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 […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 11/10/2014 08:54 -0500
The Hryvnia has collapsed to new record lows near 15/USD this morning. The Central Bank and bankers “agreed to keep UAH at 15-16/USD” but are “not planning on new FX market restrictions.” However, there is one terrifying ‘currency’ that needs to be curtailed… Bitcoin. As The […]
dollarvigilante.com / Jeff Berwick / November 4th, 2014
Life is changing on Planet Earth thanks to little known legislation. Although much talked about in financial and banking circles, most of the world’s population is totally oblivious to it even if it might have major implications for their way of life.
It is the age of […]
dollarvigilante.com / Jeff Berwick / November 3rd, 2014
I’ve been called crazy countless times in my life. I was called crazy when I quit school in my teens in order to go out into the world to gain true knowledge and experience. I was called crazy when I quit my “secure” job at a bank […]
lewrockwell.com / By David Hathaway / October 25, 2014
When money doesn’t develop as a commodity, it gives one pause to wonder why. Is it real money? Is it viable in a free market? How did it come into existence if it didn’t develop as a good with uses other than money? Today we observe […]
thedailybell.com / By Staff News & Analysis / October 24, 2014
The Rise of Bitcoin Is It Real Money If It Doesn’t Come From the Mint? … Bitcoins introduced a lot of people to the idea of computerized money. Now the digital currency, which set off a minor frenzy when it broke into public […]
goldsilverworlds.com / By Taki Tsaklanos / October 21, 2014
Uncertainty is in the air as Europe continues to head towards a recession, the IMF cuts global growth projections and the Federal Reserve expresses concern about these global conditions slowing its interest rate tightening agenda even though indicators are showing forward progress. Gold and bitcoin […]
libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / Oct 15, 2014
What got me really interested in Bitcoin back in the summer of 2012 when it was worth a mere $10, was the realization that Wikileaks was able to avoid a banking system and PayPal blockade by accepting donations in BTC. Upon this realization, I published my […]
dollarvigilante.com / Justin O’Connell / October 12, 2014
Banks are aware of Bitcoin. One CEO doesn’t think it is long for this world.
Bitcoin developers “are going to try and eat our lunch,” Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase said last week. “And that’s fine. That’s called competition, and we’ll be competing.”
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 10/08/2014 20:47
“Even though bitcoin is volatile, it’s still safer than the national currency,” said one young ‘tech-savvy’ Venezuelan, who as Reuters reports, is looking to bypass President Maduro’s dysfunctional economic controls. “I’m teaching people to use bitcoin to bypass the exchange controls,” said Gerardo Mogollon, a […]
dollarvigilante.com / Jeff Berwick / October 7th, 2014
We wrote yesterday about the massive “wall-of-death” with a $7 million sell order at $300 in bitcoin. We stated here that it would be very interesting to see how quickly it was bought up and where the price moved once it had.
In the meantime, however, numerous […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 10/07/2014 10:07
Via Scotiabank’s Guy Haselmann,
I’ve been a bond bull since February, frequently predicting that the 30 year would fall below 3% by the end of the year. Last week, I said it would fall below 3% by Thanksgiving; a call I still standby. For the reasons that […]