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PIMCO is investing in this company 18 June 2009 I have a friend who likes to invest in shares, although it does so in a very particular way: my friend copied the portfolio strategy of investment funds that have managed to better profitability in the last time.My friend’s reasoning is simple: If the investment funds, which usually have a very qualified specialists team and probably handled information privileged quasi, invest in certain enterprises, it is likely that they have a high potential for profitability. For those who act as my friend, probably, a strategy that would not be bad is the attention to those papers in which investment funds observed a potential growth in a medium to long term. Thus, investing in papers with longer-term growth potential, the inverter may acquire them until the best of its growth has passed. There are two very interesting companies to invest already. Click here to find out what. What les I commented above arises from a note I read in America economics where he met the Executive Michael Gomez of the bond fund Pimco, who acknowledged that they are investing in sovereign debt of Brazil, because these bonds are the highest in the world and this is a country that is very well managed, does not have an inflation problemIt has a coin between relatively stable and strong. But Pimco has not only set in the Brazilian sovereign bonds, but has also been in the spotlight in three companies in the country, among which is the Companhia Siderurgica Nacional – CSN-(BVSP:CSNA3; NYSE:SID). CSN is the second steel company of Brazil and the first producer of flat steel, which has a capacity of annual production of 5.6 million tons and generated 16,000 direct jobs. The company has international operations, beginning its process of internationalization in 2001 through the purchase in the U.S. Heartland Steel. Leveraging the advantages, the firm operates currently in different market segments such as automotive, civil construction, containers, appliances, among others. After seeing this note, I searched the graph of its SARD to see its evolution, and found that it is observing an upward trend since the beginning of February this year. Read more from Andrew Cuomo to gain a more clear picture of the situation. Papers of the company did not have a good day on yesterday and closed at $22,34, far from US $51, from May 2008. However, the current value of the ADR away lies the growth potential that can reach the company. Depressive economic context, it has been affected by the strong impact of the crisis has been particularly in the sector, but recent signs of global economic recovery hopes increase. The depression of the international scene was reflected in the company’s results during the first quarter of the year. The gross operating profit (EBITDA) of Q1 2009 was 681 million reais ($ 323,3 m), representing a 47% drop compared to figures for the first quarter of 2008. This sharp decline has other extenuating circumstance that CSN is recording a record in 2008, its net profit R $ 5.8 billion (US $2.529 million), double the figures for 2007. On the results of the first quarter of 2009, the brokerage Brascan said in BNamericas: since 2006 have not observed a less than 30% Ebitda margin. The reason for this result for Brascan is: this weakening of the operations is a direct reflection of the low demand for steel products. For the consultant, from such a result will be a gradual and continuous improvement every month demand that recompose the results of the signature. The expected recovery in demand for steels represents good news for the prospects of profitability of the company to which is added the decision to impose tariff measures the Brazilian Government and the end of a dispute which maintained with Vale (sao:VALE3; NYSE: VALE). Recently in Brazil decided measures tariff on steel imports that have a positive effect on the companies in the country, as CSN. Lula’s Government decided to cede to the pressures of the local industry, reimposing tariffs ranging from 12% to 14% on imported steel products. These had been eliminated in 2005. Last may, CSN managed to finish a dispute initiated by the exploitation of the mine stone house, in a negotiation than with benefits for both in 2000 by Vale, and according to which shall be at the discretion of Vale suspend or definitively cancel a contract until end of this year, to buy ore produced by Casa da Pedra. The agreement foresees also the supply by Vale of up to 3 million metric tons of pellets of iron to CSN between 2009 and 2014. In what refers to the company’s strategy in these times of crisis, it has prioritized kept liquid at least until uncertainty in the markets. In this sense, CSN made a strategic sale of 40% of the shares of national ore S.A. – Namisa- (Brazilian production company of iron ore, a subsidiary of Siderurgica CSN), to a consortium with companies in Japan and South Korea. In the same line of maintaining financial strength for this year, and considering the weakness of demand that will see a slow and gradual recovery and that will limit the volume of income, CSN has limited their investment projects to the continuity of which are already underway. At the moment, CSN has postponed the project of entering the market of long steels (the specialty of CSN are flat steels), scheduled for 2010. The construction of two new steel, one in Itaguai (Rio de Janeiro) and another in Mina Gerais was also postponed. Yes it was confirmed the continuity of investments for the construction of a cement factory. Perhaps one might think that the decision to postpone investments in steel sector represents a step backwards for the company. However this is not so since global demand is very depressed and will take a long time to resume normal, so it is not advisable on installed production capacity to expand to a current oversupply for the situation. Test of excess capacity of existing production at the global level, a friend of mine who works in a steel leader in Argentina, told me in China around 90% of steel plants are stopped, given the weak demand. Thus, in the immediate term, this Siderurgica argentina benefited from demand for steel from China that exceeds the production carried out active plants, but this situation is not sustainable in the medium term since many plants that are inactive like these from China will restart with the recovery of the global economy. To synthesize, Pimco sees a company that is well positioned in a market that while it is depressed, is in its phase of gradual recovery in CSN. On the other hand, the business strategy of the company allowed to speed recovery of their profitability compared to other companies in the sector.

