Learn to Trade with Greg Secker

“I’m not a why guy, I’m a why not guy.”

Greg Secker followed an unorthodox path to his position as founder of Learn to Trade. Prior to his time with Thomas Cook Financial Services he was an agriculture and food science major at University of Nottingham. It was through his hobby and side business of building and selling computers and a bit of fortune that ultimately led to his entry into the financial industry. While working on the Virtual Trading Desk the young entrepreneur learned about foreign exchange trading strategies on the trading floor. His work on the Virtual Trading Desk earned him the British Telecom Award for innovation in e-commerce in 1998.

By the time Secker turned 25 he became Vice President at Mellon Financial Corporation. In 2003 Secker retired from Mellon Financial Corporation to operate as a full time forex trader out of his living room. After building an adequate fortune Greg Secker retired from trading to instead teach what he had learned. The Greg Secker Foundation is intended to grant young people with personal and financial lessons. These life lessons create the financial stability to encourage a new generation of entrepreneurs. In addition to speaking arrangements the foundation has also worked towards providing carbon neutral homes in the Philippines after the country was ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan in 2013.

Building upon his accomplishments as a speaker Greg Secker has authored multiple books. His first, Financial Freedom Through Forex is a comprehensive beginner’s guide on currency markets. Greg Secker is also a contributing author on The Book Of Success: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Success While many would point the the wealth Secker has generated throughout his career as a forex trader his selection for the “200 Most Influential Philanthropists and Social Entrepreneurs” is a more complete portrayal of his career accomplishments.


Equities First Holdings Moves Its Australian Office

Lending company, Equities First Holdings has decided to relocate one of its Australian offices. The firm will continue to maintain a presence of three different branches in the Australian continent. Equity First’s Melbourne office is slated for relocation. The Sydney, New South Wales and Perth, Western Australian office locations will remain in the same place.

Equity First Holdings is moving its current Melbourne office away from a suburban location to a more central location in downtown Melbourne. The address of the new office is Level 2, 287 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000. Its telephone number is +61 3 8688 7191. Equity First says the new location will be much more convenient to current businesses and potential new clients. The firm says that the relocation is also part of an expansion in company operations in Australia. This new office will be able to accommodate more staff and serve more clients in the Western Australia state market.

In addition to its three offices throughout Australia, Equity First Holdings has a sizeable presence in the Asian Pacific region. The lending company has an office in the Asian financial centers of Singapore and Hong Kong. It also has an office branch in Thailand. Its European location is located in the city of London in the United Kingdom. Equity First Holdings corporate headquarters are located in the city of Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.

The primary financial service that Equity First Holdings provides is stock based loans to businesses for expansion or unspecified non-purpose loans. A stock based loan is a loan that is pegged to the stock market. Equity First Holdings loans are fixed rate and are often at below market rates for businesses. They are also non-recourse loans. This means that if a borrower fails to repay the loan, than Equity First Holdings will seize collateral that was offered as a guarantee for repayment when the loan was disbursed.

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The Tony Awards celebrate the best of live Broadway theatre each year

In 2017, the Tonys occur on June 11. This year’s ceremony celebrates the wide variety of Broadway offerings from the classic to the latest. According to the Huffington Post, there are 8 Broadway shows that theatre fans should know (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/8-things-every-broadway-fan-should-watch-read-or-see-before-the-tonys_us_59399d80e4b006105480c51d).

1) Dear Evan Hansen
Nominated for Best Musical, “Dear Evan Hansen” is musical created by songwriters Justin Paul and Benj Pasek – the team behind the critically acclaimed movie “La-La-Land”. Dear Evan Hanson stars Ben Platt.

2) Sweat
Pulitzer Prize winner “Sweat”, written by Lynn Nottage, is nominated for Best Play. Sweat is a story that examines the lives of a group of factory workers living and working in a small town in Pennsylvania.

3) The Little Foxes
“The Little Foxes” is nominated for Best Revival of a Play. Little Foxes is a period piece that takes place in small Alabama town during the 1900’s. It stars Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon who exchanged roles during the play’s run.

4) Falsettos
Nominated for Best Revival of a Musical, “Falsettos” tells the story about the impact of divorce and a father professing his homosexuality on a family that struggles to stay together.

5) Hello Dolly
“Hello Dolly” is a classic nominated for Best Revival of a Musical. Broadway actress Bette Midler makes her comeback in the role of Dolly Gallagher Levi.

6) Jitney
Written by playwright August Wilson, “Jitney” is nominated for Best Revival of a Play. Jitney tells the story of unofficial taxi drivers in the 1970’s who transported working class African Americans in the Pittsburgh Hill District when others refused them transportation.

7) Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812
Nominated for Best Musical, this complex, interactive show is based on a section of “War & Peace” and stars Josh Groban.

8) The Present
Actress Cate Blanchette is nominated for Best Actress in this play based on an unfinished Chekhov title.