Trading is competitive. It is a zero-sum game—for every winner, there
is a loser. And, if that is not challenging enough, some of the brightest
people in the world are professional traders. When trading the
financial markets, the retired attorney, former marketing executive, or
housewife is akin to David squaring off against Goliath. At first glance, it
appears that the little guy has no chance to succeed. However, remember
that when the biblical battle ended, it was David who was still standing....
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines telemarketing
as the marketing of goods or services by telephone. It’s a word
that was added to the dictionary back in 1980, when it became
obvious that the telephone was changing the way companies
In general, people are busy. They don’t want to be both-
ered by others trying to sell them products or services that
aren’t needed. A successful telemarketer can quickly capture
the attention of the person he or she is calling and prove to that
person that what you’re offering could be beneficial.
Barriers to low-carbon investment may be financial, structural or technical. Financial barriers include
fossil fuel subsidies, and the unpriced carbon externality. These discourage local businesses, project
developers, vendors, technology providers from offering low carbon solutions to the market, and hamper
institutional and market financing mechanisms enabling such businesses to grow.
Our base scenario for enrollment in the Exchange is
based on the probabilities found in the literature due
to changes in cost of coverage for individuals with different
incomes, health status, English proficiency, and
starting point of coverage. In the enhanced scenario,
we assume that language is not a barrier to enrollment,
that eligibility and enrollment processes and systems
are simplified, and that the state launches a robust
outreach and education effort to make individuals
aware of their coverage options.
Research shows that sensational news stories as well as popular romance novels
often feature themes related to important topics in evolutionary psychology. In the first of
four studies described in this paper we examined the song lyrics from three Billboard
charts: Country, Pop, and R&B. A content analysis of the lyrics revealed 18 reproductive
themes that read like an outline for a course in evolutionary psychology. Approximately
92% of the 174 songs that made it into the Top Ten in 2009 contained one or more
reproductive messages, with an average of 10.49 reproductive...
More specifically, we must further examine
health beliefs, and food beliefs and
practices that have symbolic or traditional
importance to determine how knowledge,
beliefs and attitudes translate into eating
behaviour in older adults, especially at
advanced ages. More research is needed to
clarify the relative contribution of income,
ethnic background and other personal predictors
of healthy eating – self-control,
emotions, resistance to change, time constraints,
lack of knowledge – and environmental
factors governing food availability
Sometimes added to the “Four P’s of Marketing,” policy refers to the consideration of
the laws or regulations that influence the behavior you want to change. This can include
those laws or penalties you can use or enact to further encourage the behavior (such as
imprisonment for drunk driving), as well as understanding or changing those policies or
laws that may act as barriers to the behavior (such as inconvenient clinic locations).
The 1938 World Cup victory in France was the zenith of sporting
achievement for Fascist Italy. As Lando Ferretti, Mussolini’s press officer
and one of Fascism’s most prominent theorists of sport, suggested, such
successes were uniting the Italian diaspora behind the regime and
symbolized the rise of the Fascist Italian nation.
Until this point, ‘Italy’ was a more accurate term for the geographical
area united by the 1861 Risorgimento (Unification) than the ‘Italian
nation’, which remained a disparate, disconnected entity, in need of physical
and psychological integration.