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China is experimenting with blockchain technology to create currency that could be easily traded along with fiat currencies. The so-called digital yuan is currently being tested in Hong Kong, Shanghai and other parts of the country and is being closely watched by the U.S. as a possible threat to the dollar. Can China's cryptocurrency become a global one, transforming the digital wallet and how we do business?
Jerome Powell says Fed is doing lots of work on a digital dollar as policymakers warily eye China's digital yuanBusiness Insider - Harry Robertson
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell has said the US central bank is working hard on researching a potential digital dollar, as nervousness grows in some quarters about China's rapid development of own...
- USA TODAY - George Petras, Karina Zaiets and Veronica Bravo
Nearly 20 months after the Sept. 11 attacks, President George W. Bush stood on an aircraft carrier under a giant “Mission Accomplished” banner and declared “major combat operations in Iraq have ended.”...