Experienced Engineering major with MSc in Applied Finance. Strong understanding of equity/fixed income valuation and options pricing models including Binomial and Black-Scholes. Proficient in the structuring of financial products through combining of asset class, exotic options and market/client views to form capital protected notes, reverse convertibles and constant maturity swaps. Applies economic analysis and various equity valuation methods (mostly free cash flow, dividend discount and justified price multiples) to personal investments in the Entertainment, IT and Telecommunications sectors.
Was an engineer dealing with utility co-ordination i.e. dealing with chaos and designing a co-ordinated plan that was both flexible in being able to cope with changes and practical.
Started trading in December 2007. Initially lost money. Now making money primarily through money management and risk management (hedging) strategies.
Barbara Horne is a Business Management professional focused BI Tools, Learning Solutions, Process Improvement and Project Management . She has successfully taught thousands of individuals in environments ranging from Wall Street’s Top Firms to the Government and Academia.
She has started several small businesses and projects including BluEnke: a small Women’s Centered Publishing company, Liquids and Eats: an urban café and The Business Channels: a boutique consulting firm.
She is on the Board of CESI which uses technology to help fight poverty and the NY rep for the UN NGO Athletes United for Peace.
Barbara Produced and Co-produced “Lyrical Riot” and “Womyn’s Words” Spoken Word Open Mics; and has performed at numerous events including “Take Back the Night”.
She has had writings featured on ” Seeking Alpha”, “The Glass Hammer” and other websites and publications.
For the last few years you can find her expanding her boutique firm “The Business Channels” to focus on IT Learning and Adoption.
She has presented at Cloud Connect China, Interop Las Vegas, QCon Tokyo and keynoted at QCon Beijing. She is interested in Tech, specifically IT, small business, China, Brazil and political and economic systems and theories (capitalism, socialism...)
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"It is a zero sum game. Plain and simple. There is NO SUCH THING AS A SURE THING...only risk what you are prepared to lose."
35 year Petroleum Industry worker, retiring in 2017, worked in Texas, South America, Mid East and Far East and currently technical adviser to the reservoir tracer technology group designing and analyzing waterflood and frac tracer projects for wells throughout the world. I have collaborated on three published papers and is co-sponsor of the patent on oil tracer technology for hydraulic stimulation production measurements.