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Coin Seigniorage

Sam Stein

White House Ratchets Up Pressure On GOP After Dismissing Platinum Coin Idea

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of news that both the Treasury Department and the Federal Reserve rejected the minting of a trillion dollar coin as a soluti...

Zach Carter

Administration To Reject Magic Coin Trick To Avert Debt Ceiling

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Treasury Department will not mint a high-value platinum coin to avert the debt ceiling, according to an official statement from...

Jason Linkins

The National Republican Congressional Committee Does Not Understand How Money Works

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

One of the things that the Trillion Dollar Platinum Coin is helping to achieve -- besides serving as a wonderful counterpoint that illustrates precise...

Zach Carter

Republican Congressman Seeks To Ban Platinum Coin Fix For Debt Ceiling

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 01.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.) is introducing legislation that would ban President Barack Obama and the U.S. Treasury from minting platinum c...