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When financial planning meets wedding planning

When financial planning meets wedding planning

Published 04/09/2015

As the fall wedding season begins, advisers should make sure they have a comprehensive plan to help clients who are getting married.

Advisers need to [more…]

Pope makes surprise visit to Rome optician for new eyeglasses

Pope makes surprise visit to Rome optician for new eyeglasses

Published 03/09/2015

ROME Pope Francis slipped out of the Vatican on Thursday evening to make a surprise visit to a Rome optician's shop to get a new [more…]

S&P 500 edges upward before U.S. jobs data- euro eases on ECB outlook

S&P 500 edges upward before U.S. jobs data- euro eases on ECB outlook

Published 03/09/2015

NEW YORK Stocks edged higher on Wall Street in another volatile session on Thursday while the euro fell 1 percent on a darkening euro zone [more…]

Key radar fails on $1 billion NASA environmental satellite

Key radar fails on $1 billion NASA environmental satellite

Published 03/09/2015

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. A key instrument on a $1 billion NASA satellite has failed, reducing scientists' ability to capture data to measure the moisture in [more…]

Omega bullish on U.S. stocks, blames August turmoil on momentum investors

Omega bullish on U.S. stocks, blames August turmoil on momentum investors

Published 03/09/2015

NEW YORK Leon Cooperman and Steven Einhorn's Omega Advisors remains bullish on U.S. stocks and blames much of August's market turmoil on so-called risk parity [more…]

Circus roadie, ice-cream scooper: The first jobs of famous couples

Circus roadie, ice-cream scooper: The first jobs of famous couples

Published 03/09/2015

NEW YORK Before they found fame, or found each other, what did celebrity couples like Dr Phil and Robin McGraw do in their first jobs?

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Explosive news: Plants can fight back against TNT pollution – researchers

Explosive news: Plants can fight back against TNT pollution – researchers

Published 03/09/2015

WASHINGTON Scientists have discovered why TNT is so toxic to plants and intend to use this knowledge to tackle the problem of cleaning up the [more…]

U.S. and euro zone business improves, Asia a concern

U.S. and euro zone business improves, Asia a concern

Published 03/09/2015

LONDON/NEW YORK Global manufacturing and service sector activity expanded in August at the same pace as in July, with both the U.S. and euro zone [more…]

Australian sheep is unofficially the world’s woolliest

Australian sheep is unofficially the world’s woolliest

Published 03/09/2015

SYDNEY Around 40 kilograms (88 lb) of wool has been sheared from a sheep found near Australia's capital, the RSPCA said on Thursday, making him [more…]

Spielberg’s DreamWorks to split from Disney: Hollywood Reporter

Spielberg’s DreamWorks to split from Disney: Hollywood Reporter

Published 03/09/2015

DreamWorks Studios, the film company co-founded by Steven Spielberg, will split from Walt Disney Co after the release of his film, "The BFG," the Hollywood [more…]