Posts Tagged ‘currency’

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    The Money Supply: The New Hundred Dollar Bill

    Oct 9, 13 • 717 Views • No Comments

    Our story begins in 2010 when the United States announced that it would be issuing a state-of-the-art $100 bill. Designed to thwart counterfeiters, the new bill has 3-D interactive features. When you move it, certain shapes and colors shift. There is also a...  [read more]

  • Money Supply: A Cash Mystery

    Jul 10, 13 • 230 Views • No Comments

    While the demand for cash is up… We are using it less to pay for things… So, what are people doing with their cash? (Hint: Compare the total currency in circulation to denominations up to $50.) Our clue is the soaring demand for $100 bills....  [read more]

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    Printing Money: Canada’s Hundred Dollar Bill Problem

    Jan 5, 13 • 460 Views • No Comments

    Does the Canadian $100 bill melt? During November 2011, Canada started circulating state-of-the-art polymer $100 bills. Very tough to counterfeit and unusually resilient, plastic-based currency is supposed to be far better than the traditional paper (made...  [read more]

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    Forbidden Dollars

    Jan 10, 12 • 337 Views • No Comments

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger, Kent Place School alumna, Yale student, and recent traveler to Buenos Aires, Argentina.  In Argentina, a $100 USD bill is a hot item. And though Argentines want US dollars — for traveling, saving, or otherwise —...  [read more]

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    A Cashless Payoff

    Dec 14, 11 • 360 Views • No Comments

    Paying with a phone swipe makes Starbucks lines move faster. Less time in line means more productivity and society benefits. So, should we accelerate our movement toward a cashless society? Imagine having no currency. No wallets necessary? A useless U.S....  [read more]