Aug 27, 2012 Restoring the link between gold and the dollar could send ripples through global financial system.
Jul 20, 2012 A Los Angeles origami exhibit features an installation made completely out of sheets of uncut U.S. dollar bills.
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?
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.