The current bull market in equities is still intact. So far it is the second longest bull market in stocks. Some pundits on the financial media will say its time to completely exit stocks, while others believe there are more gains to be made. If you were wise enough to jump into equities at the beginning of 2009, chances are you have enjoyed excellent gains. If you believe the stock market will never crash, you are in one camp. However, if you believe that this bull run may have about run its course, it’s time to heed some advice from Ted Bauman regarding protecting the gains you have made.
Ted Bauman attended Cape Town University and graduated with degrees in History and Economics. He spent some time with Habitat for Humanity working in the Caribbean and Latin America. After spending twenty-five years in South Africa working in the nonprofit sector, he returned to the US and since 2013 has served as the editor of the Bauman Letter for Banyan Hill Publishing. His current focus is on wealth protection for individuals and offers very simple advice that investors can take to protect their wealth.
Ted Bauman believes that investors should have bonds along with stocks. The stock market is where most investors put their assets and many investors avoid the bond market at all costs. If the stock market were to crash, equity investors who held some of their net worth would have a hedge against the losses. Also, bonds receive monthly interest payments which are somewhat like dividend payments for investors.
Ted Bauman also advices that investors keep a portion of their assets out of the control the banking system. He believes that investors should have a fireproof safe at home to store some cash or precious metals and to have some of their assets in a vault overseas. Although asset protection is not the hottest form of investing in the financial world, Ted Bauman believes that investors who seek to defend their assets rather than try to get rich quick will end up making higher returns over the long haul.
The Mexican government has announced a change in its standing policy to keep private companies from oil wells in Mexican waters. This reticent announcement was made with back in 2015, stating that the government was seeking new ways to drive up competition in its energy markets. In response to this announcement, Talos Energy, a Texas-based oil and gas company, formed a partnership with Premier Oil from the UK and Mexico’s own Sierra Oil & Gas. Talos and company first lobbied the Mexican government back in 2015 when the announcement was first made. After much mediation, a $16 million deal for first-drilling rights. It’s the first drilling efforts in Mexican water by private, foreign companies and not the state-run Petroleos Mexicanos since 1938. Drilling efforts began at the Sureste Basin offshore from Tabasco.
The Sama-1 well is expected to contain an approximate 500 million barrels of crude, and these companies have but 90 days to extract it before their drilling window closes. Aside from direct business interests, the energy industry is very interested in what Talos has kicked off in Mexico. According to analysts from Edison Investment Research in London, as Mexico continues to reform its energy regulations and invite more companies to compete with Petroleos Mexicanos it will gain more attention. Seeing this as an opportunity for companies to expand to a new region, Talos has more incentive than before to succeed in meeting its drilling projections than before. The possibility of intense competition in a market that previously had none could shape up to be the most interesting energy story of 2017.
About Talos Energy:
Talos Energy is an oil and gas company that specializes in offshore exploration and the development of deep-water assets. With years of experience operating in the Gulf of Mexico, Talos Energy has been instrumental in testing novel approaches to explorations and making use of high-end seismic technologies in the endless quest for energy stores while maintaining a commitment to protecting the environment. With more than 10 years in operation, Talos Energy has consistently remained at the forefront of success. Remaining abreast of the changes in the industry has allowed Talos to innovate in ways that helps the industry grow and expands their influence to new partners across the globe.
Milan Kordestani is known to be a California native since he was born in Stanford. He grew up there and started attending Phillips Brooks Elementary school. Later he was forced to move to London, England by the divorce of his parents in 2009 but in 2010 he went back to the Bay Area, and in 2017 he graduated High school as an alumnus of Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton.
Milan Kordestani started riding horses when he was young at ten years old, what surprises people is that at one time he was thrown off the runway by his horse but instead of getting terrified he went back on the same horse. Unlike other children who would have lost the interest of riding such an unfriendly animal. Milan Kordestani is hardworking and his passion for becoming a world champion he has won major races. He started this career by first attending riding lessons in Atherton. His passion and interest in horse in competing in major horse races made him perform well and within a short time he was able to compete at World Champion Horse Show.
Currently, Milan Kordestani is a chief executive officer as well as the founder of Milan Farms. He founded Milan Farms in 2015. The firm targets to be among the farms that are transparent in their production, giving consumers and reasonable alternative. The animals at Milan Farms are raised using transparency, and their plants are grown using an organic option. He believes that if the consumers are aware of the best option they should be able to find pure and a reasonable option in his farm without anything to be worried of or keeping any secret of how it was grown. He believes this is important when it comes to selection of products.
In the year 2016 is when the Milan Farms acquired a trademark to operate on its brand and logo as company. Since 2016, the firm has grown very fast, and now it has opened three farms that supply eggs on the entire west coast. Milan Farms does not only believe in the traditional method of production but also invest in innovations.