In the wake of the killing of an Iranian general, and a week of posturing from both the U.S. and Iranian governments, the markets have calmed for the moment. But bigger picture, could the real turmoil just be getting started? Here's what you need to know.
Last week, the U.S. Mint revealed that it ran out of 2018 American Eagle Silver Bullion Coins amid a major surge in demand. Read all about the strongest silver coin sales the U.S. Mint has seen since 2017 in this week's News to Know.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas called for the creation of an independent payment system that doesn’t rely on the U.S. dollar. If they follow through, it could be the end of the dollar’s domination.
Recent trade sanctions against Iran might be the last straw for countries who’ve tolerated U.S. protectionist policies that maintain the dollar’s dominance as central reserve currency. Here are the potential consequences to follow.
The U.S. has been poking a global trade “bear” through the economic cage to keep the dollar as the central currency on the world stage. But the U.S. has poked the “bear” enough, as countries are now coming out swinging.