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¡¡¡ HAPPY NEW YEAR FRIENDS !!! Recipe for New Year's Eve Dinner. Taken Site: Daily Reflections. INGREDIENTS: FAMILY (This is where it all begins) FRIENDS (should never missing) RABIES (if it POCA) PATIENCE (most much as possible) TEARS (all dry) SMILE (most varied) PEACE (bulk) FORGIVENESS (much and in different ways) ENEMIES (if possible, none) HOPE (not ever lose it) HEART (Bigger is better!) LOVE (may abuse) LOVE (Important!!) Hopes and dreams (all of which have) THANKS (for the world could missing) God (is the essence of the recipe) MODE PREPARING : Gather your family and friends. Forget the moments of anger and past. despair If you need, use your patience. Wipe the tears and replace them with smiles. Board of peace and forgiveness and offer it to your enemies. Let hope grow in your heart. Add to the mixture, all the love and Thank you have and can not wait and love. Shortly by little is incorporated into the recipe, your dreams and illusions. And placing it

Latest Business News From the BBCI: . Indian Citibank 'fraudster' held

31 December 2010 Last updated at 00:10 GMT Business chiefs among new knights The chairman of British Airways, Martin Broughton, is among business leaders receiving knighthoods in the New Year Honours List. West attacks Khodorkovsky 'abuse' The US, UK and Germany deplore the sentencing of former Russian oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky to six more years in jail for fraud. In pictures: Khodorkovsky tria ndian Citibank 'fraudster' held Police in India arrest a Citibank employee accused of defrauding clients out of millions of dollars. Spain to increase minimum wages Spain's minimum wage will increase by 1.3% in 2011, Prime Minister  Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero announces. Vatican tackles money laundering The Vatican sets up a new authority to fight money laundering as its bank comes under investigati

Resolve to watch less TV, spend less, set goals: MarketWatch Personal Finance Daily

Personal Finance Daily DECEMBER 30, 2010 Thursday's Personal Finance stories By MarketWatch Don't miss these top stories: Working mom or no, the kids are OK Mortgage rates tick higher Stock funds draw cash; muni funds, not For many working parents, the daily day-care drop-off can be fraught not only with the imminent anxieties of the day — will I make it to work on time? Will my child cry when I leave? Is that runny nose bad enough that I should keep her home? — but also with fears about the long-term effects of leaving one's child to be cared for by others for long chunks of the day. Turns out, according to a new meta-analysis of almost 70 studies conducted over a 50-year period, the differences in academic achievement and behavior problems between kids of stay-at-home moms and those with working mothers are negligible. (The research focused on mothers' employment.) Read our story on parenting and children for more. Meanwhil

CNBC Evening Brief : Will Rise of Tablet Computers End Up Killing the Laptop?

LATEST STORIES Will Rise of Tablet Computers End Up Killing  the Laptop? Stock Traders to Tough Out Full Day on New Year's Eve Who's Afraid of Rising Rates? Pros Get Ready For Move Rising Bond Yields Spark Concerns for Stock Market Predictions for 2010: Who Got It Right—and Wrong »click here to see the latest top stories from Maria Bartiromo’s Investor Brief Newsletter Free Newsletter Meet the movers and shakers of the investing and political worlds, get investing tips from the best in the busines

RIM denies India snooping offer | Financial & Forex Info News | Ping Newsletter

Financial & Forex Info News The Australian RIM denies India snooping offer RIM has refuted claims Indian security agencies will get access to emails sent through BlackBerry smartphones.   NBN project a worry: John Colvin JOHN Colvin has a philosophical objection to governments being involved in private sector enterprises.   NBN advisers fined in US for paying bribes ALCATEL-LUCENT, the company providing key advice to the National Broadband Network, has been fined $137 million in the US.   Users don't like offline Facebook KEEPING a website with more than 500 million members ticking all day is a daunting task, even for Time Magazine's Person of the Year.   Suit refiled against Apple, Facebook A COMPANY owned by billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has filed an amended lawsuit against Facebook, Google and nine other companies.

