Coronavirus May Stay for Weeks on Banknotes and Touchscreens

[Bloomberg, Getty Images] SARS-CoV-2 has been found to persist longer on smooth surfaces Research reinforces need for regular hand-washing and cleaning The new coronavirus may remain infectious for weeks on banknotes, glass and other common surfaces, according to research by Australia’s top biosecurity laboratory that highlights risks from paper currency, […]

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Trump DOL, SEC Fail To Warn 401ks About Massive Private Equity Dangers

[Forbes, Getty Images] Trump’s U. S. Department of Labor is pushing 401k sponsors to include the highest cost, highest risk, most secretive “private equity” investments ever devised by Wall Street in the retirement plans they offer to America’s workers. Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Jay Clayton claims […]

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Digital Dollar To Be ‘In Competition’ With Bitcoin

[Forbes, Getty Images] Digital dollars and central bank digital currencies are fast becoming a reality, with China this month reportedly expanding a pilot program for its digital yuan. While the U.S. has barely even begun thinking about a digital dollar, its potential implications have generated extensive debate, with a former governor of the Reserve Bank […]

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