Pick 4 Lottery Charts – Find a Winning Chart Today!

There are a lot of people who play lotteries, like the pick 4 lottery charts. You may even be one of them. Why not? It is legal, it is safe and the returns are big enough to solve a lot, if not all, of your financial woes. It is also a good way to accumulate funds for the state or the government to make good projects from. Aside from the good things that you get from the money, it is also a good way to entertain yourself, and a lot of people even find the betting in the pick 4 lottery charts and other lotteries very much relaxing.

But it does get a bit stressful if you begin to have a losing streak. It does get on your nerves when you can not seem to pick a winner for so long. You have been “taking care” of certain favorite and frequently occurrence of numbers, but you are not getting the results that you want. This can happen when you are only a beginner or even when you are already a seasoned pro who has been playing the pick 4 lottery charts for years.

This failure to get winners is primarily because gut feel simply cannot be correct each and every time. There are also almost ten thousand combinations that you can get from the pick 4 lottery charts and if you are the type who “maintain” or “take care” of certain numbers that often pop up, then chances are you are bound for the spiral of loses. What you have to do to take the guessing out of picking the winning numbers and take charge of your wins. You can begin to have that winning streak back again with just a few short tips.

First thing that you have to remember is to keep very good and efficient tabs of the numbers that come out. After that, apply some mathematical probability equations to be able to get the next winning number. If this sounds too complicated, you might want to browse some websites that help you win pick 4 lottery charts by calculating the numbers for you. That way, the calculating is done mechanically and all you have to do is to bet it yourself.

There are websites like these that are free, but the better ones really are those that are downloaded. However, even if they are much more accurate and personalized, they almost always require you to put down some money. This means that you have to look at the pros and the cons of buying that kind of software. You can also stick with the free online ones, but these predictions are better when matched with your own mathematical knowledge of what the computations are.

The lottery is really a good place to earn some extra welcome money. With a bit of monetary leeway, you can buy the things that you have been eyeing for so long. The lottery is a good way to get that monetary leeway. The only thing that you really need to understand is that you can take the “chance” wins and make them quite regular.

Historical Investment Fund Performance Charts Are Hard to Interpret

For humor, let’s assume for a moment that historical ETF and mutual fund performance charts actually do have some useful information for individual investors. This might not actually be very funny to many fund investors who have been lured into lousy and expensive investments because of historical performance charts.

It can be hard to see humor, when the securities industry siphons away your assets through high management fees using the siren song of superior historical performance charts. The cover-your-rear small legal print in the footnote of the performance chart is actually right. Essentially, it says, “Don’t count on it.” And, you should not.

Interpreting rates of change from a cumulative performance chart is a challenge for many people. Visually, cumulative historical ETF and mutual fund performance charts are just very difficult to interpret. Most people would only look at the most recent values to see whether the fund’s cumulative performance to date is above or below the index.

Well, of course, if you are being sold to or advertised to, then the most recent cumulative performance will always be above the market index benchmark, because of selectivity. Selectivity means that fund companies select only their “winners” to promote. This is the easiest kind of fund to sell to naive individual investors — you know, “good” funds with “better” performance.

However, an ETF or mutual fund’s performance history that would truly exhibit investment management skill (or just a sting of good luck) is the relative rate of change in fund versus index benchmark asset valuation. The rate of change between the investment fund’s historical performance and the market index benchmark is what counts.

A consistently superior ETF or mutual fund would have a cumulative performance line that increasingly and consistently diverges from the benchmark index. Visually, the wedge between the two lines should just keep widening. On the other hand, a widening wedge could also describe the situation of an overly easy market index benchmark comparison and mediocre ETF or mutual fund performance.

Rarely do you see historical ETF or mutual fund performance graphs with increasingly widening lines — particularly since luck is a major factor and high investment management fees and high trading costs tend to drag fund performance down relative to appropriate market index benchmarks. If, for example, the lines diverged quickly ten years ago and then they maintained a relatively constant gap thereafter, that could mean that a very small and immature fund got lucky and/or it had a riskier investment portfolio profile.

Then, money from performance chasing individual investors flowed in, and the fund got much larger. If the gap between the lines on the chart does not increasingly widen, then this means that subsequent performance has just been mediocre. If the lines tend to narrow that demonstrates subsequent inferior performance. Cumulative performance could still be above the index due to a selectivity bias and/or an easy index benchmark, but the fund might really have been exhibiting mediocre or inferior performance for years.

