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Sunday September 21st 2014

  

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[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.

COLUMN-Circuit breakers investors can use for a debt default -  Permanent Portfolio Fund (PRPFX)COLUMN-Circuit breakers investors can use for a debt default
[Reuters] - In times of calamity, every portfolio needs a set of circuit breakers. And, as Congress speeds toward the debt-ceiling barrier, it is a good idea to consider some inverse exchange-traded funds that move ...

Gold Rises to One-Week High as Fed Maintains Stimulus -  Permanent Portfolio Fund (PRPFX)Gold Rises to One-Week High as Fed Maintains Stimulus
[at Bloomberg] - Gold rose to a one-week high in London after the Federal Reserve maintained the pace of U.S. bond purchases, boosting demand for the metal as a store of value. Silver and palladium advanced.

  

  

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

Exclusive: Siemens near deal to buy Dresser-Rand - sources -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsExclusive: Siemens near deal to buy Dresser-Rand - sources

The Siemens logo is seen during the IFA Electronics show in BerlinBy Soyoung Kim, Sophie Sassard and Anjuli Davies NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - The German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG is near an agreement to acquire U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for all cash, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday. A deal for Dresser-Rand, which has a market capitalization of more than $6 billion, could come as soon as Monday, some of them said. Siemens is expected to pay low- to mid-$80s per share, the sources said, compared to Dresser-Rand's Friday closing price of $79. ...



General Motors recalls cars over parking brake fire risk -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsGeneral Motors recalls cars over parking brake fire risk

File photo of General Motors logo outside its headquarters at the Renaissance Center in DetroitWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. car manufacturer General Motors Co is recalling hundreds of thousands of cars over a defect in the parking brake that could cause a fire, a letter by the top U.S. auto safety regulator showed. The problem occurred with GM's 2013-2015 Cadillac XTS and the 2014-2015 Chevrolet Impala, said the Sept. 19 letter from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), seen by Reuters. The total number of cars recalled was 221,558, the company said, including 205,309 in the United States, and the remainder in Canada and other countries. ...



Relief over Scotland gives way to 'Great Stagnation' worries -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsRelief over Scotland gives way to 'Great Stagnation' worries

A trader at IG Index looks at his screens, in central LondonBy Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Scotland's rejection of independence and a lack of any fireworks at a Fed meeting last week have calmed investors enough to shift the focus back to what some call the "Great Stagnation", and how to avoid it. The Group of 20 leading nations, meeting at the weekend, said they were tantalizingly close to adding an extra $2 trillion to the global economy and creating millions of new jobs. But Europe's extended stagnation remains a major stumbling block and some big emerging economies are flagging too. ...



G20 says nearing growth goal, but more needed from Europe -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsG20 says nearing growth goal, but more needed from Europe

Delegates of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting talk as they arrive for an official photograph in the northern Australian city of CairnsBy Ian Chua and Cecile Lefort CAIRNS Australia (Reuters) - The Group of 20 leading nations say they are tantalisingly close to adding an extra $2 trillion to the global economy and creating millions of new jobs, but Europe's extended stagnation remains a major stumbling block. The finance ministers and central bank chiefs gathered in the Australian city of Cairns claimed progress on fireproofing the world's financial system and on closing tax loopholes exploited by giant multinationals. ...



SoftBank estimates $4.6 billion gain from Alibaba listing -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsSoftBank estimates $4.6 billion gain from Alibaba listing

SoftBank Corp. Chief Executive Son attends a news conference in TokyoTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Corp said it expected a gain of about 500 billion yen ($4.6 billion) from Alibaba Group Holding's share listing in New York, where the Chinese e-commerce leader surged 38 percent on its first day of trade. SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son also told CNBC that he would want to own more of Alibaba, although he reiterated that the Japanese mobile carrier and Internet media company was happy with the current 32 percent stake, which made it the Chinese company's biggest shareholder. Asked if he would like more of Alibaba, Son told CNBC on Friday: "Of course. ...



Germany pushes Airbus for cost cuts on A400Ms: paper -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsGermany pushes Airbus for cost cuts on A400Ms: paper

The logo of Airbus Group is seen during the first public flight of an E-Fan aircraft during the e-Aircraft Day at the Bordeaux Merignac airportBERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's defense ministry is demanding price cuts and longer cancellation periods on the A400M military airlifters it has ordered from Airbus, but which will be delivered later and less equipped than planned, a newspaper reported on Sunday. Bild am Sonntag quoted from a letter from the defense ministry to the finance ministry and the court of auditors, in which it said the ministry was also pushing Airbus to disclose its "further planning and connected project risks". ...



