May 21, 2012 Depositors into European banks have their money protected, as here in the U.S., but the risk is not just that the bank might collapse, the currency might.
May 10, 2012 As an exodus in the European Union becomes more a sure thing, two of London's largest bookmakers shut down the markets for bets on Greece leaving the E.U. and the existence of the euro in a few years.
Jan 9, 2013 The Treasury Secretary had to upgrade his autograph to appear on U.S. currency, he revealed in an interview with Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal
Apr 20, 2012 The governor signed into law this week that gold and silver coinage is legal tender in the state of Utah. But how does it work?
Apr 16, 2012 Iceland is looking to possibly adopt the Canadian currency. How would that work, and might that affect either country's economies?
Apr 12, 2012 Canada just recently announced plans to phase out the penny, and now it's looking to bring it back -- in digital form.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 2, 2012 Myanmar's foreign minister announced that historic elections in the country have gone smoothly, including apparent victories by pro-Democracy candidates. Also this morning, Myanmar's central bank floated the country's currency for the first time.
Mar 8, 2012 Private bond holders have until this afternoon to decide if they'll take major losses on their investments in order to keep Greece out of a messy default, and avoid another global crisis.
Feb 15, 2012 In his new book, "The End of Money," David Wolman explains why he advocates for the elimination of cash.