WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is considering easing financial restrictions that prohibit U.S. dollars from being used in transactions with Iran, U.S. officials said. Angry lawmakers countered that Tehran would be getting more than it deserves from last year's nuclear…
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press and Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The U.S. economy grew 2.6 percent in the last three months of 2014, more slowly than in the previous two quarters of the year.
By Simone Pathe
Everyone knows prices in the U.S. vary regionally, just like certain products are cheaper in China, say, or far cheaper in the Ukraine. But that hardly demonstrates that the renminbi or hyrvnia currencies are overvalued, Paul Solman says, noting that…
By Paul Solman
Leaders of the industrial world met in Florida earlier this year to discuss international finances and exchange rates. Paul Solman reports from New York on the effects of the fall of the U.S. dollar against other currencies, the biggest currency…
By PBS NewsHour
By Jon Shayne
Why does the U.S. dollar have value? Hint: It's tax time, and there's only one way you can pay the U.S. government.
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