No coin more perfectly represents the passage of time than the Fugio Cent. The coin, sometimes called the Franklin cent, is a work from Benjamin
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It’s not often that markets offer currency moves that have us looking at exchange rates from the pre-Plaza Accord era. That 1985 agreement by
The Federal Reserve hiked interest rates by .75 basis points Wednesday afternoon, pushing the Fed fund rate to 2.25-2.50%. This marks the fourth-rate
Answer quickly: what are your great-great grandparent’s names? If you don’t know, you aren’t alone. The reason I ask is that when you get to a
The 1992 presidential campaign slogan, “It’s the economy, stupid,” reflected the Democratic contender’s view that the Republican incumbent
As I’ve noted many times before, I view this blog as a tool to clarify my thinking, vet ideas, and share my views at specific points in
Three-cent pieces were first produced in silver in 1851 to help smooth the simple act of buying a postage stamp, which cost three cents at the time.
The Federal Reserve launched onto center stage this year when it delivered its biggest interest rate hike in decades to combat surging inflation.
Unfortunately, many investors today see plenty of bad news no matter where they look. Consequently, more people are considering how an investment in
Using a baseball analogy, 2022 threw Americans a lot of curve balls that no one was expecting. We’ve seen gasoline rocket above $6 a gallon,
Crypto was supposed to be a hedge against uncertainty, inflation, and bear markets. However, in 2022 alone, Bitcoin has lost more than half of it’s
It’s good when the unemployment rate is low, right? Of course it is. The problem is that super-low unemployment often comes at the end of the good
Throughout the history of civilization, gold has served as money – longer than any other material. In the early days of our union, the American
In March 1933, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York could no longer honor its commitment to convert paper money to gold and FDR declared a banking
The Braided Hair Half Cent is one of the most collectable coins ever issued by the US Mint. The coin, first minted in 1793, was the smallest