In 1969, the Treasury Department and the Fed discontinued $500, $1000, $5000, $10000 and $100,000 bills (that bill above is real) because no one used them anymore though a new bill hadn’t been printed since 1945. The bills are all legitimate legal tender and still in circulation (except the $100,000, which was only used in
A stronger dollar is great for globetrotting, but international investment returns could suffer.
The dollar has been on a tear in recent months, strengthening against most major currencies.
George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Franklin — these people have a number of things in common. They are all famous U.S. figures. (No, they were not all U.S. presidents.) Their faces are all on U.S. currency. And they are all men. Indeed, all U.S. paper currency notes bear the faces of American forefathers
Price swings make trading in bitcoins a speculation, not an investment or a store of value.
The new C-note sports security features designed to thwart counterfeiters.
The new U.S. $100 bill — to debut Oct. 8 — includes a blue security stripe.
In this week’s debate, the presidential candidates devoted a lot of attention to China and the valuation of its currency, the yuan. Republican candidate Mitt Romney stated that he’s in favor of labeling China a currency manipulator while President Barack Obama maintained that the policies of his administration have led to an 11 percent strengthening