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  • Why the Dow will end up plunging to 7,000

    07/05/2011 6:55:54 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 41 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 07/05/11 | Douglas A. McIntyre
    Why the Dow will end up plunging to 7,000 By Douglas A. McIntyre There are too many financial risks on the horizon that are being dismissed One theory of economics says that any market can return to a point where it has been in the past. The Great Recession was, by some measures as bad as the Great Depression. Unemployment was 3.6 percent in November 1966. It was at 4 percent in December 1999. There is no precedent for zero unemployment, but those two periods came close. Recent movements in the stock market could repeat themselves as the economy lurches...
  • Sebelius Pays $7,000 in Back Taxes

    04/02/2009 4:24:04 AM PDT · by marktwain · 16 replies · 671+ views
    fox ^ | 31 March, 2009 | AP
    Health and Human Services nominee Kathleen Sebelius recently corrected three years of tax returns and paid more than $7,000 in back taxes after finding "unintentional errors" -- the latest tax troubles for an Obama administration nominee. The Kansas governor explained the changes to senators in a letter dated Tuesday that the administration released. She said they involved charitable contributions, the sale of a home and business expenses. Sebelius said she filed the amended returns as soon as the errors were discovered by an accountant she hired to scrub her taxes in preparation for her confirmation hearings. She and her husband,...
  • Stock futures indicate Dow to fall below 7,000

    03/02/2009 3:30:07 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 91 replies · 2,722+ views
    Market Watch ^ | 03/02/09 | Steve Goldstein
    Stock futures indicate Dow to fall below 7,000 By Steve Goldstein, MarketWatch Last update: 6:11 a.m. EST March 2, 2009 LONDON (MarketWatch) -- U.S. stock futures dropped Monday as financial giants like American International Group and HSBC Holdings took moves to raise more capital and as Warren Buffett said the economy would be in "shambles" this year. Futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DIA) indicated a retreat below the 7,000 level, as the March contract dropped 108 points to 6,944.00. S&P 500 futures (SPY ) fell 14.8 points to 719.40 and Nasdaq 100 futures (QQQQ ) fell 19.75 points...
  • Fort protest may cost city about $7,000 (Freak-A-Zoids cost City)

    11/20/2007 4:54:22 PM PST · by SandRat · 9 replies · 122+ views
    SIERRA VISTA Sundays protest at the Fort Huachuca Main Gate called for 25 off-duty Sierra Vista police officers to clock in for overtime. A total of 32 officers worked the event, of which 25 were on overtime, for the approximate seven-hour detail, city Lt. Adam Thrasher said. Officers time sheets arent due until Monday morning, so exact numbers are not yet available. The city will spend an estimated $7,000 in overtime pay as a result of the approximate 175 man-hours used during the event, Thrasher said. For events that may occur in city right of way but are not...
  • Czech Archaeologists Find 7,000 Year-Old Unique Statue

    10/18/2007 9:15:37 PM PDT · by blam · 24 replies · 240+ views
    Xinhuanet ^ | 10-19-2007 | China View
    Czech archaeologists find 7,000 year-old unique statue 2007-10-19 01:26:14 PRAGUE, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- Czech Archaeologists have uncovered a part of a half-meter high statue of a woman nearly 7,000 years old in the country, which was called "a find of the century," the daily Mlada fronta Dnes (MfD) reported on Thursday. Experts from Brno's Masaryk University confirmed the unique character of the statue uncovered in Masovice, South Moravia area of the Czech republic, the paper said. The hollow legs and haunch of the female statue, made of ceramic, originate in 4,800 - 4,700 B.C., MfD wrote. Nothing similar...
  • 7000 Year-Old Sacrificial Altar Found In Hunan

    01/29/2006 2:23:12 PM PST · by blam · 36 replies · 1,002+ views
    7000 year-old sacrificial altar found in Hunan 2006-01-29 11:23:54 BEIJING, Jan. 29 (Xinhuanet) -- A sacrificial altar, dating back about 7,000 years, has been discovered in central China's Hunan Province, according to Chinese archaeologists. The altar is the earliest sacrificial site so far found in China, said He Gang, a researcher with the Hunan Institute of Archaeology. "Ancients prayed to the gods of nature, such as the gods of the earth, river and heaven," said He at a archaeological forum held by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences recently in Beijing. Archaeologists have found China's oldest white pottery specimens...
  • 7,000 Year-Old Village Found In Ningbo (China)

