Economics

The largest coin on Earth…

Did you know that the largest coin on Earth a Canadian coin is, with a value of 1 million Canadian dollars?

De coin has a diameter of 51 cm en weighs 100 kg. The gold used for the coin represents a value of 2 million Canadian dollars.… Read more...

Swiss banks manage 35% of the world capital…

Did you know that all swiss banks together manage 35% of the world capital?… Read more...

Gold bar is worth about 500,000 euro’s…

Did you know that a gold bar (as known from movies) weighs over 12 kilo’s and depending on the goldprice is worth about 500,000 euro’s? This value is calculated at a gold price of €1250,- per troy ounce

These gold bar’s are indicated with “London Good Delivery”, which is a gold standard.… Read more...

Banknotes are not made of paper…

Did you know that banknotes are not made of paper? Banknotes are made of coton and linen.… Read more...

6% of the world population

Did you know that 6% of the world population owns 60% of the wealth in the world?… Read more...

Lowest position Dow Jones ever…

Did you know that the lowest position of the Dow Jones ever was 28.48?

This position was reached in 1896. For comparison, the highest position ever was 17,068.26 in july 2014.… Read more...

The American national debt…

Did you know that the national debt of the U.S. is more than $18,900,000,000,000 (2014)? That is almost $45,000 per citizen.… Read more...