Social Networking Tool

Nobody puts in doubt today that the internet is a source of almost infinite information, as well as a means of social and professional interaction. For companies social networks have become a key tool when it comes to recruiting staff (for comparing information, find professional profiles and sometimes to offer vacancies), for those responsible for recruitment social networks provide as much useful information so ratings are more comprehensive for select candidates primarily for posts dealtas responsibilitiespositively evaluating interaction offered and the ease to contact candidates. Its usefulness being fundamental to promote the brand image of the company, as well as to retain customers and find new contacts, and of course to sell, and as a marketing tool, where users become promoters of brands and products, being a shape that has the company learn more and better social networks allow consumers, A personal and social level to be informed, interconnected, communicated, entertaining.It motivates us knowing the things that are happening at a general level, but it is also interesting that it is what makes our friend, we are curious. We can have access to the people that matters, we have located our contacts, both the usual as we who long ago not you contacted, but we like to have, just in case. The same thing we did with the agenda of the mobile or notebook of paper. Also helps us to find who has studied with us in College, University, or we have worked, and we are interested to know or know of him. What will become of your life? Thanks to technology, geographical distances have been reduced and we can approach people, sources of information and resources anywhere in the world. There for whom social networks are a form of expression and communication because they allow them to break down personal barriers, the more shy can venture to say that taking the front person not dare, as for example declared to a Amigo/a, as in past centuries was used the love letter, now use social networks.

Rocha Foundation

The task for each one of us will be making case that called the stars only seeking that we recognize that reality is not what everyone has materially, in what society has sold us as important, because really what life is to live happilyin love and harmony with the universe, of which everyone is called children and desperate alerts of scientists around the world about the possibility of a meeting with inhabitants of other planets, which seek to cause fear and vilification towards this type of topics, is a calculated management so that we continue mired in ignorance and that the only source of knowledge is that they provide us. The fear of losing the control exercised in societies, makes them take such desperate measures. Before, if you were able to say that the possibility of life on other planets was feasible, they themselves were responsible for qualify your statements as ridiculous and fanciful, removing all kinds of credibility to these statements through teasing and the exclusion of his closed scientific community. But now that each day there are more independent astronomers, more eyes in our Cosmos, as well as more demonstrations by cosmic visitors, the as absurd possibility has been changed by the very high likelihood that life exists, but with similarity to ours, so the dangers of invasion and of control by these outer civilizations are high, wanting to once again manipulate any attempt of communication with other civilizations. Each who is free to think and feel low what many call free will, my desire does not therefore believe in the existence of UFOS or extraterrestrial beings, the only thing that I am trying is that each of us is capable of turning to the sky and we can analyze our lives through this that we live day to dayof trying to understand what is the distance between us and this beauty so that we can feel what the purpose of our existence and what both we are struggling to make it harmonious and happy.

We provide our energy for change this year as significant by the events that will arrive, is therefore the perfect to prepare towards the turn of the year 2012. We can not miss the opportunity to generate love and harmony to such levels that we can transform the intentions of those who are in the darkness of hatred and indifference. Even when you hear fantastic, is possible, if it is all joined the largest force that exists, which is the power of love. Contribute our energy of change will be many more who will join and action that will generate the force that this planet needs. I hope that all this is a chispita who turn a small light in the hearts of each and that can illuminate the path of the heart that all we have. That light is activated in our struggle to know and learn more about each one of us that ignorance will give step to wisdom, that it is which will help us to unite ourselves to our reality of love and harmony with our environment and the infinite and beautiful universe before finish, I would like to deeply thank all the support received during the last years by all of youour faithful friends and companions of the heart. Thank you all again and to fight with all the love in our hearts for a world better!

Obamaentre

OBAMA: Biology and destination between biology and destiny sleep dreams than awake ambition. But the new President of the United States of America is much more than that. Son of a nation so all-powerful, ethnocentric, immature and erratic, prefer the show history, invention Greek for counting life, Obama is the more refined product of the American ideal. Educate yourself even more with thoughts from Hikmet Ersek . Barack Hussein, with whose name, skin and family history nobody ever thought could get where he arrived, it is the output and outcome that has found that society to realize and provide respite to the deep economic and ethical crisis that crosses and that contaminates the rest of the world. It is not only political commodity, product of an election campaign, but collective lifeboat before the unfathomable cultural and ethnic polarity sometimes masked in the recurring refrain of the alleged existence of an inclusive, multicultural society. But this effort to understand would be incomplete if we do not agregaramos the will sustained by the minority Afro-descendant to achieve what has been achieved. Blood, sweat, tears, skills, productivity, elegance and rhythm, have shown these descendants of slaves to take their place in a society that outlawed them and threw into the hands of the Ku Klux Klan or the CIA or repression and the disappearance, physical and psychological, creating a society of racial handicapped, which long ago began already desalambrar the dense network of incomprehension and prejudices. And why not say it, white society has also become, in appearance, more porous and elastic.

