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By Mike Hewitt As of September 2009, the total amount of physical paper bills and coins throughout the world is approaching US$4.5 trillion. The following figure indicates the countries and monetary unions included in this analysis. Three of the five monetary unions are clearly seen above. The remaining two are the IEOM which uses the French Pacific Franc in three member countries, and the East Caribbean Currency Union which uses the East Caribbean Dollar in eight member countries.
A lot of old-fashioned enthusiasts are trying to accumulate American cents coins along with antiques with large significance from the colonial and post-colonial era of American. Here’s a brief background of early American currencies in circulation and several information on how you can collect them. The first ever Congress of the United States had minted singular coins. Most notable ones among them were the Continental Dollar as well as the Fugio Cent. Such celebrated coins are reasonably rare
Most people who begin to collect coins actually do so by collecting regional coins from their own mother country. So for example, if you are from the United States, then you may want to collect United States coins first and foremost. This is because you are already familiar with the coin denominations where you live, making the collection much easier to put together. This is definitely a great way for you to begin when you are just learning how to collect coins, but as your coin collection gro
Friendster may be seeing users go to Facebook in its home base of Southeast Asia, but it is making a good move toward making more money. The social network says its going to start selling virtual goods, partnering with the payment provider MOL AccessPortal Berhad to introduce two currencies, dubbed “Friendster Coins” and “Friendster Chips,” for its upcoming Friendster Wallet platform. Earlier this month, the company said its future included social games ; although it previously was focused
One comment you sometimes hear from skeptics or those who aren’t yet familiar with the case for gold is what on earth would you use it for .  Why buy gold? You can’t use it as money anywhere, right?  Well, maybe you can’t buy a Big Mac with gold yet, but there is a growing number of places where you can make purchases with gold. Today John Kurgan, senior strategist at Lind-Waldock, reports on BNN that the Chicago Mercantile Exchange – the world’s largest futures and commodities exchange
Last Friday, the Brazilian Government denied allegations that it would impose a new tax on foreign fixed income investments and equities, in hopes of cooling off its surging currency and speculation in its markets. But today comes word that the government will do just that. Bloomberg : "Brazil will impose taxes on purchases by foreign investors of real-denominated, fixed-income securities and on purchases of stocks, Finance Minister Guido Mantega said today. The measures are being taken
Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 by Steven 0 Add a CommentIf there’s been one shining star on social network applications platforms, it’s been casual gaming: Zynga is rumored to be making an absolute killing with their games, and Mochi Media’s unified Flash payment platform has shown some very impressive early results. Now hi5, one of the world’s most popular social networks, is looking to capitalize on the trend. On Wednesday, the social network will be launching a totally revamped site tha
For the first time since March, the price of gold per ounce has reached $1000. The move could be seen as a sign that investors believe the worst of the global recession is over. It could be seen however as a way that investors are safeguarding their investments against recession. During times of inflation gold is an attractive commodity, it has risen 13.6% in the previous 12 months. Looking at this; there are two differing conclusions that could be drawn. It could be a sign that the recove