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Wednesday October 22nd 2014

  

Latest news for Yacktman Svc(YACKX) (See analysis on YACKX)

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Shrinking Alpha -  Yacktman Svc Fund (YACKX)Shrinking Alpha

Investing in Consistent Companies at the Right Price: A Wall Street Transcript Interview with Stephen Yacktman, Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager of Yacktman Asset Management -  Yacktman Svc Fund (YACKX)Investing in Consistent Companies at the Right Price: A Wall Street Transcript Interview with Stephen Yacktman, Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager of Yacktman Asset Management
[Wall Street Transcript] - 67 WALL STREET, New York - May 13, 2014 - The Wall Street Transcript has just published its Investing Strategies Report offering timely interviews with professional portfolio managers for serious investors. ...

AMG Adjusted Profit Rises 11% as Rally Boosts Assets -  Yacktman Svc Fund (YACKX)AMG Adjusted Profit Rises 11% as Rally Boosts Assets

[video] Tortoise vs. the hare investing -  Yacktman Svc Fund (YACKX)[video] Tortoise vs. the hare investing

For Best Rebalancing Results, Get Out Your Scalpel -  Yacktman Svc Fund (YACKX)For Best Rebalancing Results, Get Out Your Scalpel

Investments That Are Hard to Own but Worth It? Readers Share -  Yacktman Svc Fund (YACKX)Investments That Are Hard to Own but Worth It? Readers Share

Is Your Risk Tolerance at War With Your Risk Capacity? -  Yacktman Svc Fund (YACKX)Is Your Risk Tolerance at War With Your Risk Capacity?

Don't Let a Subpar 2013 Sour You on These Superior Funds -  Yacktman Svc Fund (YACKX)Don't Let a Subpar 2013 Sour You on These Superior Funds
[Morningstar] - Even Gold- and Silver-rated funds can have an off year.

As Markets Rise, Cautious Mutual Funds Sell Stocks -  Yacktman Svc Fund (YACKX)As Markets Rise, Cautious Mutual Funds Sell Stocks

A Checklist for Fund Investors -  Yacktman Svc Fund (YACKX)A Checklist for Fund Investors

  

  

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Wednesday October 22nd 2014: Latest financial news from the world

Wall St. turns lower after shooting at Canadian parliament -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsWall St. turns lower after shooting at Canadian parliament

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock ExchangeBy Yasmeen Abutaleb NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks turned lower in afternoon trading on Wednesday, with major indexes erasing earlier gains as a shooting at the Canadian parliament unnerved investors and Boeing and Biogen sold off following results. Indexes had traded in positive territory for much of the session, putting the S&P 500 on track for a fifth straight day of gains. Earnings initially drove the move higher, with technology and material shares up on the back of strong results. ...



U.S. inflation muted in September as energy costs drop -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsU.S. inflation muted in September as energy costs drop

Current gas prices are shown at a Shell gas station in Encinitas, CaliforniaBy Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices rose marginally in September, painting a weak inflation picture that should give the Federal Reserve ample room to keep interest rates low for a while. The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer Price Index edged up 0.1 percent last month as a rise in food and shelter costs offset a decline in energy prices. ...



Boeing profit jumps 18 percent; raises 2014 earnings view -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsBoeing profit jumps 18 percent; raises 2014 earnings view

The Boeing logo is seen at their headquarters in ChicagoBy Alwyn Scott (Reuters) - Boeing Co reported an 18 percent increase in quarterly profit and raised its full-year core earnings forecast for the third time, reflecting booming commercial aircraft demand and increasing profitability in its defense business. But shares of the Chicago-based aerospace and defense giant slipped 1.5 percent in early trading, as analysts viewed the profit gain as a given and raised concern about signs that the costs of the 787 Dreamliner were creeping higher. The company earned $1.36 billion, or $1.86 per share, for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, up from $1. ...



U.S. regulators expand number of vehicles affected by Takata recalls -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsU.S. regulators expand number of vehicles affected by Takata recalls

File photo of the Takata logo at its factory near MonclovaBy Ben Klayman DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators on Wednesday expanded the number of vehicles in the United States that may be affected by recalls for potentially defective Takata Corp air bags that could spray shrapnel at occupants. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said in a statement the number of vehicles from 10 automakers covered by recalls this year and in 2013 is now 7.8 million, up 28 percent from the 6.1 million announced on Tuesday. ...



