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.
Feb 13, 2012 In his new budget released today, President Obama said he wants Congress to let the Treasury Department use cheaper materials to mint our coins.
Feb 7, 2012 Many fear that China's RMB is going to overtake the U.S. dollar as the world's most important currency. But some say the U.S. should encourage China to progress with the RMB internationalization.
Jan 20, 2012 Joining the European Union means also eventually jumping on board with the euro currency. Why would a country want to get involved at such a moment of crisis?
Jan 19, 2012 The euro has much support in beleaguered Greece and Italy, but in Germany -- the eurozone’s strongest economy -- many wonder if it’s worth the cost.
Jan 4, 2012 The 17 nations sharing the euro as a common currency struggle to keep the eurozone together. Historically, currency unions have a poor track record.
Jan 2, 2012 Leaders usually like to start the year with optimism, but Angela Merkel and others are finding it hard to see the bright side to the current situation in Europe.
Dec 30, 2011 A graph of the stock market in 2011 looks like a contour map of Death Valley glued to the Himalayas. Despite huge swings, the S&P 500 index ended the year remarkably close to where it began.