The Wall Street Journal today discusses the trials and tribulations of the U.S. dollar in a page one story, pointing out for whom it is causing problems, worldwide, and there was this one tiny bit that caught my eye:
Yet for all of the gloom, the world is unready to let go of America’s unloved dollar. Akin to the way Microsoft’s often-criticized Windows operating system remains indispensable to the majority of computer users, the dollar remains the common language of finance, the medium of exchange in everything from sugar to wheat to oil.
It made me wonder, then, if the euro is the Mac of global currencies: en vogue, if not widely adopted.
Graphic Courtesy of The Wall Street Journal/Dow Jones