Currency

8 Precautions Savvy Travelers Take to Avoid an International Incident

What might not be much of a problem at all at home can be a very big deal when you're in a strange country.

Jacqueline Whitmore

· 6 min read

U.K. Claims Its New Pound Is the 'Most Secure' Coin in the World

For security purposes, the Royal Mint has revamped its one pound coin.

Rose Leadem

· 1 min read

Bitcoin Is Now Classified as a Commodity in the U.S.

The digital currency has the same designation as gold or oil.

Matt Clinch

· 3 min read

Japanese Court: Bitcoin Can't Be Owned, People Can't Sue Mt. Gox for Compensation

A judge ruled that bitcoins don't have the 'tangible qualities' needed to constitute owned property by Japanese law.

Daniel Cooper

· 1 min read

Can One Man and an Indiegogo Campaign Save a Country?

Tired of political posturing, a Londoner hopes to bail out Greece using the power of the people.

Carly Okyle

· 3 min read

The Next $10 Bill Will Feature a Woman

Set for release in 2020, the note will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.

Catherine Clifford

· 3 min read

Is Bitcoin Speculative Foolery or a Financial Services Breakthrough?

The author of 'The Bitcoin Big Bang' on what entrepreneurs need to know about the budding digital currency.

Carol Roth

· 4 min read

Microsoft Profit Falls on Sluggish Demand for Windows

The tech company also struggled with the impact of the strong U.S. dollar.

Reuters

· 2 min read

Bitstamp Expected to Resume Trading Within Hours

The Bitcoin exchange, which shut down following a security breach, says it will begin trading the virtual currency again within the next day or so.

Reuters

· 2 min read

Bitcoin Named Worst-Performing Currency of 2014

Bitcoin's awareness and adoption grew by leaps and bounds this year, but its value did the opposite, plummeting by more than 56 percent.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 2 min read

World Set to End Year in Brittle Economic State

Factory activity is shrinking in China, euro zone business growth remains weak and emerging market giant Russia is in a spiraling currency crisis.

Reuters

· 5 min read

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 3 min read