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Saturday August 27th 2016

  

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Saturday August 27th 2016: Latest financial news from the world

Fed's Yellen sees stronger case for interest rate hike -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsFed's Yellen sees stronger case for interest rate hike

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen attends a news conference after chairing the second day of a two-day meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee to set interest rates in WashingtonThe Federal Reserve is getting closer to raising interest rates again, the head of the U.S. central bankand other policymakers said on Friday in comments that left the door open for a hike as early as next month. Fed Chair Janet Yellen told a global monetary policy conference that the case for a rate increase had grown stronger, while Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer suggested a move could come at the central bank’s September policy meeting if the economy was doing well.



Jobs data to be a big deal for record-high stocks -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsJobs data to be a big deal for record-high stocks

Job seekers fill out applications during 11th annual Skid Row Career Fair the Los Angeles Mission in Los AngelesWall Street will fixate on a wave of U.S. economic data next week, crested by payrolls data on Friday that could sway expectations about the timing of future interest rate hikes and spark volatility in record-high stock prices. Fresh data about employment and consumer confidence could help investors solidify expectations for a December interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve, or lend weight to a minority of strategists predicting a rate rise as early as next month. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said the case for a rate hike is strengthening, but she left open the timing of what would be the first increase since December 2015.



For the Fed's Yellen 'conventional' unconventional policy is enough -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsFor the Fed's Yellen 'conventional' unconventional policy is enough

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference in WashingtonBy David Chance WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For all the talk of a radical shift in central banking policy, from the permanent use of negative rates to helicopter money drops, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen appears to believe she can tackle any future downturn using the tools currently at her disposal. Speaking in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, on Friday after a Fed policymaker and other economists proposed a radical overhaul of central banking, Yellen argued that bond purchases and the ability to pay interest on excess reserves as well as forward guidance would be enough to combat any downturn. "Our current toolkit proved effective last December (when the Fed raised rates)," Yellen said in a speech in which she firmed up expectations of a second rate rise from the Fed, possibly as soon as September.



Exclusive: Iraq plans to sell oil through Iran if talks with Kurds fail -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsExclusive: Iraq plans to sell oil through Iran if talks with Kurds fail

Iraqi Deputy Oil Minister Fayadh al-Nema talks to journalists before a meeting of OPEC oil ministers in ViennaBy Stephen Kalin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's government would consider selling crude through Iran should talks with the autonomous Kurdish region on an oil revenue-sharing agreement fail, a senior oil ministry official in Baghdad told Reuters. Iraq's State Oil Marketing Organisation (SOMO) plans to hold talks with the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), possibly next week, about Iraqi oil exported through Turkey, Deputy Oil Minister Fayadh al-Nema said in an interview on Friday evening.



Redstone granddaughter agrees to case dismissal, helps broader deal -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsRedstone granddaughter agrees to case dismissal, helps broader deal

Sumner Redstone arrives at premiere of The Guilt Trip in Los AngelesThe granddaughter of Viacom Inc's controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone has agreed to let a Massachusetts court dismiss claims brought by former company leaders, a step that will help end a battle over the fate of the media empire. Lawyers for Keryn Redstone said at a Massachusetts court hearing on Friday they have also agreed to mediate remaining parts of her family dispute and that she will have an in-person meeting with her 93-year-old grandfather. "There will be peace in the Redstone valley" said Keryn Redstone's attorney Pierce O'Donnell, speaking to reporters after the hearing at Norfolk County Probate and Family Court in Canton, Massachusetts.



Icahn denies attempt to sell Herbalife stock, buys more shares -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsIcahn denies attempt to sell Herbalife stock, buys more shares

Billionaire activist-investor Carl Icahn gives an interview on FOX Business Network's Neil Cavuto show in New YorkHerbalife shares rose 4 percent in extended trading, reversing course after Icahn said he had bought 2.3 million shares on Friday. "Completely contrary to what Bill Ackman stated on television today, I have never given Jefferies an order to sell any of our Herbalife shares," Icahn said in a statement after market close. Ackman, who unveiled a $1 billion short bet against Herbalife in 2012, said on CNBC earlier in the day that Icahn's planned stake sale would accelerate the company's downfall.



