The Health Benefits of Coffee Revealed in a New Study

February 3rd, 2016

Despite the fact that those with fast or irregular heartbeats are advised to give up coffee, it has recently been discovered that coffee may not be as bad as what people think. Bloomberg broke the news that a study was conducted by Jon Urbana that involved over 1,388 test subjects. Those who were test subjects were recorded on their intake of coffee, tea, as well as chocolate. This was taken over the course of one year. To get accurate results, a Holter monitor was used in order to get 24-hour electrocardiograms.

60 percent of the individuals who participated in this study reported to have consumed caffeine daily. However, the electrocardiogram data showed that there was no different in the premature heartbeat nor was there an episode of an accelerated heartbeat between both the caffeine user and the abstainers from caffeine.

Though there is no hard evidence to support the health benefits of caffeine, doctors do suggest that caffeine can be consumed; however, in moderation. Doctors also advise that coffee not be a substitute for lack of sleep. Only one to two cups is recommended per day. Doctors even readily suggest that coffee be consumed every other day in order to avoid any arising health concerns that can be indirectly related to caffeine.

As a substitute for coffee, doctors suggest a hot cup of water or even a cup of hot tea that can energize an individual in the morning and help them wake up a bit more.

Michigan Entrepreneur Expanding Into the Liquor Business

February 3rd, 2016

Dick DeVos the son of Richard and Helen DeVos, co-founder of the Amway Corporation was born on October 21st in 1955. Dick DeVos and his wife, Betsy DeVos, who is a prominent political figure in Michigan have 4 children together. Dick has a background in business and served as the CEO of the Amway Corporation from 1993 to 2002. He graduated with a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Northwood. Dick attended the University of Harvard Business School as well as Wharton School’s but did not graduate from them. Mr DeVos has received honorary doctorates from Northwood University, Central Michigan University and Grove City College. Dick’s wife Betsy is very active in the american political scene and has served as the chairman of the Michigan Republican Party for several years. She is also the active chairman of the Windquest Group, the American Federation for children and the Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation. In 2012 Dick DeVos was named Americas 67th richest person by Forbes magazine, approximating his worth at $5.1 billion, much of which he has given away in his philanthropic efforts. He and Betsy give to many organizations, especially educational institutions including their self-founded West Michigan Aviation Academy which marries their passion for education and flight (Dick is an accomplished helicopter and airplane pilot).

DeVos recalls being involved in his father’s business, Amway, from a young age. The business started in his fathers basement and has now grown into a global giant. Amway is rated by Forbes as the 30th largest privately owned company in America with over 20,000 employees. 

Both Dick and Betsy DeVos will be entering in to the liquor business according to latest reports. Their Windquest Group holding company has been in the process of purchasing the Coppercraft Distillery in the State of Michigan. The acquisition of the distillery will take at least 6 months as this is the time it will take for the transfer of the liquor license and the states approval. The Windquest Group is originally an investment management firm with several holdings in manufacturing, technology and other sectors. Some of their business’s include Reserve Wine and Foods, Boxed Water, Neurocore and the Stow Company. The distillery’s founder Mr Walter Catton III, who opened it in late 2013 said there will be more exciting news to come and they are currently involved in the Tulip Time Festival. His plans are to expand his business which currently caters to 100 locations across Michigan. Mr Walter Catton is looking into expanding his business which specialized in Vodka, Whiskey, Rum, and Gin to handcrafted wines and beers in the future.

George Soros Warns About Impending Global Financial Troubles

January 29th, 2016

George Soros makes many predictions about the market. After all, his is a world-famous hedge fund manager and currency trader. He has earned well into the billions of dollars thanks to his financial acumen. Soros does have to be honest with his predictions and that means he must serve as the bearer of bad news. Recently, Soros has noted that the current economic landscape is eerily mimicking the 2008 financial collapse.

Soros’ opinions were noted on Bloomberg.com and based on comments he made at an economic forum held in Sri Lanka.

George Soros‘ warning can be considered a good thing. A collapse has not occurred. Soros is not stating that a collapse is impossible to avoid. He is simply stating that the current conditions in the global markets reflect the potential for a collapse. By sounding a warning, Soros may be able to nudge government and private sector powerbrokers to take action. At the very least, they can take steps to prepare for any economic troubles.