Massacre at Fort Hood, Texas – Astrological Analysis of the Massacre Chart

Yesterday afternoon seemed so innocent enough until I turned on the news about 4 pm. The horror of a mass shooting underway at Fort Hood, Texas erupted on my television screen. The chaos produced by such a horrifying event evaporated as authorities asserted control, locked everything down, out, in, every direction known to man in an attempt to stop the killing, find the perpetrator(s), help the victims, supply the media with information, and more.

One of my first thoughts was “How do you attack military personnel, on a military base in broad daylight?” Then rationality spontaneously appeared in my brain. Just because they are the military and it is a military base on our own soil, they are not armed as they go through their daily duties. Can you imagine a military base on our own soil, with everybody armed to the teeth, hoping that everyone possessing a gun was in a good mood? Of course they were not armed. Who was? The killer.

As of what I know this writing (all from television news sources), the suspect appears to be a lone U.S. military officer, a Major, and of all things, a psychiatrist who treated soldiers for stress related to military duty in wartime, our returning Afghanistan and Iraq battlefront soldiers. He was awaiting deployment to Afghanistan in late November, a place he did not want to go. But soldiers don’t get to make those choices. Television news was filled with speculation and questions about him.

Was he distressed about deployment, so overloaded on war stories from treatment of his patients, or was there something more sinister afoot? In these trying days, terrorism tends to leap to the front of our minds. It is too early to know as of this writing because the man has not even been questioned and at this stage of the game he is suspect only. We don’t know who he is or what might have prompted his behavior. I have NO reliable information on him so I am not entitled to an opinion.

This story will unfold naturally, but between now and then there probably will be much speculation and the rewriting of history. Listen and learn but keep your powers of discernment turned on and know that the answers will continue to change up to and beyond the moment of clarity. Just because we come to a conclusion will not stop the speculation. Just remember it is just that…speculation. All I have to work with for this article is the event itself.

Astrologically, everyone may want to set a chart for 1:30 pm (approximate) on November 5, 2009 for Fort Hood, TX. By itself, that chart can’t tell you much. That was a moment in time that was so dire, but that same moment existed around our globe without such tragic results. What made this moment in time so different for Fort Hood? I needed a birth chart so I searched Fort Hood’s history to see if I could pick out its moment of birth. I think I found the day, but did not locate an exact time. With a little more searching I might be able to locate it, but I can get an approximate chart without it. I prefer exact. I don’t always get what I want.

Fort Hood was started when the U.S. was in the middle of World War II. We were fighting the German blitzkrieg. We needed a huge location to develop and test our own weapons and to train the operators. Texas was known for a lot of open space. The base of operations for a new Tank Destroyer Tactical and Firing Center was announced by the U.S. War Department on January 15, 1942 as Killeen, Texas. Completion was set for Aug 15, 1942 and initial occupation of the site in camp form did occur by mid-August. The official opening occurred September 18th.

I chose September 18, 1942 as the appropriate birth date for the facility because that is the official date stated for the opening of the base and it was fully functional at that time. It was ready to do and provide what it was created for. The time between the announcement of the selection of the site and the official opening was nine months, an amazing coincidence. I see the date of choosing the site as conception, the period of gestation as the intermediate stages including the camp atmosphere as the base was completed, and the official opening as birth. Now we need the time of day.

In what I was able to access, I did not find a time of day. As time progresses we may be able to access that as well. If so, the chart would be more accurate and reliable, but we can make do with a generic chart for that day. Official openings usually occur during the daylight hours. If there were any ceremonies, probably mid-day would be normal. I chose corporation chart rules, a noon mark chart. A corporation’s time of birth is determined by when the state body approves the corporation charter and declares it legal. Most legislative bodies meet between 8 am and 4 pm.

If I have to guess at a time, I will choose the middle of that period or noon. If by chance you have a date stamp on the corporation charter, use that; but if the date stamp is not available, use noon. It is not perfect, but it is a decent ballpark. The angles and the house spread may be wrong, but the ten bodies themselves and the Node will be reasonably accurate, with the Moon having a range of plus or minus 2 degrees. Good ballpark! In addition, a noon mark chart will put the Sun in the 10th house, a good location for the identity mechanism of a business entity. That is the chart I chose for Fort Hood. Ideal? No. Reasonable? Yes. As I did in my previous research and articles on the country and the presidencies, I will read only conjunctions and oppositions, tight orbs of influence. I do have limited space in this article.

