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Looking for a Stockbroker who markets Kingdom directed investments.

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We are searching for a Christian Stockbroker or Financial Planner who markets investment opportunities with Christian values and ethics. Can anyone recommend someone? Thank you!
 
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We are searching for a Christian Stockbroker or Financial Planner who markets investment opportunities with Christian values and ethics. Can anyone recommend someone? Thank you!
All I can say is good luck with your search and wait on the Lord. We were looking for a patent attorney until we found out the prevailing practice is for the attorney to ascertain the client's assets and keep filing patent appeals until those assets are drained........then maybe....you get your patent. I feel for you and will pray that just the right one comes by that you can trust.
 

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What state are you in?
NASD certs are by the state. Although a few carry several states it isn't the norm.

I do know of one... that is all.
 
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All I can say is good luck with your search and wait on the Lord. We were looking for a patent attorney until we found out the prevailing practice is for the attorney to ascertain the client's assets and keep filing patent appeals until those assets are drained........then maybe....you get your patent. I feel for you and will pray that just the right one comes by that you can trust.
Thanks, prayer moves mountains!
 
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Have you searched online? Search for "Christian Stockbroker" on google. or "Financial Planner". Carry out your due investigations before you commit to any.


We are searching for a Christian Stockbroker or Financial Planner who markets investment opportunities with Christian values and ethics. Can anyone recommend someone? Thank you!
 
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We are searching for a Christian Stockbroker or Financial Planner who markets investment opportunities with Christian values and ethics. Can anyone recommend someone? Thank you!
You'll have to explain what your Christian values and ethics are since buying and selling on the stock market is gambling.
 
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We are searching for a Christian Stockbroker or Financial Planner who markets investment opportunities with Christian values and ethics. Can anyone recommend someone? Thank you!
Hi there,
I may be able to help, I'm London based originally from New Zealand. Myself and family are all Christians at heart, all my clients are also Christians at heart of which I can put you in touch with to gain some knowledge of how I manage my fund. I can also show you myself working live either in the USA or London. I provide finance often to companies for exploration and production in addition to arbitrage / market making.

God Bless
 
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You'll have to explain what your Christian values and ethics are since buying and selling on the stock market is gambling.
Buying and selling on the stock market CAN be gambling however often it is not, the stock market is not a giant casino although to the inexperienced and uneducated it certainly can be. As an example if someone buys or sells on a whim with no thorough research this is gambling, on the other hand when someone carries out proper research followed by thorough due diligence often the fund manager will get it right. So what might 'proper research and thorough due diligence' consist of you may ask? For a start leadership and management of the company, who are they and what are their backgrounds? Have they succeeded in the past or have they a reputation for promising jam tomorrow and never delivering? What is it that the company does, does it have products such as technology that it sells? Is it an exploration / producing company for commodities, does it pay dividends? Does the company have debt, does the company have a 'slick' CLN debt structure that will ultimately dilute share holders and lower the share price? Where does the company operate its business, is it a low risk Oil and Gas fracking company in the USA or is a high risk Oil and Gas exploration company in North Africa / Middle East? Is a politically unstable country such as parts of Asia of where now and again some Governments seize Company assets? Who are the customers of the company, who are it's competitors?

Who are the shareholders within the company, are they highly reputed well researched Institutions such as Investment Banks / Hedge Funds / Pension Funds or are they 'Nominees' (retail investors who often buy / sell on a whim ((gamblers)) with no research? I just mentioned PENSION FUNDS, if you have a Private Pension you will find your money is being invested often in the Stock market by highly experienced professionals. Your private Pension doesn't just sit in a random account somewhere and 'grow' money on its own, a professional Invests it and does not 'gamble' it as you suggested - these investments are often covered by further due diligence prior to a fund manager taking a position. Are there currently any 'shorts' opened on the company stock? There is no point trying to go long when an Institution is short selling, they will forever rinse and repeat destroying the value in share price in the process. If an Institution is short selling its a sure indication that there is something wrong within the company or inversely related commodity price that analysts within that Institution have uncovered. These are just the basic questions one should ask themselves prior to taking a position, without the above its gambling however there is far more research of which I have not covered for example more in depth fundamental / technical analysis and market sentiment.

