donate, and the DeVos family has plenty of social clout along with a newly released report that shows their lifetime donations to be almost $1.2 billion. Their newly released figures put them on Forbes Top 50 givers list with a whopping $94 million for 2014 alone. The magazine tried to get the information for years, and the information was finally released by the family in the hopes that it will encourage others to be generous.

The DeVos family is very upfront in stating that the driving factor that motivates them to donate and to be so generous is their faith. It is a central factor in who they are and everything they do. They also have outlined their model for what their charitable goals are, cultivating leadership, speeding up the process of change, and garnering support in what they consider to be five key areas. The five areas are education, community, arts, justice, and leadership.

Dick DeVos, the oldest of the Amway founders children, is among the most prominent of the family. He has been at the forefront of such endeavors as the Windquest Group, he was the CEO of the NBA’s Orlando Magic and he spent time as the president of Amway as well. His career has been an impressive measure of success by any standards, which has afforded him his generosity. To learn more about Dick’s work experience, check out his LinkedIn.

They strongly believe that by being a driving force behind positive change in education as well as making access to higher education easier, uplifting the community and making it a more positive place, integrating arts programs to expand education, striving to protect and uphold human rights, and developing leaders within the community will all result in overall positive changes not only to Michigan but to the country as a whole.

Each year, the family receives around 500 requests for their charitably foundation to support. The foundation has created allegiances with some big partners in their community to help further the outreach, including ArtPrize, West Michigan Aviation Academy, and The Potter’s House. Through their partners they are able to work throughout the community to bring forth the positive change they are hoping to spread around the country. Information about the family’s charitable foundation can be found at DBDV Family Foundation

Kyle Bass Life In The Business World

Bass is the famous founder of the Dallas hedge fund named Hayman Capital Management, which he initiated in 2006. He is also known well for predicting the 2008 mortgage crisis which came true making him more famous. That was when Bass made his fortune after what he predicted came true. He has since then been viewed as a genius in all matters concerning investments with the numerous interviews he goes to in various media channels more so the television shows. He was even nominated in the year 2001 for his scripts and his direction in the sixth sense.

However after making the prediction in those early years, Bass has been gambling over with comments about investments which have not been true at all. His trend has not been a true line at all with lots of views about the market which have not materialized at any point. Then in 2008 Bass investments were like 30% annually but have been dropping year by year to being devalued even in his fund performance to a -2. All this can be related to the kind of alliances that Kyle Bass has been having over the years. For instance, he is known to associate with the president of Argentina Christina Kirchner. Many business investors have been seen how she has lots of aspects of illiteracy that have in some way been transferred to Bass.

Bass recently discussed the current market situation, and he thinks that by the end of the year 2016, the will be a huge downturn of between 10%- 20%. He blames the crisis present to what Chinas economy is undergoing. That any change altered in the Chinese market will affect the economy of the United States in a very harsh way. Bass thinks that the cause of Chinas slowdown is its banking system, not the peaked profits as many other investors think. However, Bass opinions seem not totally with his made judgments earlier on about Argentina being in debts with the sovereign. Rather he reasoned like a financial minister of the country. His decisions are somewhat biased by his association with Christina more to even judging financial investments.

Bass thinks that the current status is not as bad as other investors think and they do not seem to do anything to help in the situation. He himself talks about this in the Halftime Report traders. This could be no different with his support of biased economic policies in Argentina which many think that they are irresponsible. He gives more talks about financial crisis and investment even when his foundation is on the verge of collapsing. Many people allegedly he has partnered with in investments report his cruelty and some are not well behaved for example he has at one point collided with Erich Spangenberg, a renowned guy for his naughtiness.

It is wise to give out ideas but disappointing if those ideas do not seem to make sense or even reflect the reality. Bass need to change his path in the business world.

BMG Bank President Ricardo Guimarães Loves Brazilian Football

 

Brazil is the largest economy in South America. The country has more natural resources and more white-sand beaches than any other country in South America. Brazil also has more banks and more lawyers that most countries, but the main asset that Brazilians like to flaunt is their love of football. Football is more than a sport in Brazil. It is a passion and a birthright, and every Brazilian honors that birthright and passion in some way.

Ricardo Guimarães, the President of BMG Bank, decided to honor his passion for football by sponsoring football teams. It’s no secret Guimarães loves football, but he also loves the banking business. Mr. Guimarães, decided to combine his love of football with his love of banking, and the result is a marriage that has been beneficial for football and for BMG Bank. BMG Bank is the proud sponsor of teams like Atletico Mineiro, and the bank also sponsors players that are well-known in Brazil.

On game days, football fans can’t help but see the orange BMG Bank logo on the jerseys of the top players in Brazil. Brazilians stop what they are doing on football days. They turn on the TV and watch football. Nothing else matters when games are being played, and thanks to that narrow focus BMG Bank is getting an enormous amount of exposure. BMG Bank quietly promotes bank products during matches, and that subtle marketing approach has paid off. BMG Bank is known as the football bank, and that title carries a lot of weight with Brazilians.