    01/26/2005 12:17:54 PM PST · by blam · 37 replies · 931+ views
    7,000-year-old Village found in Ningbo The Ningbo Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology announced this month that, after a 4-month excavation of 725 square meters, they have confirmed the discovery of a 7,000-year-old village of the early Hemudu culture. The site is at Fujiashan in the Jiangbei District of Ningbo City, in the eastern province of Zhejiang. According to a specialist from the institute, the site is one of the largest-scale, highest-yield and best-preserved sites in the province after the Hemudu site itself. The relics excavated showed it to be a Neolithic site in the early stage of Hemudu culture,...
  • 7,000-Year-Old Artifacts Discovered In Bushehr Region (Iran)

    01/06/2005 11:04:28 AM PST · by blam · 16 replies · 812+ views
    Tehran Times ^ | 1-6-2005
    7000-year-old artifacts discovered in Bushehr region Tehran Times Culture Desk TEHRAN (MNA) - A joint Iranian and British archaeological team recently discovered 7000-year old artifacts and ruins dating back to the Chalcolithic era (7000? to 3500? B.C.) in northern Bushehr. The Iranian director of the team, Hossein Tofiqian, said on Tuesday that the team began the first stage of their activities last month and made significant finds. The team began their work with the aim of discovering the social and economic status of the historical site during the Chalcolithic era in the fifth and sixth millennia B.C., while the previous...
  • 7,000 Year Old Civilisation Site Needs Attention (Pakistan)

    10/26/2004 5:50:36 PM PDT · by blam · 12 replies · 545+ views
    Jang Group/The News ^ | 10-26-2004 | Muhammad Ejaz Khan
    7,000-year-old civilisation site needs attention By Muhammad Ejaz Khan QUETTA: Mehrgarh necropolis is one of the archaeological sites discovered in Balochistan during the last five decades, where a city had been buried for centuries under tons of earth. It tells us about the oldest human settlements in the South Asian region.The site, 140 kms southeast of the provincial capital, is located on the bank of the Bolan river near a settlement of Raisani tribe in the Bolan district. Archaeologists say it is one of the three oldest villages in the world, the other two being in Palestine and Iraq. French...
  • Ancient Flints Found On Cairngorms (7,000 Years Ago-Scotland)

    03/30/2004 6:12:52 PM PST · by blam · 12 replies · 157+ views
    BBC ^ | 3-31-2004
    Ancient flints found on Cairngorms The worked flints shed light Scotland's history Archaeologists are excited by a discovery which they say proves that early Scottish settlers travelled through the Cairngorms 7,000 years ago. More than 80 pieces of worked flint and quartz dating from the Mesolithic period have been found at a site in Glen Dee near Braemar. The finds were made by chance during conservation work on footpaths. Experts say it proves people moved through the landscape in seasonal cycles gathering and hunting for food. Most of the knowledge of the period so far has come from sites on...
  • Chinese, Japanese Started Prehistoric Exchanges 7,000 Years Ago: Archaeologists

    10/11/2003 3:34:55 PM PDT · by blam · 18 replies · 402+ views
    China View ^ | 10-8-2003
    Chinese, Japanese started prehistoric exchanges 7,000 years ago: Archeologists 2003-10-08 20:56:41 @@BEIJING, Oct. 11 (Xinhuanet) -- Archeologists say Chinese and Japanese began prehistoric exchanges about 7,000 years ago. @@More than 200 Chinese and Japanese scholars and archaeologists convened here Saturday for a symposium themed on prehistoric culture exchange between China and Japan. They compared archeological findings in China's Xinglonggou Relics Site in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, also popularly known as "China's first primitive village", and findings in Japanese sites from the Neolithic age, about 10,000 to 4,000 years ago. @@The cultural exchanges occurred on a route from...
  • Dig Site Bringing To Light Artifacts As Old As 7,000 Years (SW Pennsylvania)

    08/10/2003 6:23:57 PM PDT · by blam · 33 replies · 397+ views
    Tribune Review ^ | 8-10-2003 | Mark Berton
    <p>Beneath what is now Leetsdale Industrial Park, early industrialists made bricks in a sprawling complex begun in the 1850s. About 7,000 years earlier, on the same site, American Indians had a settlement on what was then the high area of an island in the Ohio River.</p>
  • 7,000-Year-Old Relics Unearthed In NW China

    10/15/2002 12:04:36 PM PDT · by blam · 28 replies · 207+ views
    7,000-year-old relics unearthed in NW China Story Filed: Monday, October 14, 2002 10:22 PM EST XI'AN, Oct 15, 2002 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- About 300 pieces of pottery, jade and bone utensil relics have been unearthed in northwest China's Shaanxi Province. Ash pits and ruins of houses and tombs dating from 7,000 to 600 years ago were dug up by Chinese archaeologists in an area covering over 2,500 sq meters of Shaanxi's Baoji County. More than 100 pottery utensils unearthed were complete or restorable, according to the archaeologists. Most of the Neolithic pottery, including bowls, cups, pots and vases, are...