Total names refining boss to replace de Margerie -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsTotal names refining boss to replace de Margerie

Thierry Desmarest, Chairman of French oil company Total, speaks during the company's annual shareholders meeting in ParisBy Michel Rose PARIS (Reuters) - French oil company Total has appointed refining boss Patrick Pouyanne as chief executive to succeed Christophe de Margerie who was killed in a plane crash in Moscow this week. Pouyanne, 51, head of refining, had been considered as possible candidate to succeed de Margerie in the past and has a reputation as a shrewd cost-cutter. The world's fourth largest oil company also named Thierry Desmarest, a former Total CEO, as non-executive chairman. The appointments came less than 48 hours after de Margerie's death. ...



Divided U.S. SEC adopts mortgage rule, decries lax lending -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsDivided U.S. SEC adopts mortgage rule, decries lax lending

A sign for the SEC is pictured in the foyer of the Fort Worth Regional Office in Fort WorthBy Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. securities regulators adopted a rule on Wednesday designed to avert another financial crisis, but two officials dissented, saying it did not do enough to discourage banks from lending to borrowers with shaky credit and then passing the mortgage risk to investors. The Securities and Exchange Commission approved the so-called "risk retention" rule by a 3-2 vote, while the U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to approve it later Wednesday. The rule requires banks to keep at least 5 percent of the risk on their books when they securitize loans. ...



Toyota executive stands by Takata as supplier despite air bag troubles -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsToyota executive stands by Takata as supplier despite air bag troubles

Worker is reflected next to the emblem of a Toyota Vios sedan at a stockyard of the Toyota Philippines manufacturing plant in Sta Rosa, Laguna, south of ManilaBy Maki Shiraki TOKYO (Reuters) - A top Toyota Motor Corp executive said on Wednesday the Japanese automaker has no plans to abandon Takata Corp despite the supplier's struggles with air bag inflators that could rupture and spray metal shrapnel at vehicle occupants. U.S. safety regulators on Wednesday expanded the number of vehicles in the United States affected by recalls for this problem by 28 percent to 7.8 million vehicles. Toyota has the second largest number of vehicles affected by the U.S. recalls at 877,000, trailing only Honda Motor Co's 5.1 million vehicles, according to the U.S. ...



Dow Chemical to cut $1 billion in costs over three years -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsDow Chemical to cut $1 billion in costs over three years

Dow Chairman and CEO Liveris participates in discussion during the second day of the Clinton Global Initiative 2012 (CGI) in New YorkBy Swetha Gopinath (Reuters) - Dow Chemical Co , the No. 1 U.S. chemical maker by sales, said it was looking to cut fixed costs by $1 billion over the next three years, building on reductions that have helped boost margins. Shares of the company, which reported a better-than-expected profit for the fourth straight quarter, rose nearly 4 percent. Rival Dupont has said it plans to shave off $1 billion of annual costs by 2019. Dow, which said it had been cutting fixed costs annually by 3 percent since 2012, did not elaborate on the latest cost cuts. ...



UK's Lloyds to cut 9,000 jobs over next three years: sources -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsUK's Lloyds to cut 9,000 jobs over next three years: sources

The signage is seen at a branch of Lloyds bank in central LondonLONDON (Reuters) - Lloyds Banking Group will next week announce plans to cut 9,000 jobs over the next three years, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. The cuts amount to about 10 percent of Lloyds' workforce and will be announced as part of Chief Executive Antonio Horta-Osorio's strategy review next Tuesday, the sources said. Horta-Osorio's new three-year plan is expected to include the closure of some branches as the bank responds to a growing number of transactions being executed online, and the automation of some back-office functions. ...



ECB cools speculation over bank health checks ahead of results -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsECB cools speculation over bank health checks ahead of results

General view of new headquarters of ECB in FrankfurtBy Sarah White and Michael Shields MADRID/VIENNA (Reuters) - The European Central Bank cautioned on Wednesday against speculation over the outcome of its stress tests after a media report said at least 11 banks had failed the landmark financial health checks, driving some banking shares lower. Austria's Erste Group rejected the report from Spanish newswire Efe, which said that it along with banks from Italy, Belgium, Cyprus, Portugal and Greece, had failed the ECB review based on preliminary data, but it gave no details of the size of the capital holes at the banks. ...



Social Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percent -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsSocial Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percent

FILE - This Feb. 2005 file photo shows trays of printed social security checks, in Philadelphia, waiting to be mailed from the U.S. Treasury. More than 56 million Social Security recipients will see their monthly payments go up by 1.7 percent next year. The increase, which starts in January, is tied to a measure of inflation released Tuesday. It shows that inflation has been relatively low over the past year _ despite the recent surge in gas prices _ resulting in one of the smallest increases in Social Security payments since automatic adjustments were adopted in 1975. (AP Photo/Bradley C. Bower, File)More than 56 million Social Security recipients will see their monthly payments go up by 1.7 percent next year.



