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Learn The Ins And Outs Of The Foreign Exchange Market For $25

You can become part of the in crowd — and it doesn’t take a Wharton MBA (and its hefty tuition costs) to get you there with the New York Forex Institute Training and Certification Course, on sale now for $25 from The National Memo Store.

August 28, 2017
United States one dollar bills are seen on a light table at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing in Washington November 14, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/File Photo

Surprise Brexit Vote Unleashes Scramble For Dollars

Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union sparked traders on Friday to scramble for dollars in an effort to buy U.S. bonds and to exit dollar-based bets based on U.K. voters favoring to stay in the bloc.

June 24, 2016
People gathered in The Churchill Tavern, a British themed bar, react as the BBC predicts Britain will leave the European Union, in Manhattan. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

Bloodbath In Global Markets After Brexit

In less than half hour of opening, the FTSE 100 Index in London fell from 1.4 percent lower to about 8 percent down. The DAX Index in Germany also fell on opening by over 10 percent, but recovered somewhat to 8.5 percent lower over the next half hour, while the CAC 40 in France opened about 7.5 percent lower and fell further to about 8.5 percent lower in 30 minutes.

June 24, 2016
Ten Dollar Bill, Alexander Hamilton

Woman’s Face On U.S. Currency Shouldn’t Be A Politician’s Face

Put a poet there. A scientist. A musician with a social cause. A social worker. A teacher. A suffragette. An abolitionist. But, please, not a politician.

July 7, 2015
Rob Portman, Free Trade, Protectionism, Currency, Money, Bipartisan, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Manufacturing

New Front Opens In ‘Fast-Track’ Trade Fight

Senators on both sides of the aisle angle for currency protection as an amendment to Obama’s hardline free trade position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

April 29, 2015
Money, Jeanne Shaheen, Wilma Mankiller, Andrew Jackson, Twenty Dollar Bill, Women, Currency

Is It Time To Put A Woman’s Face On The $20 Bill?

Over her dead body: The movement for putting a woman’s visage on the $20 gains some political push.

April 28, 2015