Hunting Elephants

Hunting Elephants

The act or practice in which an investment banker convinces a client to buy a security beneficial to the investment bank's portfolio, whether or not it is beneficial to the client. The term does not imply illegality; that is, one generally can make the argument that the security benefits the client. However, the investment banker encourages his/her client to buy it primarily because of how it benefits the bank.
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However, the ethnographic evidence from 11 tribes in Africa suggests the possible use of spear pits as the main tool for hunting elephants.
In addition to hunting elephants, Bell also hunted Cape buffaloes (600 to 700 taken), rhinoceroses, and lions with his small-caliber rifles.
EU chiefs ordered the ban on trophies from hunting elephants in Tanzania and Mozambique after poaching led to a massive decline in numbers in both countries.
In 1872, big game adventurer Courtney Selous arrived at Cape Town by ship, and traveled throughout southern Africa hunting elephants and dangerous animals for museum collections.
Among them are pistols and shotguns, a centuryold firearm, a rifle used for hunting elephants and five fully automatic weapons.
Sweden, April 19 -- King Carlos's extravagant trip to Botswana, hunting elephants has come under severe criticism while his country is reeling from economic crisis.
The spectacle of a monarch hunting elephants in Africa while the economic crisis in our country causes so many problems for the Spanish (conveys) an image of indifference and frivolity," it said.
Turning on the old adage about 'an elephant in the room', Hunting Elephants has its teenage protagonist reluctantly accompany his parents to a remote country property for a family wedding.
I'm constantly tempted to go out and buy solutions, but in actual fact, changing processes and changing the culture of the organisation is about hunting elephants - harder to do, but a good deal more productive.
Intrigue, adventure and suspense abound as they forge ahead hunting elephants and other wild game, battling and then allying with fierce warriors, and falling in love.
He was appointed an agent of the Imperial British East Africa Company in 1890 but eventually shirked this duty to continue hunting elephants, nearly destroying the entire population between Mount Kenya and Lake Rudolf by 1905.
Selous spent several years hunting elephants and other animals in the African bush.