The Nixon Shock: 50 Years of Money Without Gold

50 years ago this week, President Richard Nixon made his drastic decision to remove the dollar from its peg to gold, effectively ending the Bretton Woods-managed exchange rate system that had been in place since 1944, starting the era of fiat currencies. "Money Reimagined" observes the anniversary with a discussion about the future of money with Cornell University professor Eswar Prasad and CoinDesk managing editor of podcasts Adam B. Levine.


Macro look at the issues (and people) that are impacting, changing, influencing the future of money and economics as we know it. This is a taped video of the “Money Reimagined” podcast that Michael Casey and Sheila Warren host weekly.