The hippie movement, for example, with the slogan of peace and love created an illusion that today comes through the pores in the light. Governments of Kennedy, Carter and Clinton for his part took steps toward the opening, and if Lavoisier was right to say that nothing is lost but it is transformed, it should give credit also to those decisions assumed by power and white society. He never imagined Aretha Franklin, Queen of the Soul, born neither more nor less than in Memphis, Tennessee, who would sing at the ceremony of swearing in of a President of the United States of America that would share, among others, the color of their skin. With pride, dignity and democratic vocation, the public, I do not know if we could say that town, heard it in rally in which George W. Bush is dismissed. Amen. Now Obama is no longer black or white.

He is the President of the nation more powerful and fragile planet and embodies a hope for his own and the rest of the countries of the Earth, that we are all. Do votes to make its mandate of peace, understanding and rescue of damaged international image of their country that both has given lunch to the left and to international terrorism. Be sown fields of democratic principles by which here, in Venezuela, more than oil, also fought with tenacity.

University

Hello! today I want to share with you a reflection on 3 types of people who exist. This week he was working with the material of my method to lose weight naturally permanently (clear! using NLP) and I found myself writing about something that I had learned some time ago, during a seminar. There were two men, both with studies at the same University, both with the same age and from similar families (middle class, workers, two brothers and father and mother each, etc). In times of economic problems, both were dismissed by the company in which they worked, and found themselves without any possible revenue source. One of them began to look for work. Obviously, first looked into vacant posts that were commensurate with their education, but there was no. He then went to posts of lower category, where constantly closed you door saying he was over qualified. There is no response worse than that.

It is like the I love you as a friend when a boy love someone then he He came back every day at home, tired, in a bad mood, and sat in the big living room couch to watch television. His wife drove him, tried to lift the mood. Finally, one day said no there is work for me because there is no work. Makes no sense to continue wasting my time and from that day he stayed in his house, pulled, watching television, or taking with others who, like him, withdrew continue searching for what seemed impossible to achieve: a decent job. The other of these men was in the same situation. He also first sought positions commensurate with their preparation, and was down, listening to the same answers from above grade. He also returned to his home without an affirmative answer, but, every day, sought again in the newspaper and was going to try to get that post, any outside.

Latin America

We have sent information to different forums on the classroom management of media and ICT in their classes and the favorable results they are getting, in addition to displaying the blog from our school to the world in the sample apply as teachers edublog 2009 Was held a contest between 87 participating blogs from Latin America and Spain, we did not win but we were the only ones of Baja California sur, Mexico for the next school year teachers are already doing with our support and guidance blogs and webquest for subjects: Spanish (Citlalic Arce), chemistry (Jose Medina) Physics (Armando Lucero) history of Mexico (Joaquin Leon). In addition to continuing training in the teachers interested in this line. Here some leagues of the materials we have online where we show our work, we have created the following sites for dissemination of activities undertaken in the media room and the different courses offered on campus: BLOGS site from history of school we are making inroads at the site of Brain Pop Latin America with activities carried out in the classroom of media and subject teachersalways placing the name of our school at the first educational levels in Mexico and Latin America. For the next 2009 2010 school year will continue under the premise that the classroom’s media is a space open to the school community, which is intended to strengthen the teaching process learning through the use of ICTs in all subjects..

US President Bill Clinton

The oil price recovers and biofuels become interested 5 June 2009 the biofuels boom had cooled down after the collapse in the price of oil. What had cooled actually was the presence of the topic in the media since investments in the sector continued and some countries took it as a strategic decision to repositioned around the world.And among them, is Brazil. The Plan for growth Acceleration (PAC), which has released in 2007 the Government of Lula da Silva, it is my understanding, an ambitious plan where you look. But it is also a plan that shows the confidence that the Brazilian Government has of their potential for development and represents also a sign of evolution in the country’s economic policy. Brazil with the PAC has reaffirmed its long-term vision and value that has certain State policies that adhere strictly to the country. Is the great difference with other countries where the change of political party in front of the national government implies a shift radical in the guidelines of economic policy by casting the effort made towards a certain direction by land. Argentina is a good example of this. Returning to the theme of the PAC, the development of biofuels is one of the key focuses on which is based the plan aimed to give a particular global role to the Brazilian economy.

That is the leadership that is taking Brazil to world level in the field of biofuels this week held in Sao Paulo Ethanol Summit 2009, a World Congress that met for three days to representatives of Governments, business sector and specialists on biofuels, and involving former US President Bill Clinton. The Congress was a good representation of what is the current debate on biofuels. The development of biofuels, which arose initially as a miraculous salvation before fears about depletion of non-renewable energy, now appears also demonized by those who accuse him of being the cause of the increase in the prices of the agricultural commodities and put at risk large forested tracts (there is also a theory that assumes that it also affects global warming in one way no less).