News on Permanent Portfolio Fund (PRPFX)Friday November 21st 2014
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Aggregared News for Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) from various sourcesWhy Republicans are rooting for the Kansas City Royals
[at MarketWatch] - Like many investment theories, the World Series Predictor is supposed to show a link between two events, writes Mark Hulbert.
[video] 'Hedge your bets' amid geopolitical turmoil: Pro
Is the 'Permanent Portfolio' Permanently Broken?
[at TheStreet] - Mutual funds and exchange-traded funds based on the concept of a 'permanent portfolio' face rough sledding because of the prospects for bonds and gold.
Latest business news
Friday November 21st 2014: Latest financial news from the worldWall St. ends at records on central bank action
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed higher on Friday, with major indexes notching a fifth straight weekly advance after China's central bank cut its benchmark interest rate and its euro zone peer announced asset purchases in efforts to boost each region's economy.
EU investment plan to take shape next week
European Parliament may propose Google break-up in draft resolution
(Reuters) - The European Parliament is preparing a non-binding resolution that proposes splitting Google Inc's search engine operations in Europe from the rest of its business as one possible option to rein in the Internet company’s dominance in the search market.
Lockheed, Pentagon ink $4.7 billion deal for eighth batch of F-35 fighters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Friday it had awarded Lockheed Martin Corp a contract valued at $4.7 billion for an eighth batch of F-35 fighter jets that lowered the average price per jet by 3.5 percent from the last contract, and 57 percent from the first batch.
Visa sees Visa Europe option now costing more than $10 billion
(Reuters) - Visa Inc , the world's largest credit and debit card company, said it might have to pay more than $10 billion to buy its London-based European licensee, Visa Europe Ltd, if its owners exercise their option to sell it.
Aviva in $8.8 billion deal to buy Friends Life after pensions shake-up
LONDON (Reuters) - British insurer Aviva said on Friday it had agreed terms on a possible deal to buy rival Friends Life for 5.6 billion pounds ($8.8 billion) as British pension reforms put pressure on insurance companies to find new business.
American Airlines unit to transfer 50 regional aircraft, cut jobs
(Reuters) - American Airlines Group Inc subsidiary Envoy Air plans to transfer at least 50 Embraer 145 aircraft to other regional carriers beginning in early 2015 in a move that will lead to job cuts, according to an internal letter reviewed by Reuters.
Honda in talks with other suppliers for Takata air bag fix: WSJ
DETROIT (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co is in talks with two air bag suppliers to help it stock replacement parts for defective Takata Corp air bags, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people aware of the planning.
Canada sees Burger King/Tim Hortons decision before Christmas
VANCOUVER (Reuters) - The Canadian government will decide before Dec. 25 on whether to approve the takeover by U.S.-based Burger King Worldwide Inc of Canada's iconic coffee-and-donut Tim Hortons Inc , Industry Minister James Moore said on Friday.
Bank of America hires U.S. officials for financial crime team
(Reuters) - Bank of America has hired two U.S. government officials to join its financial crimes team, according to three people familiar with the matter, as banks are under increasing pressure to police their transactions for suspicious activity.
Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of US states
Unemployment rates fell in two-thirds of U.S. states last month, evidence that modest economic growth is boosting hiring in most areas of the country.
US stocks edge higher in afternoon trading
Stocks were on track to finish higher Thursday afternoon for the second day in a row as investors drew encouragement from reports on Chinese manufacturing, U.S. home sales and some positive earnings from Best Buy, Dollar Tree and other retailers.
US stocks edge higher in midday trading
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.
US stocks edge higher in morning trading
Major stock indexes moved higher in morning trading Friday, shaking off the prior day's slide over the possible geopolitical fallout from the downing of a passenger jet flying over eastern Ukraine. Investors had their eye on financial results from several big companies, including Google and Honeywell International.
US stocks are mixed in early trading
Does Flywheel exec shakeup spell trouble? CEO says no
Pay it Forward by Mentoring the Next Generation
I'll admit it: Women can be hard on one other. We can be critical and judgmental. We sometimes, in this back-biting competitive world, live up to the negative stereotypes. You know what I'm talking about. But there's a flip side: Women can also be incredibly supportive of each other. We can be loving and generous. And sometimes, when we work...
Candy Crush is taking over your Facebook feed -- again
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Crave Ep. 184: Watch Tony Hawk do endless 360s on a hoverboard
European Parliament to call for breakup of Google, report says
Black Friday Shoppers Are Not Villains
We've all seen it on the internet, in television and probably on the radio. Black Friday shoppers are made to look like selfish idiots. I just want to take a moment though to explain why Black Friday shoppers are not villains.1. They boost the economyEven though stores are cutting prices, the entire point of black friday is to help retailers...
Jupiter's moon Europa looks embryonic in 'remastered' NASA photo
4 Tips for Crafting an Effective Elevator Pitch
As a publicist, my day revolves around pitching. From pitching my clients to the media to pitching my business to potential new clients, I spend hours each day carefully crafting statements and ideas that quickly communicate key business messages. I can confidently say that out of all of the pitches that cross my desk on a daily basis, the...
Next on Tap: More Data and Thanksgiving
Lots of economic data next week including a GDP reading and housing data in a week shortened by the Thanksgiving holiday.
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The 404 Show 1,584: Google Contributor, JFK has a drone problem, San Francisco's poo map (podcast)
China Rate Cut, Dovish Draghi Lift Stocks to Fresh Highs
Stocks closed at fresh highs Friday after China’s central bank cut interest rates, while expectations for more economic stimulus in Europe got another jolt.
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Handy Android apps for hassle-free holiday travel
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Cyber Neologisms Likely Headed for the Dictionary
Some new words and phrases that capture some of what is going on in the world of cybersecurity.
Jim Parsons of 'Big Bang Theory' fame shills for Intel
What Is Causing the Drag?
Prior to the Great Recession, which lasted from December, 2007 to June, 2009, inflation-adjusted U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) peaked in the fourth quarter of 2007. It took 14 quarters to eclipse that level. By the third quarter of 2011, economic activity was finally back to pre-recession levels. Since the recession's end, we have been...
Tracking tactful leopards on the prowl near human homes
Villainous James Bond-inspired laser watch blasts through plastic
Dish customers get CNN, Turner Classic channels back
Is there a gene that keeps you single?
All aboard the poop bus, now farting around the UK
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