Sycamore Partners, liquidators bid on bankrupt U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsSycamore Partners, liquidators bid on bankrupt U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale

A customer enters the Aeropostale store in BroomfieldBankrupt U.S. teen retailer Aeropostale Inc received bids this week for its business from private equity firm Sycamore Partners, as well as liquidators, firms that wind down businesses, according to people familiar with the matter. Investment firm Versa Capital Management LLC did not submit a bid for the business, the people said. Versa had been preparing a stalking horse offer for Aeropostale as a going concern business, and the retailer had received court approval to pay some of the expenses incurred by Versa in putting together the proposal.



St. Jude says report by short sellers 'false and misleading' -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsSt. Jude says report by short sellers 'false and misleading'

The ticker and trading information for St. Jude Medical is displayed where the stock is traded on the floor of the NYSEThe report, which caused St. Jude shares to fall 5 percent after its release on Thursday, alleged there were significant security bugs in the company's Merlin@home device for monitoring implanted heart devices. St. Jude chief technology officer Phil Ebeling on Thursday said "the allegations are absolutely untrue" but provided no specific examples of errors. St. Jude on Friday said most of the observations in the report applied to older versions of its Merlin@home devices, which had not been patched with security upgrades that the company automatically pushes out to customers.



Caesars must face $11 billion in lawsuits: U.S. judge -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsCaesars must face $11 billion in lawsuits: U.S. judge

Las Vegas Strip casinos are seen from the 550 foot-tall (167.6 m) High Roller observation wheel, the tallest in the world, in Las VegasCaesars Entertainment Corp must face lawsuits from bondholders seeking some $11 billion in claims, a U.S. judge ruled on Friday in a decision the casino company had warned could plunge it into bankruptcy alongside its operating unit. Caesars Entertainment Operating Co (CEOC), which filed for Chapter 11 protection in January 2015, was asking for a third court shield from lawsuits against its parent to protect a multibillion-dollar contribution to its reorganization plan. The high-stakes CEOC bankruptcy has been plagued by a complex web of litigation pitting some of the most aggressive investors on Wall Street against each other.



Uber wins halt to N.Y. price-fixing lawsuit during appeal -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsUber wins halt to N.Y. price-fixing lawsuit during appeal

An illustration picture shows the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi signA federal judge on Friday granted a request by Uber Technologies Inc and its chief executive officer to put a passenger's price-fixing lawsuit against them on hold, while they appeal his refusal to let them arbitrate the dispute. Calling his decision a "close call," U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff in Manhattan said the defendants had not made a "strong showing" that their appeal would likely succeed, though they would face irreparable harm if arbitration were wrongfully denied. In his proposed nationwide class-action lawsuit, Meyer said Uber and CEO Travis Kalanick violated antitrust laws by conspiring with drivers to charge high "surge-pricing" fares during periods of heavy demand.



WHY IT MATTERS: Income inequality -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsWHY IT MATTERS: Income inequality

FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2011 file photo, Occupy DC protesters watch morning commuters walk through McPherson Square in Washington. The income gap between the rich and everyone else is large and getting larger, while middle-class incomes stagnate. That's raised concerns that the nation's middle class isn't sharing in economic growth as it has in the past. And it sparked the Wall Street protests that spread to other cities in the country. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)The issue:



WHY IT MATTERS: Health care -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsWHY IT MATTERS: Health care

FILE - This March 28, 2012 file photo shows Janis Haddon,of Atlanta, holding a glove with a message outside the Supreme Court in Washington as the court concluded three days of hearing arguments on the constitutionality of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. America’s health care system is unsustainable. It’s not one problem, but three combined: high cost, uneven quality and millions uninsured. Major changes will keep coming. Every family will be affected. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)The issue:



US stocks edge higher in midday trading -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsUS stocks edge higher in midday trading

FILE - This May 11, 2007 file photo shows a Wall Street sign in front of the flag-draped facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading Thursday, May 22, 2014, extending gains from a day earlier. Investors cheered earnings news from several retailers, including Best Buy, Dollar Tree and L Brands. Sears fell sharply after reporting disappointing results. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)Major stock indexes shifted higher in midday trading Thursday, getting a lift from an encouraging report on Chinese manufacturing and some positive earnings from Best Buy, Dollar Tree and other retailers. The market also got a boost from data showing modest improvement in sales of previously occupied homes.