Thanks to football, BMG Bank is known as the bank that will give Brazilians payroll loans. Payroll loans are profit-producers for banks. BMG Bank has an 18 percent market share in the payroll loan business. That 18 percent market share gives BMG Bank more than $63R billion in revenue every year. In fact, the demand for BMG Bank’s payroll loans is so big that Guimarães decided to buy two other banks to meet the demand, according to an article published by R7.com.

Ricardo Guimarães is one of the masterminds behind payroll loans in Brazil. He is known as a banker’s banker because he was born into the banking business. His family started BMG Bank in 1930, and he took over as president in 1998. Ricardo is the main reason BMG Bank is where it is today. Ricardo is an astute businessman, leader and football lover.

Innovative Cosmetics By Doe Deere

Doe Deere is the CEO and founder of Lime Crime Cosmetics. Born in Russia then raised in New York City, she wants to promote cosmetics as a form of self expression and freedom, not just make-up to cover imperfections. Her line of cosmetics gives women a freedom to enjoy the moment. It allows you to express yourself and your individuality. Her mission is to change the public’s perception that make-up makes everyone look perfect. Her line includes bold colors. She encourages women to be rule breakers. Rules are not suppose to bind us but guide us. She believes that the rules of fashion are generic. Everyone should not look the same because being unique and whimsical shows individuality. She also thinks that her line is stylish even with her carefree line of bold colors for hair, lips, and face. Every women should try to break at least some of the outdated rules of fashion such as “Don’t wear a bold eye with a bold lip” or “Don’t mix too many patterns”. “You have to dress your age” and “Don’t wear socks with open toed shoes or heels”. These restrictions are out dated and limit women’s creativity. Gone are the days where we all had to look and be alike. Be you and love it!

As an entrepreneur and business woman, she occasionally speaks to groups about achieving your goals and dreams. She has first hand knowledge as she started out small and then later achieved her own success in her own way. She mentors and sponsors other female entrepreneurs so she can share her knowledge and strategies with others. She promotes positive attitudes and intuition. She is also a huge advocate for treating colleagues and employees with respect and kindness. She feels the old way of demanding respect from employees is out of date and wrong. She wants people to want to work for her and her company. She feels they will be more productive and vested if they are happy to be working there.

She is very excited about the shift in consumers from stores to internet. Focusing on her line of cosmetics as they are placed on a website has led to huge growths in sales. This trend enables small businesses to reach customers without a physical address or building. This is exciting news for businesses and consumers alike. No more are we tied to the old ways of shopping. It opens the door for new businesses to share produces that otherwise couldn’t be available to the general public. E-commerce is the direction shopping is heading.

Kyle Bass Sees Big Changes On The Horizon

China has become an economic juggernaut today, and Argentine Kyle Bass thinks it is only a matter of time before that state of affairs changes. According to Kyle Bass, the Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, of China doesn’t match the loans it has collectively taken out. Furthermore, since surrounding countries are “aggressively”, as Bass put it, lending to China, when the big country collapses it could spell an economic implosion for the entire Asian economy. While Bass anticipates that this collapse will not be the kind to send stock brokers jumping out of buildings, it is definitely going to cause upset and lead to a lessening of purchasing power for China.

Kyle Bass jumped on the scene in 2008 when he successfully predicted the sub-prime lending crisis which lead to the economic collapse of America in 2008. Bass is a hedge fund manager who is currently centered in Texas, but he has ties internationally; most notably to Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, a known Argentinian socialist. But then, her socialist angle is hardly a measure of Bass’ acumen as a hedge fund manager.

Kyle Bass was also able to successfully predict an economic implosion in the Japanese economy which resulted in provision of stimulus packages.

Kyle Bass remains controversial as his rapier wit and astute observation has resulted in utilization of a number of previously unconsidered loopholes in the American segment of the economy. One notable example of this is Kyle’s organization The Coalition for Affordable Drugs. This coalition was able to decrease the cost of drugs among some big-ticket pharmaceuticals, subsequently lowering their stock. Knowing that a stock-lowering would take place, Kyle then used his knowledge to make some substantial money from the market itself. The net result of this is that congressmen on both sides of the political fence were knocked into a scramble to cover that loophole. Is it ironic that money is the only thing which has facilitated American bipartisanship, or just par for the course?

Well, whatever the case, Kyle now has his sights set on China, and if his track record is anything to be considerate of, some substantial change is about to take place in that country. Such change is the kind which many in the right position could stand to profit from. The question is: are Bass’s tactics above the board, or is this another method he’s gambling will push the market one way or another, and allow him to capitalize? Market manipulation is something that many have valid, strong feelings against.

