Oct 3, 2012 Today police in Iran fought with money lenders and other protesters in front of the country's central bank. Inflation in Iran is running at a shocking clip: the Iranian Rial is down 25% against the dollar in just the past week.
Aug 27, 2012 Restoring the link between gold and the dollar could send ripples through global financial system.
Aug 10, 2012 Lobster prices are at rock bottom lows. And that's causing a cross-border fight between Maine lobstermen and Canadian ones. The Canadian lobstermen have been blocking their American counterparts from dropping off their catch at Canadian processing plants.
Jul 20, 2012 A Los Angeles origami exhibit features an installation made completely out of sheets of uncut U.S. dollar bills.
Jul 10, 2012 One of Canada's best-known companies also looks more and more like one of the world's shakiest. Today in Waterloo, Ontario, RIM puts on a brave face for shareholders at its annual meeting -- maybe a little tricky when its share price is down 95 percent from its peak.
Jun 26, 2012 The town of Espinal in Southwest Mexico uses its own currency, the tumin, as well as the peso. Some say this boosts the local economy.
Jun 12, 2012 While most experts are still calling a return to the drachma for Greece unlikely, private companies are scenario planning just in case.
Jun 8, 2012 Greece continues to struggle through a debt and banking crisis and rumors of a 'Grexit' abound. If the country does leave the euro, how will it roll out the drachma, and what are the costs?
May 31, 2012 With the price of oil below $90 a barrel, some are beginning to wonder at what point does it become unprofitable to drill.