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A member of the Technical Investigation team holds a negative of a hundred-dollar bill used to print fake dollars in Caldas town in Medellin April 29, 2010.

Trump complained about the US dollar’s strength throughout 2019 — but these 8 major currencies were even stronger

The US dollar index DXY is up roughly 1.2% year-to-date, rising amid summer recession fears and trade war tensions.

Vanguard is reportedly testing a platform to compete with banks in the $6 trillion-a-day currency market

Currency traders currently rely on banks to execute transactions. The Vanguard platform would employ blockchain technology for peer-to-peer trades.

Traders in Argentina have figured out a loophole that generates a 7% return in mere minutes. Here’s how they pull it off.

The fully-legal trading method uses the difference in the official exchange rate and brokers' exchange rate to net thousands of pesos in profit.

The 3 major US stock indexes are fresh off record highs. Here’s how other popular investments have fared in 2019.

Though most investment tools haven't met the stock market's strong year-to-date performance, bitcoin and oil leapt upward in recent months.

Traders are piling into bitcoin as a haven against volatile markets. This researcher warns they could get burned.

Bitcoin is vulnerable to volatility expectations, short-term interest rates, and other risks to conventional investments, a new study finds.

IBM just launched World Wire, a blockchain network for global payments – and it’s already in 72 countries

World Wire already has enabled payment locations in 72 countries, with 48 currencies and 46 banking endpoints.
Nikolay Storonsky, cofounder and CEO of Revolut.

Revolut hits 1.5 million customers as break-neck growth continues

The fintech startup broke even in December but says that profitability isn't its focus right now.
The Revolut app.

A tech VC explains why Revolut is such a hot ticket as the fintech app hits 1 million users

Jan Hammer, a partner at Index Ventures, told BI: "Clearly, that product elegance has resulted in great adoption."

Fintech Kantox raises £4.6 million from investors as it targets profitability

CEO and founder Philippe Gelis confirmed the fundraise, saying the money came from existing investors Partech Ventures, IDinvest Partners, and Mundi Ventures.