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.
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.
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.
Feb 15, 2012
In his new book, "The End of Money," David Wolman explains why he advocates for the elimination of cash.
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.
Dec 2, 2011
Marketplace Money Senior Producer Paddy Hirsch explains why Europe needs dollars instead of euros as the EU tries to sort out its financial problems.
Nov 22, 2011
Credit ratings agencies don't seem to be phased by the super committee failure, in large part because the U.S. dollar and bond markets are still strong compared to Europe and China.
Mar 23, 2011
As the artist formerly known as Puff Daddy rapped, it's all about the Benjamins. That's $100 bills, and there are more of them in circulation...
Mar 17, 2011
Here are today's headlines from Marketplace Morning Report and around the web....
Aug 6, 2010
With interest rates in the U.S. at historic lows, some economists are worried that Americans involved in the carry trade could drive down the value of the dollar. Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains how the carry trade works, and why some people are worried about its return to the markets.