CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield testifies during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Kevin Dietsch | Reuters Whichever coronavirus vaccine candidates win regulatory approval in the U.S. will likely be in short supply once they are cleared for public distribution, Director of the Centers for
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An employee demonstrates the Wirecard AG online payment smartphone app on the company’s exhibition stand at the Noah Technology Conference in Berlin, Germany, on Thursday, June 13, 2019. Krisztian Bocsi | Bloomberg via Getty Images Wirecard Card Solutions, the U.K. unit of disgraced German payments company Wirecard, has announced it will sell some assets to
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valentinrussanov | E+ | Getty Images  If the economic havoc from the coronavirus persists, distressed homeowners could find themselves facing a terrifying prospect next year: Foreclosure. The CARES Act, the pandemic relief act that became a law this spring, sought to keep millions of Americans in their homes. In particular, it gave borrowers with federally
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With three months until the 2020 U.S. presidential election, a national poll finds that more than one-third of likely voters have a dismal view of their finances — and a bleak outlook for employment, wages, job security and health care. Of the more than 2,300 likely voters in the most recent CNBC and Change Research‘s States
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Amid one of the worst public-health crises in history, a record number of Americans are without health insurance. John Fedele Amid historic levels of unemployment, as many as 12 million Americans may have lost their health insurance since February, according to a study by the Economic Policy Institute.  “Because most U.S. workers rely on their
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Tiger selfies in Thailand, donkeys buckling beneath heavy riders in Greece, guests doing yoga atop elephants at a luxury resort — these instances, and others, were the impetus behind new animal tourism guidelines published last week by adventure travel company, Intrepid Travel, and the global animal welfare organization, World Animal Protection.  The Animal Welfare Policy Toolkit says
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Getty Images Changes are coming for risk-averse Vanguard investors who are parking cash. Late next month, Vanguard will transition its $125.3 billion Prime Money Market Fund to a government money market fund, investing “almost exclusively” in U.S. government securities, cash and repurchase agreements backed by government securities or cash. The fund will be renamed the
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People are going to have a lot of memories of the pandemic — but even as the Internal Revenue Service emerges from its COVID-19-imposed slowdown, tax preparers and taxpayers will likely list “frustration” as one of the biggest. “Payments aren’t getting applied timely and properly. Erroneous notices are getting issued. They still need to be
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