In any given year, the stock market can be a crapshoot - but over long periods of time, the U.S. market has consistently performed for investors.
55% of the world lives in urban areas today. But what defines an urban population, and how will this big picture change by 2050?
Long-term trends really allow you to see human progress on the most important indicators, like poverty reduction, education, democracy, literacy, and health.
What would happen if you had invested $1,000 in Apple, Starbucks, Walmart, Coca-Cola, or other household names right before the market crash?