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    Find out which foreign currencies struggled the most during the first seven months ...
  2. How Currency Works

    Currency offers key advantages over economies based on direct trade. It provides ...
  3. The Gold Standard Revisited

    Think the value of gold is unshakable? Read this chronicle of its rise and fall. ...
  4. Gold: The Other Currency

    Throughout history, gold has held its value against paper currencies. Learn how it ...
  5. Bretton Woods: How It Changed the World

    While the Bretton Woods system is no longer in place, it fundamentally changed the ...
  6. The Most Famous Forex Traders Of All Time

    The five most famous forex traders share common virtues such as strong self-confidence.
  1. How Currency Works

    Currency offers key advantages over economies based on direct trade. It provides ...
  2. Who Benefits From South Korea's Lowered Interest ...

    South Korea is the latest country to cut interest rates in an attempt to stimulate ...
  1. When and why did the euro make its debut as a currency?

    On January 1, 1999, the European Union introduced its new currency, the euro. Originally, the euro was an overarching currency ...
  2. Is there a world currency? If so, what is it?

    There is no such thing as a world currency. However, since World War II, the dominant or reserve currency of the world has ...
  3. What was "Operation Wooden Nickel"?

    On November 19, 2003, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the FBI announced the completion of an 18-month ...
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