France at greater risk of business disruption than Afghanistan: Study

Firms looking to quit the U.K. following the Brexit vote may wish to avoid France, judging by a report on Wednesday that said the country was highly vulnerable to business disruption.

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CVS Raises Earnings Outlook, Aided by Pharmacy Benefit Business

CVS Health Corp. raised its profit outlook for the year helped by its pharmacy-benefit business but cut its sales forecast as fewer shoppers come to its drugstores to buy snacks, shampoo and over-the-counter medicines.

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Microsoft starts selling HoloLens to business customers

Microsoft is making its HoloLens augmented-reality glasses available for purchase by business customers in the U.S. and Canada. Microsoft announced expansion of its HoloLens availability beyond developers and a handful of select business partners on August 2.

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Aetna Backs Off Plans to Expand Its ACA Business

Aetna Inc. became the last of the five major national health insurers to project a loss on Affordable Care Act plans for 2016, underscoring concerns about the stability of the insurance marketplaces at the heart of the Obama administration’s signature health law.

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Farmers and rural business in limbo amid Brexit cash freeze

Up to 2,000 farmers and dozens of rural businesses and charities have been left in limbo after a string of multi-million grant schemes for the countryside were abruptly frozen by Whitehall officials in the wake of the vote to leave the EU, it has emerged.

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Embattled Theranos CEO Steps Down As Obama Business Ambassador

Elizabeth Holmes, CEO of embattled blood testing company Theranos, has stepped down as one of the Obama Administration’s Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship, according to Theranos.

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UK ‘has 50% chance of slipping into recession within 18 months'

The Bank of England needs to use a sledgehammer to combat a severe economic downturn caused by the vote to leave the EU, one of Britain’s most respected thinktanks has warned.

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HSBC reports 29% first-half profit slump

HSBC admitted it is breaching a US regulator’s order to bolster its defences against financial crime as the UK’s biggest bank announced a slump in first-half profits in “turbulent” markets.

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Snapchat employees had some hilarious reactions to Instagram's 'copycat' product

On Tuesday, Facebook-owned Instagram released a new feature called Stories that has an uncanny resemblance to Snapchat Stories.

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Mercedes is winning the luxury market with an unusual strategy

Mercedes-Benz is having a very solid year. Even though growth so far this year is flat, the three-pointed star is still setting the pace for the luxury car sales in the US.

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman, a major GOP donor, issues remarkable statement endorsing Hillary Clinton

Meg Whitman, the president and chief executive of Hewlett Packard Enterprise...

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U.S. targets estate tax loophole used by closely-held business owners

WASHINGTON—The U.S. government on Tuesday proposed making it harder for wealthy business owners to transfer assets to heirs without paying estate and gift taxes.

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The Warriors are projected to be so impossibly good that they broke an NBA team's simulation

The Golden State Warriors are already the heavy championship favorites this season.

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Khizr Khan lashes out at Trump for accepting Purple Heart from veteran

Khizr Khan, the father of a slain Muslim-American soldier who has engaged in a back and forth with Donald Trump over the past several days...

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The No. 2 figure at the DNC just resigned

Democratic National Committee CEO Amy Dacey resigned on Tuesday, less than two weeks after leaked emails showed organization staffers ...

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Here's what made Didi finally want to merge with Uber in China

A possible Lyft-Uber merger is what made Didi Chuxing finally agree to make a deal with the ride-hailing giant

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