Thursday, March 9, 2017
Anil Jethmal is a graduate of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, where he earned a BA in economics. Today, Anil Jethmal is an investment executive in New York and was featured in the book, The Winner’s Circle 2: How 10 Stockbrokers Became the Best in the Business.
A stockbroker is a finance professional who assists clients in the purchase and sale of stocks. Though New York City is the place in the United States that most people associate with stockbrokers and other financial professionals, several other cities around the country are also known for their thriving finance sectors.
A few hours north of New York City, Boston, Massachusetts, is an excellent place for finance jobs and those looking to work in asset management. Boston's cost of living is significantly lower than that of New York City, which can save new graduates money while they gain footing in the industry.
Chicago, Illinois, is another excellent choice for those who want to work in finance. Many of the largest US banks have roots in Chicago, and recent developments suggest that Bank of America will soon be calling Chicago home.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Anil Jethmal leads as a senior investment executive in Cortlandt Manor, New York. To maintain focus on his work and to manage stress, Anil Jethmal keeps up with a regular meditation practice.
The traditional practice of meditation has received widespread attention in recent years for its ability to focus the mind, calm the emotions, and balance the body. Research has shown that a regular meditation practice improves the body's stress responses and can even reduce blood pressure. Furthermore, many patients with chronic inflammation or pain have found that meditating can lead to noticeable symptom improvement.
Meditation has also proven effective at increasing positive emotions and reducing negative affect. Multiple studies have demonstrated the effect of meditation on anxiety, even to the level that it decreases the density of brain tissue involved in “worry” thoughts. It can mitigate feelings of depression and improve psychological processes overall, thus encouraging a sense of general well-being.
People who meditate often report feeling more connected to others as well. The practice naturally strengthens one's ability to empathize and to read emotional cues, while cultivating a sense of compassion. At the same time, the practitioner's increasing emotional stability supports the development of less tumultuous interpersonal relations.
Similarly effective at boosting productivity, meditation increases an individual's ability to focus on tasks. It strengthens cognition as well as memory, and can even help the brain to process new information, thus making the learning process more efficient. People who meditate have found that they are more effective as well as more creative, both at work and in everyday life.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Before his 27 year career in the finance and investment industry, Anil Jethmal graduated with a BA in economics from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. Employed at both Smith Barney and Gruntal & Company, Simon & Schuster featured Anil Jethmal in "The Winner's Circle 2: How 10 Stockbrokers Became the Best in the Business.”
While the Dow Jones Industrial Average has deservedly captured much investor attention as it recently threatened to surpass the psychologically important 20,000 mark, the London Stock Exchange’s (LSE) FTSE 100 also recently hit a new high of 7,106.08 on December 28.
Known as "blue chips," the LSE’s 100 largest companies comprise the FTSE 100, and these stocks serve as a benchmark for the overall performance of the LSE. The acronym of FTSE is derived from the era when the Financial Times (FT) and the LSE (SE) both held a 50 percent interest in the exchange. The FTSE is now a subsidiary of the LSE.