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Why the dollar dominates global currency

Jan 29, 2014
The dollar continues to tighten its grip as the world's reserve currency.
Posted In: dollar, currency

The new $100 bill makes its debut

Oct 8, 2013
Then it starts a journey that will likely take it overseas or underground into a big pile of cash that nobody can find.
Posted In: currency, dollar, $100 bill

Dollar store deals: The do's and don'ts

Jun 14, 2013
Are you a dollar store deal hunter? Turns out, even though the products are only a buck, they're not always good buys.
Posted In: dollar store, dollar, Deals

'Currency wars' on the agenda at the G20

Feb 15, 2013
The Group of 20 major world economies are meeting in Moscow today, and the biggest item on the agenda is global monetary policy with some countries complaining about a 'currency war.'
Posted In: G20, Global Currency War, dollar, yen

Sniffing out what money smells like

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.
Posted In: smells, dollar, Money

China and Japan cut out the middleman

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.
Posted In: yuan, yen, dollar, China, Japan

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

The problem with cash

Feb 15, 2012
In his new book, "The End of Money," David Wolman explains why he advocates for the elimination of cash.
Posted In: currency, cash, dollar

U.S. dollar strengthens against the euro

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.
Posted In: euro, dollar, currency

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