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.
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.
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.
Feb 15, 2012 In his new book, "The End of Money," David Wolman explains why he advocates for the elimination of cash.
Jan 16, 2012 Right after Wall Street closed on Friday, the ratings agency Standard and Poor's downgraded the credit ratings of nine European countries. France and Austria lost their prized AAA credit ratings.
Jan 16, 2012 Europe correspondent Stephen Beard discusses why the European markets remained pretty steady despite the credit downgrades of several European countries, and why we ought to worry about the Greek debt talks collapsing.
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.