Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

The Long Slow Death Of Print, Continued

"The number of dollar bills rolling off the great government presses here and in Fort Worth fell to a modern low last year. Production of $5 bills also dropped to the lowest level in 30 years. And for the first time in that period, the Treasury Department did not print any $10 bills. The meaning seems clear. The future is here. Cash is in decline."


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BadUncle (#153)

I pay for everything with forward-contracts for Euro-Yen, and ask for change in doubloons.

Matt (#26)

Maybe people just don't have any money anymore did you ever think of that?

deepomega (#1,720)

Cash goes under the same heading as cursive – shit that can't die soon enough.

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