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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 …

Term: Pirate Bank

<b>DEFINITION of 'Pirate Bank'</b> A type of offshore savings account used by a wealthy individual to hide assets, typically to evade taxes and/or commit …

Term: Jobless Claims

<b>DEFINITION of 'Jobless Claims'</b> The number of people who are filing or have filed to receive unemployment insurance benefits, as reported weekly by …

Quote: Mark Twain

Action speaks louder than words but not nearly as often.

A Lesson in Leadership: 2 Football Coaches, 2 Player Mistakes and 2 Very Different Reactions

Pete Carroll.CREDIT: Getty ImagesLast night's NFL game between the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks made history--but not in a good way. It …

Term: Rainbow Option

<b>DEFINITION of 'Rainbow Option'</b> A single option linked to two or more underlying assets. In order for the option to pay off, <i>all</i> the underlying assets …

Quote: Dale Carnegie

Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.

Global Advisors’ 2016 South African graduate application deadline extended to 30th March 2017

2016 graduate application deadline extended to 30th March 2017<p>Global Advisors has extended its graduate application deadline to accommodate 2016 …

Term: Occupancy Fraud

<b>DEFINITION of 'Occupancy Fraud'</b> A type of mortgage fraud, whereby the borrower lies about whether or not the home will be owner occupied. Occupancy …

Quote: Peter Drucker

Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level.

Term: Market Swoon

<b>DEFINITION of 'Market Swoon'</b> A slang term for a decline in the overall value of the stock market. Market swoons can be seen when indexes, such as the …

Term: Legal List

<b>DEFINITION of 'Legal List'</b> A selection of eligible companies and investments, determined by local state governments, for institutions such as …

Quote: Charles Luckman

Success is that old ABC - ability, breaks, and courage.

Quote: Arnold J. Toynbee

Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.

Term: Junior Company

<b>DEFINITION of 'Junior Company'</b> A small company that is currently developing or seeking to develop a natural resource deposit or field. A junior …

Quote: Colin Powell

Don't let your ego get too close to your position, so that if your position gets shot down, your ego doesn't go with it.

Term: Gold Bull

<b>DEFINITION of 'Gold Bull'</b> A slang term for a market or investor who is bullish on gold. A gold bull anticipates the price of gold increasing over the …

Quote: Malcolm X

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.