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Sunday December 21st 2014

  

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Why Republicans are rooting for the Kansas City Royals -  Permanent Portfolio Fund (PRPFX)Why 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 -  Permanent Portfolio Fund (PRPFX)[video] 'Hedge your bets' amid geopolitical turmoil: Pro

Is the 'Permanent Portfolio' Permanently Broken? -  Permanent Portfolio Fund (PRPFX)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.

  

  

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Sunday December 21st 2014: Latest financial news from the world

U.S. gas prices fall to lowest since May 2009: Lundberg survey -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsU.S. gas prices fall to lowest since May 2009: Lundberg survey

A woman pumps gas at a station in Falls ChurchBy Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States fell 25 cents in the past two weeks, tumbling to its lowest level in more than five-and-a-half years, according to the Lundberg survey released Sunday. Prices for regular-grade gasoline fell to $2.47 a gallon in the survey dated Dec. 19, down 25 cents since the previous survey on Dec. 5. The recent drop has taken prices down more than $1.25 a gallon since a recent peak in May of this year. ...



Obama says Sony hack not an act of war -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsObama says Sony hack not an act of war

File photo of a security guard standing at the entrance of United Artists theater during the premiere of the film "The Interview" in Los AngelesBy Steve Holland and Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama moved to prevent U.S. anger at North Korea from spiraling out of control on Sunday by saying the massive hacking of Sony Pictures was not an act of war but instead was cyber-vandalism. Washington's longstanding dispute with North Korea, which for years has centered on its nuclear weapons program, has entered new territory with the accusation that Pyongyang carried out an assault on a major Hollywood entertainment company. ...



Saudi Arabia says won't cut oil output -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsSaudi Arabia says won't cut oil output

Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister al-Naimi talks to journalists before a meeting of OPEC oil ministers at OPEC's headquarters in ViennaBy Rania El Gamal and Maha El Dahan ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it would not cut output to prop up oil markets even if non-OPEC nations did so, in one of the toughest signals yet that the world's top petroleum exporter plans to ride out the market's biggest slump in years. Referring to countries outside of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi told reporters: "If they want to cut production they are welcome: We are not going to cut, certainly Saudi Arabia is not going to cut. ...



Exclusive: Southwest's oil swap trade waiver raises CFTC questions -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsExclusive: Southwest's oil swap trade waiver raises CFTC questions

Southwest Airlines jets wait on the tarmac at Denver International Airport in DenverWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Last month's move by the U.S. commodities regulator to let Southwest Airlines Co keep its multibillion-dollar oil trades secret for 15 days offered the world's biggest low-cost carrier a break it has been seeking for three years.



Last U.S. holiday shopping weekend off to solid start -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsLast U.S. holiday shopping weekend off to solid start

Shoppers are relflected in a window display at The Plaza, King of Prussia Mall, United State's largest retail shopping space, in King of PrussiaCHICAGO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shoppers filled up malls and department stores on the last weekend before Christmas, as the weather cooperated to help raise the prospect of a solid finish to a holiday season that has so far produced mixed results.



Oil, stocks go their separate ways -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsOil, stocks go their separate ways

A Wall Street sign is pictured in the rain outside the New York Stock ExchangeNEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors have wrung their hands over the last several weeks over the effect of lower oil prices on the broader S&P 500, but the relationship between the two is actually starting to break down.



Capital hike, asset sales to fill gap at Monte Paschi: chairman -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsCapital hike, asset sales to fill gap at Monte Paschi: chairman

Newly appointed Monte dei Paschi bank chairman Alessandro Profumo talks during a Reuters interview in SienaVIENNA (Reuters) - Italian lender Monte dei Paschi di Siena expects to complete its planned capital increase by July and can use divestments to help plug a hole in its balance sheet, Chairman Alessandro Profumo told an Austrian newspaper. Monte Paschi needs to shore up its capital base following this year's euro zone health check of European banks. It plans a cash call of up to 2.5 billion euros ($3.06 billion) next year. ...



