Monthly Archives: June 2012

First Half Calendar Year 2012 Stocks and Futures Investment Resutls.

June 30, 2012 – 1st Half 2012 Stocks and Futures Investment Results: The clear winners are Soybeans, followed by theNASDAQ 100, Wheat, Corn, the S&P 500, Russell 2000 and Nikkei 225. The loser is Crude Oil. A table of the … Continue reading

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A 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Northern Xinjiang, China.

June 29, 2012 – A 6.3 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Northern China: The quake hit at 5:07AM (June 30th) at the epicenter, at a depth of 9 kilometers (6 miles). It was 5:07PM in New York (June 29th), 4:07PM in Chicago, … Continue reading

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Black Market for Body Parts Spreads in Europe – NYTimes.com

June 29, 2012 – Body Parts Black Market:   Pavle Mircov and his partner, Daniella, nervously scan their e-mail in-box every 15 minutes, desperate for economic salvation: a buyer willing to pay nearly $40,000 for one of their kidneys. Facing grinding … Continue reading

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Large Tides Have Been Found on Saturn’s Moon Titan.

June 28, 2012 – Titan’s Tides Point to Hidden Ocean: Nothing like it has been seen before beyond our own planet: large tides have been found on Saturn’s moon Titan that point to a liquid ocean – most likely water … Continue reading

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Turkey Sends Antiaircraft Guns to Syrian Border, Turkish Media Say – WSJ.com

June 28, 2012 – Turkey Sends Military Units and Arms to the Syrian Border: Armored Turkish military units—including antiaircraft guns and other weapons—began moving toward the Syrian border, Turkish media reported, as tensions continued to escalate in the area.  Pictured above,Turkish Prime … Continue reading

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‘Epic dryness’ feeding Western wildfires – USATODAY.com

June 28, 2012 – Western Wildfires Rage Out-of-Control:  Colorado isn’t the only state affected by an exceptionally severe fire season, with crews battling blazes in Alaska, Arizona, California, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. “The whole Central Rocky Mountain … Continue reading

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Furious Wildfire in Colorado Leaves Destruction in Its Wake – NYTimes.com

June 28, 2012 – Furious Wildfires Rage On in Colorado and the West:  With wind and heat giving it new strength, the furious wildfire that has been burning in the foothills around Colorado’s second-largest city doubled in size by Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Western wildfires force thousands from homes – Weather – msnbc.com

June 27, 2012 – Thousands Flee Fires in Colorado and other Western States:  Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes around Colorado Springs, Colo. as the Waldo Canyon Fire consumed more than 5,000 acres, the Denver … Continue reading

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C.I.A. Said to Aid in Steering Arms to Syrian Rebels – NYTimes.com

June 27, 2012 – U.S. CIA Helps Syrian Opposition Fighters:   A small number of C.I.A. officers are operating secretly in southern Turkey, helping allies decide which Syrian opposition fighters across the border will receive arms to fight the Syrian government, … Continue reading

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Turkey Warns Syrian Forces Not to Approach Border – NYTimes.com

June 26, 2012 – Turkey Warns Syria Over Downed Jet: Buoyed by support from NATO allies, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (pictured above) on Tuesday threatened a Turkish military response to any perceived threat from Syria along the troubled border … Continue reading

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