Financial & Forex Info News ( F & F I N ) | KITCO NY Metal Market Close

Financial And Forex Info News / F & F I  New York Market Close Dec 30/10 05:20 PM EST Metals Bid Ask Change Low High Gold 1404.10 1405.10 -7.90 -0.56% 1402.30 1415.90 Silver 30.46 30.48 -0.14 -0.46% 30.33 30.94 Platinum 1747.00 1752.00 -10.00 -0.57% 1736.00 1776.00 Palladium 787.00 792.00 -6.00 -0.76% 781.00 802.00

Stocks Sputter To Yet Another Nearly Flat Close - U.S. Commentary |RTTNews Evening Market Wrap

Evening Market Wrap Thu Dec 30 2010   Commentary Dec 30, 2010 Stocks Sputter To Yet Another Nearly Flat Close - U.S. Commentary Stocks were little changed for yet another session on Thursday, as traders deemed the day's strong economic news already priced into the markets. The lowest jobless claims number in over two years and the highest reading on Chicago-area business activity in two decades failed to rouse meaningful movement in the markets, with most traders remaining away from their desks. Full Article Economic News Dec 30, 2010 U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Fall To Two-Year Low First-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits fell by much more than expected in the week ended December 25th, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Thursday, with jobless claims falling to their lowest level in well over two years. The report showed that initial jobless claims fell to 388,000 from the previous week's revised figure of 422,000

NYT: Afternoon Business News : Major League Banks Need a Farm System

BUSINESS High & Low Finance Major League Banks Need a Farm System By FLOYD NORRIS Just as baseball teams need a farm system to provide replacements for players who age, a banking system needs a second tier of institutions that can step in and become major league. As Euro Struggles, Estonia Readies for Entry in Currency By JACK EWING Despite the debt crisis, Estonia ranks among the places where the euro is still a symbol - tarnished, perhaps - of hope and prosperity. U.S. Jobless Filings Lowest Since July 2008 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In a housing-related report, the number of people who signed contracts to buy homes rose in November. India and Iran Try to Keep Energy Link Open By LYDIA POLGREEN and HEATHER TIMMONS About $11 billion in oil and natural gas trade has been imperiled after India's central bank declared that a clearinghouse could no longer be used to settle such transactions. DealBook Justice Department Seeks Toughe
Financial & Forex Info News ( F & F I N ) From : Reuters - Daily Investor Update LATEST NEWS Jobless claims, factory data buoy recovery hopes WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Upbeat U.S. data on the jobs market and manufacturing sector Thursday buttressed the view the economy gained momentum as the year ended, setting the stage for a stronger performance in 2011. | Full Article Wall St edges lower as year draws to a close December 30, 2010 04:26 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed slightly lower on Thursday as a trio of better-than-expected economic data wasn't enough to entice buyers to take on much risk in a market sitting on strong gains just before the new year. | Full Article Rattner settles with Cuomo for $10 million December 30, 2010 03:37 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Obama administration auto industry czar Steven Rattner agreed to pay $10 million to resolve lawsuits by New York's attorney general over

Facebook tops Google as most visited site in U.S. | Financial And Forex Info News | Reuters Technology Report

Financial & Forex Info News ( F & F I N ) From : LATEST NEWS Facebook tops Google as most visited site in U.S. NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook surpassed Google for the first time as the most visited website in the United States for most of 2010. | Full Article RIM dismisses claims of PlayBook battery weakness December 30, 2010 10:10 AM ET TORONTO (Reuters) - Research In Motion defended its embryonic PlayBook tablet computer against charges its battery life is shorter than that of rivals already on the market, saying power management will be comparable. | Full Article Barnes & Noble: e-books take lead in online sales December 30, 2010 12:46 PM ET NEW YORK (Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc said that sales of digital books made through its website now exceed those of traditional books that it sells online. | Full Article Sony sues to block LG from shipping phones to U.S. December 30, 2010 08:12 AM ET NEW YORK (Reu

Bosses attack populist agenda | Financial & Forex Info News | The Australian Business Briefing

FINANCIAL & FOREX INFO NEWS Bosses attack populist agenda Damon Kitney LEADING company directors have called on big business to ramp up a public campaign in the new year.    Floods disrupt Peabody coal mines Tess Stynes PEABODY Energy said today it has issued force majeure notices advising customers of flood-related shipment disruptions in Queensland.   US jobless claims aid recovery speed ANALYSIS Kathleen Madigan A FEW months ago, talk of a double-dip US recession dominated the economic discussion. Now, double dip is just a reference to ice cream.   Prices to spike as coalmines inundated Sarah-Jane Tasker FLOODS ravaging Queensland are expected to drive global coking coal prices more than 20 per cent higher for the second quarter.   Strong $A brings Champagne lifestyle Blair Speedy WE may no longer be able to call domestic sparkling wine "champagne", but the strength of the dollar means we