Editor's Note: A bit more about the interplay between Chinese currency and U.S. debt. First, a simple graphical explainer as to how the Chinese government gets so many dollars in the first place, using Ford Motor Company and…

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In the appropriately named Cash Room of the Department of the Treasury, Treasurer of the United States Rosie Rios, along with Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke and Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner, unveiled a new design of the $100 bill…

Question: Is California printing its own money? Paul Solman: Funny you should ask. The State of California Franchise Tax Board website currently features this statement: “We will accept registered warrants…towards the payment of tax liabilities.” State taxes, of…

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