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  • SHANGHAI, Feb 16- China's yuan weakened on Monday, after January data showed the weakest year-on-year growth in money supply in 16 years. China's January data this year has been almost uniformly poor, with inflation, trade and money supply data all coming in well below analysts' forecasts, reinforcing expectations that policymakers will have to roll out more...

  • BEIJING, Feb 13- China's growth in broad money supply slumped to its lowest on record in January even as new yuan loans hit a 5-1/ 2- year high, boosting bets that Beijing may further loosen monetary policy to avert a sharper economic slowdown. That was even as new yuan loans surged to 1.47 trillion yuan, trumping market expectations for 1.35 trillion yuan, and more...

  • BEIJING, Feb 13- New yuan loans issued in China more than doubled in January to surge to a 5-1/ 2- year high of 1.47 trillion yuan, trumping market expectations as the government ramped up efforts to avert a sharper economic slowdown. Total social financing, a broader measure of overall liquidity in the economy, also jumped 21 percent from December to 2.05 trillion...

  • BEIJING, Feb 13- China's economy extended 1.47 trillion yuan in new loans in January, beating analysts' expectations in a lending surge not seen since mid-2009. Outstanding loan growth stood at 13.9 percent, the People's Bank of China said. However, analysts cautioned about reading too much into economic indicators for January alone, given the strong seasonal...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 6- Chinese bankers welcomed Beijing's decision to cut the level of reserves they must hold, hoping they can put the freed-up cash to profitable use, but struggling Chinese companies hoping it will mean more and cheaper loans are likely to be disappointed. After a slew of gloomy economic data, the People's Bank of China cut banks' reserve requirement...

  • Blowing Benjamins? Billion dollar printing blunder Tuesday, 13 Aug 2013 | 4:09 PM ET

    The Bureau of Engraving and Printing made a costly error while printing hundred-dollar bills that resulted in billions of butchered Benjamins. Taxpayer money is financing the fix.

  • Nikkei Business Report Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    Nikkei Business Report

    It was a unanimous vote to keep aggressive monetary easing strategies unchanged at the Bank of Japan today, unlike its US counterpart which is seeking to unwind its massive monetary easing. The Nikkei's Yukako Ono reports.

  • The Perils of Counterfeit Money Printing Sunday, 30 Jun 2013 | 8:36 PM ET
    The Perils of Counterfeit Money Printing

    Chad Wasilenkoff, CEO of Fortress Paper talks about the business of printing money and threats from counterfeiters, electronic payments and the rise of digital currencies.

  • Hey, Can You Spare a Bitcoin? Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 4:38 PM ET
    Hey, Can You Spare a Bitcoin?

    Many compare bitcoins to commodities like gold, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson -- there is only a finite amount of the digital currency. Frances Newton, Frances Insight CEO, and Nicholas Colas, ConvergEx, discuss whether bitcoins are sustainable.

  • Bitcoin More a Dotcom Stock? Friday, 12 Apr 2013 | 2:48 PM ET
    Bitcoin More a Dotcom Stock?

    The value of bitcoins have dropped 77 percent since Wednesday, reports CNBC's Mary Thompson. Derek Thompson, The Atlantic senior editor, explains why he sees bitcoin as more of a dotcom stock than a currency

  • Easing Having Limited Impact: Fed's Plosser Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 9:00 PM ET
    Bond Buying 'Benefits Don't Outweigh Costs': Plosser

    Charles Plosser, President of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve, says the costs of easing outweigh the benefits for the U.S. economy.

  • Santelli: Bitcoin Seems 'Crazy' to Me Thursday, 11 Apr 2013 | 10:54 AM ET
    Bitcoin: 'Be Careful Where You Put Your Dough' Warns Santelli

    CNBC's Rick Santelli explains why Bitcoin is really a story about the lack of confidence in central banks.

  • ASEAN Economies Heating Up: Economist Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 8:10 PM ET
    ASEAN Econs Heating Up: Pro

    Robert Prior-Wandesforde, Director of Asia Economics at Credit Suisse, warns that ASEAN economies are heating up while central banks are focusing on inflation and not doing what they should be - raising rates.

  • BOJ's Kuroda to Target Longer-Dated Bonds Monday, 25 Mar 2013 | 10:12 PM ET

    Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said the central bank will seek to push down yields across the curve by purchasing longer-dated government bonds, underscoring its resolve to aggressively beat deflation.

  • Sustainability of Abe's Regime Sunday, 27 Jan 2013 | 5:30 PM ET
    Sustainability of Abe's Regime

    Tony Nash, Managing Director at IHS, says Japan has been getting a lot of pressure from other developed countries from its recent monetary easing.

  • Financially Disorganized? Try These Tips Wednesday, 18 Jan 2012 | 9:46 AM ET

    While experts recommend tracking expenses to rein in unbridled spending, it is possible to build a nest egg without accounting for every penny. Start by having your paycheck deposited into a master account, from which all big payments are auto-debited. 

  • Gary Kaminsky on Companies Thursday, 1 Dec 2011 | 2:37 PM ET

    Look for a huge corporate spin-off, a major apparel merger, rock bottom bond yields,  hedge fund failures and an election defeat for President Obama.

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    With fiscal instability plaguing the U.S. and Europe, some want a return to the past and a restraint on money supply.

  • The Worst Hyperinflation Situations of All Time Monday, 14 Feb 2011 | 9:28 AM ET
    Imagine that during the time it took to drink a cup of coffee, the price of that cup of coffee doubled. Although extreme, this becomes the reality of hyperinflation, where prices change so rapidly that everyday items rise exponentially and money becomes worthless, virtually overnight or even in the course of a working day. Today, inflation has become a major topic of debate in the United States, and although many are concerned about the effects of a devalued dollar on the economy, history shows

    What were some of the worst inflation situations in history and how did they come to be? Click to find out!

  • Money Supply Wire Story Sunday, 1 Dec 2002 | 12:00 AM ET