Wednesday, October 1, 2014 Tishri 7, 5775
By:
Fred D. Snitzer - JE Feature
The strong stock-market performance during the first month of the year unleashed an avalanche of commentary from prognosticators in the financial community. Peering through their financial magnifying glasses - like geekier versions of Sherlock Holmes - they look earnestly for patterns from the past to help them divine the future. Is there a relationship, they ask, between a good first...
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Andrew Lasner
The home-selling process differs from state to state, but there are some essential steps most home sellers should take before listing a house with an agent or selling it for sale by owner. • Get pre-approved for a home loan and a home-equity line of credit. It is not at all uncommon for sellers who have signed a contract to...
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Craig Langweiler- JE Feature
<p>When many people hear the term &quot;asset allocation,&quot; they immediately think of an efficient frontier diagram and the work of a pioneering economist.</p> <p>A 25-year-old student at the University of Chicago back in the early 1950s, Harry M. Markowitz really needed a thesis topic. In a chance meeting, a stock broker suggested that he investigate the stock market.</p> <p>At the...
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Frank Rosci- JE Feature
Eytan Schwartz is "The Ambassador," also the name of the mega-popular Israeli TV show/competition won by the 30-year-old this past year. The show, which airs on Israel's Channel 2, begins its second season this month. In addition to all the acclaim and recognition he received as the so-called "Israeli Apprentice" - since the show, created by Keshet Production Company, Tel...
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Gloria Hayes Kremer- JE Feature
So you think you send that lovely Valentine's Day card because you are such a sweet, thoughtful person? Perhaps - but not necessarily, says Dr. Frank Melone, a retired psychologist from Pennsylvania State University, who believes some people send cards because of real sentiment while others are inspired by psychological and hidden motives. And while it's far from a Jewish-oriented...
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