More Currency Articles

  • US declines to name China a currency manipulator

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is raising concern about the value of China's currency but is declining, as in recent years, to accuse Beijing of manipulating it. The administration also expressed concern Tuesday about South Korea's actions in currency markets and about countries...

  • GM to take $400m charge for Venezuelan currency

    DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. says it will take a charge of $400 million pretax in the first quarter because of a change in the way it values Venezuela's currency. GM will no longer use the official exchange rate of 6.3 bolivars to the U.S. dollar. It is shifting to a rate of 10.7...

  • Bitcoin: Taxed as property, regulated as currency?

    Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies (yes, even Dogecoin) will now be taxed the same as any other property, according to new IRS guidance. The IRS guidance begins by seemingly accepting that cryptocurrencies are a form of currency, but notes that they are not officially recognized....

  • Venezuela unveils new currency market for dollars

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro's cash-strapped government unveiled a new currency market Monday that allows Venezuelans to buy and sell dollars legally for the first time since 2010. The move has been called a giant devaluation by the opposition, with two-time presidential...

  • CEO of bitcoin exchange found dead in Singapore

    A police spokesman said Thursday that initial investigations indicated there was no suspicion of "foul play" in the Feb. 26 death, meaning officers do not suspect murder. The spokesman said police found 28-year-old Autumn Radtke, an American, lying motionless near the apartment tower where she...



From the Weekly Standard

  • Through a Google Glass, Darkly

    “Just because something bears the aspect of the inevitable one should not, therefore, go along willingly with it.” ​—​Philip K. Dick

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  • 2014 ≠ 2016

    Polls are overrated, but they can be still instructive. So what’s to be learned from a Fox News survey of 1,012 registered voters conducted April 13-15? 

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  • As Goes North Carolina

    Raleigh, N.C.  To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that...

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