(MIAMI.CBSLOCAL) — Imagine having $3 billion in cash sitting in front of you, teasing you – that you couldn’t use. That’s what happened to the Federal Reserve this year because the country’s money factory messed up.
One of America’s most familiar exports is the $100 bill.
“We estimate that as many as two-thirds of all $100 notes circulate outside the United States,” said Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.
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