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See original article at Seeking Alpha website

The most important event this week in Consumer Staplessector will be special shareholders meeting at Reynolds American (NYSE:RAI), taking place on July 19, 2017.

The business of the day is selling British American Tobacco (LON:BATS) (BAT). BAT already holds 42,2% of RAI (that’s why deal is expected to be approved). Other 57,8% of BAT Reynolds American is going to buy for $54,5 billions, ($30,1 billions will be payid by BAT shares).

British American Tobacco is trying to take leadership under Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM), spread it’s presence in America.

For retail traders it may be great opportunity for sell-side traders to earn trading British American Tobacco (BATS) on LSE and (BTI) on NYSE.

BAT is going to make additional emission of 435 556 670 shares (now there are 1,86 billions of shares on the market), that will be used to buy RAI. Decision of additional emission will be announced after shareholders meeting of Reynolds American.

 
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Business, Investments, My Latest News, Wealth & Well-Being, Women Empowerment
See original article at Lfe Beyond Numbers website

Inna Rosputnia – The Wall Street Queen Who Turned $10K Into $3,000,000 In Just A Few Years

Women in trading continue to be the shining light in the current market. There are many examples of female traders’ success stories but we did not have to dig deep to find the truly inspirational female business leader. Inna Rosputnia(Lady F) has overcome great odds and serve as a beacon for all those to follow.

Her example provides a high degree of hardship and success. “Be not afraid of greatness; some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them“, so rightly stated by William Shakespeare.

Inna Rosputnia is one of the most successful female traders. Nominated to Women in Finance Awards in 2016, known as a trader, who turned $10k into $3,000,000 in a few years of trading and run one of the most fast growing investment companies, she was named “Wall Street Queen” by one of the bankers during the Women Economic Forum.

 
Inna Rosputnia

Inna Rosputnia

When I was a child, nothing could have predicted my future career in finance. The only thing that connected my growing up in small Ukrainian village and Wall Street was watching American TV series with my granny. There were always some stories about investing, stocks, oil etc., and I dreamed of understanding and getting into this world.” – says Inna Rosputnia.

She was working as model and TV host but became closer to her true purpose only in 2007. Inna kept thinking about what she would like to do next; meanwhile she was working at Alfa Insurance IC.(a part of Alfa Group Consortium – one of Russia’s largest privately owned investment groups, with interests in oil and gas, commercial and investment banking, asset management, insurance, retail trade, telecommunications, water utilities and special situation investments). Finally, Inna began trading futures, commodities, and stocks in 2009.

When I first started I was broke and in debts. I didn’t have the right to fail and I was always moving forward no matter what and no matter how difficult it was. When you can’t make a step back, you do your best, you open all your inner resources to proceed and to reach your goal. At most difficult times, when I was feeling like giving up, I looked back on how far I have reached already and how many people were depending on me. My family was always my pushing power, giving me support and inspiration.” – Inna tells.

Inna has also been active as a philanthropist since 2013 when she began providing funds to help women in Africa to attend universities and start own business. In 2016, Inna joined Cherie Blair Foundation for women to contribute to women empowerment and promote gender equity, human rights, and transparency. Inna has a special mission to engage women into trading and investing, educate them and empower.

Being a woman trader, who started from zero, and became millionaire she understands when it comes to financing and investing, women have special needs. Her work with Cherie Blair Foundation inspired Inna to wrote a book ‘Basic instinct of Woman Trader‘. In this book, Inna shares secrets about how to change mindset to succeed in trading and investing, and how to be profitable in trading. Her book is aimed to empower women, as she told her own story there.

To reach any goal you need to make the first step – don’t wait for the right time (It will never come), do it now. Taking action is the way to success and common feature of all successful people. Just trust your inner voice, believe in yourself and keep moving forward!” – wrote Inna in her letter to readers.

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You can find original article at Business Woman Media website

Don’t hold back: women should take control of their investments

One of the myths about why there are not many women engaged in trading and investing is because they are scared of taking action in the ‘male world of finance’. Women are often scared of not knowing what to do… how to start. As a woman trader who started from zero and becoming a millionaire, I know that the best way to overcome that fear – even on a limited budget – is to dip your toes into the market.

