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How the U.S. dollar's value compares to other currencies
There are pros and cons to a strong dollar.
Cryptocurrencies' collapse follows 2017 run, regulation threats
Down from its 1,400 percent rise in 2017, bitcoin is now trading at less than $5,000 — a sharp decline for what some once hoped was a new and promising asset that could excite institutional investors. Instead, many traders were just trying to make a quick buck. Click the audio player above to hear the […]
Road to recovery may be long for some emerging markets
The value of emerging market currencies keeps tumbling. Argentina’s peso has lost half its value against the dollar this year. Same with the lira in Turkey. Investors are souring on Brazil. India. South Africa. Mexico. Indonesia. Some of these countries have been through currency and financial crises before. And each case is different. But sometimes […]
Turkey’s new debt problem
Because of the country’s falling currency, its foreign debt just got a lot more expensive.