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.
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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.
Mar 23, 2012 Ever since the housing crash, investors have been pouring money into gold, and the price has more than doubled. But now, investors are starting to shy away.
Mar 6, 2012 Someone in my family plans to invest $300,000 in silver and gold (mostly silver) because he read it's the best place to make money in the next 5 years. Is that correct or is he going to ruin himself??? Please respond!!!! Jessi, Pembroke Pines, FL