The Fort Hood chart has four planets in the 10th, three in Virgo, one In Libra, plus the North Node is also in the 10th in Virgo and it is adjacent to the speculative midheaven. Let me repeat that. Virgo (practicality, reality, down to earth detail and discernment) is on the Midheaven (goal, mission, accomplishment). The Node (new avenues of relating, cross-cultural and moving towards the future in nature) is joining it closely (strong). Venus (social and financial values and relating) is next, also in Virgo (service, detail oriented, punctual). This is the chart of a base dedicated to the development, testing and training of equipment. The Sun (identity of that which has been started) is next also in Virgo.

Close by at the very end of Virgo is Neptune (spirituality, imagination, hidden from view activities). That fits this scenario. Much of what goes on here is closely held secrets or military intelligence). Last but not least is war-like Mars, which has just crossed over into Libra, not Mars’ most comfortable sign. We did not start World War II (aggressive quality of Mars). We would have preferred not to be involved in war-like activities (Libra), but Germany did not allow a choice. If Germany defeated Europe, we would be the next target. We had to act and not just defend and justify. The best defense is a good offense, so we went to war.

The Capricorn Moon indicates that emotions had to serve a purpose, be responsible, controlled. An aspect which occurs about every 45 years was stamped into this chart with Saturn (the past) and Uranus (the future) conjunct in Gemini (intellectual development and communication). This is a time of bridging between the past and its traditions and the future and new paradigms and that signifies important periods of time in the world’s history. The Fort Hood 7th house of partnerships and alliances is the seat of this Saturn/Uranus conjunction (uniting), and we were part of the Allies who were fighting the Axis nations.

Interestingly enough, I can see the Fort Hood natal connections fit quite easily into the USA Virgo Rising chart I use as the basis for my chart work for the country and its presidents.

  • Fort Hood’s Venus (value systems) is tightly joined (conjunct) to the USA Ascendant (coping skills and personal projection).
  • Fort Hood’s Sun (identity) is holding hands (closely conjunct) the USA Neptune (spiritual essence, secretive actions).
  • Fort Hood’s Moon (emotions, reactions) is in conflict with (opposition) the USA Venus (value systems) and Jupiter (expansion, cultural values). This base was developed as a response to the threat of domination by a powerful, aggressive nation. It was not something we as a people would want to do; it was something we had to do… conflict!
  • Fort Hood’s Jupiter (expansion, cultural values and impact) is right on (conjunct) the USA Mercury (communication and decision making), setting off the powerful USA Mercury/Pluto opposition (powerful communications for good or for ill).
  • Fort Hood’s Saturn/Uranus conjunction mentioned above sits on the USA Midheaven (goals, ambitions, world stature) and Uranus (independent, unique, forward seeking).
  • Last but definitely not least, Fort Hood’s Pluto (power) sits directly on (conjuncts) the USA North Node (cross-cultural and international relating).

Did Fort Hood fit into the jigsaw puzzle we call our nation? Absolutely.

Why the massacre November 5, 2009 at this base? We must move this chart ahead in time by progressing (day-for-a-year measure) for Fort Hood the day of the event. Does anything explain what happened here?

  • Fort Hood’s progressed (current) Saturn/Uranus joining (conjunction) is even tighter (stronger) to each other and to the USA Midheaven/Uranus joining explained above.
  • Fort Hood’s progressed (current) Sun (identity) and Venus (value systems) are at odds with (opposed) both the natal and progressed Saturn/Uranus tie, but closest to Uranus (unexpected events).
  • Fort Hood’s progressed (current) Moon (emotions) is right on (conjunct) its speculative catastrophe and death point (8th house cusp).
  • Fort Hood’s progressed (current) Jupiter (expansion, cultural values) is right on the Descendant/Ascendant axis of actions involving “others.” Any aspect on an angle tends to be quite critical in nature and effect, and does set off the USA powerful communications for good or for ill right on the money (tight conjunction).
  • Fort Hood’s speculative progressing (current) 8th cusp (death, catastrophic events) is right on its natal Node (karmic implications).
  • Fort Hood’s progressed (current) Neptune (spiritual essence) is right on (conjunct) its natal Mars (aggression, assertion). This has a couple of twists to which to pay attention: 1) Progressed (current) Neptune is in the progressed (current) 8th house of catastrophic events. 2) This event is a culmination of something with a longer history because this aspect is slightly past exact. It strikes me as a matter of time… when, not if a catastrophic event would occur.

What about the energy of the day as it relates to the Fort Hood charts or the USA chart?

