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    The Intelligent Investor

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    Research is necessary to be successful in the stock market. By supporting its position, this paper will provide a survey of scholarship on the subject. In 2006, The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham with commentary by Jason Zweig discussed Peter Lynch’s rule: “No one should ever invest in a company, no matter how great its products or how crowded its parking lot, without studying its financial statements and business value” (Zweig 126). This rule contradicted the belief that one can pick stocks without doing any homework. In the 1980s and early 1990s, the most popular investing slogan, “buy what you know” (Zweig 125). An example of buying what one knows is what Barbra Streisand once said, ‘“We go to Starbucks every day, so I buy Starbucks…

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    Carlos Slim Case Study

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    1. Carlos Slim Helú was born 28, January 1940 and he is a Mexican business magnate, philanthropist and investor. From 2010 - 2013, Carlos Slim was graded as the richest person in the world. The position was taken back by the Bill Gates in the year 2014 before Carlos Slim reclaimed the position again in 15, July 2014. Recognized as the Warren Buffett of Mexico, Carlos Slim has wide holdings in a significant number of the Mexican companies through his SA de CV, Grupo Carso, conglomerate, have…

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    The First Woman CEO Katherine Graham is known as one of the most influential women ever in business. She was the first woman CEO in the U.S. taking over the position at the Washington Post previously held by her husband. Graham, however, is most known for her outstanding coverage of the Watergate scandal. This leadership she showed in these two aspects of her career, gave many other women the courage to pursue careers outside of being a housewife. Katherine Graham was so influential in fact, she…

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    The Quiet American by Graham Greene Graham Greene’s fascinating novel The Quiet American is about two men who fall in love with the same women in Vietnam during the French and Indochina War. The protagonist, Thomas Fowler, and another English journalist, Alden Pyle, both shared a love for Phuong. The author of this novel, Graham Greene, wrote many stories that dealt with American and English involvement in foreign wars. Being born in Berkhamsted Hertfordshire, England, Graham suffered from…

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    Art Of Healing

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    The Art of Healing was performed by the Ailey Ⅱ company in the Grand Opera House in Wilmington, which started at 7:30pm on October 28th, 2016. The show started at 7;30 pm and lasted for about one an hour and a half. And it included three dances and two intermissions. The dances were Circular, Sketches of Flames, and Revelations. Circular and Sketches of flames are newly choreographed dances by Jae Man Joo and Bridget L. Moore respectively. While Revelations is was originally choreographed by…

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    Merce Cunningham Legacy

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    In my research I was interested in the creative collaborations of Merce Cunningham. One could expect for a collaboration to be an intimate process between composers, designers, and choreographers and you could expect for Merce experience to be the same do to his exposure in Martha Graham’s company. In Martha Graham’s company, Cunningham was exposed to dance, sets, narrative and lighting being interdependent, but Cunningham decided to take the opposite approach in his work. He abandoned the…

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    Twyla Tharp Essay

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    On July 1, 1941, Twyla Tharp was born in the Portland, Indiana. She spent her early childhood in Indiana but later moved to California in 1963 and completed her degree in Art history in New York. Compared to other dancers, at a young age, she learnt quite a number of genres in the arts like ballet, tap, jazz, modern and music. When she was just a year and a half old she was already given piano lessons. Her first dance lesson was at the Vera Lynn School of Dance. During her dancing years, she had…

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    Vaganova Syllabus

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    1. Who created the syllabus and why? a. The Vaganova syllabus was created by Russian dancer Agrippina Vaganova. b. She created this syllabus with her backgrounds in French, Italian, and Russian techniques, time spent at the Imperial Ballet School and years of experience. The syllabus was designed as a refined way of teaching and training. 2. Where did it begin? a. The syllabus began in Russia during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s. The Vaganova Academy wasn’t always the Vaganova Academy; it…

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    World War II spanned the years of 1939-1945 and made a substantial impact on the dance world. In finding sources to apply towards researching World War II’s influence on Appalachian Spring (1944), I immediately went to YouTube. The iconic film of Appalachian Spring is a great tool to use when looking at the choreography, set, costumes, and musical score. The set, designed by Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) is very simple, but is highlighted by it’s functionality of one side of an exterior wall, a…

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    Karen Horney, a medical professional from Germany, had an early interest in psychoanalysis. Horney studied with Karl Abraham, a protégé of Sigmund Freud, however Horney came to disagree with a handful of Sigmund Freud’s theory, including his interpretation on the psychology of women. Horney believed that Freud had a “male bias in psychoanalytic thought”, Horney then introduced the concept of womb envy or the envy in which males feel due to the their lack of the ability to get pregnant, nurse,…

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