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Libra is Facebook’s plan to bring cryptocurrency to the masses — but I don’t trust Facebook enough to use it

I belong to a traditional bank, and I don't trust Facebook. So why would I use Libra, the new global currency it's pushing?
Harriet Tubman.

A mock-up of the redesigned $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman leaked — after it was delayed by the Trump administration

The New York Times published a leaked a mock-up for the new $20 bill with Harriet Tubman Friday. The Trump administration delayed its release to 2028.

‘The UK is like an emerging market now’ thanks to Brexit, says veteran investor Mark Mobius

"Their balance of payments is terrible; their government debt is terrible; their fiscal debt is terrible," Mobius said.

Turkey is investigating JPMorgan after the bank advised clients to short the lira

The lira tumbled 4% on Friday. At a rally on Sunday, President Erdogan warned the financial industry: "I will make you pay a very heavy price."

Malaysian ringgit continues to fall against Singdollar

Reasons for the ringgit's decline include political uncertainty and falling oil prices.
Canadian "Mounties" holding the new $10 bill.

The most unique currencies in the world

From see-through panels to waterproof bills, here's a look at cutting-edge currencies from around the globe.
It's worth an estimated $1 million.

This rare 1792 penny is about to be auctioned off for 100 million times its value — and experts say it was likely held by the founding fath...

A rare 1792 penny is about to be auctioned off for about $1 million, which is 100 million times its monetary value. The penny was a prototype for the first US cent.
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan (left) and central bank governor Durmus Yilmaz show Turkish banknotes during a news conference in October, 2008.

Turkey’s currency jumps after Washington and Ankara reportedly reach deal to release detained American pastor

The Turkish lira jumped Thursday after reports said its government could release a detained American within days, a step toward resolving tensions between Washington and Ankara that have helped roil the currency in recent months.