The old saying that it takes money to make money is true. And those living paycheck to paycheck may feel there often isn’t enough money left over to put towards investing.But if you don’t put money away for later years, you will face a very difficult future. One day, you won’t be able to work and you may not have enough money to live on… So what can you donow to escape such a catastrophic situation in future?

To reach any goal, you need look for opportunities, not for excuses.

Financial freedom comes to the persons who take control over their finances – It’s a golden rule of the universe. My advice is not new, but it works. Follow 3 easy steps to change your life and take control over your financial future:

1. Save

One of the best thing you can do for yourself is to develop a habit of saving part of your salary or other income. Even a small amount regularly saved adds up over time. Savings today are guarantees and possibilities of tomorrow. Beginning today first of all reserve 10% of your income to save. You can save even more — or if 10% seems to be too big an amount for you, start with 2% or 4% and increase it every month. Make every dollar count! How often do you go to fast food restaurant, how often do you buy snacks? What if you cut out even small part of those expenses each month, netting you an extra $100 per month? At the end of the year you will have $1200. Yes, it does not seem like much to get started, but anything is better than nothing, and it can make a big difference in 20 years.

Start a special account to save 10% of your income and pay it with the same respect as you do your mortgage. Be disciplined – it’s your key to success. And never touch your savings, except for investing.

2. Learn

While you are letting your savings mount up to the level where you can use them, educate yourself about investment. There are many free courses and a lot of information around that can teach you the basics of the market, the different kinds of shares, bonds and other opportunities. Beware of those who recommend anything they personally get a fee for pushing. Learn for yourself what the risks and rewards are from different types of investing.

3. Get started

Start investing as soon as possible, as soon as you accumulate enough funds to join the investment program you like – do it! If you are just saving, not investing, you will never become wealthy, because inflation will be eating your money day by day and year by year. The magic formula is saving + investing = financial freedom.

To reach a goal you need to make a first step – do it now!

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Financial Planning, Women Empowerment
Hope my advices will help you! To see original article, please visit ThriveGlobal.

One of the myths about why there are not many women engaged in trading and investing is because they are scared of taking action in “men world of finance”. In true they are scared of not knowing what to do, how to start. As a woman trader started from zero and becoming a millionaire, I know that fear is not what is holding women back from investing. The most important reason is their limited budget.

The old saying that it takes money to make money is true, and for those living paycheck to paycheck, there often isn’t enough money left over to put towards investing. The fact is if you don’t put money away for later years, you will face a very difficult future. Just imagine, if one day, you won’t be able to work and you will not have money to live on… So what can you do to escape such catastrophic situation in future?

woman investing financial advice

To reach any goal, you need look for opportunities, not for excuses. Financial freedom comes to the persons who take control over their finances — It’s a golden rule of Universe. My advice is not new, but it works. Follow 3 easy steps to change your life and take control over your financial future:

1. One of the best thing you can do for yourself is to develop a habit of saving part of your salary or other income. Savings today are guarantees and possibilities of tomorrow. Beginning today first of all take 10% of your income to save. You can save even more or if 10% seems to be a big amount for you, start with 2% or 4% and increase it every month. Make every dollar count! How often do you go to fast food restaurant, how often do you buy snacks? What if you cut out even small part of those expenses each month, netting you an extra $100 per month? At the end of the year you will have $1200. Yes, it does not seem like much to get started, but anything is better than nothing, and it can make a big difference in 20 years.

2. Start a special account to save 10% of your income and pay it with the same respect as you do your mortgage. Be disciplined — its your key to success. And never touch your savings, except of investing.

3. Start investing as soon as possible, as soon as you will accumulate enough funds to join the investment program you like — do it! If you are just saving, not investing, you will never become wealthy, because inflation will be eating your money day by day and year by year. The magic formula is saving + investing = financial freedom.

To reach a goal you need to make a first step — do it now!

