Jan 3, 2013 Family Dollar fared well during the recession. But despite the rebound and recent tax deal, the discount chain lowers its profit outlook for 2013.
Jun 14, 2012 Does money have a unique smell? We explore the scent of fresh (and not so fresh) dollar bills and how some dogs can recognize the smell of greenbacks.
May 29, 2012 China and Japan move to trade each other's currencies directly, without using the U.S. dollar to set the exchange rate. The change is a new step toward a world where the dollar is not last word in global currencies.
May 10, 2012 Foursquare has attracted 20 million users to its social network. To make money, it plans to go the Groupon route, but with personalized deals.
Mar 2, 2012 All morning long we've been asking for your opinion on coins vs. bills following our interview with Senator Tom Harkin on the subject.
Mar 2, 2012 Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa is among the U.S. senators pushing for the end of the dollar bill in the quest to save the government money.
Feb 15, 2012 In his new book, "The End of Money," David Wolman explains why he advocates for the elimination of cash.
Dec 14, 2011 The U.S. dollar hits an 11 month high against the euro as questions remain about the ability to solve the debt crisis in Europe.
Dec 2, 2011 Marketplace Money Senior Producer Paddy Hirsch explains why Europe needs dollars instead of euros as the EU tries to sort out its financial problems.