Mar 28, 2013 Strict controls on the level of withdrawals have prevented a bank run in Cyprus. But the restrictions are raising fresh doubts about the future of the euro.
Mar 15, 2013 European finance ministers are meeting in Brussels today, and at the top of their agenda is Cyprus. The small Mediterranean island nation, which has 850,000 people, is in desperate need of a bailout.
Mar 11, 2013 A currency war sounds weirdly abstract, like a game played by rival politicians -- but it can have devastating effects in the real world. And it’s not all that different from a rivalry of different kind – a hypothetical sibling rivalry.
Feb 7, 2013 This week, the retailing giant said it will soon offer its own currency, called the Amazon Coin.
Jan 28, 2013 How do you stop a counterfeiter? Holograms are out, but bank note windows are in. We talk with the CEO of Fortress Paper, a company that makes special paper that money is made from, with a focus on security.
Jan 8, 2013 Coin designer Garret Burke gives two cents on what a trillion dollar coin would look like
Jan 4, 2013 A trillion dollar coin? It’s legal for the Treasury to mint and it could resolve the debt ceiling debate. But don’t bet your paper money on it.
Nov 23, 2012 About 80 percent of U.S. currency is now printed in the $100 denomination. Surprised? Quartz reporter Matt Phillips explains how this came to be.
Nov 15, 2012 Europe has officially slipped back into recession. Growth in Germany -- widely considered to have a relatively healthy economy -- has slowed as well.