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Enhancing financial literacy - China Daily

Enhancing financial literacy - China Daily | money money money | Scoop.it

The global financial crisis has demonstrated that financial education, along with a well-capitalized and well-supervised financial system, is of critical importance not only to the economic welfare of households, but also to the better efficiency and functioning of financial markets, even to financial stability as a whole. Therefore, in recent years, financial education has gradually come into the limelight in both developed and developing countries.

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Bitcoin Ban Fear Fades in Thailand With Exchange Launch

Bitcoin Ban Fear Fades in Thailand With Exchange Launch | money money money | Scoop.it
Regulators in Thailand are warming to bitcoin businesses, according to local exchanges.
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CFPB warns public about Bitcoin risks - ABA Banking Journal

CFPB warns public about Bitcoin risks - ABA Banking Journal | money money money | Scoop.it


Virtual currencies are designed to be an alternative to current payment systems. Better-known virtual currencies include Bitcoin, XRP, and Dogecoin.

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Freegold: Why Gold Is Not Money - Seeking Alpha (registration)

Freegold: Why Gold Is Not Money - Seeking Alpha (registration) | money money money | Scoop.it


When buying gold, you exchange your fiat currency for a piece of useless gold metal. This is beneficial for all of us, because this transaction doesn't involve interest.

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How bitcoin and cryptocurrencies work - Sydney Morning Herald

How bitcoin and cryptocurrencies work - Sydney Morning Herald | money money money | Scoop.it


Because of its widespread adoption, bitcoin is the most liquid of the alternative currencies and can be readily exchanged into US dollars.

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Tax treatment of crypto-currencies in Australia - specifically bitcoin | Australian Taxation Office

Do you own Bitcoin? We’ve released information on the tax treatment of crypto-currencies, specifically Bitcoin. See http://t.co/PbnEv5jChy
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Overstock to Allow International Customers to Pay in Bitcoin

Overstock to Allow International Customers to Pay in Bitcoin | money money money | Scoop.it
The move by popular retailers like Overstock to accept Bitcoins for international transactions could lead to more widespread adoption of the virtual currency.
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Infographic: How secure is Bitcoin?

Infographic: How secure is Bitcoin? | money money money | Scoop.it
The security of Bitcoin transactions is one of the main drawbacks of the digital currency. The infographic below takes a look at what you ne... (RT @MACH37cyber: (We love an Infograph!) How secure is Bitcoin?
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Time to dust off old euro crisis strategies - Financial Times

Time to dust off old euro crisis strategies - Financial Times | money money money | Scoop.it


The euro area has lived a charmed life in the two years since European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said he would do “whatever it takes” to save the single currency.

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When PIIGS fly, everything you know about euro crisis is wrong - MarketWatch

The euro-zone crisis, for most of the four years is has now been running, had a very simple narrative at its heart: Spendthrift Southern European countries, with overregulated labor markets, poor tax systems, and weak industries, had allowed themselves to become fatally uncompetitive against their northern rivals, and were threatened with bankruptcy. The Northern states were powering ahead, and were reluctantly being forced to bail out their Southern neighbors.

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Bitcoin prices stabilize after extreme volatility - Investing.com

Bitcoin prices stabilize after extreme volatility - Investing.com | money money money | Scoop.it


According to the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index, which averages prices from the major exchanges, prices of the crypto-currency declined 1.66% to trade at $478.67.

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Bitcoin Freefall Continues. Is The End Near? - Investing.com

Bitcoin Freefall Continues. Is The End Near? - Investing.com | money money money | Scoop.it
Bitcoin Freefall Continues. Is The End Near?
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Did Margin Trading Crash the Price of Bitcoin? - CoinDesk

Did Margin Trading Crash the Price of Bitcoin? - CoinDesk | money money money | Scoop.it


The price of bitcoin on the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) has declined more than $60 today (by the time of publication), falling to a low of $435.60.

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Whatever happened to Bitcoin? (Hint: nothing good) - NASDAQ

Whatever happened to Bitcoin? (Hint: nothing good) - NASDAQ | money money money | Scoop.it

Remember Bitcoin ? For a time, it seemed, it was everyone's favorite alternative to both fiat currency and gold , and hype once drove its price very high (over $1,000 per unit, whatever that means). As is probably clear already, I am far from neutral on the issue of Bitcoin's supposed "value."



