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India's Economy: Limping Along - the Diplomat

India's Economy: Limping Along - the Diplomat | money money money | Scoop.it

Stagflation is a term most associated with the post oil-shock 1970s, with prices rising despite economic growth and output falling. It is a term that could soon (with a few modifications due to the country’s emerging market status) become applicable to India, given that the latest economic data point to serious issues in the economy. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is in the unenviable position of balancing inflation and growth risks.

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Why investors are pouring millions into crowdfunding - Fortune

Why investors are pouring millions into crowdfunding - Fortune | money money money | Scoop.it

FORTUNE -- There is no shortage of evidence testifying to the value of crowdfunding for those seeking to finance a new product idea, company, or even personal need. Just this month, Kickstarter-born Oculus VR was snatched up by Facebook for $2 billion. Smartwatch-maker Pebble sold more than 400,000 of its crowdfunded smartwatches last year. And in March, Kickstarter surpassed $1 billion in pledges made.

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Digital Currencies Like Bitcoin Are Coming (And It's a Good Thing): Juan Llanos at TEDxMidAtlantic

A Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, Juan has over a decade's experience of building and managing AML/CFT and regulatory compliance programs for multiple international jurisdictions, including Canada, Italy, the United States and Spain, and is recognized as a pioneer in the development of compliance and risk management best practices for the money transfer industry. He is a member of the Bitcoin Foundation's Regulatory Affairs Committee, and writes about risk and virtual currencies.

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China Doesn't Need Much Gold To Create a Gold-Based Dollar Alternative - Forbes

China Doesn't Need Much Gold To Create a Gold-Based Dollar Alternative - Forbes | money money money | Scoop.it


Although the idea of Classical money — in practice, a gold-based currency — is not popular today in the U.S., it actually has quite a lot of support elsewhere.

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Why Does Ron Paul Think Bitcoin Does Not Fit The Definition Of Money? - Forbes


Bitcoin is a very interesting subject because for many years in Congress, I was a champion of legalizing competition in currencies.

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Xapo's Wences Casares Talks Bitcoin Safety and How a Patagonian Goddess ... - Re/code

Xapo's Wences Casares Talks Bitcoin Safety and How a Patagonian Goddess ... - Re/code | money money money | Scoop.it

A lot of companies that are trying to consumerize virtual money phenom bitcoin have recently been funded in big numbers by a spate of venture firms.

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Bitcoin 2.0: Unleash The Sidechains | TechCrunch

Bitcoin 2.0: Unleash The Sidechains | TechCrunch | money money money | Scoop.it

“Cryptocurrencies will create a fifth protocol layer powering the next generation of the Internet,” says Naval Ravikant. “Our 2014 fund will be built during the blockchain cycle,” concurs Fred Wilson. And Andreessen Horowitz have very visibly doubled down on Bitcoin.

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Is This $11m Yacht The Most Expensive Thing You Can Buy With Bitcoin?

Is This $11m Yacht The Most Expensive Thing You Can Buy With Bitcoin? | money money money | Scoop.it
A yacht priced at 22,305.134 BTC ($11,000,000) may be the most expensive bitcoin product ever.
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Bitcoin Creator 'Satoshi Nakamoto' Unmasked–Again? - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Bitcoin Creator 'Satoshi Nakamoto' Unmasked–Again? - Wall Street Journal (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it


A month after a firestorm erupted over Newsweek's claim that it “unmasked” the creator of bitcoin, a U.K.

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The bitcoin uprising

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Bitcoin. Digital gold rush or a shadowy tool empowering criminals on the dark web? What is really driving The Bitcoin Uprising?
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The Euro Crisis

In this talk, Professor Eichengreen will provide an update on the Eurozone crisis and the prospect for European economic growth and the integration process going forward.
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Is Dogecoin finally starting to cannibalise itself with meme-based crypto ... - CITY A.M. (blog)

Is Dogecoin finally starting to cannibalise itself with meme-based crypto ... - CITY A.M. (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it

It's not clear that Dogecoin's own userbase is keen for the currency to become a replacement for traditional money, or for it to be used as much else than a means of rewarding others on the internet for producing or sharing content.

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Beyond and after Bitcoin - DAWN.com

Beyond and after Bitcoin - DAWN.com | money money money | Scoop.it


In the wake of this volatility, several alternatives to Bitcoin have sprung up.

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The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin Official Trailer

They call it "digital gold" -- but is Bitcoin the future of money, or a shiny distraction for digital fools?

Created in 2009 by a still-unknown programmer using the alias Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin is now accepted by many merchants all over the world -- yet for most of us, the open-source currency is still an unknown quantity.

