Showing posts from January, 2015

Goldman Sachs: Watch out for energy M&A in 2015

As Shire announces that it will buy U.S. company NPS Pharmaceuticals, Richard Gnodde, co-CEO of Goldman Sachs International, discusses the outlook for mergers and acquisitions in 2015, and says this deal is an Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in healthcare looks set to be strong again this year, Goldman Sachs said on Monday, following deal announcements from pharmaceutical giants Shire and Roche Holdings.  And the co-CEO of Goldman Sachs International, Richard Gnodde, also said that energy—a quieter sector for activity last year—was set to shine in 2015.

Over the weekend, Shire announced it would buy the U.S.'s NPS Pharmaceuticals for $5.2 billion. This was Shire's first big move since a tax inversion deal with AbbVie fell through last year, and shares jumped in early trade on Monday before paring gains.

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.

It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in debt, and by the time I was 30, I was a millionaire.

Here are the 10 steps that will guarantee you will become a millionaire by 30.

1. Follow the money. In today’s economic environment you cannot save your way to millionaire status. The first step is to focus on increasing your income in increments and repeating that. My income was $3,000 a month and nine years later it was $20,000 a month. Start following the money and it will force you to control revenue and see opportunities.

2. Don’t show off -- show up! I didn’t buy my first luxury watch or car until my businesses and investments were producing multiple secure flows of income. I was still driving a Toyota Camry when I had become a millionaire. Be known for your work ethic, not the trinkets that you buy.

3. Save…