Your Morning Snippets – August 04, 2021 On this day in 1961, Barack Obama, 44th United States President (Democrat: 2009-17) and first African-American president was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. Happy 60th Birthday, President Obama.
Your Morning Snippets – August 03, 2021 On this day in 1914, two days after declaring war on Russia, Germany declares war on France, moving ahead with a long-held strategy, conceived by the former chief of staff of the German army, Alfred von Schlieffen, for a two-front war against France and Russia. Hours later, FranceContinue reading “CBN: No Plan to Convert Bank Customers’ Foreign Currency into Naira”
Your Morning Snippets – August 02, 2021 On this day in 1776, members of Congress affix their signatures to an enlarged copy of the Declaration of Independence. Fifty-six congressional delegates in total signed the document, including some who were not present at the vote approving the declaration.
Your Morning Snippets – July 30, 2021 On this day in 2003, the last of 21,529,464 Volkswagen Beetles built since World War II rolls off the production line at Volkswagen’s plant in Puebla, Mexico. One of a 3,000-unit final edition, the baby-blue vehicle was sent to a museum in Wolfsburg, Germany.
Your Morning Snippets – July 29, 2021 On this day in 1909, the newly formed General Motors Corporation (GM) acquires the country’s leading luxury automaker, the Cadillac Automobile Company, for $4.5 million. Cadillac was founded out of the ruins of automotive pioneer Henry Ford’s second failed company (his third effort, the Ford Motor Company, finallyContinue reading “Naira slumps to 523 against dollar at parallel market”
Your Morning Snippets – July 28, 2021 On this Day in 1971, Wells Fargo launches the world’s first stock-index fund with $6 million from the pension fund of Samsonite Corp. The trader executing the orders for the new fund immediately acquires the sarcastic nickname “Discount Diane.”
Your Morning Snippets – July 27, 2021 On this day in 1949, the world’s first jet-propelled airliner, the British De Havilland Comet, makes its maiden test-flight in England. The jet engine would ultimately revolutionize the airline industry, shrinking air travel time in half by enabling planes to climb faster and fly higher.
Before you get started as an investor, you need to earn the right to invest and to earn that right you need to do the following things: Determine your current financial situation and estimate your net worth – As with every journey, it must start with identifying clearly where you currently stand. This entails accessingContinue reading “Getting started as an Investor”
In this final lesson, we see the widow and her sons roll up their sleeves to do some work – In verse 4, they go into production and in verse 7, they go into sales. “Go into your house with your sons and shut the door behind you. Then pour olive oil from your jarContinue reading “The Widow and the Jars of Oil – Lesson 4”
We move to the third verse. “Then borrow many pots and pans from your friends and neighbours!” he instructed. – II Kings 4:3 (LB) This speaks about leverage and relationships. Interestingly, the original problem was a debt problem, now the solution involves more debt. There’s many approaches to debt – some think it’s a sin,Continue reading “The Widow and the Jars of Oil – Lesson 3”