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Friday January 20th 2017

  

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Friday January 20th 2017: Latest financial news from the world

Wall St. gains across sectors ahead of Trump inauguration -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsWall St. gains across sectors ahead of Trump inauguration

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in Manhattan, New York CityTrump, a New York businessman and former reality TV star, is scheduled to be sworn in around midday by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts in Washington. Investors will focus on Trump's inaugural speech to get more insight into his economic policies.



U.S. bankers tell Europeans to think positively on Trump -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsU.S. bankers tell Europeans to think positively on Trump

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump listens to questions from reporters while appearing with Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma after their meeting at Trump Tower in New York, U.S.By Carmel Crimmins and Pamela Barbaglia DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - U.S. bankers, buoyed by a resurgence in profits, are advising their counterparts in Europe to think positively about the new administration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump. At the annual gathering of the world's political and business elites in the Swiss resort of Davos, U.S. financiers told investors and overseas' rivals to focus less on Trump's anti-globalization rhetoric and more on his cabinet picks, comprising of Wall Street veterans and corporate bosses. Many European bankers fear Trump, who campaigned on an "America first" platform and who has threatened to impose punitive tariffs on Chinese imports, could trigger a trade war with the world's second-largest economy.



Investment Focus: History suggests Trump month will be stocks down, dollar up -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsInvestment Focus: History suggests Trump month will be stocks down, dollar up

FILE PHOTO - Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump poses for a photo after an interview with Reuters in his office in Trump Tower, in the Manhattan borough of New York CityFor financial markets, the Trump era begins on Monday, and if history is any guide the following month should be a rocky one for Wall Street but positive for the dollar. The S&P 500 has fallen a median 2.7 percent in the month after each new president has taken the keys to the White House since Herbert Hoover did so in January 1929, according to Reuters analysis. Only four presidents have seen Wall Street rise in their first month in power: Hoover (+3.8 percent), John F. Kennedy in 1961 (+6 pct), George H. W. Bush in 1989 (+5.3 pct) and Bill Clinton in 1993 (0.8 pct).



AIG to pay Buffett's Berkshire about $10 billion in insurance deal -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsAIG to pay Buffett's Berkshire about $10 billion in insurance deal

File photo of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders walking by a video screen at the company's annual meeting in OmahaAmerican International Group Inc has agreed to pay roughly $10.2 billion to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc to take on many long-term risks on U.S. commercial insurance policies it has already written. The reinsurance transaction covers "long-tail" exposures, which are liabilities that can emerge long after policies are issued, from excess casualty, workers compensation and other AIG policies dating from 2015 and before. Berkshire's National Indemnity Co unit will take on 80 percent of net losses in excess of the first $25 billion, with a maximum liability of $20 billion.



Goldman Sachs rejects Indonesian businessman's $1.1 billion claim over share trade -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsGoldman Sachs rejects Indonesian businessman's $1.1 billion claim over share trade

A view of the Goldman Sachs stall on the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeGoldman Sachs has rejected allegations by an Indonesian businessman who is seeking $1.1 billion in damages from the U.S. bank for making what he called "unlawful" trades in the shares of a property firm. Indonesia's government has recently raised investor concerns by cutting business ties with JPMorgan over a negative research report and partially reversing a mining policy. Benny Tjokrosaputro, president director of Indonesian property developer PT Hanson International Tbk, filed a lawsuit in a Jakarta court on Sept. 8 against Goldman's unit, Goldman Sachs International.



Exclusive: HSBC cutting around 100 senior banking jobs globally - sources -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsExclusive: HSBC cutting around 100 senior banking jobs globally - sources

The HSBC headquarters is seen in BeirutHSBC has begun cutting around 100 senior jobs in its investment banking division worldwide this week, according to sources with direct knowledge of the matter. The cuts affect bankers at managing director and director level in the lender's Global Banking and Markets division, the sources said, declining to be identified due to the sensitivity of the matter.



Fears of economic 'race to bottom', strong dollar in Davos -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsFears of economic 'race to bottom', strong dollar in Davos

Christine Lagarde, Managing Director, International Monetary Fund (IMF) attends the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) in DavosA strengthening dollar and a "race to the bottom" on taxes, deregulation and trade policy are the major risks to an otherwise brightening global economy, financial leaders said on the final day of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Asked about "black swans", or unexpected, disruptive events, that could derail the outlook in 2017, International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde touched on risks stemming from the policy promises of incoming U.S. president Donald Trump. "If the disruptions we are expecting for 2017 as a result of what has happened in 2016 prove to be all negative and we are to end up in a race to the bottom on the tax front, on the trade front, on the financial regulation front, then that for me would be a really big 'black swan' that would have devastating effects," she said.



GE profit rises 36 percent, but sales slow -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsGE profit rises 36 percent, but sales slow

The ticker and logo for General Electric Co. is displayed on a screen at the post where it's traded on the floor of the NYSE(Reuters) - General Electric Co reported a 36 percent jump in fourth-quarter earnings on Friday, helped by strength in its power and renewable energy businesses, and it affirmed its growth and profit forecasts for 2017.



