More than a century later since the founding by Dow Jones of the world's first stock market index, we’re still trying to predict the direction of stock prices and track broader economic activity through the use of these analytical indices, some of which have very odd names.
The variable annuity has always offered long-term investment opportunities and life insurance protection, though the features and benefits have become increasingly more generous and complex as insurance companies competed to win investors’ dollars.
With the passage of the JOBS Act of 2012, effective in May 2016, small businesses can now raise capital through online solicitation of investors or crowdfunding. In essence, the general public can now directly invest in start-up and emerging companies.
Prebiotics are a very different thing from probiotics. Prebiotics are fermentable fibers and resistant starches contained in certain fruits and vegetables that act as optimal food for the bacteria in your gut.