In the end, the only thing that makes sense regarding Kyle Bass is observation of his predictions, and whether or not they come true. The future isn’t set in stone, after all.

Steve Murray, a philanthropist and the former president of CCMP Capital

As a global private equity firm, CCMP Capital Advisors, LLC is a private equity company and since 1984, it has invested more than $16 billion in growth and buyout of equity transactions. CCMP Capital uses the strengths of its industry expertise and resources of proprietary operating in order to invest in four sectors that are targeted – industrial, energy, consumer/ retail and healthcare. The company’s team has gained a reputation of one of the best investment planners in the world through its competent management and strong model for value creation.

Stephen Murray CCMP Capital specializes in growth and buyout of equity investments in Europe and North America in four of the targeted industries mentioned above. The name of the firm is an acronym that stands for its heritage organizations – Chemical ventures, Chase capital, Manufacturers Hanover Capital/ J.P. Morgan, Partners. CCMP Capital started to operate as an independent company in August 2006, and the team of investment experts continues with managing of J.P. Morgan Partners’ equity portfolio.

Steve Murray  on nypost who was the CEO and the former director of this firm has recently passed away, aged 52. He was a philanthropist and a private equity investor. Last month, he decided to leave CCMP because of, how the firm formulated it, health reasons. He had worked in CCMP and firms that preceded it ever since 1989. It was known at one point under the name Chase Capital Partners, and later it became JPMorgan Partners, as the J.P. Morgan bought Chase Capital. For some time after that, it became one of the biggest private equity firms in the whole world. The firm gained its independence in the year 2006 and, and the next year, 2007, Steve Murray became the CEO, taking the place of the founder of the firm, Jeff Walker.

Murray was also a philanthropist and was a supporter of New York’s Make-A-Wish Foundation, where he was a part of the chairman’s council, the Lower Fairfield County’s Food Bank, Columbia Business School, Stamford Museum and Boston College, where he was the board of trustees’ vice chairman. His most recent involvement on board was on Crestcom International, Jetro JMDH Holdings, Infogroup Inc., LHP Hospital Group, Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Octagon Credit Investors and Strongwood Insurance Holdings.

Greg Brenneman, the chairman of CCMP and the new CEO and president of the company, who took Steve Murray’s place, announced that the whole team is greatly saddened to know their former partner and friend passed away. He was one of the CCMP Capital’s founding partners and a great deal maker and an outstanding investor who spent most of his career as a private equity investor and the team is very grateful for his numerous contributions to the success of the firm.

Susan McGalla Is Redefining People’s Expectations

People usually look at the world with quite a few expectations. There’s a strong tendency to see people first and foremost by the labels popular media attaches to them. For example, consider the case of a high powered executive. Tell someone to imagine a person in that position and they’ll usually conjure up an image of an older man with grey hair and a stiff suit. But when people actually meet each other those expectations are often shattered. And this can be tremendously important when it comes to encouraging people to pursue their dreams.

This is one of the messages which Susan McGalla wants to spread to the world. McGalla is chief merchandising officer and president of the American Eagle Outfitters brand. And as such she’s carrying a lot of responsibilities. Quite a few are to the company itself. But there’s also a certain responsibility to show the world that one can do anything based on talent, not by labels.

When McGalla first began working with American Eagle Outfitters in 1994 the corporate atmosphere there was quite different. There were some women but it was still fairly rare. But Susan McGalla quickly rose in the ranks within that corporate structure. This has led a lot of people to wonder just how McGalla did it. In a world where so many people are talking about the glass ceiling, how did Susan McGalla make it when so many other women were finding it impossible.

When asked about it, McGalla usually answers by showing that it’s only an issue if one makes it so. To clarify, McGalla was raised in a very positive environment in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She was raised by a father who was a football coach, along with two brothers. One might expect that gender issues might come up fairly often in an environment like that. But it was actually the exact opposite. McGalla was raised in an environment where nobody was just a girl or just a boy. Rather she and her siblings were constantly shown that people were just that, people. This might not seem like such a revolutionary concept on bizjournals.com . But it’s far more common in theory than in practice.

But that’s also the secret to her rise to the top. She pushed through the glass ceiling by refusing to admit it was even there. When she was being raised she wasn’t seen as a girl, and her brothers weren’t seen as boys. They were just kids, people, and a family. McGalla never tries to label herself as “just” anything. She’s a person and she knows it’s up to her to cultivate the tools and abilities which can push her to the top of the corporate ladder. And so far that attitude seems to be working out amazingly well for her. She’s not only shattering many people’s expectations based on the fact that she’s a woman and a high powered executive. She’s also surprising them by coming to a position of such power and authority at a fairly young age. One of the main lessons that McGalla teaches people is that they should never place limits on themselves. And it’s quite obvious from the success she’s found that she’s ensuring there’s no limits within her own life.