Questions tagged [currency]

Questions about a system of money in general use in a particular country or its relationship to international trade, such as, exchange rates or reserve currencies.

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How do governments stop hyperinflation?

After reading this, I wonder "How can a government stop hyperinflation?" What can other governments do to help? And for completeness, How do governments keep currency stability?
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What in EU rules prevents competitive currency devaluation (outside the Eurozone)?

Not every country in the EU is in the Eurozone. Given that the Single Market prevents EU countries from slapping each other with tariffs (Trump style), what prevents the countries in the EU but not in ...
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What prevents other nations from participating in and condoning the counterfeiting of the United States dollar?

I don't understand why people in 3rd world countries don't try to counterfeit the US dollar. If you're in Zimbabwe or Syria the government presumably isn't going to stop you and it just needs to be ...
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Why do countries antagonistic to the USA keep US$ as their reserve currency?

Do Russia, China, Venezuela, Cuba, Iran, Pakistan, etc. use US$ as their reserve currency? If yes, I am curious why. Why don't they use Euro or Chinese Yuan?
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Why doesn't the U.S. ban or regulate cryptocurrency to stop it being used by other countries to evade U.S. sanctions?

Why doesn't the U.S. outlaw or strictly regulate cryptocurrency to prevent it from being used by other countries to evade U.S. sanctions? Is there a rationale behind this? Is there a concern about the ...
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Laws concerning the appearance of US dollars

A recent question concerning the president putting himself on the dollar got me to thinking: The US dollar at one time was printed with an appearance to celebrate aspects of education. I'm wondering ...
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Why does the Executive make (promulgate) laws? The laws should be made by the legislative

The Executive, as its name suggests, should be working for the execution and in the Polity, I think, it would be executing the laws. The laws are made (or consented, if you like) by the legislative (...
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Why would a country fight money laundering by nationals of non-allied countries?

Many Western countries have laws that forbid money laundering which apply to citizens of all countries rather than just their own nationals. Countries like UK have been recently cracking down on ...

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