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Average Cost of Data Breach Rises to $3.8 Million

Based on a study of 350 companies in 11 countries, the average data breach costs a company an average of $3.79 million, or $154 for every lost or stolen record. ...
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10 Reasons the Federal Reserve Cannot Panic on Interest Rate Hikes

Whether you are a consumer, a business owner, an investor or merely a saver, the next big thing for the markets that comes with serious economic risks is the impending ...
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UK Consumer Prices Fall for First Time Since 1960

Deflation, that ability to buy more goods and services for roughly the same amount, has started to take hold in the United Kingdom and threatens several other large economies. The ...
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Saudi Arabian Oil Flowing to China, Not the US

Since 2000, imports of Saudi Arabian crude oil and refined products into the United States have declined from a high of about 1.9 million barrels a day to less than ...
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Venezuela Economy by the Numbers

Huge oil reserves. A totalitarian government. Ridiculous inflation. People who cannot find healthy food. Venezuela in 2015 -- an economy, and in some ways a country, falling apart. CNBC experts ...
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Greece Plunges Back Into Recession

Eurostat released gross domestic product (GDP) figures by country for the first quarter. While the euro area and several countries did well, Greece moved back into a recession, highlighting how ...
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Airbus Accuses US, Germany of Spying

Airbus has filed a complaint against the German government, alleging that it complied with requests by the U.S. National Security Agency to spy on European countries and businesses. The aircraft ...
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Greece Downgraded by Moody’s

In yet another sign that many experts believe Greece cannot reach an accord with its creditors before if runs out of money, Moody's downgraded its debt from Caa1 to Caa2 ...
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Nepal Economy by the Numbers

The nation of Nepal may be most known for having Mount Everest, but a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake has ravaged the nation and the death toll is now reported to be nearing ...
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Is a Pakistan ETF Launch for You?

Investors have been investing in emerging markets and frontier markets for years now. After all, these international markets represent the largest growth opportunities for the generations ahead. One nation's stock market ...
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How Many $6.6 Billion Orders Will Boeing Take Without the Ex-Im Bank?

At a signing ceremony Friday in Panama City, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) received a firm order for 61 of its new 737 MAX single-aisle jets, which carry a list price ...
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Lessons of Force Majeure for 2014, 2015 and Beyond

Corporate law becomes very complicated during periods of unrest. In a world where several nations are dealing with civil unrest, war, military incursions and terrorist actions, 24/7 Wall St. wanted ...
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How Much Help Does Walgreens Get From Its International Footprint?

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (NASDAQ: WBA) reported fiscal second-quarter 2015 results before markets opened Thursday morning. The drugstore chain reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.18 on revenues ...
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Mercedes-Benz Worldwide Sales Soar

Mercedes-Benz posted the best sales month in the company's history during March, more evidence of the insatiable demand for luxury cars worldwide. Daimler management announced: Mercedes-Benz delivers 183,467 vehicles to customers ...
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A Worldwide Period of Low Growth Ahead — IMF

International Monetary Fund (IMF) experts have issued a report that forecasts low worldwide economic growth for several years ahead. Most of the reasons for this are not easily solved, if ...
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