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New Year’s 2018 with Lil Jon and Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz

LOS ANGELES:  New Year’s Eve is a truly glorious night. On this one night, most of Earth’s seven billion people temporarily cast aside politics, religion, and even sports. Peace on earth briefly breaks out. We bid farewell to a tough year and pray that the incoming new year will be better, perhaps even peaceful. We pray for ...

Last minute New Year’s Eve Sparkling Wine Guide

SEATTLE — With the new year hours away, the time-crunch is on to find some kick-ass bubbles to help ring in the new year. As always in the world of wine, your options and selection is nearly endless. With so many great wines to choose from, we’ve narrowed down a few bottles of bubbles that ...

Are New Year’s resolutions still going strong?

SAN DIEGO, Jan.12, 2016 —Millions of Americans have made and begun acting upon New Year’s resolutions for 2016. John C. Norcross at the University of Scranton estimates that 25 percent of all New Year’s resolutions are abandoned within the first seven days. It is believed that 40 to 50 percent of the entire U.S. population ...

2015 Holiday stock market hours and settlement dates

WASHINGTON, December 24, 2015 – Ho-ho-ho! Santa is bringing 2015’s beleaguered traders two trading days off this week and next, plus a little bit more. Stock trading around this time of year is an iffy thing. The market’s tendency is to go up (Santa Claus Rally) on thin trading. But this year’s short-sellers and panicked ...

Family holiday etiquette: Top Ten tips for (mostly) getting along

WASHINGTON, December 25, 2014 – Families know that holidays are different from daily life: the food, the presents, the crèche, the menorah, the piñata, lots of people and parties, and whatever else your family does that makes these days special heighten everyone’s emotions. But if everything is supposed to be wonderful, why on earth do ...

Stock and bond year-end holiday trading schedule, 2014

WASHINGTON, December 23, 2014 – As a public service, we’re listing dates, times and settlement dates for U.S. and Canadian holiday trading hour from today through the New Year’s holiday. Those trading on international exchanges during the holidays: your mileage may vary. Whether trading on US, Canadian or international markets, check with your individual brokerage ...

How to keep New Year’s Resolutions: LIVE! LIVE! LIVE!

FORT WORTH, Texas, January 15, 2014 — It’s a new year which means new beginnings; another chance to create a whole new reality or modification to one’s present life. There are many different ways to achieve one’s intentions and the surest way is with a winning attitude. It is free, no one can take it ...