Market Estimates for 2016 Overview, and Highland Capital Management

The Stock Market in 2016 is sure to be a wild ride, as it has been in the previous years; however, the skepticism of the markets in mid to late 2015 has created a valuable opportunity to invest anew this year. The Markets, as good as they were at the beginning of last year, lost a great deal of steam between August and October, and have began to correlate greatly with oil prices.

 Highland Capital Management, led by president and co-founder James Dondero, is one of the leading investment firms in the industry, and can help you grow your profit margins, without putting more risk than necessary upon your assets.

Jim has had over 30 years of experience in equity and credit markets, focused primarily on high-yield investing; the exact type of investing that today’s market conditions call for. Major players in the development of the Collateralized Loan Obligation Market (CLO), Highland Capital and Mr. Dondero have received a number of rewards for their investing accounts, such as Morningstar’s #1 Healthcare Long/Short Equity Fund in 2014, The Lipper Award for Floating Rate Opportunities in 2014, and Morningstar’s 5-star designation for Global Allocation in 2014.

The Markets at the beginning of 2016 seem to be providing an opportunity for investors to capture large amounts of growth within their investments, due to the stress late last year and apparent rebound that is currently occurring. As people gain more confidence in the markets, and stocks start to rise, it’s important to place your money in hands that you can trust. Highland Capital Management and Jim Dondero are incredible financial advisers and have a variety of award-winning product offerings to choose from. You can stay up to date with matters in the business world by following Jim on Twitter, his most recent tweet posted below!

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The Rise and Fall of Online Start-up Companies

Staring a new online business is always a risky venture, which turned out to prove true for the company of Homejoy Inc. This house cleaning service was formed by Adora and Aaron Cheung in 2013. This San Francisco based company was designed to let people book the services they needed for either home repair or house cleaning through their website. To get the ball rolling, Homejoy was able to raise just over 37 million dollars from investors. Unfortunately, the success of Homejoy was short lived and the siblings decided to close up shop by filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy.

A True Success Story

While Homejoy Inc might have run into obstacles too great to overcome, their competitor, Handy, is still going strong. This start-up company offers clients the ability to book their services by setting their appointments online. The staff will confirm the date and time submitted by the homeowner before sending any team to their home. Handy’s website is also designed to accept electronic payments, which makes the process of hiring a professional cleaning team easy and convenient. The website has an easy to use form for individuals interested in getting a price quote up front.

Handy employs only the best professionals on their team. The company does a complete background check of everyone they employ to ensure their staff is not only trained to provide superior cleaning service, but is trustworthy as well. The company offers a 24-hour phone service to answer any questions a client might have. They also offer a guarantee of customer satisfaction for a job well done, or they will issue a money back refund. Not only does Handy have a staff of of cleaning professionals, but they also employ professionals who can assist with home repairs.

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Keith Mann Strives For Unity In New York: The Fight Against Community Crime and Violence

The recent attacks on the NYPD haven’t left officers feeling secure and hopeful about their position in recent months. However, this gloomy attitude must go! Renowned entrepreneur, philanthropist and a law-abiding New York resident, Keith Mann won’t stand for it. It’s been almost a year since he and his wife Mrs. Keely Mann sponsored lunch for the precinct on 54th Street. Mann is on a mission of promoting morality in a bid to disarm the forces of violence and protests. This isn’t his first act of gratitude for the said precinct. In fact, he’s been a constant measure of hope for the entire department. For years, he’s nurtured a close-knit relationship with the unit. Furthermore, his uncle commands the neighboring Staten Island division where he’s a distinguished detective.

Of course, the officers regretted having experienced the chaotic revelation of what should’ve been a non-violent protest. Unfortunately, things quickly went haywire and Mann was deeply hurt knowing how moral and devoted the NYPD has been in controlling community violence. Sadly, this revelation was untoward. The vigilant NYPD department has steadfastly addressed security concerns since the incident. Mann advocates the importance of both civilians and NYPD officers to conduct themselves in a law-abiding manner.

In a bid to strengthen security efforts, he’s encouraged citizens to support the NYPD unit in their quest to stop common violence and criminal insurgency. Keith Mann campaigns for a more secure neighborhood and surrounding communities. Above all, he’s concerned about the relationship involving citizens and law enforcement officers. Mann runs a successful hedge-fund boutique, namely Dynamic Search Partners which he co-founded in 2001.

The company plays a fundamental role in managing numerous hedge funds for parent accounts. Prior to launching his private practice, Mann consulted for Dynamic Associates where herpes quickly become a top-tier hedge fund manager. At Dynamic Search Partners he’s the appointed managing director. Primarily, this newly launched consultancy handles a series of tasks such as; providing executive and alternative staffing solutions to heavyweight private equity companies.

Besides managing the company’s affairs, Mann remains committed to promoting education. In fact, he’s a frequent donor of Uncommon Schools needing educational tools and supplies to reach academic goals. With Mann backing educational programs for students in need of financial assistance, New York will certainly have more college graduates. Another charitable organization Mann supports is the prominent Hope-and-Heroes foundation.

The Difference Between Dengue And Zika

Dr. Sergio Cortes is a world renowned doctor that lives in the city of Rio De Janiero, Brazil. Dr. Cortes works as the State Health Secretary of Rio de Janeiro and he is a member of the national Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics in the Brazilian Confederation of Volley. Dr. Cortes is also a well known Harvard business school graduate.

Many individuals have heard of Dr. Cortes because of the many investigations that he has done on health matters. He has also written many articles that speak of his findings in orthopedics and also that give information to those individuals that are interested in finding ways to prevent and relieve medical problems. Dr. Cortes is an individual that not only enjoys being a doctor, but he has general concern for the safety and well-being of his patients and for individuals around the world. He is active on the social media, and he can be followed on twitter and linkedin.
Dr. Cortes did an interview with Noticias R7 in which he talked about how to differentiate the symptoms of the Dengue virus and
Zika virus. These two viruses are both transmitted by mosquitoes. Even though the symptoms of these two viruses are very similar, there are some ways to differentiate between the two. The things that these two viruses have in common are body aches and high fevers. It is very important to be able to tell the difference between these two diseases. Dengue is the first virus that he compared to the other. Dengue is categorized by muscle pain along with pain behind the eyes. The virus is categorized by itching and red eyes as well.

Regardless of if an individual is suffering from either virus, it is important for them to get medical care as soon as they realize that the symptoms could possibly point to one of these diseases. Dr. Cortes is involved in numerous studies to see if it is possible for an individual to become ill with both viruses at the same time.  There are many scientists that are involved in the creation of a vaccine that is hoped to prevent Dengue fever, and there are continued studies being done to see if it is possible to come up with a vaccine that can also prevent Chikungunya as well.

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