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How China And Japan Are Slashing Their Dependence On The US Dollar [Infographic]
However, this is starting to change, and down the road, the U.S. could lose its exorbitant privilege. OANDA put together a great infographic on how two of the world's largest economies, China and Japan, have decided to bypass the dollar altogether and ...
Africans Chase Away Almighty Dollar
African countries are trying to shoo the U.S. dollar away, even if it means threatening to throw people who use greenbacks in jail.
10 Surprising Facts About The Dollar Bill And US Currency
Millions of dollars are printed daily, and in the Money section, we regularly follow these bills, trying to figure out why we never seem to have enough of them.
Why Are There 100 Cents In A Dollar? Ask Thomas Jefferson.
In April of 1784, Jefferson wrote Notes on the Establishment of a Money Unit, and of a Coinage for the United States. It's essentially this 11-page ramble about currency, rates of exchange, weights of gold and silver coins.
Why Some Call Return to Gold Standard 'Ludicrous'
Before that, fixed amounts of gold were directly convertible to the U.S. dollar and vice versa. That meant money supply theoretically was limited by the amount of gold backing it, and exchange rates were based on the difference in price for an ounce of ...
Note To Republicans: The US Can't Run A Gold Standard On Its Own  Forbes
What would happen if the US went back to the gold standard?  The Week Magazine
US Dollar Debasement, The 100 Year Bust
The authorities have become much more sophisticated in the last one hundred years. Digital dollars are so much easier to debase.
Access to US Dollar funding gives banks a powerful advantage
Traditional banking leaders in the emerging markets are being displaced by a group of competitors armed with a powerful new advantage: access to U.S. dollar funding. A new report from Greenwich Associates documents how U.S. banks' virtually unlimited ...
American law: How non-US companies are affected
"As long as dollars are involved, they will eventually touch a US institution," he says, referring to how almost all banking transactions, particularly in US dollars, will at some point in the process flow through the Federal Reserve Bank in New York ...
Secret Service: Bulgaria No Longer Threat to US Dollar
During the meeting, Snipe pointed out that Bulgaria is no longer on the US list of countries printing forged bills and threatening the US dollar. Tsvetanov, together with Bulgarian Interior Ministry Chief Commissar Kalin Georgiev, and Snipe discussed ...
US Foreign Aid By Country
... States recently has continued to pump around $50 billion in aid to other countries each year. In terms of the absolute value of aid given, the United States is the world's top donor by far.