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Exchanging old hundred-dollar bills for newer ones

I happen to have a bunch of “old” $100 bills. They're labeled series 2006A, the last series of the previous model. I am aware that they are fully accepted in the U.S., but also that many places ...
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Do Americans usually accept a stained dollar bill?

I'm not American, but have visited the US a couple of times. I think in one of those trips I got this $100 bill: As you can see, it has some dark stains, but it didn't bother me at the time and I ...
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cheapest way to transfer money to myself overseas

I am moving overseas due to work. As part of the move I need a bank account in the country I am going to live in, and then I will need to transfer the money that I have in my U.S. account(s) to the ...
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Why is the USD/HKD is not moving normally?

I know that the RMB is pegged against the USD (and other currencies?), but why is the USD and HKD are not moving as I would expect from other currency pairs? Below is the USDHKD pair on the daily ...
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1 year T-bill for buying a car in Europe

I live in Europe and I plan to buy a car exactly one year from now. I want to invest now approx. 32000 EUR in 1 year bonds to profit from the interest rate and to secure my money until I need it. My ...
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Why is a Federal Reserve Note an Obligation of the United States?

The Federal Reserve Act says that a Federal Reserve Note is an Advance from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve to a Federal Reserve Bank and serves NO OTHER PURPOSE. When Federal Reserve ...
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Why would anyone invest in a stablecoin (e.g. TerraUSD)?

Some stablecoins (a type of cryptocurrency) try to tie their value to another currency. For example, the TerraUSD stablecoin was pegged to the U.S. dollar, at least it was before it collapsed last ...
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What does it mean to "hedge USD back to CHF"?

I earn in CHF, so I'm considering the iShares S&P 500 CHF Hedged ETF as a way of investing in the S&P 500 while also protecting myself against fluctuations in the USD/CHF exchange rate since ...
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Can the United States print as much as USD as needed to buy foreign goods and services? [closed]

In my country now we facing big problem of lack of US dollars. As a country we print many local currency money and circulate them across country for local services such as paying salaries, Aids. but ...
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Why would the lower dollar help the US automakers win the market back? [closed]

I'm reading Beating the Street by Peter Lynch. On page 284 there's a line: Demand ought to be high, and the lower dollar and the problems in Japan will help the U.S. automakers win back a larger ...
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Is the Exchange Traded Fund XQQ (iShares NASDAQ 100) only traded in Canadian dollars?

I am looking to invest in Canadian dollars via my Canadian bank, and I found the ETF XQQ. If it says 91.87 CAD, does that mean it is traded in Canadian dollars at $91.87 CAD per share? I'm curious ...
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Is it possible to use a international broker account as a saving account?

Say that I'm a citizen of country A, I want to save all my personal savings (obtained in A legally) in another country B (I don't care about the currency, as long as it's relatively stable), and I ...
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The Netherlands check us-dollar

My son (Dutch nationality) studied at MIT in LA (1994-1997) when he was robbed and molested in his apartment. The criminal has been sentenced to 2 life sentences (because of murder cases as well) and ...
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How to cash a US check in Germany?

I am an Berlin based artist and I was going to participate in an event in the US in March. Due Covid-19 the festival got cancelled but the organization sent me a US check from the JP Morgan & ...
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What is the difference between buying stock in Shares VS Dollars?

I'm a newbie in the stock market, well in "RH" & "WB". I just received notice I can buy "some" Stock in $ dollars also, my question is: What is the difference in ...
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Is the Japanese Yen backed by huge US Dollar savings? [closed]

Excerpt from an article written by Daniel Lacalle: Japan learned that lesson by turning the yen into a currency backed by huge dollar savings and increased its legal and investment security to the ...
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Is my FX brokerage manipulating my profit margin to pay out less?

USDCAD pair has moved 41.90 pips in my favour @ 0.01 lots (broker showing profit of $3.01) USDJPY pair has moved 52.30 pips against me @ 0.01 lots (broker showing loss of -$4.85) At $0.10 per pip (0....
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How to deal with my dad's newfound obsession with Western Union and sending money to strangers in the U.S.? [closed]

I'm 23 and live in Vancouver with my mom and dad. (My sister lives in Toronto center, but she's with her girlfriend; she's 29). Over the past few months (well, since March 2019) my dad's become ...
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Eurodollar Futures - How to interpret the price and correlation between EUR and USD?

I have a problem understanding Eurodollar futures. I mainly do trading in currencies. What impact does a rise in Eurodollar futures have on the dollar or euro? Is there a correlation? I have read that ...
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What happens if someone bought most $100 bills? [closed]

Lets say Jeff Besos and Bill Gates get really high one day and decide to liquidate all their assets, buy up all $100 bills they can get their hands on (lets say 90% of all bills in circulation) and ...
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Lending someone 500 dollars

Consider a hypothetical situation. Person A lends person B 500 American dollars on 0% interest. Now American government prints more money such that the old 1 dollar is now equivalent 10 new dollars. ...
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Please help - Yet another question on transferring money from India to US

I am a US citizen living in the US for 20 years and an Indian OCI card holder. I am quite a newbie in regard to Indian banking, tax and money transfer rules. I need advice from the experts. My ...
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Are treasury bonds more liquid than USD? [closed]

Does it make sense to say that, in a way, US Treasury bonds are more liquid than USD? I think this because the value of all the bonds in circulation is way greater than all the dollars in circulation, ...
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Best/Least expensive way to cash a Canadian check in the US?