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Bitcoin Price is Record Low: The Best Time to Buy Bitcoins? - CryptoCoinsNews

Bitcoin Price is Record Low: The Best Time to Buy Bitcoins? - CryptoCoinsNews | money money money | Scoop.it


bitcoin peace of mind In the last week we have witnessed sell orders of more than 1000 bitcoins at a time pushing the Bitcoin price downwards.

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Dragon-King or Black Swan: Can We Predict the Next Financial Crisis? - Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Dragon-King or Black Swan: Can We Predict the Next Financial Crisis? - Wall St. Cheat Sheet | money money money | Scoop.it

Financial crises always seem to come out of nowhere. Despite the best guesses of economists, it seems that every few decades another one turns every prediction on its head. How could there possibly be a way of predicting the unpredictable?


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ChangeTip Wants To Kill Clickbait With Social Bitcoin Micropayments | TechCrunch

ChangeTip Wants To Kill Clickbait With Social Bitcoin Micropayments | TechCrunch | money money money | Scoop.it

ChangeTip is hoping to drive mass adoption of micropayments on the web by using Bitcoin plus existing social networks as the medium to deliver feeless micro donations to content creators. Which means part of its mission is “to spell the end of clickbait“. And that’s something anyone who spends time online should really be rooting for.

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The Bitcoin-Litecoin Decoupling, Redux | TechCrunch

The Bitcoin-Litecoin Decoupling, Redux | TechCrunch | money money money | Scoop.it

The price of litecoin and bitcoin, two of the most prominent cryptocurrencies, once saw their prices go up and down in something approaching a consistent ratio.

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Bitcoin's Price Falls 12%, to Lowest Value Since May

Bitcoin's Price Falls 12%, to Lowest Value Since May | money money money | Scoop.it
Bitcoin’s price has been noticeably falling in recent weeks after a period of relative stability, though those who trade in the virtual currency say the drop is par for the course.
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How Bitcoin might transform international payments — a lifeline for millions - VentureBeat

How Bitcoin might transform international payments — a lifeline for millions - VentureBeat | money money money | Scoop.it

Jamie Dimon, the head of JP Morgan Chase, has seen it all—but even he has to steel himself for this moment. “You are about to experience the most unbelievable week in America,” he says over the phone to his employees.

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For merchants, Bitcoin shows more pop than potential - Austin American-Statesman

For merchants, Bitcoin shows more pop than potential - Austin American-Statesman | money money money | Scoop.it

Merchants that accept bitcoins are trying to attract virtual currency enthusiasts like Hand, 37, of Boulder, Colo. And the number of merchants has been growing.

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Bitcoin Prices Have Fallen $100 In The Past Week - Business Insider

Bitcoin Prices Have Fallen $100 In The Past Week - Business Insider | money money money | Scoop.it

Some analysts are blaming the plunge on a "margin call" at Hong Kong exchange Bitfinex, which is one of the only platforms that allowed users to borrow funds from peer liquidity providers to trade bitcoins. As prices fell through $530, a "cascade" of calls appears to have occurred, according to Raffael Dannielli of MatLabTrading.




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Bitcoin Falls Out Of Its Trading Range | TechCrunch

Bitcoin Falls Out Of Its Trading Range | TechCrunch | money money money | Scoop.it

The recent narrative around bitcoin has been roughly zilch, as the cryptocurrency picked up afew new large vendors’ support, but otherwise settled into something approaching a summer malaise. The price of bitcoin, which is correlated to media and public interest, has bounced between around the high $500s and the low $600s for some time. Now, it has dropped to $517 and its downturn isn’t letting up.

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Bitcoin ATMs Boom: Canada's Big Aspirations, First BTM in Bulgaria and More - CoinTelegraph

Bitcoin ATMs Boom: Canada's Big Aspirations, First BTM in Bulgaria and More - CoinTelegraph | money money money | Scoop.it

More and more Bitcoin ATMs are popping up in various locations all over the world. If you have to cash out your Bitcoin whenever you need to spend it, these machines make it easy to do so, while giving investors opportunity to develop a profitable infrastructure and giving merchants a first-adopter advantage.

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▶ The Bitcoin Revolution with Max Keiser - YouTube

Max Keiser sits in studio with Alex Jones to discuss the future of currency. 

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▶ Conquest By Counterfeit Fiat Currency, Military Force - YouTube

Max Keiser In Studio to talk with Alex Jones about economic control. 

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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation