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Thursday October 30th 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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Thursday October 30th 2014: Latest financial news from the world

Businesses, trade to support U.S. third-quarter growth -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsBusinesses, trade to support U.S. third-quarter growth

Thanksgiving Day holiday shopper carries a discounted television to the checkout at the Target retail store in ChicagoBy Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A robust pace of business spending likely buoyed U.S. economic growth in the third quarter, a sign corporate chieftains have confidence in the sustainability of the recovery. Gross domestic product likely grew at a 3.0 percent annual pace, according to a Reuters survey of economists, with housing, trade, government and consumers also lending support. While that would be a step down from the second quarter's brisk 4.6 percent pace, it would the fourth quarter out of five that the economy has expanded at or above a 3 percent clip. ...



Dollar surges as Fed ends QE on hawkish note -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsDollar surges as Fed ends QE on hawkish note

U.S. one-hundred dollar bills are seen in this photo illustration at a bank in SeoulBy Jamie McGeever LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar surged to a three-week high, bond yields rose and gold fell on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve ended its six-year quantitative easing bond-buying program. The decision was widely expected, but a relatively hawkish tone to the accompanying statement was not. It prompted financial markets to rethink the growing consensus that the Fed's first interest rate hike would be late in 2015. Stock market reaction was more mixed. Asian shares mostly fell, following a slight decline on Wall Street overnight. ...



European bank ADRs among biggest premarket movers -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsEuropean bank ADRs among biggest premarket movers

The Nasdaq logo is seen on the exterior of the Nasdaq MarketSite in New YorkBy Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S.-listed shares of major European banks were among the biggest movers of the premarket session on Thursday, continuing to see weakness ever since the results of the European Central Bank's stress tests were published over the weekend. The Euro STOXX banking index fell 2.9 percent and is down 6.6 percent so far this week, putting the index on track for its biggest weekly decline since September 2012. Among the most active names, Deutsche Bank fell 3.4 percent to $30.13 on the New York Stock Exchange, while Barclays Plc was off 1 percent at $14. ...



Thomson Reuters posts revenue rise on legal and tax & accounting -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsThomson Reuters posts revenue rise on legal and tax & accounting

The Thomson Reuters logo on building in Times Square, New York(Reuters) - Thomson Reuters Corp on Thursday reported a 1 percent rise in revenue because of growth in its Legal and Tax & Accounting businesses. The news and information company said third-quarter revenue from ongoing businesses was $3.1 billion before currency changes, compared with analysts' expectations of $3.09 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Revenue at the company's Financial & Risk business fell 2 percent to $1.62 billion. "It is particularly encouraging to see sales trends continue to improve in both our financial and legal businesses alongside consistent strong performance from our other units," Chief Executive Officer Jim Smith said in a statement. Tax & Accounting revenue rose 13 percent to $301 million.



ConocoPhillips 3rd-quarter profit up on Nigeria asset sale -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsConocoPhillips 3rd-quarter profit up on Nigeria asset sale

ConocoPhillips Chairman and CEO Lance rings the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange(Reuters) - ConocoPhillips, the largest U.S. independent oil company, reported higher third-quarter profit on Thursday, lifted by the sale of its Nigerian business. Over the last several years, Conoco has shed lower-margin assets, directing more capital to projects like shale drilling in the United States that offer higher returns and higher production growth. Profit rose to $2.7 billion, or $2.17 per share, from $2.5 billion, or $2.00 per share, in the 2013 third quarter. ...



Time Warner Cable loses more video customers in latest quarter -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsTime Warner Cable loses more video customers in latest quarter

Time Warner Cable office is pictured in San DiegoTime Warner Cable lost a net 184,000 household video customers in the three months ended Sept. 30, far more than the 136,000 that market research firm StreetAccount had estimated. The company, which is being acquired by market leader Comcast Corp for $45.3 billion, lost a net 152,000 customers in the April-June quarter. Comcast reported higher quarterly revenue and income last week as more people signed up for high-speed internet and fewer customers dropped their cable subscriptions. As of Sept. 30, Time Warner Cable had 10.8 million household video subscribers, down from 11.4 million a year earlier.



Samsung seeks smartphone revamp to arrest profit slide -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsSamsung seeks smartphone revamp to arrest profit slide

Customers attend a workshop about the Samsung Galaxy S5 in JakartaBy Se Young Lee SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Thursday said it would revamp its smartphone line-up to take on competitors in the rapidly growing mid-to-low range segment, after third-quarter earnings set it on course for its worst year since 2011. The global smartphone leader's market share declined in annual terms for the third straight quarter in July-September, lagging Apple Inc in the premium market and overtaken by rivals like Lenovo Group Ltd and Xiaomi Inc at the bottom end, research firm Strategy Analytics said. ...



Wal-Mart and allies in face-off with Apple Pay over mobile payments -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsWal-Mart and allies in face-off with Apple Pay over mobile payments

Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice president of Internet Software and Service, introduces Apple Pay during an Apple event at the Flint Center in CupertinoBy Nathan Layne and Nandita Bose CHICAGO (Reuters) - Suddenly it's Apple versus Wal-Mart in the fight for shoppers' digital wallets. With the development of a new mobile payment system, a group of retailers led by Wal-Mart Stores is aiming to upend the $4.5 trillion credit card market and control the precious transaction data generated at the checkout line. The difficulty of the task became clear this week when drugstore chains CVS Health Corp and Rite Aid , in a move apparently aimed at shoring up the retailers' pay system, stopped accepting payments on Apple Inc's iPhones. ...



Faulty Takata air bags may not be replaced for months -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsFaulty Takata air bags may not be replaced for months

A sign board of Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp's Annual General Meeting is seen on a street near the venue in TokyoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators do not expect Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp to be able to fully supply replacement parts for millions of defective air bags until January or later, and urged Takata and the automakers it supplies to seek additional parts from other companies. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which has come under fire for being too lax and slow in dealing with the defective air bags, also called on automakers to be ready to expand their recalls beyond the warm and humid regions believed to be the epicenter of the problem. ...



Britain's Fraud Office launches probe into Tesco accounting scandal -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsBritain's Fraud Office launches probe into Tesco accounting scandal

A woman enters a Tesco store in south LondonBy Neil Maidment and Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - (This version of the story inserts missing context in ninth paragraph) Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has opened a formal criminal investigation into accounting errors at Tesco, raising the stakes in a scandal that has hammered the reputation of the country's biggest grocer. ...



Apple's Tim Cook: 'So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay' -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsApple's Tim Cook: 'So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay'

Apple CEO Tim Cook had 'open talks' in China.The Apple boss has publicly discussed his sexuality for the first time in a bid to help anyone "struggling to come to terms with who he or she is".>



Microsoft Band is a Windows Phone fitness tracker that works with Android and iPhone too -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsMicrosoft Band is a Windows Phone fitness tracker that works with Android and iPhone too

Microsoft Band is a Windows Phone fitness tracker that works with Android and iPhone tooThe Microsoft Band packs in a range of features including a colour touchscreen, heart rate tracker and GPS.>



Lenovo closes acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsLenovo closes acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google

Lenovo closes acquisition of Motorola Mobility from GoogleMotorola will continue to operate in Chicago under the leadership of President and Chief Operating Officer Rick Osterloh.>



Google's Android VP on why a pricier Nexus 6 may lead to higher sales -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsGoogle's Android VP on why a pricier Nexus 6 may lead to higher sales

GoogleGoogle tells CNET about its choice to go with a more traditional distribution approach as it pushes its flagship smartphone to mainstream consumers.>



A massive success: 10 years of World of Warcraft -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsA massive success: 10 years of World of Warcraft

A massive success: 10 years of World of WarcraftCan a game really have something for everybody? As the latest expansion prepares for launch, we speak to Ion Hazzikostas about the history and future of the game that has ruled the MMO roost for an entire decade.>



Global smartphone market healthier than previously thought -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsGlobal smartphone market healthier than previously thought

Global smartphone market healthier than previously thoughtIncreased focus on emerging markets has driven a 25 percent year-over-year increase in global shipments in the third quarter, according to IDC.>



Smart cocktail shaker teaches you to mix the perfect drink -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsSmart cocktail shaker teaches you to mix the perfect drink

Magnified SelfThe B4RM4N is a smart cocktail shaker and app combo that incorporates sensors so that you mix a perfect cocktail, every time.>



Microsoft outs Band fitness wearable in Apple App store screenshots -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsMicrosoft outs Band fitness wearable in Apple App store screenshots

Microsoft's Band fitness device, as it appeared at Apple's App Store.The new device's sensors will track heart rate, steps taken, calories burned and sleep, according to a Microsoft privacy statement.>



Futuristic necklace turns light into jewellery -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsFuturistic necklace turns light into jewellery

Screenshot by Michelle Starr/CNETA new kind of jewellery uses a pico projector to create an interactive play of light across the wearer's neck.>



Spartan Apus Launcher conquers 30 million users internationally -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsSpartan Apus Launcher conquers 30 million users internationally

Spartan Apus Launcher conquers 30 million users internationallyChinese company Apus has released its pared-down Android launcher to massive international success. But it's doing it without focusing on the Chinese market. We sat down with founder Li Tao to find out why.>



The Longest Journey arrives remastered for iOS -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsThe Longest Journey arrives remastered for iOS

Screenshot by Michelle Starr/CNETThe hit point-and-click classic has been soft-launched in Australia and New Zealand, and is coming soon to the rest of the world.>



Tomorrow Daily 077: The Antares rocket explosion, ferrofluid art, and hydrogel robot muscles -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsTomorrow Daily 077: The Antares rocket explosion, ferrofluid art, and hydrogel robot muscles

The Antares first stage is rolled out at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility prior to hot-fire testing.On today's show, we talk about the Antares rocket disaster, how scientists might use hydrogel to create artificial facial muscles in robots, and a ferrofluid art exhibit desperate for your attention.>



Retail group MCX says it's not telling merchants to block Apple Pay -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsRetail group MCX says it's not telling merchants to block Apple Pay

CurrentC, el servicio de pago de MCX saldrá en 2015.The Walmart-led group prepping a rival mobile-payments system finally speaks out after coming under fire for merchant actions. Plus: It warns of a hack.>



Driven by GTA Online's success, Take-Two sees future in Internet games -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsDriven by GTA Online's success, Take-Two sees future in Internet games

Driven by GTA Online's success, Take-Two sees future in Internet gamesAhead of the re-release of Grand Theft Auto V for newer consoles, the game maker's fiscal second-quarter earnings shed light on its growing online business.>



Awash with streaming video? Survey says you're not alone -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsAwash with streaming video? Survey says you're not alone

A survey by Crackle, Playstation and Magid found 83 percent of people are streaming in the home, and 90 percent of people under 35 are.If it seems like almost everybody is streaming TV and movies, a new survey indicates the reason may be simply that many more people are -- and nearly all young people.>



Apple Pay rival CurrentC hit by hackers -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsApple Pay rival CurrentC hit by hackers

Apple Pay rival CurrentC hit by hackersDoubts linger on the security of the controversial CurrentC payment app. Meanwhile, HP's Sprout targets creative minds and the Bitmoji app turns you into emoji.>



A 'smart' deodorant applicator: Armpits, meet the future -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsA 'smart' deodorant applicator: Armpits, meet the future

A 'smart' deodorant applicator: Armpits, meet the futureTwo actual rocket scientists have designed the next-generation deodorant application system, and it's not as ridiculous as it sounds.>



The 404 Show 1,572: Marvel phase 3, cancellation bear (podcast) -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsThe 404 Show 1,572: Marvel phase 3, cancellation bear (podcast)