Retail 'Investors' and gambling, one of the biggest points you make of which I will reiterate is gambling by the inexperienced / non researched retail 'investor' of which I usually refer to as 'punters' as most 'Investments' they make are usually on a punt or gut feeling with no research or due diligence. Most 'punters' LOSE 90% of 90% of their money within the first 90 days, this is a common quote however in my personal opinion i would say of the remaining 10% just 3% will succeed with the other 7% taking more than 90 days to blow all their money. The saddest part about this is the lack of research or interest in general education of an investment on their part and the vast amounts of personal / family savings that goes up in smoke simply because they never bothered to research in the first place. Most people wouldn't buy a car, house or phone without prior research so why would someone buy shares in a company without research with their hard earned money?

So how is it not gambling and when could it be considered gambling? I was recently approached by a small oil and gas exploration company that was low on funds and wanted to carry out a drilling campaign in the USA, the company offered shares at a significant discount to the current price at that time. I took part in a placing and realized profits (greater than 50%) on behalf of my clients within 5 weeks, my position was to provide immediate funding to the company for a short term gain for my clients with zero risk to the actualy drill itself(Professionals often do this with your pension fund yet you will never see more than the set percentage of which they 'guarantee' you each year).

Exploration campaigns can often be a gamble, oil drills are a good example. Every drill will have a 'chance of success', sometimes it is low such as 20 /30% and other times it's as high as 60%. yet on average only 1 in 5 drills is a success. So someone who is holding shares in a small cap company that is in a single drill campaign is gambling if he/she holds for results, as there is never a guarantee of what is actually in the ground regardless of 2D or 3D seismics. (On a 'dry hole' / failed well the market makers may open the share more than 50% down on what it was the day prior to results).Now then say our 'Punter' never bought before the drill result news as he /she was clever enough to realize that the drill was never a guarantee and the drill results come in positive and he or she decides to buy on the result, this can also be a gamble as if that share price has risen significantly prior to results and the oil find is valued at 10 Million USD yet the Market Cap of the Company (Company Value from the Stock market at that time) is 20 Million USD the share price can potentially fall 50% as the that oil find has been grossly 'overpriced' in the company. So mug punter who sees positive news can't understand why he or she loses 50% of their investment, another important factor is when is and what may be expected in the next piece of Company news. If no news is due for the next six months there is an even greater chance of the share price declining unless the oil find is greatly significant, often on the stock market especially small caps money will travel to the next 'hot' stock or one with a great pipeline of news . There are many factors one must consider when pricing an oil find, firstly volume, porosity and weight of the oil. If the oil is heavy with an api of .10 such as tar it may be hard to extract for one and two tar does not command a high price, however a high api of say .4 sweet light crude (Avtur jet fuel) will naturally command a higher price. However there are plenty of other factors, oil / water contact. Natural flow rates, cost of production etc etc.

In conclusion investing on the stock market is not gambling however when the money is in the wrong hands it certainly can be, any further questions feel free to ask. Yes I am indeed a Christian, I offered my heart to Christ and I pray and ask for his guidance every day I go to work. I ask him to guide my hands and guide my mind and please never forget it says in the New Testament to look after those in need. The more you give out the more you get back.

God Bless
 
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Sounds like you are a gambler looking to justify what you do.
Matthew 25:14-30
Guess Jesus approved of "gambling" then........
Is it gambling to invest money in your business?
Is it gambling to invest money in someone elses business?
Is it gambling to loan money so someone can buy a house, business, car?
It is only not gambling if you are guaranteed to get your money back.....
 
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Matthew 25:14-30
Guess Jesus approved of "gambling" then........
Is it gambling to invest money in your business?
Is it gambling to invest money in someone elses business?
Is it gambling to loan money so someone can buy a house, business, car?
It is only not gambling if you are guaranteed to get your money back.....
Nothing on the stock market is a guarantee.
401K's crashed 15 years ago and people lost all their savings.
That's why one must sign a prospectus.
"A prospectus is a formal legal document that is required by and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission that provides details about an investment offering for sale to the public."
This must legally be signed because you are gambling with your money.
 
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Nothing on the stock market is a guarantee.
401K's crashed 15 years ago and people lost all their savings.
That's why one must sign a prospectus.
"A prospectus is a formal legal document that is required by and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission that provides details about an investment offering for sale to the public."
This must legally be signed because you are gambling with your money.
I'd have to agree.
Which is why most older persons take money out of the market.
You can do all the research necessary, it still does not guarantee anything.

And, I can't quite make the connection between the market and the Kingdom.
Maybe Josh can?
 
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We are searching for a Christian Stockbroker or Financial Planner who markets investment opportunities with Christian values and ethics. Can anyone recommend someone? Thank you!
I know that there are funds that do the above, but I don't know any specifically.
You probably could research this on the net and then just buy the fund yourself.