Ford to record pre-tax remeasurement loss of $3 billion in 2016 -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsFord to record pre-tax remeasurement loss of $3 billion in 2016

Ford logo is pictured at a car dealership in Monterrey(Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Friday it would record a pre-tax remeasurement loss of about $3 billion related to its pension plans and other post-retirement employee benefits plans.



ChemChina seeks U.S. anti-trust approval for Syngenta deal -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsChemChina seeks U.S. anti-trust approval for Syngenta deal

People use an escalator outside the headquarters of ChemChina (China National Chemical Corporation) in Beijing, ChinaChina National Chemical Corp [CNNCC.UL], or ChemChina, said on Friday it has sought the U.S. anti-trust regulator's approval for its planned $43 billion acquisition of Swiss crop protection and seed group Syngenta AG . "ChemChina and Syngenta remain fully committed to the transaction and are confident of its closure," Syngenta said.



Windows 10: Microsoft's enterprise upgrade push 'will pay off in 2017' -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsWindows 10: Microsoft's enterprise upgrade push 'will pay off in 2017'

Windows 10: Microsoft's enterprise upgrade push 'will pay off in 2017'Microsoft's offer to upgrade some business customers to Windows 10 for free is the latest in a concerted effort to push firms to begin deployments.



How Seattle wants to avoid becoming a 'dumb smart city' -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHow Seattle wants to avoid becoming a 'dumb smart city'

How Seattle wants to avoid becoming a 'dumb smart city'Putting the right tech in place, and doing it the right way, is the key for Seattle's smart city goals. TechRepublic talked to Seattle's CIO to find out more about the city's plans.



Poll: Will Trump improve or harm cybersecurity and digital privacy? -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsPoll: Will Trump improve or harm cybersecurity and digital privacy?

Poll: Will Trump improve or harm cybersecurity and digital privacy?The new administration may trigger profound changes in digital security, encryption, personal privacy, and innovation. Do you think the cybersecurity changes will help or hurt business?



How to create work-life balance in tech: 7 tips from the C-suite -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHow to create work-life balance in tech: 7 tips from the C-suite

How to create work-life balance in tech: 7 tips from the C-suiteDisconnecting after work, allowing flexible schedules, and prioritizing personal events as much as work are all keys to finding a balance, tech professionals say.



Extra, extra! That fake news story might come with malware -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsExtra, extra! That fake news story might come with malware

Extra, extra! That fake news story might come with malwareFake news is worrying IT security pros, and there appears to be no end in sight.



Is Linksys Velop mesh network a smart buy for your small business? -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsIs Linksys Velop mesh network a smart buy for your small business?

Is Linksys Velop mesh network a smart buy for your small business?If your small business or home office suffers from wireless dead spots, you might consider a mesh networking device. Meet one of the new players in that realm: Linksys Velop.



Microsoft offers free Windows 10 upgrades to certain customers -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsMicrosoft offers free Windows 10 upgrades to certain customers

Microsoft offers free Windows 10 upgrades to certain customersWindows customers who have subscriptions through the Cloud Solution Provider program can now upgrade their Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 PCs to Windows 10 for no cost.



Why email encryption is failing, and how to fix it -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsWhy email encryption is failing, and how to fix it

Why email encryption is failing, and how to fix itEmail encryption is a necessity, yet the masses still aren't adopting the technology. Jack Wallen offers a solution to this urgent security problem.



Twitter sells its Fabric developer platform to Google -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsTwitter sells its Fabric developer platform to Google

Twitter sells its Fabric developer platform to GoogleGoogle recently announced that it was acquiring a host of developer tools from Twitter, including its Fabric platform and its Crashlytics crash reporting system.



How Mark Shuttleworth became the first African in space and launched a software revolution -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHow Mark Shuttleworth became the first African in space and launched a software revolution

How Mark Shuttleworth became the first African in space and launched a software revolutionIn an inside look at the Ubuntu founder and space pioneer, TechRepublic shows what Mark Shuttleworth has learned about innovation, cybersecurity, the future of tech, and planet Earth.



How Apple will have to earn its next $1 trillion in the cloud -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHow Apple will have to earn its next $1 trillion in the cloud

How Apple will have to earn its next $1 trillion in the cloudApple makes great hardware, but that's not the key to its next trillion dollars. Here's why its cloud-based services will be critical to its success.



11 US jobs that pay more than $100K -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) news11 US jobs that pay more than $100K

11 US jobs that pay more than $100KPositions at Apple, Google, and Facebook are included in a Glassdoor list of jobs with six figure salaries at top-rated places to work.



The intelligent cloud hinges on cloud adoption -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsThe intelligent cloud hinges on cloud adoption

The intelligent cloud hinges on cloud adoptionThe next version of the cloud isn't going to just store data or serve up SaaS--it's going to be useful for decision making and automating processes and for benefiting from AI in cloud apps.



