Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The difference between the cost and the financial benefit of holding a particular asset for a specified period.
- ‘We provide an analytical discussion of the optimal hedge ratio under discrepancies between the futures market price and its theoretical valuation according to the cost-of-carry model.’
- ‘In the cost-of-carry formula the spot price shown is for immediate delivery.’
- ‘The implied cost-of-carry, based on the last day of trading, works out to around 5.50 per cent.’
- ‘Barring a few exceptions, the cost-of-carry has not influenced prices in the way it is supposed to.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.