Financial Investment

Investing in the Global Financial Markets: Surviving Brexit

We live in a fast-paced world with an ever-changing geopolitical and socio-economic landscape. As 2016 come to its end, we can say this has been a year of ups and downs. The last six months alone have shown how global political events can instil havoc into financial markets.

Brexit is a prime example of how a geopolitical event can inflict the global financial markets with instability. The unexpected result of the Brexit referendum cost the world’s stock markets trillions of US dollars. According to the UK’s Guardian newspaper, in the first 24 hours after the results of the vote were made known, Brexit cost the global financial markets about 2 trillion US dollars, while the British pound had to endure its biggest slide-down against the world’s major currencies in recent history. To add insult to injury, at the same time, Moody’s downgraded Britain’s economic outlook to negative. Observers were watching, and continue to watch, the value of one of the greatest currencies, the GBP, restated and revalued in what seems to some as a fall from power.

Brexit continues to make headlines

Juliet Samuel, in her opinion piece published in the Telegraph, writes that British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has admitted that she lies awake worrying about the consequences of Brexit and how to achieve the best trade deal for the UK. In attitudes that are far from ideal for anybody, EU spokesmen keep on reiterating that they are going to make it as difficult as possible for Britain to leave the EU, and that they are going to demand major financial penalties from the British government for leaving the European Union. Threats they might live to regret however, as the UK is Europe’s biggest export market.

For the average man on the street, the sticking points between the EU and the UK consist in: (a) Britain wants the freedom to trade with the EU as she is currently doing; and (b) she is not happy with a policy of open borders where migrants with terrorist inclinations from war-torn countries such as Syria are allowed to move through Europe and enter Britain endangering her security.

The EU, on the other hand, wants exactly the opposite, and they are saying they will not allow free trade if Britain does not capitulate on the movement of migrants through her borders. But this is not the full story. In fact, the heart of the tensions is about ‘sovereignty’. Specifically, the sovereignty of the UK banking system. UK bankers know EU member states cannot grow economically without serious constitutional reforms of the EU, and if the EU is not growing economically this is bad for UK prospects for growth.

On top of this, the Euro shall remain weak until its member states show some sustainable growth that is not related to actions of quantitative easing by the EU’s central bank. In short, the EU and UK economies are inseparably related. If the UK’s economic growth outlook is poor that is definitely bad news for Europe in general. The real experts know Brexit is a wake-up call for EU statesmen to get real, to depart from rhetorical ideas, and practice some Realpolitik.

Partnering for success

Despite these volatile times, it is always possible to make profits from binary options and to trade successfully on the world’s financial markets. Your online trading partner, or broker, will play a large role in determining your trading success. In order to find a world-class broker, you will need to do a fair amount of research by reading reviews, looking at websites, and talking to other traders via discussion forums.

I have just completed a similar exercise and discovered that Stern Options has everything I am looking for in an online trading partner. They offer the following:

  • A state of the art online trading platform with 24/7 uptime. Stern prides itself in the fact that they are able to keep their online trading platform operational any time during the day or night.
  • A security system par excellence, so your personal details and trading activities are kept safe and secure. A must for my peace of mind!
  • An online, free to use, education centre that consists of a comprehensive trading academy, instructional videos, glossary, and FAQ.
  • A customer support centre. Stern has made it their mission to employ some of the most qualified, experienced financial analysts in the industry. These analysts are experts at interpreting complex data about any of the assets you are interested in trading on. They are also on hand 24/7 in order to answer any online trading questions you have.

Final thoughts: Investing safely and successfully

If you take all of the above into consideration, Stern offers a powerful package to each and everyone one of their traders. Their technological applications are reliable, easy to use, designed to help you invest safely and trade successfully.

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What Are Seven Finance Companies to Invest in 2016?

There is no magic ball that tells you which stocks are going to blow off in this year. Even, Google itself won’t be able provide to you exact details on finance investment. The search engines can only provide you some useful, solid and squishy opinions through which you can estimate which stock investment will give you benefit in the future.

On web search result, you will get stock market figures of various companies and these figures are very informative tools that rarely lie. Here, in this blog, we are going to mention ten finance companies to invest in this New Year 2016. All of the mentioned companies have the chance to give you best financial benefits in 2016.


Let’s have a look at them.

  1. Precision castparts Corporations:

Precision castparts Corporation is a Portland, Ore based company that makes machine components for power industrial markets and aerospace. The company has its vaunted status in the airline industry. It is a critical supplier to Boeing, engine markets and Airbus.