Apple dumps SSL 3.0 for push notifications due to POODLE flaw -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsApple dumps SSL 3.0 for push notifications due to POODLE flaw

Apple dumps SSL 3.0 for push notifications due to POODLE flawApple to switch to the TLS encryption standard after disclosure of vulnerability that could expose encrypted data.>



Target offers free holiday shipping, wish lists for the first time -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsTarget offers free holiday shipping, wish lists for the first time

TargetThe increasing reach of Amazon has brick-and-mortar retailers changing their game plans. The latest is Target, who for the first time is offering free shipping.>



Uber drivers kick off 'Global Day of Protest' -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsUber drivers kick off 'Global Day of Protest'

Uber drivers kick off 'Global Day of Protest'The ride-sharing app's drivers in the US and London are complaining about fee hikes, fare cuts and the lack of a tip option.>



NASA's new Soundcloud album: Listen to the exploration of space -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsNASA's new Soundcloud album: Listen to the exploration of space

NASA/JPL/Space Science InstituteNASA has created an album of sounds on Soundcloud, including rocket launches, recordings from space shuttle missions and even a song about water on the moon.>



iPad Air 2 has a smaller battery, iFixit finds -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsiPad Air 2 has a smaller battery, iFixit finds

iPad Air 2 has a smaller battery, iFixit findsThe one new feature you didn't expect from Apple's iPad Air 2? iFixit says the new device has a battery that's 15 percent smaller, yet Apple claims it still gets the same battery life.>



Check out these great music streaming apps for Windows Phone -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsCheck out these great music streaming apps for Windows Phone

Check out these great music streaming apps for Windows PhoneMany of the best music streaming for mobile devices are also available on Windows Phone. Here are some of my favorites.>



Sprint undercuts AT&T, Verizon with $20, 1GB family data plan -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsSprint undercuts AT&T, Verizon with $20, 1GB family data plan

SprintAt $20, Sprint is offering twice as much data as Verizon and more than three times the data as AT&T.>



Sonos sues Denon for 'copying' its wireless products -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsSonos sues Denon for 'copying' its wireless products

Sonos sues Denon for 'copying' its wireless products​Sonos has announced it is suing competitor Denon as it says the company's HEOS products are too similar to Sonos' own and infringe on at least four of its patents.>



Tomorrow Daily 073: Robot actors, the return of LED 'stickman baby,' and more -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsTomorrow Daily 073: Robot actors, the return of LED 'stickman baby,' and more

Tomorrow Daily 073: Robot actors, the return of LED 'stickman baby,' and moreOn today's show, we check out a gadget for your shoe that might help you escape a bad date, this year's updates to the "stickman baby" Halloween costume, and a robot actor in a Kafka-inspired performance.>



Vintage Apple computer built by Woz sells for whopping $750,000 -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsVintage Apple computer built by Woz sells for whopping $750,000

Vintage Apple computer built by Woz sells for whopping $750,000One of the 50 original Apple-1 computers built by Steve Wozniak himself goes for three quarters of a million dollars at auction.>



Unity appoints former Electronic Arts chief Riccitiello as new CEO -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsUnity appoints former Electronic Arts chief Riccitiello as new CEO

David Helgason, Unity's CEO, in a promotional video in 2013John Riccitiello, who helmed publisher and game maker EA, now leads the fast-growing company behind multi-platform gaming software.>



Rhapsody revives CEO position, hires mobile vet as interim chief -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsRhapsody revives CEO position, hires mobile vet as interim chief

Wayne Cunningham/CNETThe streaming-music forefather, often overshadowed by flashier rivals like Spotify or Apple's Beats Music, says growth is gangbusters enough to revive the position of CEO after a four-year absence.>



That iPad Air 2 can be yours -- today, even -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsThat iPad Air 2 can be yours -- today, even

Sarah Tew / CBS InteractiveApple said its new tablets would launch later this week, but stores across the country already have the Wi-Fi models of the iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3.>



Apple defeats GPNE's $94M patent-infringement claim -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsApple defeats GPNE's $94M patent-infringement claim

From left to right, the iPhone 5S, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPad Mini 2 and iPad Air.A San Jose jury rules against the nonpracticing entity, which had accused Apple of infringing its mobile device technology.>



Camera made from one tiny Lego brick actually works -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsCamera made from one tiny Lego brick actually works

This Lego brick is also a camera.A simple hack turns an itsy-bitsy Lego brick into a working pinhole camera that turns out photos minifigs can enjoy.>



AT&T third-quarter profit falls short even as it adds 2M wireless customers -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsAT&T third-quarter profit falls short even as it adds 2M wireless customers

AT&T third-quarter profit falls short even as it adds 2M wireless customersThe company's growth was driven largely by connected devices like the connected car, but there was also a healthy mix of smartphone and tablet growth.>



