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Should You Invest in the Snapchat IPO? Read This First

Whether you’re obsessed with keeping your Snapstreaks going or have no idea what that means, you may be itching to invest in this week’s initial public offering of Snap Inc., parent company of the popular Snapchat app. The appeal is understandable. For users of the app, owning shares of a company you use every day (or hour) can seem like a good investment. For nonusers, the urban legends of get-rich-quick IPOs are exciting enough on their own. Of course, not every IPO is a success. And even if Snap gets off…

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It’s not Really the Holidays Until You Read about Avoiding Weight Gain

The twinkling lights. The Starbucks cups. The fa-la-la-la-laing. All of those things are fine for getting into the seasonal spirit. But it’s not really the holidays until you read an article about avoiding weight gain. In the December issue of Women’s Health, Paige Fowler offers this new twist on the usual advice: Eat like an animal. Her theory is that “birds and beasts spend three-quarters of their waking lives acquiring and consuming food – but never get fat. Sooo, who better to go to for diet advice?” No actual animals…

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People who read books may live longer: study

People who read books may live longer: study (Getty Images) Bookworms, rejoice! People who read books regularly are likely to live longer than those who do not read at all, a new study has claimed. Researchers at Yale University in the US used data on 3,635 people over 50 years of age participating in a larger health study. Participants were divided into three groups: those who read no books, those who read books up to three and a half hours a week, and those who read books more than three…

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TeamLease Services IPO Opens: Read This Before Investing

As of November 30, 2015 TeamLease had 1.05 lakh associate employees, serving over 1,021 clients and 1,218 full time employees based out of eight offices in India. TeamLease Services, which provides blue collar as well as white collar staff across industry sectors, is selling nearly 50 lakh shares in the price band of Rs 785-Rs 850 through its initial public offer, which hit markets today. Here are the 10 things to know about this TeamLease IPO: 1. Investors have to buy a minimum of 15 shares in the IPO which…

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