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  1. Is the Forex fix fixed?

    How The Forex "Fix" May Be Rigged

    When it comes to forex, some types of "fixes" are legal. But some really aren't.
  2. It takes two to tango, but unless both partners move in perfect cohesion, a sequence of graceful maneuvers can be reduced to a series of clumsy moves.

    Why China's Currency Tangos With The USD

    Investopedia explains: It takes two to tango, but unless both partners move in perfect ...
  3. Today, most of the major currencies around the world – including the euro, British pound and yen – fall into the category of

    How Currency Works

    Currency offers key advantages over economies based on direct trade. It provides ...
  4. Why It's Important To Regulate Foreign Exchange

    In an increasingly globalized economy, the significance of the foreign exchange marketplace ...
  5. America's Loss Is The Currency Market's Gain

    The Smithsonian Agreement hurt the U.S. in the short-term, but was necessary in furthering ...
  6. A Primer On Currency Regimes

    Currency regimes are dynamic and complex, reflecting the ever-changing landscape ...
  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. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
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