Tag: US Dollar

The Marshall Islands Forge Ahead With Their CBDC Plans

In recent months, there have been numerous debates regarding CBDCs. While most countries will not issue an asset yet, the Marshall Islands are moving ahead with their original plan of action.  It is interesting to see this small nation explore the CBDC option.  A Sovereign CBDC is Coming For the Republic of the Marshall Islands, such a native asset can unlock tremendous potential.  Its plan for the Marshallese Sovereign dates …
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6 Surprising Facts About the US Dollar

Most people in this world will come in touch with fiat currency in one way or another. Even so, the vast majority of those individuals hardly ever wonder about the aspects of physical money, especially where US Dollar bills are concerned. The following fun facts and interesting tidbits of information show a US Dollar bill is not as bland as it may seem. Where Are the $100 Bills? The Federal …
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Global Stock Markets On Wobbly Legs After Italian Referendum Turns Into Disaster

Monday has not been a great day for stocks worldwide. Both the US equity index futures and the Euro saw significant declines ever since the result of the Italy referendum was made public.  Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will resign shortly. It appears, however, that the global economy has taken another kick in the groin, and it will take quite some time to recover. Italian Referendum Shakes Up The World …
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US Dollar Reaches Thirteen-year High Amid Interest Rate Hike Expectations

It is safe to say the that US Dollar has been on a tear throughout 2016. Throughout the entire year, the currency has shown a bullish tendency, and that trend continues to this very day. In fact, the US Dollar has set a new high since April of 2003, indicating that positive things are on the horizon. Investors remain hopeful that the Federal Reserve will announce an interest rate hike …
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