Posts filed under “Currency”
The authorities are suggesting that a group of London traders, known as the “cartel” and the “mafia,” may have been illegally dipping into the $5.3-trillion-a-day currency trade.
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Source: NY Times
By Channon Hodge, Aaron Byrd and David Gillen March 11th, 2014
When I first stated traveling for work, I was surprised and amused by the various currencies I saw. Pre-euro, one would encounter a multitude of paper bills of different sizes and colors, each imprinted with a famous man or woman I probably hadn’t heard of. Imagine that: The locals actually believed these silly pieces of…Read More
Bloomberg’s ace data visualization team crushes it again; this is an awesome primer:
At the heart of the European debt crisis is the euro, the currency that ties together 17 countries in an intimate manner. So when one country teeters on the brink of financial collapse, the entire continent is at risk. How did such a flawed system come to be? Bloomberg Television and Jonathan Jarvis present “The European Debt Crisis Visualized.”
Source: Bloomberg, Feb. 12 2014