How to import Access web app data into an Excel workbook for reporting -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHow to import Access web app data into an Excel workbook for reporting

How to import Access web app data into an Excel workbook for reportingThis two-step process enables you to import Access web app data into Excel, where you can filter, graph, and analyze it to produce meaningful reports.



How universities are helping fill the smart cities talent gap -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHow universities are helping fill the smart cities talent gap

How universities are helping fill the smart cities talent gapColleges are offering new classes, degrees and certifications to help train the smart city workforce of the future. Continuing education is also an option.



Under pressure: 4 main stressors for big data leaders -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsUnder pressure: 4 main stressors for big data leaders

Under pressure: 4 main stressors for big data leadersAs more companies take on big data projects, the demands on data scientists and IT leaders are increasing. These are the top four big data pressure points.



Facebook to invest $3B in VR over next decade to reach more users -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsFacebook to invest $3B in VR over next decade to reach more users

Facebook to invest $3B in VR over next decade to reach more usersDuring an Oculus intellectual property trial, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that his company would make a large investment in virtual reality technology to provide a better user experience.



How to set up two-factor authentication for your Google account -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHow to set up two-factor authentication for your Google account

How to set up two-factor authentication for your Google accountTwo-factor authentication is a simple way to add an extra layer of security to your Google account. Here's how to get it set up.



How AT&T built the data network for Trump's inauguration -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHow AT&T built the data network for Trump's inauguration

How AT&T built the data network for Trump's inaugurationThis week nearly a million mobile phone users will attend inaugural events in Washington, D.C. Here's how AT&T spent two years and $15 million to prepare for the next president.



IBM offers the only cloud secure enough for the US Army -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsIBM offers the only cloud secure enough for the US Army

IBM offers the only cloud secure enough for the US ArmyIBM recently signed a $62M deal with the US Army to build and operate a private cloud data center in Huntsville, Alabama.



As Moscow considers ditching Outlook on 600,000 PCs, how hard could Russia's anti-US software laws hit Microsoft? -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsAs Moscow considers ditching Outlook on 600,000 PCs, how hard could Russia's anti-US software laws hit Microsoft?

As Moscow considers ditching Outlook on 600,000 PCs, how hard could Russia's anti-US software laws hit Microsoft?Is Microsoft now facing the prospect of a mass defection in Russia?



There's a new Gmail phishing attack going around, and it's fooling everyone -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsThere's a new Gmail phishing attack going around, and it's fooling everyone

There's a new Gmail phishing attack going around, and it's fooling everyoneTech professionals don't generally fall for phishing attacks: They know what to look for and when to be suspicious. One new attack, however, is even fooling the experienced.



Transhumanism: Should we use robotics to enhance humans? -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsTranshumanism: Should we use robotics to enhance humans?

Transhumanism: Should we use robotics to enhance humans?Many worry about superhuman AI. But what about human augmentation? Here's why transhumanism, a philosophy that considers melding humans and machines, has become an increasingly relevant force in AI.



Report: 57% of businesses can't find enough IT security pros -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsReport: 57% of businesses can't find enough IT security pros

Report: 57% of businesses can't find enough IT security prosIT security decision makers say their teams lack the staff and skills needed to combat sophisticated cyberattacks, according to a new report from Osterman Research and Trustwave.



How to more effectively manage mobile devices in Google's G Suite -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHow to more effectively manage mobile devices in Google's G Suite

How to more effectively manage mobile devices in Google's G SuiteA recent redesign of G Suite added a host of new MDM features for administrators. Here's how you can choose the best options for your organization.



80% of IoT apps not tested for vulnerabilities, report says -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) news80% of IoT apps not tested for vulnerabilities, report says

80% of IoT apps not tested for vulnerabilities, report saysA new report from the Ponemon Institute, IBM, and Arxan claims that just 20% of IoT apps and 29% of mobile apps are actually tested for vulnerabilities, raising security concerns.



iPhone turns 10: Why it's still the smartphone to beat -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsiPhone turns 10: Why it's still the smartphone to beat

iPhone turns 10: Why it's still the smartphone to beatFor the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, an IT pro reflects on some of the features that make Apple's innovative smartphone an epic success.



How to simplify your Debian/Ubuntu system updates with uCareSystem -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsHow to simplify your Debian/Ubuntu system updates with uCareSystem

How to simplify your Debian/Ubuntu system updates with uCareSystemHave you ever wanted a simpler method of updating your Ubuntu and/or Debian systems? Want no longer. Here's how to simplify the process with the help of a single command line tool.



Mobility in 2017: More location-based apps and IoT advancements -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsMobility in 2017: More location-based apps and IoT advancements

Mobility in 2017: More location-based apps and IoT advancementsMitch Black, president of mobile software company MOBI, talked with TechRepublic about what's coming up this year for enterprise mobility.



CIO Jury: 50% of IT leaders will invest in IoT in 2017 -  Permanent Portfolio(PRPFX) newsCIO Jury: 50% of IT leaders will invest in IoT in 2017

CIO Jury: 50% of IT leaders will invest in IoT in 2017IoT is rapidly expanding in the enterprise, but half of IT professionals say they do not have plans to implement those devices this year.



  

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