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About Ali Tarafdar, QFOP

Ali is a global entrepreneur who provides invaluable information in the areas of financial services, human resources, and special asset protection.   He is known for creative financial solutions and has vast experiences in dealing with international trade, investments as well as structuring fully insured project funding for medium to large businesses.  Visit LinkedIn to learn more.

Creating an Investment Landscape for Shariah Compliant Asset Managers
  • Creating an Investment Landscape for Shariah Compliant Asset Managers

Creating an Investment Landscape for Shariah Compliant Asset Managers

By |April 18th, 2017|

Shariah Compliance is ideal for those Asset Managers who are looking to attract Capital from a Global Community who believes in long-term growth
The Islamic community has been largely considering investing in financial products that comply with the Shariah law and has been on the lookout for Asset Managers that can put together ideal financial […]

The Ideal Derivatives Alternative - a Look at Gold as Collateral
  • The Ideal Derivatives Alternative - a Look at Gold as Collateral

The Ideal Derivatives Alternative – a Look at Gold as Collateral

By |March 16th, 2017|

The current notional value for Derivatives stands at $1.5 Quadrillion Dollars. And, it’s literally a time bomb waiting to take off.

One thing is for certain, and that is the fact that there is no legislation that protects the totality of this magnitude regarding how unregulated the derivatives markets are. With that being said, hedge funds, […]

Gold on a Steady Rise as Trump's Policies Turn to Reality
  • Gold on a Steady Rise as Trump's Policies Turn to Reality

Gold on a Steady Rise as Trump’s Policies Turn to Reality

By |January 31st, 2017|

Since the first few days at the white house, president Trump has signed off on a few executive orders that broke major confidence towards the markets.

A part of this has caused Gold futures to rise as being seen as the biggest monthly gain since June of 2016. Evidently, the dollar took a nose dive […]

Gold Investments at 4-year High Indicating a Strong Start of 2017
  • Gold Investments at 4-year High Indicating a Strong Start of 2017

Gold Investments at 4-year High Indicating a Strong Start of 2017

By |January 6th, 2017|

With a bright start in 2017, Gold has remained above par for western households. Thanks to a 4-year high since 2012, gold is now sitting at $1,171.73 (cost based on January 6th of 2017 @ 8:26 PM EST).
Is this an indication that the gold prices are expected to raise throughout the year?
Over the course […]

Mexican Peso Takes a Deep Dive Post Election Results
  • Mexican Peso Takes a Deep Dive Post Election Results

Mexican Peso Takes a Deep Dive Post Election Results

By |November 10th, 2016|

It’s definitely not a good day for currency investors who held a position in hopes that the Mexican Peso could still rise.

The outcome of the elections has caused pandemonium in the global markets, particularly for those across south of the border. How much damage was caused?

Time.com stated the following;
Mexico’s peso sank sharply on Thursday […]

Meet Acorns - The Trendiest Micro-Investing App
  • Meet Acorns - The Trendiest Micro-Investing App

Meet Acorns – The Trendiest Micro-Investing App

By |October 31st, 2016|

What is Acorns?
Have you heard of Micro-investing?

Essentially, it simply means investing very little amounts at a time into whichever feasible vehicles you desire.

Looking back at when eToro launched in 2006 in Tel Aviv by Yoni Assia and Ronen Assia who are brothers together with David Ring, you can grasp an idea of what micro-investing […]

Islamic Capital and Investing by Way of the Shariah Law
  • Islamic Capital and Investing by Way of the Shariah Law

Islamic Capital and Investing by Way of the Shariah Law

By |September 7th, 2016|

With well over $11 Trillion in the market place sitting around waiting to be invested, Islamic institutions and funds are looking for a way in which they can invest through appropriate vehicles that prevail in the aspects of the Shariah Law.

For centuries, the Islamic system of investing has always been asset, value, and commodity […]

5 Due Diligence Tips Before Investing
  • 5 Due Diligence Tips Before Investing

5 Due Diligence Tips Before Investing

By |July 26th, 2016|

When it comes to investing, we all want to make great yields. The thought of investing in new innovative ideas, or just placing money into existing platforms that look lucrative may excite us. Who doesn’t want to make real money right? Especially when we look at the current global landscape, we realize how everything […]

3 Great Alternative Investments compared to Real Estate and the Stock Markets
  • 3 Great Alternative Investments compared to Real Estate and the Stock Markets

3 Great Alternative Investments compared to Real Estate and the Stock Markets

By |July 8th, 2016|

Everything has gone from bad to worst in the most unexpected ways possible, especially in the areas of Real Estate and the current Stock Markets. Thanks to the Brexit situation, things seem discouraging now even more than ever.

In a time of such turmoil and economic chaos, investors are actively studying alternatives that would best […]

Are Gold Backed Bonds the Safest Corporate Debt Obligations to Invest In?
  • Are Gold Backed Bonds the Safest Corporate Debt Obligations to Invest In?

Are Gold Backed Bonds the Safest Corporate Debt Obligations to Invest In?

By |June 29th, 2016|

Due to recent events, particularly the Brexit vote, corporate bonds have been taking a hit in the markets, and it does not seem as though it will slow down anytime soon.

Since the referendum, junk bonds, European stocks, and currencies have been drastically shaken. In addition to that, no new issuers have come forward to […]