caseyresearch.com / by Paul Rosenberg / January 23, 2015
As I’ve mentioned in the past, Bitcoin is an invasion into the status quo. It is not a modification of the dominant financial system or even an extension of it… it’s a Klingon colony that dropped to Earth in 2009.
As I’ve also mentioned in the […]
dollarvigilante.com / by Scott Freeman / January 19th, 2015
Two events from the past week stand out as particularly memorable. One may or may not be remembered a year from now, depending on how things unfold going forward. The other – the Swiss franc revaluation – definitely will be.
The possibly memorable event I am […]
sovereignman.com / by Simon Black on January 12, 2015
Six years ago today, Satoshi Nakamoto, the developer and founder of Bitcoin sent ten units of the cryptocurrency to his colleague Hal Finney as a test.
This was the very first bitcoin transaction ever recorded. And it may possibly go down as one of the […]
dollarvigilante.com / Wendy McElroy / January 8th, 2015
Roger Ver is a virtual currency millionaire who has been dubbed the Bitcoin Jesus because of his avid advocacy of the blockchain money, which includes his seeding many businesses that use it. Last year, the libertarian-anarchist became a citizen of the Caribbean nation of St. Kitts and […]
dollarvigilante.com / Jeff Berwick / January 7th, 2015
In the early morning on January 5th, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges, Bitstamp, stated, “We have reason to believe that one of Bitstamp’s operational wallets was compromised on January 4th, 2015. As a security precaution against compromises Bitstamp only maintains a small fraction of customer bitcoins […]
goldcore.com / By GoldCore Research / January 7, 2015
2015 has not started well for bitcoin with prices having fallen 12%, from $320 to $288. The cyber attack on a leading bitcoin exchange is the latest challenge for the fledgling digital currency.
Bitstamp, Europe’s leading bitcoin exchange – and third largest globally – has […]
teapartyeconomist.com / by Gary North / January 6, 2015
Bitcoins are now around $276 each. The rout continues.
Now there is this bad news.
Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp has frozen accounts and transactions while it investigates a breach.
Hackers have stolen more than $5 million in virtual currency from Bitstamp, a major bitcoin exchange, forcing […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 01/05/2015 07:00 -0500
The new year is not even a week old and already the volatility fireworks are off, as well as the continued commodity derisking. But while for now US stocks continue to be an island oasis in a turbulent global sea where GDP forecasts decline every single […]
teapartyeconomist.com / by Gary North / December 31, 2014
The trend remains down.
Reminder: Washington Post article (Feb. 3, 2014): “These four charts suggest that Bitcoin will stabilize in the future”
Still, the longer the Bitcoin economy grows, the greater confidence users will have in its continued stability. And that has important implications for […]
bullionstar.com / by Koos Jansen / 19 Dec 2014
Today I was interviewed, together with Tuur Demeester, by Paul Buitink about the global gold repatriation movement that is taking place right now. Additionally we discussed Bitcoin and the future of the monetary system.
Something I try to limit as much as I can in my […]
mises.org / Peter St. Onge / DECEMBER 11, 2014
The debate whether or not cryptocurrencies are “money” has put a spotlight on the Menger-Mises Regression Theorem. As stated, the theorem posits that a non-fiat money must have had value before it became a money. Some have used currencies’ lack of antecedent value as knocking […]
mauldineconomics.com / BY JOHN MAULDIN / NOVEMBER 30, 2014
Bitcoin is a topic of discussion almost everywhere I go. My introduction to Bitcoin came when I was speaking at a gold conference in Palm Springs and three bright-eyed, bushy-tailed college students approached me with a video camera and asked for my thoughts on Bitcoin. Noting […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 11/27/2014 09:40 -0500
Citigroup may have been unable to prevent the Netherlands from repatriating some 122 tons of “a fiat commodity currency with insignificant intrinsic value“, or in the words of Ben Bernanke, “tradition”, but it sure won’t stop that erudite expert on the timing of Greece’s exit from […]
bullionstar.com / by Koos Jansen / 27 Nov 2014
Below a screen shot from a report by Citibank its global chief economist Willem Buiter, released on November 26, aimed at clarifying why gold has no value whatsoever.
Although I can agree with his last point, I surely can’t with the rest. From my […]
Pay attention to bitcoin. It's not a fad. It's growing, gaining transparency and understands the imperatives of investor protection
— Arthur Levitt (@ArthurLevitt) November 23, 2014
tradewithdave.com / By Dave / November 23rd, 2014
I’ve probably said that my dog understands me..
I’ve probably cried to my wife… “You’re the only one who understands […]
dollarvigilante.com / Jeff Berwick / 2014/11/17
Have you ever noticed that if something is really of value or interest to people that you don’t need to advertise it? Bitcoin, for example, had no paid marketing campaign yet it rose from a total value of $0 to $13.9 billion in less than four years. […]
dollarvigilante.com / by Justin O’Connell / 2014/11/16
Quantum physics and quantum computing have been trendy topics for more than a decade. So trendy, even The Onion, an online satirical magazine, seemingly mocked the rate at which online magazines were publishing articles on the topic in 2001:
At a press conference Monday, Haggar physicists […]