The basing of a currency on gold. In some sense in such a system, gold IS the currency and money is a symbol for a corresponding amount of gold, backed by the issuer - i.e. the bank promises that by some means you are always able to exchange X of its currency for Y gold, and vice versa.
No country still uses the gold standard - modern currencies are free floating with their value determined by local markets and exchange rates with other currencies.
Even so, national governments still usually carry large gold reserves as a holdover from the time when they needed them as a physical guarantee. Gold has remained valuable over thousands of years so it can always be sold as needed for any currency (including its own) that a country might need, or bought to safely store wealth.
A currency system in which each dollar is worth 1/20 of an ounce of gold (gradpoint)
A stock portfolio is all the stocks that you own. I would venture to say that if you had one stock in any company, you would have one stock in your portfolio. If you had 5 different stocks, you would have a total of 5 stocks in your portfolio.
In Furman vs. Georgia the court ruled that all existing death penalty laws violated the constitution.
making money at a garage sale and saving it
First bank of the united states. He was the first Secretary of the Treasury.
Bradex is the name of any plate sold on the secondary market. The secondary market is the trading, purchasing and selling of plates recently sold on the primary market by The Bradford Exchange.
Old age survivors and disability insurance (oasdi) social security benefits and medicare insurance .
It's actually called a call option. I will provide you with a definition I just found for this, and some additional tips on options trading.
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The option to sell shares is a put. The option to buy them is a call.
the 13th Amendment
The right to petition is the right which guarantees the freedom to make a request of the government.
Not at any bank I'd bank at it won't.
the failure to pay back a loan
The 5th Amendment
$150. 5% interest per $1000 is $50 per year. You had the loan 3 years- $50 x 3.
It depends which state, what charity, time of the year, and the purpose of the charity. Most often charity money can be claimed on a tax deduction sheet in the U.S.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was created in 1909.
An individual portion of stock is referred to as a share.
Commodity money refers to objects that have value and can be used as money. Examples would be gold, silver, jewelry, or any metal that has value. Anything that has value to one person can be used as commodity money. If someone is in need of coffee beans and you have them but they don't, they may be willing to barter goods in exchange for coffee beans. In this case, coffee beans would be used as commodity money.
It is a measure of durability meaning that money is durable.