Dollar's rally bad news for oil, multinationals -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsDollar's rally bad news for oil, multinationals

Photo illustration of one hundred dollar notes in SeoulBy Akane Otani NEW YORK (Reuters) - The asset with the greatest prowess of late has been the U.S. dollar, and if its rally continues, it threatens to eat into the earnings of multinational companies. The greenback's recent gains have lifted the dollar index - a measure of the dollar's value relative to six currencies - for 10 consecutive weeks. ...



Microsoft delays launch of its Xbox One console in China -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsMicrosoft delays launch of its Xbox One console in China

Xie, general manager of management and operations of Microsoft in China, speaks during the presentation of the Xbox One by Microsoft as part of ChinaJoy 2014 in ShanghaiBEIJING (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has delayed the launch of its Xbox One game console in China, which had been set for release on Tuesday, but the world's biggest software company said it would be released by the end of the year. Microsoft did not give a reason for the delay in a statement on Sunday. The delay is the latest in a series of setbacks for Microsoft in China, where it is under investigation for suspected anti-trust violations related to the Windows operating system and Microsoft Office. The Chinese government lifted a 2000 ban on gaming consoles earlier this year. ...



Alibaba surges 38 percent on massive demand in market debut -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsAlibaba surges 38 percent on massive demand in market debut

Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba is joined by Alibaba executivesBy Liana B. Baker, Jessica Toonkel and Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares soared 38 percent in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped at the chance for a piece of what is likely to rank as the largest IPO in history, in a massive bet on China's burgeoning middle class. It was an auspicious debut for the Chinese e-commerce company, which was founded by Jack Ma in his apartment in 1999 and now accounts for 80 percent of online sales in China. ...



Exclusive: Hyundai directors kept in dark on size of $10 billion land bid - sources -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsExclusive: Hyundai directors kept in dark on size of $10 billion land bid - sources

File photo of Hyundai Motor Group chairman Chung attending the company's new year ceremony in SeoulBy Hyunjoo Jin SEOUL (Reuters) - Hyundai Motor and two listed affiliates did not seek board clearance for the size of their record $10 billion bid for a plot of land in Seoul, more than triple its appraised value, four board members of the companies told Reuters. Thursday's winning bid for the land sent shares in Hyundai Motor, Kia Motors and Hyundai Mobis plunging, wiping out $8 billion in shareholder value, and sparked howls of protest from investors, rekindling worries about corporate governance at South Korea's conglomerates, or chaebol. ...



Rating the road to the wire-free PC -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsRating the road to the wire-free PC

Rating the road to the wire-free PCCommentary: Intel aims to eliminate USB, HDMI and the power cable in its quest to create the wire-free PC. But the journey will be a long one, and uneven in terms of its challenges.>



Sigma CEO leads premium push in camera market (Q&A) -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsSigma CEO leads premium push in camera market (Q&A)

Sigma CEO Kazuto Yamaki Photokina shows the new company's new 150-600mm lens at Photokina.Under CEO Kazuto Yamaki, Sigma has helped transform the Japanese company so most of its revenue comes from higher-end products. Too bad about the camera business, though.>



The history of the Predator, the drone that changed the world (Q&A) -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsThe history of the Predator, the drone that changed the world (Q&A)

The history of the Predator, the drone that changed the world (Q&A)Longtime Pentagon correspondent Richard Whittle investigated the unmanned aircraft that gave the military the ability to attack targets from the other side of the world. He talked to CNET about the drone.>



Reinvent Your Business Model or Die -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsReinvent Your Business Model or Die

Reinvent Your Business Model or Die'Change almost never fails because it's too early. It almost always fails because it's too late.' - Seth Godin One of the key components of transformation and innovation is the business model, and since the ability of companies to transform and reinvent themselves is crucial to their lifeline, I went straight to the source, the global expert on...



How to Tackle Life's Little Stinks -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHow to Tackle Life's Little Stinks

How to Tackle Life's Little StinksLife can get pretty stinky now and then. That's what makes it... life, yes? Take, for example, a recent little excursion in France's wine country. The day began on a such high note. Not only were we about to take a bike tour that would explore the beautiful fields of seemingly endless vineyards, but -- perhaps more importantly -- we'd also get...



