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In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a man displays a new bank note of 2,000 Syrian Lira, ($3.9), during a press conference for the Central Bank Governor Duraid Durgham in Damascus, Syria, Sunday, July 2, 2017. The notes are the first time the face of …

Bashar Assad Makes Syrian Currency Debut on 2,000-Pound Bill

The Syrian Central Bank has debuted a new, higher denomination bill featuring dictator Bashar al-Assad, the first time Assad has appeared on the nation’s currency. Such an appearance may imply renewed confidence in his stability as a leader, as the Islamic State rapidly loses territory in its “capital,” Raqqa.

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Trump Calls Out China in Acceptance Speech

Donald Trump issued a stern warning to the Beijing regime in his acceptance speech. He said he would stop China’s “outrageous theft of intellectual property,” “illegal dumping” and “devastating currency manipulation.”

FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, file photo, a woman holds a sign supporting Harriet Tubman for the $20 bill during a town hall meeting at the Women's Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, N.Y. A Treasury official said Wednesday, April 20, 2016, that Secretary Jacob Lew …

Obama Administration Moves to Add Women, Blacks to $5 and $10 Bills

Now that Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew has confirmed his agency’s decision to replace President Andrew Jackson with black Republican Harriet Tubman on the front of the $20 bill, the Obama administration is looking to place more leaders of the women’s suffrage movement onto the back of the $10 bill and plans to add black civil rights leaders onto the back of the $5 bill.

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IMF Predicts Saudi Arabia Bankrupt by 2020

The IMF just confirmed Breitbart News’ October 5 warning that Saudi Arabia’s cash reserves are in free-fall, with a new estimate that the world’s richest kingdom may be bankrupt by 2020.

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Turkey Busts Suspected ISIS Members for Attempting to Mint Currency

AFP reports that Turkish police have busted six suspected ISIS militants for attempting to illegally mint coins. It seems like one of the more bizarre crimes to emerge from the Islamic State chamber of horrors, but the report notes that ISIS has long been interested in creating its own currency to achieve a measure of independence from what it describes as “the satanic global financial system.”

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Short on Money, Greece Brings Back the Barter System

Greeks are getting around what is delicately described as a “liquidity problem”—i.e. no money—by bringing back the barter system. It even has an Information Age twist: a bartering website with its own virtual currency system, and thousands of users.

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China’s ‘Black Monday’ Becomes Everyone’s Stock Market Headache

One of the big problems with allowing an authoritarian communist/crony-capitalist regime to become a world financial leader is that they lie about everything. China’s long-concealed economic woes finally became impossible to hide, and we got a worldwide market panic that sent the

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ISIS Debuts Gold Coin ‘Currency’ Modeled After 7th Century Dinars

Supporters of the world’s wealthiest terrorist group, the Islamic State (ISIS), have begun circulating images on social media, confirmed by anti-ISIS activists, of gold coins minted within ISIS strongholds, allegedly a “currency” that will be put to use in the near future.

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Dolezal 2012 Video: Get ‘Older White Men’ off Currency

Three years before the Obama Administration cynically decided to remove Alexander Hamilton from the $10 bill and replace him with a woman, the Washington Post reported that Rachel Dolezal posted a video in which she ranted about the “older white

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Switzerland May Be Preparing for the End of the Euro

Something is brewing in Europe now that has the Swiss National Bank worried. If you haven’t been paying attention in the last 24 hours, the currency and equity markets have been rocked by a surprise move to delink the existing currency peg

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Bitcoin Now Has a Paid Lobbyist

Last February, the New York Times editorial writer Joe Nocera raged against “The Bitcoin Blasphemy,” which he claimed was libertarian “sacrilege” since it is “unconnected to any currency or any government.” But try as they might, the leftist thought police at the Times that see bitcoin as an existential threat to “full faith” in the dollar and the U.S. government are failing.