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Leap Years

by Harry Jones

(February 24, 1999) -- This year February ends after 28 days. Next year is a Leap Year, though. In 2000, February will have 29 days. I know this (and I had it written down years ago) because I keep track of each year and of the exact length of each season.

Though it isn't as important, I could tell you about the moon phases, too. I have a telescope that I've had since Halley's Comet. I always wanted one and finally had a good reason to buy it. Here you can see quite a bit at night, as you can imagine.

The S&P fell 1.4% today.

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02/24/99 Close

Stock Change Close SPY -2 3/16 125.25
Day Month Year History Annualized HARRY -1.72% -1.96% -1.86% -1.86% -12.59% S&P: -1.40% -2.05% 1.97% 1.97% 14.97% NASDAQ: -1.56% -6.64% 6.69% 6.69% 59.01% Rec'd # Security In At Now Change 1/4/99 16 S&P Depos 127.63 125.25 -1.86% Rec'd # Security In At Value Change 1/4/99 16 S&P Depos 2042.00 2004.00 -$38.00 CASH $0.00 TOTAL $2004.00 Yesterday Today Change S&P Depos 127.44 125.25 SPY -2 3/16

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