coins

The new ISIS currency.

It won't be easy for ISIS to create its own currency

Nov 14, 2014
Establishing a gold-and-silver system creates problems in a modern global economy.
Posted In: coins, gold, isis, currency

How much would it cost us to eliminate the penny?

May 21, 2014
Kai Ryssdal thinks it makes cents to say goodbye.
Posted In: coins

Coins and stamps now more profitable than art and wine

Sep 23, 2013
New trends in luxury investing. But while collecting rare collectibles may be fun, don't give up on stocks and bonds -- these 'passion investments' don't add too much heft to your portfolio.
Posted In: investments, luxury investments, Collectibles, portfolios, cars, wine, jewelry, art, coins, stamps

The future of currency in Canada

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.
Posted In: Canada, coins, currency, MintChip

Canada scraps the penny coin

Mar 30, 2012
We speak to one Canadian member of parliament about why he is such an anti-penny crusader, and whether the penny could ever be dropped here in the U.S.
Posted In: Canada, coins

Canadians are killing off their penny

Mar 30, 2012
Canadians don't even bother to pick pennies up off the street anymore.
Posted In: Canada, coins, penny

The argument for ending the dollar bill

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.
Posted In: dollar, coins, legislation

Dollar coins vs. dollar bills: The debate

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.
Posted In: coins, dollar