Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Contracts to buy a range of shares at an agreed price but delivered and paid for later.
- ‘They're already offered at nine exchanges around the world, yet together they account for only 1% of the total trading volume of the index futures market.’
- ‘An investor buying index futures is investing less than his counterpart who invests in the cash market.’
- ‘The other important aspect of index futures is that the contracts are settled on a cash basis.’
- ‘Are index futures such as the S & P 500 or Nasdaq 100 exchange-traded funds up or down in pre-market?’
- ‘In Osaka, the near-term December Nikkei 225 index futures contract dropped 150 points to 10,450.’
- ‘The index futures for October delivery rose 0.6 percent to 5,889.’
- ‘Market players had been braced for heightened volatility due to the expiration of stock options, index options, index futures and single-stock futures.’
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.