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DEUTSCHE BANK: These 11 indebted companies are most at risk from rising interest rates

Carolyn Kaster/AP With global interest rates on the rise, led by an ongoing tightening cycle from the US Federal Reserve, the era of ultra cheap money looks to be coming to an end. Since the 2008 crisis, many companies have taken advantage of low rates, borrowing aggressively to fuel expansion. …

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investments

UK deploys military in Russia spy attack probe

British soldiers were deployed on Friday to help a counter-terrorism investigation into a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy as speculation mounted over how London could retaliate if the Russian state is found to be responsible. The defence ministry said 180 soldiers were being dispatched to the normally …

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‘We all better listen up’: The CEO of an FX trading firm says Wall Street needs to pay attention to the breakneck growth of crypto exchanges

Cryptocurrency-exchanges are growing fast thanks to the booming market for digital coins.  That has David Mercer, the CEO of LMAX Exchange, a foreign exchange trading firm, warning Wall Street that crypto-exchanges might soon come after their respective businesses. Some of most powerful people on Wall Street have derided cryptocurrencies as …

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economy

Mexico’s surging narco violence is intensifying at the edges of one of its biggest tourist hotspots

(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) High-profile incidents in Playa del Carmen in recent weeks have prompted new travel warnings from the US government. The incidents come amid spiraling violence on the peripheries of one of Mexico’s most popular tourist areas. Criminal groups in the area thrive on tourist traffic — and corruption, …

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investments

Disney's 'Star Wars' Land Takes Shape In New Video — And It's Huge

The “Star Wars” themed area at the Disneyland resort in Anaheim, California, is rapidly taking shape. “At Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, guests will be transported to the planet of Batuu, a remote outpost on the galaxy’s edge that was once a busy crossroads along the old sub-lightspeed trade routes,” the company …

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