Facebook changes Trending Topics after criticism -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsFacebook changes Trending Topics after criticism

Facebook changes Trending Topics after criticismThe social network adds a more automated design that strips human-written descriptions from its list of popular topics, following months of criticism over how it displayed news stories.



When tech firms judge on skills alone, women land more job interviews -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsWhen tech firms judge on skills alone, women land more job interviews

When tech firms judge on skills alone, women land more job interviewsAn experiment with removing gender from job applications makes the case that bias influences hiring.



Social media's echo chamber fuels migrant backlash in Sweden, Finland -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsSocial media's echo chamber fuels migrant backlash in Sweden, Finland

Social media's echo chamber fuels migrant backlash in Sweden, FinlandFrom Facebook to the streets, isolationist ideas have gained traction in Nordic countries that have taken in high numbers of asylum seekers.



Travel Advisory -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsTravel Advisory

Travel AdvisoryScams and scares to watch out for on the road.



Up close and personal with Tokyo's 59-foot Gundam statue -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsUp close and personal with Tokyo's 59-foot Gundam statue

Up close and personal with Tokyo's 59-foot Gundam statueIn Tokyo there's a 1:1 scale "replica" of a Gundam mobile suit. Here's what it looks like up close.



Jar Jar returns in this 'Rogue One' parody -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsJar Jar returns in this 'Rogue One' parody

Jar Jar returns in this 'Rogue One' parodyThis fan-made trailer for "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story" gives you exactly what you never wanted -- more Jar Jar Binks.



Netflix: Todo lo que viene y se va en septiembre de 2016 de EE.UU. -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsNetflix: Todo lo que viene y se va en septiembre de 2016 de EE.UU.

Netflix: Todo lo que viene y se va en septiembre de 2016'Marvel's Luke Cage' y 'Narcos' son algunas de las muchas series y películas interesantes que llegan al servicio de video este mes.



How will driverless cars make life or death choices? Google exec admits he doesn't know -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHow will driverless cars make life or death choices? Google exec admits he doesn't know

How will driverless cars make life or death choices? Google exec admits he doesn't knowAs Uber rolls out its driverless cars in Pittsburgh, Google futurist Ray Kurzweil says he's still working out the moral dilemma in the case of a potentially fatal accident by an autonomous vehicle.



How to use Dropbox Version History and save crucial documents -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHow to use Dropbox Version History and save crucial documents

How to use Dropbox Version History and save crucial documentsIf you overwrite important data when uploading a file to your Dropbox account, don't panic--there's a quick way to revert to a previous iteration of that file. Here's how.



What you should know about the iPhone 6's 'Touch Disease' (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 52) -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsWhat you should know about the iPhone 6's 'Touch Disease' (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 52)

What you should know about the iPhone 6's 'Touch Disease' (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 52)It's time to update your iPhone's software right now. Also, is the iPhone 6S really faster than the Note 7? And Apple Music starts to flex its muscle.



Is Spotify punishing artists who cozy up to Apple Music? -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsIs Spotify punishing artists who cozy up to Apple Music?

Is Spotify punishing artists who cozy up to Apple Music?When singers and bands give exclusives to subscription-music rivals like Apple and Tidal, Spotify is depressing those musicians in search results, a report says. Spotify says that's not true.



Whoops! False Northern Lights alert triggered by lawnmower -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsWhoops! False Northern Lights alert triggered by lawnmower

Whoops! False Northern Lights alert triggered by lawnmowerBritish group sent out a red alert for scenic aurora borealis, but uh, a staffer on a riding mower just drove too close to the sensor.



How to create and populate a database in MySQL -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHow to create and populate a database in MySQL

How to create and populate a database in MySQLGet up to speed on MySQL basics with this step-by-step tutorial on how to create a database, add a table, and input data into the table.



