What Argentina Wants From Brazil

Enjoyed by the United States and 27 European nations, a common market could exist in South America if Brazil and Argentina initiate it.

What We Can Learn (About Money) From a LEGO

Like the Big Mac Index, when the Toy Zone tells us where LEGO prices are high and low, we can also compare currencies.

Where To Stash Your Cash

Displayed by Argentina’s inflation, when a local currency plunges in value, the demand for U.S. hundred dollar bills skyrockets.

A Sad Soybean Saga

From U.S. farm income to Brazil’s exports to a racing cargo ship, the impact of China’s retaliatory soybean tariff has had a global impact.

Our Weekly Roundup: From Argentina to North Dakota

Today’s weekly roundup includes the everyday economics of sovereign debt defaults, oil boom towns, athletes’ labor markets and the GDP.

Argentina's (Long) Default History

With Argentina again defaulting on her sovereign debt, she is violating the sanctity of contracts and lessened her borrowing ability at home and globally.