DISH, Comcast SportsNet reach deal in regional dispute -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsDISH, Comcast SportsNet reach deal in regional dispute

The sign in the lobby of the corporate headquarters of Dish Network is seen in the Denver suburb of EnglewoodWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Satellite TV provider DISH Network Corp and Comcast Corp's SportsNet have reached a deal allowing the cable giant's regional sports networks to remain on-air for DISH subscribers, the two companies said on Saturday. The two pay-TV companies have been in negotiations over whether DISH would drop Comcast's regional sports network, threatening access to televised games for satellite-TV customers in the Chicago, San Francisco and Washington areas. ...



ECB's Coene supports government bond purchases: newspaper -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsECB's Coene supports government bond purchases: newspaper

Belgium's Central Bank Governor Coene addresses a news conference in BrusselsBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Central Bank should start buying government bonds to tackle poor investor confidence and low inflation in the euro zone, governing council member Luc Coene said in an interview published on Saturday. The Belgian central bank chief said the bank had already waited too long, and that this could be one tool to spur economic activity in the 18-country euro zone and fight off deflationary pressures. "In this context, the purchase of sovereign bonds could prove to be an effective tool," he told La Libre Belgique. ...



Exclusive: GM develops contingency plans in case Takata recalls widen -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsExclusive: GM develops contingency plans in case Takata recalls widen

File photo of General Motors logo outside its headquarters at the Renaissance Center in DetroitBy Ben Klayman DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co has developed contingency plans in case recalls of potentially lethal Takata-made air bag inflators widens, forcing the U.S. automaker to repair millions of vehicles, the company said on Friday. More than 21 million vehicles have been recalled globally by numerous automakers since 2008 because of defective Takata Corp inflators that could rupture and shoot metal shards into the vehicle and have been linked to at least five deaths. GM's plans include directing Takata to share with rivals TRW and Autoliv the No. 1 U.S. ...



General strike shuts down services across Greece -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsGeneral strike shuts down services across Greece

Members of pro-communist union PAME take part in an protest during a general strike in Athens, on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. Services across Greece shut down Wednesday as unions held a 24-hour general strike to protest further austerity cuts in the cash-strapped country. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Services across Greece shut down Wednesday as unions staged a 24-hour general strike and held peaceful demonstrations to protest further austerity cuts in the cash-strapped country.



Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of US states -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsUnemployment 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 -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsUS stocks edge higher in afternoon 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)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 -  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.



US stocks are mixed in early trading -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsUS stocks are mixed in early trading

FILE - This Aug. 9, 2011 photo shows a Wall Street street sign near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. U.S. stocks are opening slightly higher Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 as investors weigh gains in productivity against worsening geopolitical concerns. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening mixed as investors look over more earnings reports from big companies.



Gamer pleads guilty to making emergency call to report Grand Theft Auto shooting -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsGamer pleads guilty to making emergency call to report Grand Theft Auto shooting

Gamer pleads guilty to making emergency call to report Grand Theft Auto shootingAn allegedly "confused" gamer calls emergency services and says there's been a shooting at his house. He was actually describing the action in his "Grand Theft Auto" game.>



Mike Myers, as Dr. Evil, mocks Sony and North Korea on SNL -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsMike Myers, as Dr. Evil, mocks Sony and North Korea on SNL

Mike Myers, as Dr. Evil, mocks Sony and North Korea on SNLBoth the corporation and the nation have given evil organizations a bad name, says the comically malevolent doctor.>



The Sony hack: 9 more things you didn't know -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsThe Sony hack: 9 more things you didn't know

The Sony hack: 9 more things you didn't knowIt was another terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week for Sony, and we learned even more as reporters sifted through a trove of stolen documents from the Hollywood studio.>



Hands-on with the CM4 Q Card Case for iPhone 6 Plus: Carry cards while using Apple Pay -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHands-on with the CM4 Q Card Case for iPhone 6 Plus: Carry cards while using Apple Pay

Hands-on with the CM4 Q Card Case for iPhone 6 Plus: Carry cards while using Apple PayEven with Apple Pay serving as your digital wallet, there remains the need for physical cards and that is where the Q Card Case comes in handy.



