World currency
In the foreign exchange market and international finance, a world currency, supranational currency, or global currency refers to a currency that is transacted internationally, with no set borders.
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United States To Put Woman On $10 Bill
The United States is set to put the picture of a woman on an American banknote for the first time in over a century, breaking the hold that white male political heroes have had on the greenback. The T...
Belgium to France: Euro this, Napoleon!
Belgium has just minted a special euro coin. The denomination? 2.5 euros. But that's not the part that's got France in a fit. It's the fact that the coin depicts France's defeat at the Battle of Water...
Latest Queen Elizabeth coin unveiled
Fifth coin of British monarch’s reign dating back to coronation in 1952 is first to be created entirely digitally and will replace 1998 version
An artist totally reimagined what U.S. dollar bills should look like
Sorry, George. Sorry, Abe. U.S. currency was long overdue for a face lift. As part of his Master's thesis at the Basel School of Design in Switzerland, American artist Travis Purrington revamped bills...
United States dollar
Part 2 Here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbyQB8e-rQg Educational video explaining the Constitutional and legal history of the US Dollar. This video contai...
Spanish dollar
The real de a ocho, also known as the Spanish dollar, the eight-real coin, or the piece of eight (Spanish peso de ocho), is a silver coin, of approximately 38 mm diameter, worth eight reales, tha...
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Gold standard
A gold standard is a monetary system in which the standard economic unit of account is based on a fixed quantity of gold. Three types can be distinguished: specie, exchange, and bullion. Most nations ...
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Dollar hegemony
The Nixon Shock was a series of economic measures undertaken by United States President Richard Nixon in 1971, the most significant of which was the unilateral cancellation of the direct convertibilit...
WOCU
The World Currency Unit WOCU is a standardized basket of currencies: the national currencies of the 20 largest national economies measured by GDP. The basket is reweighted semi annually according to ...
Pound sterling
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known simply as the pound, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwi...
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United States dollar
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, US dollar or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its over...
United States dollar - Wikipedia
Euro
The euro (sign: €; code: EUR) is the official currency of the eurozone, which consists of 19 of the 28 member states of the European Union: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany,...
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Internationalization of the renminbi
Since the late-2000s, the People's Republic of China (PRC) has sought to internationalize its official currency, the Renminbi (RMB). In 2004, Hong Kong resident could purchased yuan without required u...
Internationalization of the renminbi - Wikipedia
Digital gold currency
Digital gold currency (or DGC) is a form of electronic money based on ounces of gold. It is a kind of representative money, like a US paper gold certificate at the time (from 1873 to 1933) that these ...
Cryptocurrency
A cryptocurrency (or crypto currency) is a medium of exchange using cryptography to secure the transactions and to control the creation of new units. Cryptocurrencies are a subset of alternative curre...
Fake denominations of United States currency
Fake denominations of United States currency is faux "currency" which makes no assertion of being legal tender created by individuals as promotions, practical jokes, or social statements. It is legal ...
Fake denominations of United States currency - Wikipedia
United States To Put Woman On $10 Bill
The United States is set to put the picture of a woman on an American banknote for the first time in over a century, breaking the hold that white male political heroes have had on the greenback. The T...
William Jennings Bryan presidential campaign, 1896
In 1896, William Jennings Bryan ran unsuccessfully for President of the United States. Bryan, a former Democratic congressman from Nebraska, gained his party's presidential nomination in July of tha...
William Jennings Bryan presidential campaign, 1896 - Wikipedia
Belgium to France: Euro this, Napoleon!
Belgium has just minted a special euro coin. The denomination? 2.5 euros. But that's not the part that's got France in a fit. It's the fact that the coin depicts France's defeat at the Battle of Water...
Latest Queen Elizabeth coin unveiled
Fifth coin of British monarch’s reign dating back to coronation in 1952 is first to be created entirely digitally and will replace 1998 version
Optimum currency area
In economics, an optimum currency area (OCA), also known as an optimal currency region (OCR), is a geographical region in which it would maximize economic efficiency to have the entire region share a ...
British Empire Economic Conference
The British Empire Economic Conference (also known as the Imperial Economic Conference or Ottawa Conference) was a 1932 conference of British colonies and the autonomous dominions held to discuss the ...
Modern gold dinar
The modern Islamic gold dinar (sometimes referred as Islamic dinar or Gold dinar) is a currency that aims to revive the historical gold dinar which was a leading coin of early Islam. They consist of m...
Modern gold dinar - Wikipedia
Gibson's paradox
Gibson's Paradox is the observation that the rate of interest and the general level of prices are positively correlated. It is named for British economist Alfred Herbert Gibson who noted the correla...
Nixon Shock
The Nixon Shock was a series of economic measures undertaken by United States President Richard Nixon in 1971, the most significant of which was the unilateral cancellation of the direct convertibilit...
Exchange Equalisation Account
The Exchange Equalisation Account (EEA) is the fund of Her Majesty's Treasury in the UK holding the country's reserves of foreign currencies, gold, and special drawing rights. It can be used to manag...
Gold peg
Gold peg is a term for the par value in gold of a particular currency that is backed by a gold standard. Maintaining a particular stated gold price is considered a matter of confidence for a currency....