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Capital Group Continues Strong Investment Tradition

Ever since its creation in Los Angeles in 1931, the Capital Group seemingly has been at the forefront of the national financial services industry. One of the world’s largest and oldest business organizations of its kind, the Capital Group is estimated to have nearly $1.4 trillion dollars in assets.

Though the Capital Group is privately held, the organization still has offices around the world. This makes them one of the true global investment brokers around. The main headquarters are still located in Los Angeles, but Capital Group has over 7,000 employees around the globe and has offices in foreign cities such as Zurich, Madrid, Milan, Honk Kong, Tokyo, Beijing, and Singapore.

The group provides a number of products and services ranging from over 40 mutual funds under its subsidiary American Funds, wealth management for both individuals and businesses, equity planning, and retirement services. Its numerous mutual fund offerings are based out of countries in Asia and Europe as well as North America. In the early 2000s, the Capital Group expanded its retirement services and also offered college saving plans.

The Capital Group has enjoyed success by taking steady long-term view to the business world, something uncommon today. They didn’t invest as heavily into the tech sector during the 1990s and thus were barely affected when the tech bubble burst. Morningstar stated that the Capital Group provided the best return for its investors during the first decade of the 21st century.

In July 2015, the Capital Group’s board of directors elected Tim Armour as its new chairman after previous chairman Jim Rothenberg passed away. Armour had been serving as the chairman of its management committee at the time. Armour brings 32 years of experience in the investment industry and served as an equity portfolio manager. Timothy Armour has spent much of his career with the Capital Group, rising from within after graduating from Middlebury College with a bachelor’s degree in economics.

Given its rise through the Capital Group hierarchy, many observers of the industry feel that Armour is a good choice as a chairman since he is familiar with the organization’s internal workings. Because of that, many believe that he will keep the firm going on its usual course without making drastic changes.

Armour once was quoted as providing advice such as to “find active managers who earn their keep.” Armour wants his managers to look at the fine print of a company’s outlook rather than guess toward the future. In this manner, Armour and Capital Group are aiming to help a company meet their specific financial goals and needs in order to enjoy sustained success.

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PodcastOne Launches a New Show in their Popular Jericho Network

A few weeks ago, the founder and Executive Chairman of PodcastOne, Norman Pattiz announced the launch of ‘Beyond the Darkness,’ a paranormal show to be hosted on The Chris Jericho network. Norman Pattiz is the seating CEO of Courtside Entertainment Group. He is also the founder of Westwood One, a renowned leading media company. Westwood hosts numerous worldwide entertainment programs such as the CNN, NFL, NBC News, CBS News, Metro Traffic, NCAA and the Olympic Games. Pattiz is actively involved in U.S media, and his positive impact is felt around the world.


In 200, Pattiz was appointed by President Clinton to serve on the Broadcasting Board of Governors in the U.S. In 2002, and Pattiz was re-appointed by President Bush to continue serving in BBG. The BBG is responsible for all U.S non-military international broadcasting. PodcastOne is a popular on-demand, spoken word audio and one of the few plays in podcasting industry. PodcastOne is famously known to be the home of most of the today’s popular podcasts such as Chris Jericho, Shaquille O’Neal, Steve Austin, and Dan Patrick among other prominent artists. Under the leadership of Pattiz, PodcastOne takes pride of winning over 400 million followers who create a perfect opportunity for their partners.

‘Beyond the Darkness’ is the newest show expected to air on PodcastOne media notably The Jericho Network. According to PodcastOne’s CEO, Pattiz, ‘Beyond the Darkness’ will be a unique entertainment show as well as an enlightenment program since it will include conversations with world-famous researchers and experiencers who will be discussing mysterious things such as ghosts, ghouls, demons, aliens, monsters and miracles. ‘Beyond the Darkness’ show will be hosted by Dave Schrader, renowned author and radio host together with Tim Dennis, a famous radio producer and host. According to the Pattiz, the new show’s episodes will soon be availed on, iTunes as well the PodcastOne’s app.


PodcastOne’s CEO, Pattiz often insists that The Jericho Network has remained one of the most famous names in the PodcastOne network. According to entertainment media’s CEO, Pattiz, introducing The Jericho Network collection did not only evolve around wrestling as it was thought, but also delivered comedians and now promises to provide the paranormal topic through ‘Beyond the Darkness’ program. Chris Jericho firmly believes that the new show in his network will grow their fan base to a greater height. According to Chris, the two hosts Dave and Denis are the perfect choice since they will assist in pulling their loyal and massive audience to the network.

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