The stock price of this company is $229.40

  1. Eagle Pharmaceutical

Eagle Pharmaceutical is a small company with 11 to 50 employees. However, though  small, it is a huge profit making machine on the NASDAQ. In February 2015, it entered into an exclusive license agreement with Teva Pharmaceuticals after which the revenue of this company increased to $36.3 million dollar in the first quarter of 2015. This is a massive increase in comparison to 2014.

In 2016, the company is going to announce significant launches that may yield pretty good earnings.

The stock price of Eagle Pharmaceutical is $82.36

  1. North Star realty Finance

The portfolio of NorthStar consists of a number of sectors including hotels, health care, housing communities, multifamily properties and many more. All these sectors are based in Europe. This is a giant profit making company and investing in it will surely prove to be a wise decision in the future.

Very recently, Northstar is going to spin off its European real estate business.

The stock price of Northstar Realty Finance is $13.93

  1. SPX Corporation


The corporation is based in the Charlotte, N.C area specialized in industry, energy and food, beverage sectors. The company has also received fame in flow technology that involves products which are used to process and transport fluids. By October 2016, SPX is going to complete a spin off hydraulic technologies into a new entity by October.

The stock price of SPX Corporation is $56.11

  1. The Ensign group

Ensign group is consisting of more than 100 nursing homes, home health care businesses, hospice companies and care clinics. In 2015, the company has acquired more than 18 operations and hence its revenue has increased up to 28 percent.

In 2016, the group is going to launch some new ventures and therefore, making financial investment in this organization will prove to be a fruitful decision in the future.

The stock price of Ensign Group is $47.70

  1. Gilead Science

Gilead Science is another pharmaceutical company which has successfully grabbed public notice towards its core business. Basically, this organization is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that develops, discovers and commercializes innovative medicines. Over the years, Gilead Science has observed tremendous growth. In fact, in the last five years, the stock has multiplied by five times which has ultimately increased its revenue from $17 to $100.

Presently the stock price of Gilead Science is $105.10

  1. Zebra Technologies

Zebra technology is basically a barcode company, specialized in making vertical bars that help companies to track items in supply chain. However, presently, Zebra is the king of the jungle by acquiring next-largest competitor from Motorola subsidiary. Presently, this company is gaining benefits through efficiency gains and additional market share.

The stock price of Zebra Technologies is $81.54

Therefore, if you wish to make financial investment in 2016, these above mentioned seven companies offer you the best option to gain profit in this New Year.

How Your Innocent Hobby Can Become a Sound Financial Investment.

There are very few hobbies that satisfy quite as much as collecting. Golf or football or crafts or music all have their appeal, but the collector gets the satisfaction of being able to see the fruit of their labours, watching their collection grow and grow, with each part of the collection gaining sentimental value as it becomes associated with a special time in your life. Yet at the same time, no matter how big your collection grows, there will always be something you yearn after. Your comic collection is crying out for the copy of Action Comics #1, Your stamp collection always needs that one rare misprint.

However, for some people the act of collection becomes more than simply a question of collecting for the sake of it. Once you’ve built up a deep enough knowledge of a subject and a wide enough network of contacts, you may start to realise that many of the items you’re collecting are worth quite a bit of money, and if you know how to find a bargain, this can lead to you turning a healthy profit.

Keep it Fun

The first thing to remember about attempting to turn your collection hobby into an investment is that it still has to remain a hobby first. After all, you don’t want to ruin your enjoyment of collecting antique dolls’ house furniture by getting obsessed with how much you can sell your prize Edwardian dining suite for.

Stamp collection

Stray off the Straight and Narrow

There are plenty of bargains to be found by trawling sites like eBay. Setting up a couple of regular searches can bring you all kinds of posts from people who don’t realise what they have. Likewise, trawling through sites like Gumtree can bring you some pleasant surprises (although always remember, Buyer Beware). But the internet isn’t the only place where people sell things, and by venturing outwards to car boot sales and white elephant stalls you can find all kinds of things that other buyers might miss. Plus, it’s really fun to look!

Find the Right Buyer

Once you’ve found your bargains, the next goal is to see if you can turn a profit on them. Cultivate a network of passionate collectors through blogs and social media, and alert them to any of your latest finds. Remember presentation is everything, so make sure you get some high quality photographs of your items with flattering lighting. Likewise, make sure you include plenty of information to verify the authenticity and value of the collectibles you’re trying to sell. Lots of items, including dolls’ houses, movie memorabilia and works of art, come with certificates of authenticity, so make sure all the paperwork is in order before you put your money on the table. Your buyer certainly will.

After that, the only real question is, can you bear to part with it?

After all, what’s the point in collecting such beautiful things only to have to give them away afterwards? You’ll only spend the money on more collectibles…

Sam Wright is a freelance writer who has an extensive collection of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles action figures, which are virtually worthless. Today he works with dolls’ house retailers Hobbies.

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