A Game Of Strategy And Luck

You must provide the right context when you describe situations, strategies, and other components of your plan. • Attack the market share leader within its primary target market.

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If you are starting your own business it is important to come up with a business development plan. This is the part where all your thoughts and ideas begin to take shape. Simply move through the whole outline, section after section. Start a Business Development Plan To-Do List in order to keep close track of the topics that will need detailed research, back-up information or statistics. Print out a copy after you are done and go over it a couple of time and making revisions as you go. For already established businesses, a business plan will enable you to objectively look at what is working well and areas for improvement. Many business plans are formulated by organizations … Read the rest

Roger Duffield: Providing Valuable Insights for Clients

Roger Duffield is the President at in2vate LLC® and has a comprehensive insurance background as well as a proven record of excellent communication and vision. Roger holds a track record of implementing a long-term vision and integrating technology to improve insurance requirements. in2vate is a risk management company that specializes in providing education and state of the art technology focused on reducing risk and improving the insurance process. Roger has been president of in2vate for 8 years and prior to that he was a senior leader at multiple large insurance providers. “Roger’s focus is on delivering the best quality of services to their customers.” – Dr. Jennifer Beaman Cohea, Executive Leadership Coach & Trainer Forbes Knowledge Innovation Center & Forbes School of Business & Technology.

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It was in the early 1990s that Roger Duffield began to leverage technology to improve efficiency for departmental reporting requirements. He achieved … Read the rest

FTSE 100 rises above 7,000 for first time in over a year

The FTSE 100 rose above 7,000 this morning for the first time since the end of last February, shortly after the pandemic triggered sharp falls in global stock markets.

The index rose for the fourth session in a row, adding another 46.02 points, or 0.7 per cent, to reach 7,029.52. It was led higher once again by its travel, banking and mining companies, which have been revitalised over winter in anticipation of a sharp bounceback in the global economy.

IAG, the British Airways owner, rose 5½p, or 2.6 per cent, to 212¼p; the high street bank Barclays rose 4½, or 2.5 per cent, to 189¼p; and the Russian steelmaker Evraz gained 12p, or 2.0 per cent, to 626p.

Ivan Sedgwick, investment director at the boutique finance house LGB & Co, said: “With the FTSE’s big weighting in resource stocks and financials, and its exposure to old economy companies, it isn’t … Read the rest

A New Commodity Super-Cycle?


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While most investors have their eyes on the Nasdaq or Bitcoin, it is interesting to note that the best performing asset class since the beginning of the year (excluding cryptocurrencies) is commodities. The price of Brent crude oil is back above $60 a barrel, copper is at an 8-year high, and palladium is back to where it was 6 years ago.

After being shunned in asset allocations for more than a decade, the idea of a return to grace for commodities is starting to gain momentum among strategists. Indeed, JP Morgan has just published research according to which commodities have started a new “super-cycle.”

Last October, we argued that certain conditions were indeed in place for a permanent turnaround in the commodity cycle. What is the situation today?            

A brief history of commodity super-cycles

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