And they can be a good thing.These price declines punctuate a steady rise in the market and can offer buying opportunities to investors. S are not as long as “bear markets” or “recessions” and not as deep as a “crash.” Rather, these setbacks allow for investors to sell, take advantage of gains or buy into another company at a lower price.Commonly regarded as an opportunity to reassess holdings for investors, corrections are a chance to get a feel for your risk tolerance and reallocate your portfolio.Bond YieldBonds are a type of security in which investors essentially lend money to bond issuers (like governments or companies) who pay interest regularly and pay the money back after a set amount of time. The interest that investors earn is called the yield.People talk about bonds and bond yields when the stock market falters because it’s considered a safer place to keep money.
To go make one think back to the visionary Ali Bacher, the former South AfricanPradeep Vijayakar is assistant editor at The Times of India. He played cricket (alongside Sunil Gavaskar and Ashok Mankad at college), table tennis and squash, and loved to swim. He is a qualified squash and cricket coach.
Most girls identified the sexy doll as the one most likely to be popular and the one they wanted to look like. Interestingly, media consumption did not seem to play a role in the doll they picked. But a mother self image did. Playing pick up games of baseball, basketball and football with the kids in the neighborhood did teach me basic coordination though. It could be sour grapes, but in my observation the kids who excelled at gymnastics, running and the rope climb were not necessarily the first kids chosen in a pick up game of any kind. They were in shape, but many couldn’t throw, catch, hit, tackle or shoot.
But what the difference between a mentor and a sponsor? Heather Foust Cummings, a vice president with Catalyst Research Center for Equity in Business Leadership, explained it this way: mentor will talk with you, but a sponsor will talk about you. My friend and Twitter buddy Cate Huston explains it this way: give you perspective while sponsors give you opportunities. Mentors help you up, whereas sponsors help you move up.
While the BBC has vowed to make its pay processes more transparent, across the pond Google also came under fire in the summer for sexism and a gender pay gap. The furore was sparked with a leaked memo from a male software engineer’s10 page manifestocriticising diversity initiatives and arguing that men may occupy more leadership roles than women in tech due to “biological” differences. While Google fired the employee and vehemently denies the accusations, the case further reveals the scale of gender discrimination in the technology and entertainment industries, with a clear need for urgent reform..