Machinima's new CEO brought friends. Like Superman (Q&A) -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsMachinima's new CEO brought friends. Like Superman (Q&A)

Machinima will distribute an original animated series about Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman next year, product of Bruce Timm and Alan Burnett.The gaming-video source scored an original animated series with comic idols and serious insider cred. New CEO Chad Gutstein talks about his first big programming deal and site's new reality.>



Touch, hear, pal around in a virtual world: Oculus execs discuss the future -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsTouch, hear, pal around in a virtual world: Oculus execs discuss the future

Oculus executives discussing VR's future at the company's first developer conference.At firm's first confab for developers who'll make games to run on its headset, execs discuss, among other things, the trickiness of the controllers that'll let players pick up and move objects.>



Ex-NBA star arrested for allegedly stealing from Apple store -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsEx-NBA star arrested for allegedly stealing from Apple store

Ex-NBA star arrested for allegedly stealing from Apple storeRex Chapman, formerly a player and executive in the NBA, is accused of stealing $14,000 worth of merchandise from the Apple store in Scottsdale, Ariz.>



Oculus closer to launch with new virtual reality headset -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsOculus closer to launch with new virtual reality headset

Owner"Crescent Bay" prototype promises a better display and new sensors to track player's movements while using the device.>



Man says he stood 44 hours in iPhone 6 line to win back wife -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsMan says he stood 44 hours in iPhone 6 line to win back wife

Man says he stood 44 hours in iPhone 6 line to win back wifeA Polish-born man in the UK says he split with his wife recently and getting an iPhone 6 might provide a path to getting her back.>



Don't panic: Those iPhone 6 carrier trade-in deals are still available -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsDon't panic: Those iPhone 6 carrier trade-in deals are still available

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.iPhone fans, you can still take advantage of carriers' hot deals, but see the new devices in person to ensure you're getting the right one, says CNET's Marguerite Reardon in this edition of Ask Maggie.>



Nvidia sinks moon landing hoax using virtual light -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsNvidia sinks moon landing hoax using virtual light

Nvidia sinks moon landing hoax using virtual lightUsing its new top-shelf graphics processing unit, Nvidia tackles one of the most persistent conspiracy theories in American history: the veracity of the 1969 to 1972 Apollo moon landings.>



The KICK App will help you talk like a Football Expert -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsThe KICK App will help you talk like a Football Expert

The KICK App will help you talk like a Football ExpertThe beautiful game has long enjoyed a loyal fan base across the clubs of Europe. From Manchester to Milan, fans live through the highs and lows of their beloved team. Now, a recent study commissioned …



Crave Ep. 175: 3D Pocketcopter crowdfunding soars despite no working prototype -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsCrave Ep. 175: 3D Pocketcopter crowdfunding soars despite no working prototype

Crave Ep. 175: 3D Pocketcopter crowdfunding soars despite no working prototypeA small, lightweight copter is taking off on Indiegogo based on the idea and computer generated renderings even though it hasn't actually been produced.>



'True' Apple fan weeps after being removed from iPhone 6 line -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) news'True' Apple fan weeps after being removed from iPhone 6 line

'True' Apple fan weeps after being removed from iPhone 6 lineIn Sydney, a student complains that many people in front of her were letting friends cut in line. She feared she wouldn't get a phone. But then she allegedly caused an obstruction.>



Renewed talk of Yahoo as acquisition target after Alibaba IPO -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsRenewed talk of Yahoo as acquisition target after Alibaba IPO

BEIJING, CHINA: Jack Ma, Chief Executive of alibaba.com, one of china's biggest internet companies whom Yahoo paid USD 1 billion for a 40 percent stake in earlier this year, speaks at a press conference in Beijing 09 November 2005. Ma annouced the launch of a Yahoo search engine in Chinese to compete with baidu.com, the biggest internet search engine in Chinese. AFP PHOTO/Peter PARKS (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)With Alibaba's IPO making big winners of the Chinese e-commerce giant and Japan-based stakeholder SoftBank, what are the odds that one of them buys Yahoo?>



Measuring Apple Pay's success: Give it years, not months -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsMeasuring Apple Pay's success: Give it years, not months