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Clad to share my new interview at 1000+ Stories, specially focused to empower women traders.

Inna-Rosputnia

Reason for starting? When I first decide to start trading and investing, I could not find the guidanc or understanding of how it all works. And it was really difficult to find a good trader to manage my assets, a trader who is good with money and down to earth, focused on me, on my goals and not selling me general “working for all and suitable for all” investment decisions. It was the motivation to start Lady F Wealth Management – the place and the company I was looking for few years ago. I have a special mission to engage women in the investing world and to make our services transparent and global. Everyone, regardless of country of origin can access our services online and get customized investment advice or mentorship.

How do you define success? For me success is to fulfil myself, to do a job that makes me happy and inspires new projects. It’s a feeling that is burning inside of me every morning when I wake up. It’s being happy with what I do and having time to enjoy life with my family and the people I love. Our main goal is to make difference in the world by giving people access to professional services in investing and trading. We want to make investing easy and easy to understand for ordinary people and to empower and engage women in investing and trading.

Biggest success: My biggest success is building a strong family and keeping balance between my business and personal life. I was nominated for the Women in Finance Awards last year and It was a great honour for me to be among the 30 most successful women in the Finance field. I achieved this thanks to my family and their support.

What is your top challenge and how you have addressed it? I think challenge is good as it makes us smarter. It motivates me to make better decisions and to find new opportunities. It always opens new doors. Many people want to make investments and build their wealth, but very often they do not know how to do that and they are afraid of being scamed or making the wrong choice. I think this gives us a chance to build a service and customer experience that changes the way people think about investments and the way people invest. Lady F Wealth Management is the evolution in trading, investments and wealth management.

Who is your most important role model? My role models are women who change the world, who make the biggest contributions to making a difference, strong women who have overcome fears and obstacles – unstoppable women.

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Can you tell us about LadyF-Trader.com? What is the need that you saw in the market?

Lady F Wealth Management is the team of professional traders, wealth managers, analysts and lawyers, providing its services for individuals, families and corporate clients from many countries. We are always focused on financial goals of each client and finding the most optimal way reach it. Today almost all, not depending on incomes, are trying to make investments and build its wealth. Very often people are trying to find solutions online and we are providing them all tools to do that. Many of them do not understand the world of finance and how global markets work, our mission is to educate them and give all necessary information they could be confident about their investments and made choice. Financial awareness is the key to personal success and development of economy and society. We have special mission to engage women to investments, money management, make them financially independent and empower. I understand that women have unique wealth management needs that differ from men. I am aware that women have a growing desire to advocate for themselves in regard to their finances and are increasingly controlling a significant amount of wealth. My ultimate goal is to deliver the knowledge and the peace of mind necessary to make solid financial decisions and flourish in life.

How and why did you start your business?

As a child nothing could predict my future careers at finance. The only thing that connected my growing up in small Ukrainian village and Wall Street, was watching American TV series with my granny. There were always some stories about investing, stocks, oil etc. and being a child I dreamed to understand and to get into this world. I began trading futures, commodities, and stocks in 2009, when I was broke and in debt. I did not have even 1000$ to start investments and I took a loan. My kids, faith to my dream and my goal moved in tandem with my debts left me no way back. When you don’t have right to give up, you always do your best, you open all your inner reserves to move forward, you work hard like never before, you don’t feel fear – you understand, that fear is the obstacle, that stands on a way of your progress. Trading became my passion and style of my life. As Oprah Winfrey said – “Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you”. I had my ups and downs at trading, but my believe, my passion and focusing helped me to find my way to success and financial freedom. Changes in my life attracted attention of all people around and it became a beginning of my new business. In 2015 I started Lady F Wealth Management. Now I work with individuals and families as well as institutions and corporate clients and manage portfolio of over 5 mln. USD.

