Console wars can be an amazing phenomenon for gamers to witness. When two consoles are struggling for dominance of the video game market, both manufacturers will compete to create some of the best system features and highest quality video games ever made. Console wars can also get nasty, as they involve fans who are ultra-passionate about their favorite console and they’ll argue to defend the choice they’ve been spending their money on. That’s exactly what happened in the 1990s when Sega and Nintendo went into a console war. This is the story of the Sega-Nintendo War, one of the greatest business wars of all time.
The night shift is the dead zone of employment. Whether you're a nurse, a concierge, a security guard, or any one of those brazen folks who dares take on what most consider the worst shifts imaginable, we salute you!
A "dead cat bounce" is what happens when a stock value that has been plunging downward suddenly recovers slightly, only to begin falling again. Investor and author Thomas Bulkowski classifies the brief recovery as a dead cat bounce if the stock declined at least 15 percent in one day. People rarely think of dead cats when they think of the Dow Jones or the NASDAQ, but it’s a figure of speech that even a dead cat will bounce if it falls fast enough, hard enough, and long enough.
Politics has this ageist air about it, almost engrained and encoded into its very nature that makes it hard for young people to be even close to that ‘sacred’ inner circle. Sure, young people are given invitations to events and are preached at from every angle from prospecting and established politicians, but they can’t change much. They are voices with no decibels, yet with a growing audience eager to hear their story.
Karen was working in her office, minding her own business. The phone rang and interrupted her concentration. It was a woman she had worked with three months before, calling to tell her something she didn’t want to hear – there was a rumor going around her old agency that she had slept with Byron, her former boss, and that that was why she had been fired.
There are two sides an investor can take in a trade: a long position or a short position. For the average investor investing in their retirement accounts, a long position is all they need to worry about.