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Fintech Company Coro to Launch Gold Payments App as it Prepares for Nasdaq Listing

Coro Global Inc. CEO J. Mark Goode

By John Jannarone

For most investors, the only sensible ways to own gold are to buy ETFs like SPDR Gold Shares (ticker: GLD) and iShares Gold Trust (ticker: IAU) or perhaps put coins and bars in a safe. But none of those options can help turn gold into a currency that’s convenient for payments.

Soon, gold payments will become much easier thanks to Coro Global Inc., which currently trades on the OTCQB (ticker: CGLO) and expects to soon begin trading on Nasdaq (ticker: CORO). Coro plans to launch an app on August 1

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Herald picks Rywell, Zapata, Navarro, Lawther for Miami-Dade School Board

These are trying times for the Miami-Dade school district, its superintendent and its governing nine-member School Board. As they struggle with the impact of COVID-19 and the question of how to reopen schools in the fall, there will be more upheaval to the way things used to be. In an unprecedented scenario, three incumbents, Martin Karp, Lawrence Feldman and Susie V. Castillo, have stepped down, opening the door for real change on the board.

And while board member Steve Gallon III had no opposition and was automatically reelected, incumbent Lubby Navarro has two challengers. By the end of election season,

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German Finance Minister Knew of Wirecard Issues a Year Before Collapse

(Bloomberg) — German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz was aware of potential market manipulation at Wirecard AG almost a year and a half before the company collapsed, putting pressure on a key figure in Angela Merkel’s government.

Financial watchdog BaFin informed Scholz in February 2019 about the case “because of the suspicion of a violation against the prohibition of market manipulation,” according to a report by the Finance Ministry seen by Bloomberg.

His early knowledge of the allegations swirling around Wirecard increases scrutiny on the highest-ranking Social Democrat in Merkel’s coalition and lays bare the delicate political dynamics just over a

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‘A scary number’ of retail companies are facing bankruptcy amid the coronavirus pandemic

This story has been updated.

COVID-19 continues to squeeze the life out of retail.

On Tuesday, regional retailer Paper Store filed for Chapter 11. The operator of 86 stationary and card stores in the Northeast said it’s looking for a buyer.

New York & Co. parent company RTW Retailwinds filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday after years of growing irrelevance in malls. The women’s apparel company — which changed its name to the bizarre RTW Retailwinds as part of a rebranding in 2018 — operates 378 outlet and and mall-based stores across 32 states.

It may close all

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Will the remote work craze sparked by COVID-19 sound a death knell for office buildings?

Elliott Holt was always firmly opposed to letting employees work from home.

“There’s no control over it,” says the CEO of a Nashville-based medical records company. “We like to be in control.”

With MediCopy growing at breakneck speed, its work-in-the office ethos spelled a feverish expansion of its physical presence in Nashville. After adding a second office two years ago, the firm was poised to lease a third last month.

But since the coronavirus pandemic has forced nearly all of MediCopy’s 200 employees to work from home, Holt has had an abrupt change of heart. He says he’ll let staffers

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