Currently, a great deal of economic panic is crossing the globe and the panic is hitting stocks, commodities, and even currencies. The disastrous meltdown of the Chinese economy combined with the weakening of the yuan both factor heavily into the calamity. Previously, Soros warned about the collapse of Greece’s economy causing a repeat of 2008. He made that prediction in 2011.

As recent history shows, the Greek crisis was able to be avoided. At least for the time being, Greece does not present a huge risk to the global economy. The takeaway moral lesson here is a looming catastrophe can be solved before things reach critical mass.

Those wishing to learn more about George Soros and his background should visit his website. Upon learning about his financial background, readers will realize his words are worth taking seriously.

Queens of Drama: the Perfect Drama Queen Vehicle

January 27th, 2016

Gorgeous, talented, and driven to create, the six actresses at the heart of Queens of Drama represent the cream of the soap opera genre. Crystal Hunt created the troubled character of Lizzie Spaulding on Guiding Light. Vanessa Marcil shone on General Hospital, Beverly Hills 90210, and Las Vegas. Lindsay Hartley is best known for her roles on All My Children, Days of our Lives, and Passions; Passions also featured Chrystee Pharris. Hunter Tylo is unforgettable as Dr. Taylor Hayes of The Bold and the Beautiful. At the center of this stellar cast stands Donna Mills, whose career in television and film covers decades; she’s perhaps best known for her portrayal of Abby Cunningham on Knots Landing.

Queens of Drama follows the paths of these six actresses as they work together – and sometimes at odds – to create a new primetime soap. The ladies form a production company, undertake their own scripts and casting issues, and take on all the duties of producers as they attempt to create a new show of which they themselves will be the stars.

Queens of Drama purports to be a reality show, and the ten episodes of its first series contain all the hallmarks of the reality genre. But the basis of the show is itself so metatheatrical that viewers have to question where improve ends and scripted dialogue begins. After all, as the queens of drama, these actresses are also expected to be drama queens, demonstrating all the qualities that we expect to find in soap-opera divas.

Viewers can’t help but be distracted by the presence of Donna Mills, who, given a career in soaps since 1966, is going to speak and act with the voice of authority. But one actress not to be overlooked in this cast is Crystal Hunt. In Queens of Drama, Crystal’s innocent expressions and delicate gestures form a perfect foil for the more histrionic characters. In fact, some of Crystal Hunt’s best moments have been captured on her Vimeo channel.  Occasionally Crystal the character loses her temper and expresses her frustrations. But she generally projects inner strength, determination, and commitment to the project she and her crew have undertaken.

Although she is clearly the youngest of the cast of Queens of Drama, Crystal Hunt is nevertheless a seasoned actress. She received a Daytime Emmy Award for her work on Guiding Light as her website shows, and has gone on to work on One Life to Live. But Crystal has also appeared in film, most notably as Lauren in Magic Mike XXL, which debuted in 2015.

Beneful and Purina Working Hard To Improve Taste

January 20th, 2016

People love their pets. You see every day how people dress their dogs in cute hats or sweaters, they dress their cats in furry coats, and even their pigs in cute Halloween costumes. It never fails, if a holiday is near, the pet is sure to be wearing a cute outfit. Another thing we do not skimp on is their food. We want to give our furry little friends the best that we can. That is why many of us depend on Beneful pet food products. Beneful is ready when they are and they always come running to eat when Beneful i s on the table. Beneful is offering on Purina Store families the chance to try the food. Purchase a bag and you can believe your pet will be happy. Dog food companies that have been around as long as Purina are allowing people the opportunity to speak out by offering a forum. You will be happy because your dog and cat are gonna love their food. Is a Paleo diet for the pet? Raw meats and veggies such as sweet potatoes and kale are the makings of this new food. They do not contain grain and they are very good for your pet. This food is very similar to the makeup of food that wild dogs are eating. Wolves and other wild dogs love the wild fish and wild bird that they get in their diets. Hunting for their food is the only way they will acquire the taste of fresh meats like chicken. If they have trouble hunting, they will go hungry. Your dog is more fortunate than they are. You can provide this taste all the time by purchasing Blue Buffalo diet, Paleo type diet, and FreshPets new refrigerated foods. Your dog will love you. A happy pup is a good pup. Treating your dog good only makes your dog love you more. Provide your dog with the best in dog food and he will be happy and loving forever.