The 404 Show 1,572: Marvel phase 3, cancellation bear (podcast)Today Jeff and Iyaz discuss Marvel's phase 3 movie ambitions, the legalities of Spider-man, cancellation bear and the Google VP that now holds the skydiving world record.>



I Never Got An MBA ... I Had Sex Instead -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsI Never Got An MBA ... I Had Sex Instead

I Never Got An MBA ... I Had Sex InsteadThis is the unabashed truth. A boy named J was my first love. I honestly believe I loved him more than he loved me. And that's probably why he left me. But not before he cheated.It's a story from the past that still has relevance because if it wasn't for J taking my virginity I wouldn't be the business owner I am today. Not because it was good....



Watch Mike Tyson try to punch out video game Mike Tyson -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsWatch Mike Tyson try to punch out video game Mike Tyson

Mike Tyson about to get beat by Mike Tyson in "Mike Tyson's Punch Out!!"Jimmy Fallon convinces Mike Tyson to pick up an NES controller and try to knock out Mike Tyson in the legendary video game "Mike Tyson's Punch Out!!">



HP dives into 3D printing with Multi Jet Fusion -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHP dives into 3D printing with Multi Jet Fusion

HP dives into 3D printing with Multi Jet FusionThe tech giant makes its long-awaited move into 3D printing -- but machines using its technology won't be widely available until 2016.>



New payments terminal aims to be Switzerland of in-store payments -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsNew payments terminal aims to be Switzerland of in-store payments

PoyntComing soon to a merchant near you: Poynt will let you decide how to pay for in-store purchases.>



Amazon Fire TV Stick ship date pushed back to January -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsAmazon Fire TV Stick ship date pushed back to January

AmazonAmazon's new HDMI streaming stick aims to take on competing devices like the Google Chromecast and Roku Streaming Stick.>



New app blocks your work email when you go home -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsNew app blocks your work email when you go home

New app blocks your work email when you go homeEnforced Vacation has humanity at its core. Its makers claim their app will "give people back their personal time.">



BlackBerry: We're still in the phone business -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsBlackBerry: We're still in the phone business

BlackBerryCEO John Chen says the company is committed to earning back your business with its next phone -- the BlackBerry Classic.>



Watch the Avengers try to pick up Thor's hammer -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsWatch the Avengers try to pick up Thor's hammer

Watch the Avengers try to pick up Thor's hammerIn the full trailer for the upcoming "Avengers: Age of Ultron," the gang doesn't understand why they can't lift the fabled Mjolnir.>



The 7 Toughest Startup Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsThe 7 Toughest Startup Lessons You Don't Want to Learn the Hard Way
I started my first business at 19 years old and thought I knew it all. The business quickly grew to $500,000 in gross revenue with five employees in three states. Business was good, but because I didn't learn how to manage my business, things quickly got out of control.Six years into the business, because of mismanaging the finances, I was...
Why the Verizon-exclusive Droid Turbo is actually good for you -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsWhy the Verizon-exclusive Droid Turbo is actually good for you

Sarah Tew / CBS InteractiveThe Droid franchise stands out as a carrier exclusive that works, thanks to the work put in on both sides.>



What it is Like to Start a Small Business -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsWhat it is Like to Start a Small Business

What it is Like to Start a Small BusinessOfficially a month into my new business venture, I've fully immersed myself in my company. While each day is an incredible learning experience, I've certainly felt a vast range of emotions over the past few weeks (and I'm sure there is more to come).So, what's it like giving up a steady paycheck and benefits to start your own endeavor?It's...



What's 'Star Wars' about in a word? George Lucas explains -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsWhat's 'Star Wars' about in a word? George Lucas explains

What's 'Star Wars' about in a word? George Lucas explainsIn an interview with Charlie Rose, George Lucas opens up about the real meaning behind "Star Wars," and how mythology, religion, and storytelling helped shape his vision of the films.>



  

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