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Chinese New Year of the Pig 2008

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The Pig represents the 12 th sign of the Chinese Zodiac. The Year of the Pig is also called Hai and less commonly is also known as Year of the Boar . People born under this sign are honest and patient. These people are generally humble and reclusive by their very nature. But as reserved they might be, their confidence and warmth is much praised. People born in 1911, 1923, 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995 and 2008 are the ones who belong to year of the Pig.

Chinese Year of the Pig 2008

If Chinese astrology is anything to go by, the year 2008 is the Fire Pig Year. This year brings loads of good luck charm to all the babies taking birth in this year and also for all those who are planning to do some investment.

“Babies born this year will be especially lucky, since it is a Golden Pig year, the first in many years. That's why hospitals in China are planning for a baby boom this year, according to The Economist.” - The Journal Gazette (Feb.- 24 th – 2008)

Year 2008 is the year of the Golden Pig. This year comes only once in 60 years or 600 years (according to some….) and is considered to be extremely promising for the newborn babies. It is a famous conviction among the Chinese that babies born in this year would lead a very successful and happy life. This is a great time for the parents and grandparents to look forward to plan for an extension in the family.

The Boar Year will also prove very promising for those who are planning to invest their money in the productive assets and stocks. Masters of Feng Shui claim that the incompatible elements of water and fire will rouse the markets in the new lunar year. This year is really favorable to complete projects. Besides, it is also the best time to invest in China, as the economy will be growing and that it's currency- Yuan would also rise strongly.

So have the best of times throughout the Boar Year 2008.