How CallMiner uses analytics to secure customer data and ensure PCI compliance -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHow CallMiner uses analytics to secure customer data and ensure PCI compliance

How CallMiner uses analytics to secure customer data and ensure PCI complianceWhen recording voice conversations, complying with Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard regulations is tricky. Voice-analysis tech simplifies the process.



Styley Star Trek stamps will deliver your mail at warp speed -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsStyley Star Trek stamps will deliver your mail at warp speed

Styley Star Trek stamps will deliver your mail at warp speedNew postage honoring 50 years of obeying the prime directive will soon whisk your letters to any starfleet address...on this planet at least.



Alexa, meet Iris: Amazon Echo now controls Lowe's smart hub -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsAlexa, meet Iris: Amazon Echo now controls Lowe's smart hub

Alexa, meet Iris: Amazon Echo now controls Lowe's smart hubLowe's Iris system for home control now lets you adjust lights and temperature using the Amazon Echo, and your voice.



Stormtrooper who bonked head in original Star Wars movie has died -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsStormtrooper who bonked head in original Star Wars movie has died

Stormtrooper who bonked head in original Star Wars movie has diedBritish actor Michael Leader will be remembered for his long-term role on the BBC's popular "EastEnders," but the famed space blooper will never be forgotten.



Stolen iPhones could eventually capture photo and fingerprint of thieves -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsStolen iPhones could eventually capture photo and fingerprint of thieves

Stolen iPhones could eventually capture photo and fingerprint of thievesApple recently patented a feature that could trigger the iPhone to capture and store biometric data, images, audio, and video of a user if unauthorized use is detected.



GIFs show how we'd all survive Mars without Matt Damon -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsGIFs show how we'd all survive Mars without Matt Damon

GIFs show how we'd all survive Mars without Matt DamonWe'll all have to breathe, eat and drink when we colonize Mars. These cartoons show how we'll reuse waste and pollutants to do it -- just like Mark Watney in "The Martian."



How Blizzard can save the business of World of Warcraft -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHow Blizzard can save the business of World of Warcraft

How Blizzard can save the business of World of WarcraftThe classic the subscription game recently shed half its customers. Here's how WoW's publisher can super-serve the fervent fan base and balloon the population of gaming's most vital virtual world.



No, software engineers aren't the highest paid employees in tech -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsNo, software engineers aren't the highest paid employees in tech

No, software engineers aren't the highest paid employees in techTechnically Incorrect: You thought that coding is where the money is? A new report says that isn't true.



Netpicks: Everything coming and going on Netflix for September 2016 -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsNetpicks: Everything coming and going on Netflix for September 2016

A bulletproof 'Luke Cage' defends Harlem in Netflix's new trailer"Marvel's Luke Cage" and "Narcos" anchor a heavy-hitting September for Netflix.



The Bowlus Road Chief is the original aluminum travel trailer -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsThe Bowlus Road Chief is the original aluminum travel trailer

The Bowlus Road Chief is the original aluminum travel trailerFirst built in 1934, two years before the Airstream came to be, the Bowlus Road Chief is back and it's chock full of 21st century technology.



Rollers, Nissans, rivals and puppies: Our week on Instagram -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsRollers, Nissans, rivals and puppies: Our week on Instagram

Rollers, Nissans, rivals and puppies: Our week on InstagramWe *really* love dogs.



Just drop some sarcasm? Your computer might pick it up soon -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsJust drop some sarcasm? Your computer might pick it up soon

Just drop some sarcasm? Your computer might pick it up soonJoined by Yahoo, a group of researchers wants to help computers understand your most ironic wordplay. As if.



U.S. Cellular's new share plans bump up the data -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsU.S. Cellular's new share plans bump up the data

U.S. Cellular's new share plans bump up the dataThe regional carrier's plans inch up both your data package and monthly prices, but you can change your plan at any time.



iOS 9.3.5 patches up big holes -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsiOS 9.3.5 patches up big holes

iOS 9.3.5 patches up big holesUpdate your iOS devices -- a trio of security flaws could lead to trouble.



  

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