  • Diurnal (day) Ascendant (moment of impact) is 6 Capricorn 39, very close (conjunct) to the Fort Hood Moon (emotions and reactions). If the official opening of the base was closer to 8 am, it would be on the money (conjunct).
  • Diurnal (day) Node (karmic impact, cross-cultural relating) ties are strongest to the Fort Hood progressed Jupiter (expanded and cultural values) and the speculative Ascendant/Descendant angles (coping skills and partnership skills) and to the USA powerful Mercury/Pluto opposition (powerful communications for good or for ill).
  • Diurnal (day) Moon (emotions, reactions) is right on (conjunct) the USA Mars (assertion/aggression) and the Fort Hood catastrophic or death 8th house.
  • Diurnal (day) Jupiter/Neptune (philosophy, religion, inspiration or delusion) is right on (conjunct) our USA Moon (the people, emotions, reactive, we are the universe of man).
  • Diurnal Saturn (responsibility, discipline) is right on (conjunct) the Fort Hood natal Mars (assertion/aggression) and the Fort Hood progressed (current) Neptune (deception, illusion). This is a more important aspect than it first appears. Fort Hood was born with a Saturn/Uranus conjunction (described above). When transiting planet(s) assume their original relationship in the sky OR the axis to that original relationship (opposition), a resonance can occur. Even if it does not touch degrees exactly, all charts that can resonate will. The original aspect was a conjunction. The current Saturn/Uranus opposition that is giving the world a fit, the battle between conformity and change, is triggering that natal potential. That current Uranus (unexpected events) is right on the opposition (conflict) to the USA Neptune (spirituality, illusion and delusion). This is a spiritual test for the whole of the USA and not just Fort Hood. This also implies spiritual or religious overtones.

If you look only at the day of the event, you miss so much. You must look to the birth chart, its progressions and the effects of the day upon those two charts first. Fort Hood cannot be separated from the country it serves. Look to the birth and progressing USA charts as well. Once we have clarified the information on the shooter who is only a suspect at this time, we will be able to enlarge our understanding of this tragedy.

Ways Of Getting On The Radar Of Headhunters For Legal Grads

Headhunting for legal jobs is picking up speed in the sphere of legal recruiting and more and more law school graduates are turning to legal recruiters for legal jobs and attorney jobs.

The conventional method of recruiting, that law firms earlier adopted, of placing advertisements, campus interviews and speaking to the candidates is no more the preferred option and firms are, more and more, approaching headhunters to find them the right candidates.

So how do law school grads and others keen on pursuing a legal career get on the radar of these headhunters – obviously until they know that you are there, they cannot approach you. Not only must you use all avenues available to let them know that you exist, it is also important to recognize and ascertain the right headhunters.

Talented legal professionals would be well advised to thoroughly investigate the headhunter who, dangles lucrative carrots before them and promises the best of attorney jobs. Anyone with even a smattering of legal knowledge can claim to be an expert and chances of being misled are high.

Well then, how do the candidates catch the attention of the headhunters who have the most lucrative and choicest legal jobs, including attorney jobs. The first thing to remember is that headhunters explore and chart the legal market. They search directories, shared networking sites and the press that is legal-specific. Candidates will be well served if they get themselves on these avenues, so that when the headhunters do their research, their names and details are accessible to them.

Update your LinkedIn Profile, write articles in the press on your areas of expertise, or comment on current legal matters and interact with editors of newspapers – make yourself as visible as possible. Visibility puts you into the limelight and marks you out one amongst many. Moreover, getting published in the legal press, shows that you not only have a passion for the job but that it is backed by knowledge of your work – it helps build your standing and status. Upgrading your LinkedIn profile will send a message to the headhunters that you understand the worth of marketing and promotion.

Headhunters also have contacts in law firms and they will be asking for recommendations so keep your networking contacts on the know that you are looking for an opening and would they be kind enough to propose your name when headhunters come calling.

If the headhunter cannot find you, you find the headhunter. Research the headhunter by doing an advanced search on Google, plug in different keywords, legal headhunter, legal jobs headhunters, attorney jobs headhunter. Once you find them, interact with them and then use your wisdom to decide if they are worthwhile or not.

Once the headhunter starts calling you, never allow him to dictate your job search – stay in control. Be very clear about the type of job you are seeking and at what level. Caution him that he is not to send your resume and other details to an employer without first informing you and seeking your consent and certainly not to a firm that does not have any current openings for attorney jobs. Once the headhunter knows where his authority begins and where it ends, he will work within those boundaries and you will not have to waste your time and energy on areas that you don’t want to frequent.

Even if you don’t go out of your way to attract the attention of the headhunters, but if you are doing a great job as an attorney and are excellent at your work, the headhunters will find you. Your work will speak for you – after all the one thing that all potential employers and the headhunters seek in their hires, is that will the lawyer they choose add to the business?