Global Advisors Business Select

By Global Advisors | A hand picked selection of business items we like. Global Advisors is a strategy and management consulting boutique.

Term: Ostrich

<b>DEFINITION of 'Ostrich'</b> A colloquial term that refers to the tendency of certain investors to ignore bad news that can affect their investments. In …

Term: Net Payoff

<b>DEFINITION of 'Net Payoff'</b> The profit (or loss) from the sale of an item after the costs of selling it and any accounting losses have been …

Quote: Albert Einstein

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

Term: Management Risk

<b>DEFINITION of 'Management Risk'</b> The risks associated with ineffective, destructive or under-performing management, which hurts shareholders and the …

Term: Kremlinomics

<b>DEFINITION of 'Kremlinomics'</b> A financial buzz word used to describe economic policies which some view to be overly leftist. Kremlinomics alludes to …

Quote: John C. Maxwell

People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude.

Term: Ration Spread

<b>DEFINITION of 'Ratio Spread'</b> An options strategy in which an investor simultaneously holds an unequal number of long and short positions. A commonly …

Quote: Robert H. Schuller

Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.

Term: Teenie

<b>DEFINITION of 'Teenie'</b> In trading, a measure of value representing one sixteenth of one point. A teenie was the smallest amount by which a security's …

Quote: George Eliot

Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.

Quote: Henry Ford

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.

Term: Quote Drive Market

<b>What is a 'Quote Driven Market'</b> A quote driven market is an electronic stock exchange system in which prices are determined from bid and ask …