CategoryCurrency, Money, and Monetary Issues

Swiss Franc Freedom & Why it Matters to Americans

the amateur economist

A few days ago it was briefly mentioned on American news, that the Swiss had surprised the business world by de-linking their currency from the Euro. Upon hearing this, most average Americans would say, “so what?”, and go about their day. Though not always obvious, it does and it will matter to the average American. However, a brief history lesson first.  For many reasons that will not be mentioned here, the Swiss people have always been an independent sort. They […]

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