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Making money: The most secure paper in the world

Jan 28, 2013
How do you stop a counterfeiter? Holograms are out, but bank note windows are in. We talk with the CEO of Fortress Paper, a company that makes special paper that money is made from, with a focus on security.
Posted In: currency, counterfeit

What would the trillion dollar coin look like?

Jan 8, 2013
Coin designer Garret Burke gives two cents on what a trillion dollar coin would look like
Posted In: currency, design

Minting, not printing, dollars to ease debt

Jan 4, 2013
A trillion dollar coin? It’s legal for the Treasury to mint and it could resolve the debt ceiling debate. But don’t bet your paper money on it.
Posted In: debt ceiling, currency

More $100 bills in circulation than ever before

Nov 23, 2012
About 80 percent of U.S. currency is now printed in the $100 denomination. Surprised? Quartz reporter Matt Phillips explains how this came to be.
Posted In: currency

What Obama's re-election means to China

Nov 7, 2012
Across the world in China, American expats spent this morning watching election returns at an event hosted by the Shanghai chapter of the American Chamber of Commerce.
Posted In: 2012 election, China, trade, currency

Breaking down the China debate

Oct 23, 2012
Last night's presidential debate about foreign policy covered a range of topics. As expected, the candidates touched on China and its high-profile relationship to the United States.
Posted In: China, debate, GM, currency

In debate, candidates get tough on China

Oct 22, 2012
As the presidential race shifts towards foreign policy, the candidates trade jabs over China on outsourcing and currency manipulation.
Posted In: China, outsourcing, currency

Iran inflation crisis sparks protests and blame

Oct 3, 2012
Today police in Iran fought with money lenders and other protesters in front of the country's central bank. Inflation in Iran is running at a shocking clip: the Iranian Rial is down 25% against the dollar in just the past week.
Posted In: Iran, rial, currency, inflation, ahmadinejad

GOP considers studying a return to the gold standard

Aug 27, 2012
Restoring the link between gold and the dollar could send ripples through global financial system.
Posted In: currency, gold

Redefining 'billfold'

Jul 20, 2012
A Los Angeles origami exhibit features an installation made completely out of sheets of uncut U.S. dollar bills.
Posted In: origami, dollar bill, currency, art

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