Tag: dollar

September 16, 2020 admin123@ No comments exist

Guess the Word  and Contact Us for Prizes!  Series 65 starts soon…. 1st letter of each Post Title (in a Series) spells a business word – spelt correctly or jumbled up.  Previous answers: Series 64  spelt  L-O-R-D-A-L  (DOLLAR) Series 63  spelt  V-I-A-G-A-T-E-N  (NAVIGATE) Series 62  spelt  A-I-M-X-O  (AXIOM) Series 61  spelt  D-I-N-E-X-J  (JINXED) Series 60  spelt …

November 22, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Almighty The US dollar remains almighty.  It makes up 2/3 of international debt & 2/3 of global currency reserves.  Oil & gold are priced in dollars.  Kidnappers of ships & people demand dollars.  European firms buy European planes in dollars.  Even when the US is the source of the problem, as in the 2008 global financial…

November 11, 2019 admin123@ No comments exist

Euro Midnight 1 Jan 1999: Launch of the virtual euro in 11 European countries.  2002: € notes & coins start to circulate, & 1st purchase using them was on the French island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean – to buy 1 kg of lychees.  US$ – € exchange rate on 1 Jan 1999 was…

February 8, 2017 admin123@ No comments exist

  Unicorn – a mythical horned creature in fairy tales, but very real in the business world, a Unicorn is a start-up, which is not yet a public company, with a valuation of more than US$ 1 billion. Examples – Airbnb, Snapchat, Uber, Xiaomi. Can we help your firm become one?      What’s the Word? Series…