The peculiar star of the Sony hack: Email -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsThe peculiar star of the Sony hack: Email

The peculiar star of the Sony hack: EmailThe massive hack has raised questions about First Amendment rights, privacy and cyberwarfare. But there's a subtler issue at play when we look at all the news stories that have come from hacked inboxes: Why do we put this stuff in email?>



The Road to Hell for Any Brand Is Paved With Guaranteed Marketing Results -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsThe Road to Hell for Any Brand Is Paved With Guaranteed Marketing Results

The Road to Hell for Any Brand Is Paved With Guaranteed Marketing ResultsEvery agency has heard so many times: "can you guarantee marketing results?"As soon as I even think the client is serious, I know it's never going to be a productive relationship!No agency can guarantee results across all marketing initiatives. We don't control product pricing, technical and marketing infrastructure, branding positioning,...



Staples: Hack may have affected more than a million payment cards -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsStaples: Hack may have affected more than a million payment cards

Staples: Hack may have affected more than a million payment cardsThe office supply chain says a breach that took place earlier this year gave attackers access to cardholder names, card numbers, expiration dates and card verification codes.>



North Korea denies it hacked Sony, demands joint inquiry with US -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsNorth Korea denies it hacked Sony, demands joint inquiry with US

North Korea denies it hacked Sony, demands joint inquiry with USNorth Korea threatens "grave consequences" if the US doesn't agree to a joint investigation into the hack attack against Sony Pictures.>



'MythBusters' returns with new vibe, casting changes -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) news'MythBusters' returns with new vibe, casting changes

'MythBusters' returns with new vibe, casting changesCo-host Adam Savage and executive producer Dan Tapster reveal all about the next season of "MythBusters" and explain why Grant Imahara, Kari Byron and Tory Belleci won't be returning.>



'The Interview' Sony scandal explained in hilarious animations -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) news'The Interview' Sony scandal explained in hilarious animations

'The Interview' Sony scandal explained in hilarious animationsTaiwanese Animators reenacts the facts behind news of Seth Rogen, James Franco, Kim Jong-un, hackers and Sony Pictures with the weirdest animated videos yet.>



Bitcoin bigwig goes to prison in Silk Road case -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsBitcoin bigwig goes to prison in Silk Road case

Bitcoin bigwig goes to prison in Silk Road caseBitInstant CEO Charlie Shrem is sentenced to two years prison time, despite asking to be let off free to "change the world.">



Organization Matters: Organize Your Life and Your Business Around You -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsOrganization Matters: Organize Your Life and Your Business Around You

Organization Matters: Organize Your Life and Your Business Around You"The rational mind is the humble servant, the intuitive mind the faithful gift. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift." -- Albert EinsteinIn Unconscious Branding, Douglas Van Praet quotes Harvard Marketing Professor Gerald Zaltman, who explains that we are unaware of as much as 95 percent of the reasons...



Sony and the rise of state-sponsored hacking -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsSony and the rise of state-sponsored hacking

Sony and the rise of state-sponsored hackingNorth Korea has been blamed for one of the most destructive cyberattacks on a company in US history. It's just the latest in a string of hacks sanctioned and funded by governments.>



Microsoft flips 'Switch' campaign to help new Surface Pro 3 buyers leave MacBooks behind -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsMicrosoft flips 'Switch' campaign to help new Surface Pro 3 buyers leave MacBooks behind

Microsoft flips 'Switch' campaign to help new Surface Pro 3 buyers leave MacBooks behind​How well is the Surface Pro 3 doing? Microsoft doesn't share numbers, but apparently the third time's the charm. And if a new Microsoft initiative is any indication, those buyers are coming from an unexpected place.