The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin, a new documentary making its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival next week, tells the story of the strange currency via its pioneers. It explains the "Bitcoin mining" market, and explores the many shadowy subcultures within the Bitcoin community.

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'Money: The Unauthorized Biography,' by Felix Martin - SFGate

'Money: The Unauthorized Biography,' by Felix Martin - SFGate | money money money | Scoop.it

The Beatles sang about it, Drake raps about it, major world religions warn about the danger of blindly chasing it, and according to a recent study, the average American thinks about it more often than about sex.

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BRICS Announce An Alternative To The IMF!

BRICS Announce An Alternative To The IMF! | money money money | Scoop.it

IMThe currencies and metals traded the day on Wednesday in the same clothes they wore in the overnight markets.

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Ron Paul: Bitcoin is not 'True Money' - CoinDesk

Ron Paul: Bitcoin is not 'True Money' - CoinDesk | money money money | Scoop.it


Ron Paul went on to explain why he's drawn to digital currencies: “We have a terrible monetary system today.

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This week in bitcoin: Another creator, another MtGox failure - GigaOM

This week in bitcoin: Another creator, another MtGox failure - GigaOM | money money money | Scoop.it

It’s a new month, so it’s time for a new bitcoin creator candidate and MtGox scandal. Up to bat for Satoshi Nakamoto this week is Nick Szabo.

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Super Mario rushes to the rescue, this time against deflation

Super Mario rushes to the rescue, this time against deflation | money money money | Scoop.it

It looks as if European Central Bank boss Mario Draghi – Super Mario to his fans – is about to leap to the rescue again. In 2012, his pledge to hoover up the clapped-out bonds of any euro zone country that was having trouble financing itself probably spared the region from shattering into 18 sovereign pieces. Deflation is the new threat. The ECB has announced it will use everything in its arsenal to fight it.

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China's first bitcoin ATM installed in Shanghai mall

China's first bitcoin ATM installed in Shanghai mall | money money money | Scoop.it
BTC China has installed the country's first bitcoin ATM in its (China's first bitcoin ATM installed in Shanghai mall http://t.co/MwtCsY7ngy)
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Silicon Valley Job Fair to Match Bitcoin Professionals

Silicon Valley Job Fair to Match Bitcoin Professionals | money money money | Scoop.it
The Bitcoin Job Fair in Silicon Valley is set for those seeking employment in the cryptocurrency industry.
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Bitcoin Mining: Road to Riches for Some, Road to Ruin for Others - Guardian Liberty Voice

Bitcoin Mining: Road to Riches for Some, Road to Ruin for Others - Guardian Liberty Voice | money money money | Scoop.it

Bitcoin mining, the road to riches for some, is becoming the road to ruin for others, as the costs of the equipment required to mine Bitcoin spirals out of control. Early adopters have made fortunes mining Bitcoin, but late arrivals are finding it difficult to do more than break even and those who are just now entering the Bitcoin mining industry might not even recoup their original investment.

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'The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin': An Exclusive First Look

'The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin': An Exclusive First Look | money money money | Scoop.it
Watch an exclusive first-look trailer for 'The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin,' a new documentary making its world premiere at next week's Tribeca Film Festival.
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Iceland and the Global Economic Crisis: The Viking Tiger, A Sacrificial Lamb ... - Center for Research on Globalization

Iceland and the Global Economic Crisis: The Viking Tiger, A Sacrificial Lamb ... - Center for Research on Globalization | money money money | Scoop.it

I was invited by the organisers of the 2014 Winter Symposium of the third research group of the Nordic Summer University (NSU), devoted to the concept of crisis, as an Icelandic citizen and scholar to offer a concise picture of the events in our country, which experienced in the year 2008 a much-televised economic crisis or kreppa, as it is called locally. In what follows, I provide two succinct and inevitably selective pictures: one small, another big.


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How Cryptocurrencies Can Curb Government Power - The Next Web

How Cryptocurrencies Can Curb Government Power - The Next Web | money money money | Scoop.it

Stripe now supports it, as does Square. Gaming behemoth Zynga is taking notice, while some companies have even offered to pay staff salaries with it. This thing even has its own ATM. We’re not talking cash or even gold doubloons though. We’re talking Bitcoin, baby.

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Is Bitcoin the Future of E-Commerce? - ClickZ

Is Bitcoin the Future of E-Commerce? - ClickZ | money money money | Scoop.it


These days, virtual currencies are the playthings of techies - do they have a mainstream future in e-commerce? Today, adventurous merchants are "intrigued" by bitcoin, the currency alternative.

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