Posts Tagged ‘copper’

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    Should We Keep the Penny?

    Apr 9, 12 • 316 Views • Economic Debates, Government, Households, Money and Monetary Policy, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Because cost is up and use is down, the Royal Canadian Mint stopped producing pennies and, during the fall, will stop distributing those that exist. Should we also eliminate the penny? Pennies are expensive. At 2 1/2 cents a piece, making and distributing

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    A Mongolian Cosmo?

    Jul 5, 11 • 178 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Developing Economies, Government, Households, International Trade and Finance, LaborNo Comments

    Selling for 7,000 tugriks, the Mongolian edition of Cosmopolitan has arrived in Ulan Bator.  Stephen Colbert tells us that, “With their Cosmopolitan subscriptions, Mongolian women get half off the newsstand price, plus a free goat bladder