A Future For Brazil

January 6th, 2016

Igor Cornelsen is an investment banker from Brazil. He is an expert in the field of finances and is able to provide the people of Brazil with everything that they need to know when it comes to the opportunities that they have. Igor Cornelsen wants people to know that there are big banks in Brazil, but they can overcome the obstacles imposed by these banks.

By looking at the big banks in Brazil on ireport.cnn.com, you can clearly see that there are only ten options to choose from. These are the only banks in the country and continue to be so because they make sure that people cannot do banking with other banks. They do this because they run the country and can ensure that other banks do not last when they begin to start up in the country. This is one of the ways that the banks control all of the businesses and all of the money in the country.

There is hope, though, because the banks do not know what is coming to them from China. Banks in China are the way to go for people who are in Brazil. Banks that come in from China bring in new opportunities for Brazilians and provide them with the precious options that they need to have available to them. These banks are a great way to ensure that people of the country have the options that they deserve to be able to have when it comes to their banking as well as their investments.

Banks don’t only have to be from China to be able to help the people of Brazil. These banks are able to come from anywhere in the world and are among the best banks for people who are located in different countries. A fresh banking face on the scene in Brazil is just what the country needs. This ensures that people will have options aside from the big ten banks and that they can set up the framework for their own personal financial future. The banks that come to the country can give Brazilians an opportunity to succeed financially.

Igor Cornelsen on findthebest advises people in Brazil not to get discouraged with the banking options that are available to them. While the future of Brazilian finances may look bleak, it is something that will be greatly improved with the onslaught of new banks in the area. People who are in the country can expect to see an upswing in the number of banks and the new banks that come into the country. They can look forward to a more secure financial future with less of an influence from the people that run the country and the finances of it right now.

Hedge Funds and General Investment Banking Practices

January 6th, 2016

Hedge funds are unique in the managed fund turtle trading world because they typically involve a lot of risk. They’re one of a small number of types of trade funds that aren’t heavily regulated by the Securities and Trade Commission. There are a lot of reasons for this. Some people prefer to put their money into things like mutual funds because they are lower in risk. They consequentially offer significantly lower returns on average. A lot of people like to invest with the knowledge that they cannot lose all of their money. Mutual fund managers often do a lot to ensure that holders of their securities don’t lose their cash. Hedge fund managers are no different. The biggest difference is that people who put their money into hedge funds know that they can easily lose a lot of that money if the markets drastically shift. Market fluctuations happen every day that the stock market is open. Almost every skilled investor has to calculate risk before making an investment. Hedge fund managers have some of the most stressful jobs in the world. A few investment mistakes could cause an entire managed investment portfolio to crumble. Intelligent hedge fund managers should have a proven track record. They need the help of business analysts to figure out where to put the money of others. A lot of banking institutions have gone defunct because their managers didn’t make the right banking decisions. Hedge funds can outperform mutual funds because they get a much wider variety of stocks to choose from. Citadel is one of the biggest banks in the United States. Their core principles have remained virtually the same for the past twenty years. Ken Griffin is the company’s CEO. He is also the founder. Citadel’s hedge fund managed to avoid a drop that similar hedge funds saw in 2015. Ken Griffin‘s investment principles have remained almost the same throughout his entire career. Ken Griffin’s investment strategies could be described as opportunistic. Citadel uses very unique strategies to gain competitive advantages. They have made headlines for using meteorology tools to predict weather patterns that shape how the markets perform.

NYC Vacancies are the Highest in 9 Years

December 17th, 2015

It looks like Manhattan has reached its peak with the purchase of housing. It is not the latest in the series of housing markets that have shown apartment vacancies that has risen higher than ever. One person remarked that things can’t rise as much at the point that they are reaching. In the last month, it was reported that the luxury bubbles in markets such as Australia have burst. People are now waiting to see when the second housing bubble which is known as the Million Dollar Listing is going to burst like the Wall Street Warriors. The rate of vacancies in November was 2.87 percent which is higher than the 2.31 percent of a year ago. This is the highest it has been since August 2006.

This is hopefully something that Town Residential could address. Town Residential is one of the most trustworthy real estate agents in NYC real estate that refer people to houses and apartments in areas that are good for the resident. They are also involved in the different aspects of developments with new projects. As a matter of fact, they have a division that is dedicated to that. Therefore, it is safe to say that they help with many different aspects of real estate.