What were the challenges you faced in starting and running LadyF-Trader.com? I believe challenges are the most positive thing for personal and business development. They make me as CEO smarter and stronger and test my business and the way I manage it. It’s a big responsibility to manage clients’ money and one of the most important things to run this business successfully is to build good team of professionals. People want to make investments and build their wealth, but very often they do not know how to do that and they are afraid of being scamed or making wrong choice. I think it’s even not a challenge, it’s a chance for us to build a service and customer experience that changes the way people think about investments and the way people invest. Lady F Wealth Management is the evolution in trading, investments and wealth management.

What do you think are the most effective methods in reaching your target market? We look at our services as the way for individuals and families to reach their financial goals and the way for corporate clients to develop their business by managing their portfolio. I know every my client, their financial goals, hopes and expectations. I believe, it is the key to successful and long partnership and there is no bigger reward and accomplishment than to be referred to their very own friends and colleagues. Their trust is the most important for me; it’s my biggest achievement, honor and inspiration.

How has social media helped you spread the word out about your business? Social media is the great way to inform clients about company news, establish relationships and stay connected. It helps us build trust with audience and provide key information.

How are you balancing your business with your personal life? There is no secret that trading gives not only high income, but also a freedom. I have much more free time for my family as people running other types of business. We often travel with a family, as I can open trades and make investments from any part of the world, as well as communicate with my clients, who live in different countries.

What lessons have you learned so far about being an entrepreneur? You need to have few things to become successful – focus, clear vision of your goal, courage, never stop learning and be passionate about what you are doing.

How do you see the business 5 years from now? Lady F Wealth Management will be the place where one can find the best investment decisions not coming out from his own home. I see our company as online destination to make investments, get professional services in financial planning or wealth management. It will be company with extremely growing assets under management.

What lessons can you share other women entrepreneurs out there? Believe in yourself and do not be afraid to make first step to give life for your business idea. Stop dreaming and set goals instead – step by step you will reach it!

 
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Glad to share my new article at Business News Daily.

When I was a child, nothing could have predicted my future career in finance. The only thing that connected my growing up in small Ukrainian village and Wall Street, was watching American TV series with my granny. There were always some stories about investing, stocks, oil etc., and I dreamed of understanding and getting into this world.

The path to achieving this dream was long. After school I started a career as model and TV host to help my family and pay for my education. I graduated from two different universities with Master Degrees in Economics and International Relations.

I came closer to my true purpose in 2007, when I began to work at an insurance company. One year later, I became head of the financial risk insurance department at Alfa Insurance IC (a part of Alfa Group Consortium – one of Russia’s largest privately owned investment groups, with interests in oil and gas, commercial and investment banking, asset management, insurance, retail trade, telecommunications, water utilities and special situation investments). This period of my life was my training in trading. Finally, I began trading futures, commodities, and stocks in 2009.

Trading became my passion. As Oprah Winfrey said, “Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” I had my ups and downs at trading, but my belief, my passion and focusing helped me to find my way to success and financial freedom. Changes in my life attracted attention of all people around and it became a beginning of my new business. Now I work with individuals and families as well as institutions and corporate clients and manage portfolio of over 5 million USD. I know every client, their financial goals, hopes and expectations. Their trust is the most important for me, it’s my biggest achievement, honor and inspiration.

I have also been active as a philanthropist since 2013, when I began providing funds to help women in Africa to attend universities and start own business. In 2016, I joined Cherie Blair Foundation for women to contribute to women empowerment and promote gender equity, human rights and transparency.

I meet women from every corner of the world. Some of them don’t have a job, don’t have possibility to succeed, to start own business, and some just can’t find their true purpose — but all of them want to fulfill themselves. Looking at their eyes I see the light and hope.

My success in the financial markets has given me a greater degree of independence than most other people. This obliges me to take stands on controversial issues when others cannot, and taking such positions has itself been a source of satisfaction. My philanthropy, loving family and my job have made me happy. What more could one ask for?

About the author: Inna Rosputnia, also known as Lady F, is a wealth management expert and the author of the e-book “Basic Instinct of Woman Trader,” published in Russian and English in 2016. Her articles and essays on markets, financial planning, politics, society and economics regularly appear in newspapers and magazines, like The Business Woman Media, Financial Magnates and other.

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