Oil prices in the stars

E-mail recently delivered a message advocating use of "financial astrology" to predict "with 70-90% accuracy" prices of oil, gold, corporate stocks, or the exchange rate for the euro vs. the dollar. Apparently a perceptive reading of astrological signs can reveal the exact moments to enter the market and to sell and take one's profit, all within 1-24 hr. Perhaps the sender has already made his fortune from astrological readings and is selling his secrets to other investors, like those late-night television infomercials by real estate speculators peddling get-rich-quick plans. However, most market experts say such short-term turnovers are a quick way for amateur investo...

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