AppleApple Pay could realistically be a huge business, but adoption will depend on sales of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, consumer willingness to change and retailer IT infrastructure.>



Staybowlizer offers a helping hand in the kitchen -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsStaybowlizer offers a helping hand in the kitchen

The Staybowlizer adds a splash of color (available in more than just orange) in the kitchen and can be used for a variety of tasks.The Staybowlizer is a simple silicone contrivance that helps to steady bowls. and it's heat-resistant up to 500 degrees.>



iPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3: SwiftKey shootout -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsiPhone 6 Plus vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3: SwiftKey shootout

Sarah TewLiving with the iPhone 6 Plus, part 2: In our post-review check-in, Tim takes a deeper look at living with SwiftKey on the iPhone 6 Plus versus his current go-to phablet phone, the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.>



Alibaba shares make their debut at $92.70 -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsAlibaba shares make their debut at $92.70

Workers renovate a building at the Alibaba head office in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang province on September 15, 2014.The Chinese company's record-breaking initial public offering is paying off with a splashy opening on the New York Stock Exchange.>



The 404 Show 1,554: iPhone 6 launch madness, surviving the lines, Deadpool movie happening (podcast) -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsThe 404 Show 1,554: iPhone 6 launch madness, surviving the lines, Deadpool movie happening (podcast)

The 404 Show 1,554: iPhone 6 launch madness, surviving the lines, Deadpool movie happening (podcast)Today Bridget Carey tells us how she survived the iPhone 6 launch chaos that unraveled at the flagship Apple Store in New York. After we close the book on the iPhone we'll discuss the news that the Deadpool movie has been green lit!>



Long-Term vs. Short Term: Which Lease Is Right for Your Business? -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsLong-Term vs. Short Term: Which Lease Is Right for Your Business?

Long-Term vs. Short Term: Which Lease Is Right for Your Business?One of the most common questions that come up when leasing office space is whether it's better to sign a long-term or short-term lease. This is especially important for small businesses whose success, or failure, could be at least partially dictated by this decision. While there's no right answer -- every company's needs are different -- there...



Low Latency 109: I'm your destiny -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsLow Latency 109: I'm your destiny

Low Latency 109: I'm your destinyMaster Chief awakes in a cold sweat, forced to ponder what could have been.>



Alibaba's Jack Ma willing to work with Amazon -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsAlibaba's Jack Ma willing to work with Amazon

Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma on Bloomberg TV.Following the Chinese company's historic IPO, the co-founder talks about his ambitious with his US e-commerce rival.>



Can this big red button really do it all? -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsCan this big red button really do it all?

Can this big red button really do it all?A new Indiegogo campaign promises that you'll be able to do everything from starting the coffee maker to ordering pizza with the click of one big button.>



Uber hits road block in France as taxi lobby gains upper hand -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsUber hits road block in France as taxi lobby gains upper hand

Uber hits road block in France as taxi lobby gains upper handA new law in France includes several provisions, but one is especially damaging to Uber: no sharing location via GPS.>



Lawyer allegedly photoshopped herself with celebs, faces suspension -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsLawyer allegedly photoshopped herself with celebs, faces suspension

Lawyer allegedly photoshopped herself with celebs, faces suspensionAn LA attorney allegedly marketed herself as someone who rubs shoulders with the famous such as Bill Clinton and, um, Nick Lachey.>



Hipsterbait: Irking hipsters, one meta T-shirt at a time -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHipsterbait: Irking hipsters, one meta T-shirt at a time

Tegan and Sara look slightly manly thanks to Hipsterbot.Artist Eric Drass, aka Shardcore, turns image faux pas into infuriating meta fashion statements with his latest Twitter bot, Hipsterbait1.>



Get a $15 iTunes gift card for $10 -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsGet a $15 iTunes gift card for $10

AppleIt's a no-brainer. If you routinely buy stuff from iTunes, here's a little extra bang for your 10 bucks. Plus: two bonus deals!>



A Numbers Story -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsA Numbers Story

A Numbers StoryTwo tech billionaires and an entrepreneur walk into a bar.The billionaires, both men, fall into a bidding war to determine who will get the first option on new technology developed by the entrepreneur, who is a woman and nearly a generation younger than them.She, possessing a philanthropic heart as well as a keen business sense, has vowed to...



  

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