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Mar 22, 2018

This rare $1,000 bill could get $1M at a Baltimore auction

A rare $1,000 bill from 1863 is expected to sell for about $1 million at an auction in Baltimore.

Nov 26, 2013

Can Baltimore handle a virtual currency?

Tzadik Vanderhoof is desperate for a place to spend his Bitcoin. So far the only taker he’s found is a friend he’s persuaded to take Bitcoin in payment for a bar tab. But that could change.

Oct 7, 2013

They giving out free samples?

The new $100 bill debuts on Tuesday.

Nov 30, 2012

Congress looks at doing away with the $1 bill

WASHINGTON — American consumers have shown about as much appetite for the $1 coin as kids do their spinach. They may not know what’s best for them either. Congressional auditors say doing away with dollar bills entirely and replacing them with dollar coins could save taxpayers some $4.4 billion over the next 30 years. Vending […]

Nov 7, 2011

U.S. State Department limits troubled visa program

JACKSON, Miss. — The State Department is limiting participation in a troubled exchange program and putting a moratorium on new businesses becoming sponsors for thousands of foreign college students who use the program to visit the United States. The agency published the new rules Monday. The changes to the J-1 summer work and travel program […]

Aug 30, 2011

Dollar rises against euro ahead of Fed minutes

NEW YORK — The dollar is rising against the euro ahead of minutes to be released from the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting. The minutes, or meeting protocols, could offer some insight into the Federal Reserve’s outlook for the U.S. economy, currency analysts said. But data released Tuesday showed that worries about the economy are lowering […]

Feb 18, 2011

Bernanke urges nations to help ease trade gaps

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Friday urged countries with large trade surpluses like China to let their currencies rise in value to help prevent another global financial crisis. He also called on nations with persistent trade deficits like the United States to narrow their budget shortfalls and save more. Both steps would help balance […]

Oct 7, 2010

PepsiCo’s 3Q profit rises, but narrows guidance

NEW YORK — PepsiCo Inc.’s third-quarter net income rose 12 percent on strong sales gains abroad and strength in its drinks and Frito-Lay snacks. The company lowered the top end of its guidance for the fiscal year because of investments to expand its presence in growing countries like China. It also expects to be hurt […]

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