Feb 6, 2020

How much money do you have tied up in gift cards?

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As the coronavirus epidemic grows, China prepares to cut tariffs

by Kimberly Adams Feb 6, 2020
The virus' economic toll may interfere with China's ability to make promised purchases.
A woman wears a protective mask as she waits on an empty subway platform during the evening rush hour on Feb. 3 in Beijing.
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Billions of dollars are tied up in unused gift cards

by Meghan McCarty Carino Feb 6, 2020
More than the deposits held by many banks, according to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors.
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The notary agent with a front-row seat to the economy's ups and downs

by Bennett Purser Feb 6, 2020
In good times and bad, says Violet O'Brien, "there's always going to be a need for paperwork."
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Last Fare Little People
The Bridge Emancipator, Lapa, Frameworks, Tor
Pick Up Bonobo
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The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer

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