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Bitcoin lobbyists meet US authorities amid growing focus on digital currency - The Guardian

Bitcoin lobbyists meet US authorities amid growing focus on digital currency - The Guardian | Economazing Economies | Scoop.it
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Bitcoin lobbyists meet US authorities amid growing focus on digital currency
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Unlike traditional currencies, Bitcoin is not backed by a central government, but instead created by a computer program.
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Similar to the digital microsoft point, how relative is a bitcoin to the modern ecnomy? Like we talked about in class, a currency is as valuable as people are willing to pay for it. As this isn't backed by anyone however, could be we be seeing a bubble?

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Use Silver as Currency: David Morgan on The Daily Ticker

http://www.silver-investor.com/ When it comes to alternative currencies, gold is usually the tender of choice. David Morgan, publisher of ...youtube.com
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Looks cool!

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Microsoft Points Become Real Currency - IGN

Microsoft Points Become Real Currency - IGN | Economazing Economies | Scoop.it
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Microsoft Points Become Real Currency
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At long last, Microsoft finally switched from Microsoft Points to real currency today.
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Brazil makes $60 billion bid to halt currency slide - CNN

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Brazil makes $60 billion bid to halt currency slide
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Brazil's central bank said Friday it will launch a $60 billion program to halt a slide in its currency, which has fallen in recent days to its lowest level since 2008.
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Brazil has a bit of work ahead of them.

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