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Despite Sharp Decline, Insider Attacks Remain a Threat

August 7th, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter, Statista.com
by Niall McCarthy

An Afghan soldier opened fire at a UK-run training facility in Afghanistan yesterday, killing a US major general and wounding 15 other ISAF soldiers, including a German brigadier general. Maj Gen Harold Greene is the most senior US soldier killed in action overseas since the Vietnam War.

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Bank of America: Another Day, Another $16 Billion

August 7th, 2014
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Tentative Agreement with DOJ Will Settle Another Mortgage Fraud Case

Econintersect: The Financial Times is reporting that Bank of America has agreed with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to pay more than breaking-news-130px7$16 billion to settle charges of  "misselling mortgage-backed securities".  The deal will include "around $9 billion in cash" paid to the government and  "$7 billion in consumer relief".  The details of the consumer relief and the wording of the statements to be officially made by Bank of America remain to be finalized.  This agreement follows an assessment of $1.3 billion last week in another case brought by the FHFA (Federal Housing Finance Authority).  That was on top of a previous award of $9.5 billion in the same case.

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Bolivia: Deforestation Reduced

August 6th, 2014
in econ_news

Mission Accomplished or Too Good to be True?

by Lykke E. Andersen, INESAD

During the last decade, Bolivia had one of the highest per capita deforestation rates in the World (1). Apart from this being decidedly unkind to Mother Earth and exacerbating problems of wild fires, droughts and flooding in Bolivia, this also caused Bolivians to be among the biggest contributors to CO2 emissions in the World (approximately 11 t/CO2/person/year - more than almost all European countries and more than twice the global average) (2).

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Large-Scale Data Breaches Affect Millions of Users

August 6th, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

by Felix Richter, Statista.com

A Russian crime ring has reportedly amassed more than 1.2 billion stolen username and password combinations in addition to more than 500 million email addresses.

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Infographic of the Day: What Exactly Is Money

August 6th, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

Have you ever thought about where money comes from and why it is so valuable?

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