Town Residential was founded in 2010 in order to help refer people to the places that they need to be in order to build the life that they want. They provide people with constantly updated listings so that they will always know what is available at the time. This also gives them a chance to look at the living space that they want as opposed to having to find out that the listing is no longer available. One good thing about Town Residential is that they have an approach to selling that is hand made as opposed to manufactured.

With New York dealing with vacancies, Town Residential is sure to get a ton of listings and a lot of spaces to fill. One other thing that these series of busting bubbles has caused is speculation as to which housing bubble is going to burst. This should not be a cause for concern as the bubble is always going to burst and a new bubble is going to form. It is a cycle. This bust has resulted in some prices being dropped when it comes to housing. The luxury-apartment market has lowered its price by 1.4 percent after the burst of the market.

Yeonmi Park: Changing a Negative to a Positive

December 9th, 2015

The article on reason.com shows an example of a woman turning negative experiences to positive pursuits. Yeonmi Park is one of the women who have overcome all of their struggles. One of the things that has helped her overcome her struggles is her eagerness to help others who are experiencing similar hardships. While she did need time to heal from all of the horrors that she has endured from North Korea to her time being trafficked. It was when she finally got used to her freedoms away from North Korea that she developed a desire for people to experience the same freedoms away from North Korea that she has. As as result of her new found desire, she has decided to get some education in criminal justice and human rights so that she can become a more effective activist for the rights of human beings. One of her desires is to break people free of the North Korean rule. She also is hoping to fight human trafficking due to her experiences with it. One positive that her experiences brought out, it made her think about other people who are in unfortunate situations. While the type of life that she has endured was a lot harsher than anyone should have to endure, it does awaken her desire to help make life better for others. It is this desire and goal that inspires people. While other people who go through trauma tend resort to self destructive measures, Yeonmi has resorted to looking for ways to build better lives for people. As soon as she graduate, she is going to seek out a career that helps her fight for human rights of others. One of the steps that she has taken in order to begin her fight for human rights is to speak out at the summit. Her story of survival on NK News has gained the attention of many. After Yeonmi Park has told her story on NY Times, she has written it down in a book so that people can read. She has made sure that every event that she recalls is accurate to what happened so that there can be no attacks on her credibility.

Partnership BMG and Itaú is born a bank of R $ 1 billion

December 8th, 2015

Source: EM.com.br

Despite the fear of several individuals, the airplane is one of the means of transportation safer world. Apart from being a particle mode of locomotion, by saving on the travelling time, it can as well be very comfortable and full of excitement, just find the right airline company. With this in mind the Brazilian proprietor and executive of Banco BMG, Marcio Alaor, brings a record of 15 companies that stood out in 2015. The ranking was given out by UOL.

The number one in the list is the Qatar Airways. The airline has a total of 158 aircraft that operates to 146 destinations in Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and South and North America. In Brazil, flights leaving Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires and the capital of Qatar, Doha. Marcio Alaor emphasizes on the first class menu and business class; it was developed by two global chefs, Japanese and an Indian, who thought the kinds of food appropriate for long-haul flights.

In one week, the BMG dropped bets that were to be sold to BTG or Bradesco and closed a new partnership with Banco Itau taking benefit of one of its greatness strength, which is Leadership in offering payroll loans. Marcio Alaor, who is the vice president of BMG, celebrates the corporation that will lead to the establishment of a new bank, Itaú BMG Payroll that will control solely in the discount lending in payroll and enable the BMG to keep on operating as it is currently.

To the organization, the miner bank will have an end month line of R $ 300 million of Itaú to be in operation for three years. In three months, when the new bank begins operating, the other monthly R$ 300 million will be made accessible to the joint venture and in this occasion will be for five years. It is a new section that opens to BMG in this combined venture. The bank currently finances workers of private firms and that there is a large market, narrates Márcio Alaor in an interview with Estado de Minas.

BMG was negotiating with various banks the reason the alternative of merging the Itau. Up to last week negotiations with the Bradesco and BTG involved total control and purchase. However, last Saturday we got a call from Roberto Setubal with another alternative for BMG, which does not alter anything in the current database and provides us a perfect perspective for the coming days. Itau also provides us an interesting alternative for the reason that the partnership it will give funds that are funding for BMG that is replaced by a monthly credit line of R $ 300 million by the constitution of the joint venture,