I live in the US, and I recently took a vacation in Canada. My flight home was oversold, and I was stuck at the airport for several hours. The airline is required to send me a check for 2400 Canadian ...
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Is it wise to invest money in USD or INR? [closed]

I have both USD and INR, and considering the interest rates are the same, which one is better to maintain the maximum currency in to yield maximum profit?
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Offsetting currency fluctuations with investments abroad

Say you you invest x euros at t0 in a mutual fund through a European exchange. After ten years, at t1, the investment doubles to 2x euros. Would you end up with the same amount of euros at t1 if you ...
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Transferring money from India to US

I am a US citizen with OCI (overseas citizenship of India). I took a loan for 14 lakhs from my bank in India for some emergency purposes but never utilized for those purposes. Now can I convert the ...
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Could the US demonetize large bills? If so, how can I protect myself if I rely on holding US dollars in cash?

There was a demonetization in India. I heard that this was difficult for Indian residents to handle. I understand most of the money is in digital forms, but there is still a large amount of actual ...
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Why is British Pound months before Brexit is going up against both U.S Dollar and the Euro?

The way I understand economics is that price of the currency represents the strength of one economy against the other, especially in the long term. Concensus being that Brexit is not going to help ...
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ADR value with US dollar inflation / recession

If one were to hold an ADR (American depositary receipt), and the currency of country of the underlying foreign security increases in value compared to the US dollar, or the US dollar drops in value (...
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How to account for transferring money from a USD account to a GBP account?

I am using ZipBooks online software for my bookkeeping, however I do not know how to approach the following situation. I have 2 bank accounts; one in USD, the other in GBP, and I am transferring $...
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What’s the cheapest way to cash a US dollar cheque in the UK?

I have received a US dollar cheque but I live and bank in the UK. I asked my bank (Lloyds TSB) and while they will cash it, it’s very expensive. I need the money in GB pounds. What is the best way to ...
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A growing currency versus USD [closed]

I checked the graphs of many currencies such as the Australian Dollar, Euro, Turkish Lira, Indian Rupee, Stirling Pound, etc. In recent years, all of the currencies that I am familiar with are ...
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How can I exchange a small amount of USD to INR?

My grandma has gifted me 20 US dollars. How can I exchange it for Indian rupees? I don’t have a passport or pan card. I have tried a few forex sites and they asked for a passport but I don’t have a ...
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Why is there a difference in currency conversion rates?

When looking at the USD/BRL conversion rate I see a rate more or less 1 USD = ~ 3.90BRL. Then when I want to transfer my funds from my contractor (in USD) to my local account (in BRL), I wait for a ...
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Should I use 3k on my vehicle loan to get out of debt?

I currently am in debt with a vehicle loan about 18,900$ and with 12k student loan debt. I currently have 3300$ that I have in my savings account not being used at all. I currently have a 1k emergency ...
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How do I short a currency?

I believe a certain country's currency will fall sharply (compared to the USD) in the next couple of years. Is it possible for me to profit off of this situation? If so, how?
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Relocating to India and reg remittances

I am relocating back home. I am trying to transfer my tax paid salary saving to a joint ICICI account in which My mother is primary account holder and I am secondary. I will be using money transfering ...
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How to convert dollar amounts between years? [duplicate]

If something cost 17 million USD in 1994 how to I figure out what it would have cost in 2000?
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Converting British Pounds to USD or AUD [closed]

Given the current state of the economy and the future out look, what would be the best option for someone who has to move pounds to either AUD or USD? What would be the advantages or disadvantages of ...
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Can I use a third party to exchange USD before it goes into my UK account?

I live in the UK and have a UK individual (not business) bank account only. I have done some remote work for a client in the USA and I have already agreed to their terms before work started which ...
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Transfer money from US checking/saving account to NRE account [duplicate]

I want to transfer money from my US saving/checking account to Indian NRE account. How can I do it? Will transferring directly from my US account to bank account will give me best rates? or Should I ...
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What to change into GBP? [closed]

I'll be in Scotland for one day and I will need to buy ticket for the bus. I have American Visa travel credit card, american debit card, euro, and dollars. Which one is better to use to change ...
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I am trying to figure out what a weaker dollar in the future would mean for a foreign investor

If the USD becomes weaker compared to EUR in the future, would it be wise for a European investor to buy US stocks? I imagine the following scenario: I buy 100 Shares of a company at 1$ each. Let's ...
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Why did the $2 bill lose its cash value?

The $2 bill used to be worth two dollars, (duh) but now it's worth nothing in most places. Why?
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Logistics of Hedging INR investment with USD INR future

I am a beginner so please forgive any gaps in my understanding of Forex Futures. Based on RBI's decision earlier this year to let NRI's invest in rupee futures I want to propose a Currency Futures ...
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How to open a Mega Money Market account without an ssn?

I am a non resident allien who never went into the United states but who needs to receive usd funds from a United States based company. They requires their suppliers to use their online platform for ...
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Google Finance gain value incorrect because of currency fluctuation

I'm french, and I bought some stocks in Paris and New York Stock Exchanges. I'm trying to use an online portfolio tracking tool like Google Finance, but the final gain value is incorrect because of ...
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Is it possible to trace the source of bills that I've collected in USA by serial number?

Last year in Las Vegas, I cashed out a couple of cash vouchers (worth around 60$) at the special ATMs located inside casinos. Finished my trip and headed back to Turkey. Then the failed coup attempt ...
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Transferring money from the US to India after students visa is over

I am an F-1 student in the US. I am going back to India when my studies get over in a month. I have around 25000 USD in my bank account. I need to carry that amount to India, but I don't have anyone ...
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