News on Permanent Portfolio Fund (PRPFX)Thursday November 27th 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
Thursday November 27th 2014: Latest financial news from the worldToyota recalls more cars for dangerous Takata air bags
By Chang-Ran Kim and Mari Saito TOKYO (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would recall 57,000 vehicles globally to replace potentially deadly air bags made by Takata Corp, as a safety crisis around the Japanese auto parts maker looks far from being contained. Toyota's action follows a recall by rival Honda Motor Co for the same problem two weeks ago after revelations of a fifth death, in Malaysia, linked to Takata's air bag inflator. ...
Saudis block OPEC output cut, sending oil price plunging
VIENNA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia blocked calls on Thursday from poorer members of the OPEC oil exporter group for production cuts to arrest a slide in global prices, sending benchmark crude plunging to a fresh four-year low.
Barclays says its Swiss private bank drops out of U.S. tax deal
ZURICH (Reuters) - Barclays' private bank in Switzerland has dropped out of a U.S. program aimed at cracking down on wealthy Americans evading taxes through hidden offshore accounts, the British bank's market head for Switzerland said on Thursday.
Honda says defective Takata air bags in 2002 used different design
DETROIT (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co said it was aware of a ruptured Takata air bag inflator in a car that was covered by a 2002 recall but the inflator design was different from one that ruptured in a 2004 accident.
EU lawmakers urge regulators to break up Google
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a motion on Thursday urging anti-trust regulators to break up Google, the latest setback for the world's most popular Internet search engine.
ECB's Draghi warns countries to reform as clouds gather over euro zone
By Jussi Rosendahl and Sarah White HELSINKI/ MADRID (Reuters) - Failure to reform and shield weaker members threatens to divide the euro zone, the head of the European Central Bank warned on Thursday, amid fresh signs the currency bloc's economy is losing speed. Delivering a blunt message to political leaders, Mario Draghi urged the 18 countries that share the single currency to consider ways to support struggling members, warning of the perils should fears that some might quit the euro be revived. ...
Oil slumps to four-year low as OPEC shuns output cut
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil hit four-year lows around $70 a barrel on Thursday and commodity currencies were sent tumbling, as OPEC resisted the temptation to cut back production following the more than 30 percent plunge in prices since June.
WTO clinches first global trade deal in its history
By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Trade Organization adopted the first worldwide trade reform in its history on Thursday, after years of stalemate, months of deadlock and a final day's delay following an eleventh-hour objection. The agreement means the WTO will introduce new standards for customs checks and border procedures. Proponents say streamlining the flow of trade will add as much as $1 trillion and 21 million jobs to the world economy. ...
Low food inflation tightens squeeze on Europe's grocers
By Emma Thomasson and James Davey BERLIN/LONDON (Reuters) - Subdued food price inflation in Europe is unlikely to pick up any time soon, adding to the pressure on mainstream grocers as they struggle with changing shopping habits and competition from discounters. Prices paid in Europe for fast-moving consumer goods rose at their slowest pace since 2010 in the third quarter, and fell in Spain, France and Italy, according to consumer data firm Nielsen, weighing on retailers' revenues and share prices. ...
EU's Juncker survives no-confidence vote over tax deals
By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission's new president, Jean-Claude Juncker, comfortably survived a no-confidence vote on Thursday brought over news that Luxembourg had lured multinational businesses with super low tax rates during his period as prime minister. The censure motion in the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, was resoundingly defeated by 461 votes to 101. ...
General strike shuts down services across Greece
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
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
Selene Chin: Ground Yourself with the Right Skills
This is part of the #CareerAdvice series - featuring successful professionals who share their advice to people who would want to take their career to the next level.One of the main things that hiring managers would ask candidates during a job interview is whether the applicants consider themselves team players or leaders.Selene Chin, Managing...
European Parliament vote promotes idea of a Google breakup
'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer will be on iTunes on Friday
What Baby Boomers Are Thankful for in 2014
Thanksgiving Day is traditionally a day for families and friends to get together for a turkey feast with all the trimmings and to give thanks for the blessings in our lives. I am thankful for my good health, my family and my wife, with whom I celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary this year.
Arctic Monkeys and Pink Floyd spinning record sales of vinyl records
'Star Trek' began filming 50 years ago
Adam West: 'If I didn't love Batman, I'd be a little bit strange'
The inimitable Adam West talks about playing Batman once again for a special level based on the much-loved 1960sTV show in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, and why he's the "luckiest actor in the world".>
AT&T's fiber Internet rollout will continue, kinda
EU wants 'right to be forgotten' applied globally
At least 6 ways we are using NFC
LG to launch its own take on the Surface Pro
LG names new mobile boss in annual reshuffle
The art and science of the bottom of a whisky glass
After Uber's stumble, is it Lyft and Sidecar's time to shine?
GoPro to release consumer drones next year, report says
First budget Android One phone arrives in UK, but faces stiff competition
Twitter is now tracking the apps you download
Tomorrow Daily 093: Underwater cities, MST3K's new website, robot guards and more
On today's show, we discuss a Japanese design firm's plans for a futuristic underwater city, the newest way to watch your favorite Mystery Science Theater episodes, and a fleet of robot security guards.>
Claman on Call: What to Expect Ahead of Black Friday
Welcome to Claman on Call. The markets might be closed, but FOX Business is always on call.
Buick Dealership Offers A Free Car -- And A Lesson In The Derivatives Market
Bill Kay Buick GMC is promising a complete refund to anyone who buys a new car on Friday or Saturday if it snows more than 6 inches on Christmas Day in Chicago. "No one has ever done this in the car business before," Karl Regalado, Bill Kay's general manager, told The Huffington Post. "It's legit. A lot of people think it's a scam." It's not a...
Sparing no expense, 'Jurassic World' features Gear smartwatch
Who would win in a fight, Batman or Darth Vader?
Keyboard-shaped waffle iron: Take a bite out of type
Century Aluminum Stock on a Tear
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