Apple Pay sees problems as users get charged twice -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsApple Pay sees problems as users get charged twice

Apple Pay sees problems as users get charged twiceBank of America apologizes for a glitch that's causing duplicate Apple Pay charges. Also, Google creates a new app for organizing email, and Google users can give their accounts extra protection with USB security keys.>



Will You Be Ready for the Next Recession? -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsWill You Be Ready for the Next Recession?
In the years leading up to December 2007 there was a growing chorus declaring the end of business cycles. Clearly, business cycles have not gone away, and new research shows that the nature of recessions has changed in troubling ways. We can't predict when the next one will come, but those who fall in its wake will face a tough road to...
Beyond tweets: Twitter weaves new approach to mobile apps -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsBeyond tweets: Twitter weaves new approach to mobile apps

Beyond tweets: Twitter weaves new approach to mobile appsThe social network wants developers to use its tools to make mobile apps, while also integrating its service along the way.>



I Tried the Next Level in Wearable Tech -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsI Tried the Next Level in Wearable Tech
Wearable Tech is probably one of the hottest phrases out right now. Companies on both the fashion and tech side are racing to get into the game, each entrant hoping that it has the ticket to mass consumer adoption. Microsoft just announced this week that it will introduce a product shortly, and even the mighty LVMH has said that one of its...
Samsung enables 1-click purchases for app store -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsSamsung enables 1-click purchases for app store

Josh Miller/CNETSmartphone giant now lets users pay via their phone bills. No credit card necessary.>



The 404 Show 1,569: ApplePay double-charging, Hendo hoverboard, Breaking Bad toys (podcast) -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsThe 404 Show 1,569: ApplePay double-charging, Hendo hoverboard, Breaking Bad toys (podcast)

The 404 Show 1,569: ApplePay double-charging, Hendo hoverboard, Breaking Bad toys (podcast)Bridget Carey returns to the show to talk about ApplePay double-charging some Bank of America customers, a new Kickstarter for a company that created a working hoverboard and the recent controversy over Toys R Us selling Breaking Bad action figures.>



This is how NASA banishes odors in space -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsThis is how NASA banishes odors in space

This is how NASA banishes odors in spaceHow do space agencies keep the International Space Station from smelling like a sweaty locker room? NASA engineer Robert Frost and retired astronaut Clayton C. Anderson reveal a few secrets.>



Once You THINC It, INC It: Great Scott's Modern-Day Guide for Young Entrepreneurs on Growing and Navigating as a Brand -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsOnce You THINC It, INC It: Great Scott's Modern-Day Guide for Young Entrepreneurs on Growing and Navigating as a Brand

Once You THINC It, INC It: Great Scott's Modern-Day Guide for Young Entrepreneurs on Growing and Navigating as a Brand"Do not follow your dreams -- follow your efforts. Follow the things that you do organically."--THINCMarketer and social media strategist Scott "Great Scott" McKenzie has released his third book (and very first audio book), titled THINC: Once You THINC It, INC It, produced by Sirius XM associate producer Jameson Bennett. Scott is a seasoned...



Business and Youth: Advice for Young Entrepreneurs -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsBusiness and Youth: Advice for Young Entrepreneurs

Business and Youth: Advice for Young EntrepreneursAs a 24-year-old entrepreneur behind several fast-growing startups with multiple employees, I've encountered many struggles and roadblocks that I've had to overcome over the past few years. Phone calls with small companies looking to grow their business are part of my daily routine, and surprisingly, many of their struggles are tantamount to my...



Google unveils Gmail alternative: 'Inbox' -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsGoogle unveils Gmail alternative: 'Inbox'

Google unveils Gmail alternative: 'Inbox'Google revitalized webmail in 2004 when it debuted Gmail, and now it's trying to do it again with a new take on the old Web stalwart, called Inbox.>



Pioneering procedure helps paralyzed man walk again -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsPioneering procedure helps paralyzed man walk again

Pioneering procedure helps paralyzed man walk againCells harvested from a patient's nose helped return function to a damaged spinal cord. Now he is able to walk with help from ropes and guide bars.>



PreTweet saves you from looking like an idiot on social media -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsPreTweet saves you from looking like an idiot on social media

PreTweet saves you from looking like an idiot on social mediaNo more "amazeballs"! Avoid looking like a twit on Twitter by using the PreTweet service to scrub out overused words everybody is tired of seeing on social media.>



Torch through stuff on the fly with portable laser cutter -  Yacktman Svc(YACKX) newsTorch through stuff on the fly with portable laser cutter

Torch through stuff on the fly with portable laser cutterCrave writer Michael Franco catches up with one of the creators of the Origami laser cutter, now blasting through a campaign on Kickstarter.>



  

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