The ruble may be having a bad year, but it's not the worst.
Iceland is considering adopting the Canadian dollar as its national currency. It's an odd choice, but it could be an improvement.
How 14 of the world's largest currencies fared against the dollar in 2011.
Oil prices have dropped, and currencies in Japan, China, and Singapore will be affected.
The government collapsed this week and banks are on life support. Icelanders are now giving the European Union another look.