Top iOS news of the week: iPhone accessories cause camera glitches, Russian store closed, not guilty -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsTop iOS news of the week: iPhone accessories cause camera glitches, Russian store closed, not guilty

Top iOS news of the week: iPhone accessories cause camera glitches, Russian store closed, not guiltyThis week in iOS: reports of magnetic cases for the new iPhones are causing camera glitches; Apple closed online store in Russia due to currency problems; Apple found not guilty in DRM case.



Apple Pay responsible for 1 percent of November digital payments, Google Wallet garners 4 percent -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsApple Pay responsible for 1 percent of November digital payments, Google Wallet garners 4 percent

Apple Pay responsible for 1 percent of November digital payments, Google Wallet garners 4 percentA recent ITG research report indicates that people are adopting Apple Pay. Google Wallet is also doing better than expected and Apple's awareness of mobile payments may be helping.



Android lawsuit against Google too vague, says judge -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsAndroid lawsuit against Google too vague, says judge

Android lawsuit against Google too vague, says judgeA US district judge says she will likely dismiss the suit -- but she's giving the plaintiffs a chance to provide more facts to support their claim that Google stifles competition on Android devices.>



Best last-minute Christmas deals on Apple iPad Air, mini tablets -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsBest last-minute Christmas deals on Apple iPad Air, mini tablets

SJ PortnoyThe final weekend for holiday shopping can't match Black Friday for sales, but procrastinators can save a little on iPads with these specials.



Cheap Black Friday/Cyber Monday Android tablets riddled with vulnerabilities and security headaches -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsCheap Black Friday/Cyber Monday Android tablets riddled with vulnerabilities and security headaches

Cheap Black Friday/Cyber Monday Android tablets riddled with vulnerabilities and security headachesCheap tablets on offer over Black Friday and Cyber Monday may have seemed like a good deal, but security researchers warn that some of these devices may be riddled with vulnerabilities, security misconfigurations, or even security backdoors.



I poured soy sauce all over my hydrophobic white shirt (hands-on) -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsI poured soy sauce all over my hydrophobic white shirt (hands-on)

I poured soy sauce all over my hydrophobic white shirt (hands-on)A new all-cotton hydrophobic shirt from Threadsmiths runs a liquid gauntlet full of coffee, tea, soy sauce and wine.>



Top Android news of the week: Todoist, Pebble Watch, $5,000 phone -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsTop Android news of the week: Todoist, Pebble Watch, $5,000 phone

Top Android news of the week: Todoist, Pebble Watch, $5,000 phoneIn the world of Android this week: a popular to-do app and the Pebble Watch hit Android Wear; an insanely expensive phone appears; apps can access data on older Android versions.



Sony to release 'The Interview' after all? -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsSony to release 'The Interview' after all?

Sony to release 'The Interview' after all?Two days after saying it wouldn't release the controversial film, the movie maker now says it wants to offer customers a way to see it "on a different platform.">



For the US connected classroom, a leap forward -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsFor the US connected classroom, a leap forward

For the US connected classroom, a leap forwardCommentary: Cisco's John Chambers and former FCC chief Julius Genachowski applaud the FCC's funding boost for expanded broadband in schools, calling it a big win for modern digital learning.>



Tesla tentatively tests battery swap plan -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsTesla tentatively tests battery swap plan

Tesla tentatively tests battery swap planToday Tesla Motors announced a pilot program to test the battery-swap scheme for its Model S sedans shown off last year.>



2014 Is Ending, but This Wave of Technology Disruptions Is Just Beginning -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) news2014 Is Ending, but This Wave of Technology Disruptions Is Just Beginning

2014 Is Ending, but This Wave of Technology Disruptions Is Just BeginningThe sun is setting on 2014, but we're about to watch a new wave of technologies rise and remake the world. (Katherine Frey/The Washington Post)Changes in technology are happening at a scale which was unimaginable before and will cause disruption in industry after industry. This has really begun to worry me, because we are not ready for this...



  

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