Hyperinflation Nation: Venezuela has Recalled its 100-Bolivar Note

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 16, 2016 @ 02:32 PM / by Morgan Grenier

 

This has been a year of economic upsets and surprises around the globe. On the heels of India’s demonetization of five-hundred and one-thousand-rupee notes, Venezuela has recalled its one-hundred-bolivar note, previously their highest denomination bill.

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Currency Bombshell: India voids notes

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 09, 2016 @ 01:06 PM / by Morgan Grenier

 

Shocking the country, PM Narendra Modi announced that Rs 500 and 1000 bills are void and unable to be used legally as tender for commerce as of November 9, 2016.

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Devaluation of the Egyptian Pound (EGP)

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 04, 2016 @ 03:11 PM / by Morgan Grenier

 

In a surprise move, the Central Bank of Egypt announced its decision today to float the Egyptian Pound, reducing its value by nearly fifty percent against the U.S. dollar

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A forgotten wallet, a missed train

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 24, 2016 @ 01:21 PM / by Oscar Rasson

 

BRUSSELS, Belgium - I woke up Tuesday morning, like any normal weekday: shower, breakfast, and I checked the weather. It was ten degrees so I opted for my spring jacket for the first time in weeks.

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ALERT: Zika Virus and the Emerging Health Risk

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 08, 2016 @ 04:16 PM / by Christopher Zeitz

 

Zika virus is an emerging health risk in the Americas. Mosquitos of the Aedes genus, particularly the Aedes Aegypti species, are the principle cause of transmission for the virus. These mosquitos also transmit dengue and chikungunya, and so the outbreak of Zika has tended to afflict populations already subject to these viruses. There also have been suspected instances of person-to-person transmission, including one apparent case in the Dallas, Texas, area.

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