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Russian ruble hits new low as incursion prompts new sanctions threat

fortune.com — Russia's currency hit a new all-time low and its borrowing costs a five-year high Monday, after the E.U. threatened tougher sanctions against Moscow in retaliation for its sending troops and military equipment to Ukraine. Western European markets also suffered from what threatens to be another economically disruptive escalation of the conflict, with the French, German...
Sep 01, 2014

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Sep 01, 2014

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Medical identity theft: How the health care industry is failing us

fortune.com — Twelve years ago, when Nikki Burton was 17, she tried to donate blood for the first time. She was denied without explanation. Perplexed, the Portland, Ore. resident called Red Cross headquarters to inquire, only to learn that her Social Security number had been used to receive treatment at a free AIDS clinic in California, rendering her ineligible to donate blood.

How tech companies compare in employee diversity

fortune.com — Silicon Valley companies like Google, Apple and Facebook may be innovative, but they sure aren't when it comes to making their workplaces diverse. Criticized for their hiring practices, tech companies started publishing employee demographic data over the past few months. It only confirmed what many people had suspected: White and Asian men dominate.