Friday, September 19, 2014 Elul 24, 5774

Money Maven
By:
Craig G. Langweiler
With nearly half of the companies in the S&P 500 having reported their quarterly earnings, 69 percent have beaten analysts' estimates, up from the 62 percent that did last year and the 59 percent that normally do, according to Thomson Financial. Earnings are currently running 13.1 percent above last year's double-digit increase, according to Standard & Poor's. If this pace...
Comment0
The Jobs and Growth Tax Relief and Reconciliation Act of 2003 changed how dividends are taxed. Investors now pay lower tax rates on certain qualifying dividends. The Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants offers the following refresher on the taxation of dividends, along with some advice for investors. The maximum tax rate on qualifying dividends dropped to 15 percent for...
Comment0
Ongoing research has shown that tart cherries contain high concentrations of potent antioxidants that have been proven to potentially alleviate joint pain caused from gout and other joint inflammation symptoms. According to researchers, the daily consumption of tart cherries has the potential to reduce the pain associated with joint inflammation. Tart cherries naturally contain anthocyanins and bioflavonoids, which may prevent...
Comment0
Life thrives in all sorts of hostile environments, including the extreme salinity of the Dead Sea. A team of scientists has uncovered a strategy that helps a plant-like, microscopic alga to happily proliferate in such inhospitable surroundings - and their findings have unexpectedly shed light on the working of human kidneys. Over the years, a number of Weizmann Institute scientists...
Comment0
Six months after it opened, Berlin's Jewish memorial has become something of an icon
By:
Ben G. Frank, JE Feature
Berlin likes to pride itself on the fact that it's not just the capital of Germany, but the capital of Europe. Most visitors concur: Berlin possesses the ingredients to become the European cultural capital, if it isn't already. After all, 170 museums, three opera houses, eight orchestras and 17 theaters, as well as 300 communal and private galleries, and more...
Comment0
Advertisement
Advertisement

Our Supporters

Advertisement