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How Cryptocurrencies Could Upend Banks' Monetary Role | Jon Matonis | FINANCIAL SENSE

How Cryptocurrencies Could Upend Banks' Monetary Role | Jon Matonis | FINANCIAL SENSE | money money money | Scoop.it

For full reservists, Bitcoin shows that the question of fractional reserve banking is less important than they thought. Fractional reservists, on the other hand, need to think about the nature of the mechanisms equilibrating the money supply. I tried to explain the issue to [the economists] George Selgin and David Glasner in comments on their websites, but I wasn't successful in getting my point through.

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Bernard Lietaer on monetary ecosystems, Ecuador, Greece and bitcoin - YouTube

This interview was shot in Quito, Ecuador on 28 February 2015. In this wide-ranging conversation we talk about the nature of money and the citizen's growing ...
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Despite Greece, euro zone is turning the corner - Reuters

Despite Greece, euro zone is turning the corner - Reuters | money money money | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - The latest episode of Greece's debt crisis has revived doubts about the long-term survival of the euro, nowhere more so than in London, Europe's main financial center and a hotbed of...
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Data Security Is Becoming the Sparkle in Bitcoin - New York Times

Data Security Is Becoming the Sparkle in Bitcoin - New York Times | money money money | Scoop.it
With the price of Bitcoin plummeting, the technology that stores the currency’s transactions is gaining value as a safe and open way to keep other kinds of records.
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Why the European Central Bank is Paving the Way for Cryptocurrencies (Op-Ed) - CoinTelegraph

Why the European Central Bank is Paving the Way for Cryptocurrencies (Op-Ed) - CoinTelegraph | money money money | Scoop.it
The European Central Bank is finally launching its major quantitative easing (QE) in order to fight the euro zone’s slide towards deflation.
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Ecuador's New Digital Currency Receives Mixed Views by Local Citizens | Payment Week

Ecuador's New Digital Currency Receives Mixed Views by Local Citizens | Payment Week | money money money | Scoop.it
The first country in the world with a state-sponsored digital currency may need a more effective adoption strategy.
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Australian bitcoin entrepreneur Adam Tepper dies in Thailand - The Guardian

Australian bitcoin entrepreneur Adam Tepper dies in Thailand - The Guardian | money money money | Scoop.it
The 34-year-old CEO of digital currency business Independent Reserve was killed when his motorcycle crashed into a pole in Phuket, according to reports
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Court appeal divides Dutch bitcoin community - CoinTelegraph

Court appeal divides Dutch bitcoin community - CoinTelegraph | money money money | Scoop.it
The atmosphere is heating up in the Netherlands, as a court appeal has created a divide in the Dutch bitcoin community. At stake: the legal status of bitcoin.
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Economics is rethinking many of its presuppositions as a result of the financial crisis, but political science sails blithely onwards

Economics is rethinking many of its presuppositions as a result of the financial crisis, but political science sails blithely onwards | money money money | Scoop.it
The financial crash was as big an intellectual challenge for political science as for economics.  But whereas the latter has begun to recognise this, political science sails blithely and complacent...
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Kim Dotcom's Mega could use bitcoin after Paypal ceases processing payments

Kim Dotcom's Mega could use bitcoin after Paypal ceases processing payments | money money money | Scoop.it
Kim Dotcom has hinted that bitcoin could be the solution to Mega's payment problems after Paypal pulled support
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Promises, Promises: A History of Debt - Episode guide - BBC Radio 4

Promises, Promises: A History of Debt - Episode guide - BBC Radio 4 | money money money | Scoop.it
Anthropologist David Graeber explores the ways debt has shaped society over 5,000 years.
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How Transparent Is Bitcoin?

How Transparent Is Bitcoin? | money money money | Scoop.it

As you can guess from the title of his book, "BitCon: The Naked Truth About Bitcoin," author Jeffrey Robinson takes a caustic view of the Internet currency and payment system. He explains why thinks Bitcoin's real-time, public ledger is insufficiently transparent for law enforcement in the first of three parts of a conversation with American Banker's Marc Hochstein.

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Why Greece Should Not Switch To Bitcoin

Why Greece Should Not Switch To Bitcoin | money money money | Scoop.it
In some discussions about Greece exiting the euro, it has been suggested that Greece should swap the euro for bitcoin. At first glance, bitcoin may appear to..
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Humiliated Greece eyes Byzantine pivot as crisis deepens - Telegraph

Humiliated Greece eyes Byzantine pivot as crisis deepens  - Telegraph | money money money | Scoop.it
Neither side holds the upper hand in the strategic game of chicken which could still see Greece forced out of the euro
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Bitcoin in the Headlines: Macroeconomics Debated

Bitcoin in the Headlines: Macroeconomics Debated | money money money | Scoop.it
Having recovered from the bad news fatigue that riddled the headlines last week, the mainstream media seems to have engaged in the bitcoin debate.
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Russian Lawmaker: Bitcoin is a CIA Conspiracy - CoinDesk

Russian Lawmaker: Bitcoin is a CIA Conspiracy - CoinDesk | money money money | Scoop.it
A lawmaker from the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia is speaking out against bitcoin on the grounds it is part of a US conspiracy.
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Bitcoin And Litecoin Survival Guide user review. Is Bitcoin And Litecoin Survival Guide a scam?

eBook, how to thrive in the new digital Wild West of crypto-currencies.
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Bitcoin for the Unbanked - Foreign Affairs

Bitcoin for the Unbanked - Foreign Affairs | money money money | Scoop.it
Roughly 2.5 billion adults in the world don’t have access to banks, which means somewhere in the order of 5 billion people belong to households that are cut off from a financial system that the rest of us take for granted.
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Bitcoin’s Not About The Flash, Its Beauty Is In The Boring Detail

Bitcoin’s Not About The Flash, Its Beauty Is In The Boring Detail | money money money | Scoop.it
Over the last year since we opened the New York Bitcoin Center, down the street from the New York Stock Exchange, I've appeared in over 200 local, national, and international media sources.
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Bitcoin Price Jumps Out of Its Comfort Level - Inside Bitcoins

Bitcoin Price Jumps Out of Its Comfort Level - Inside Bitcoins | money money money | Scoop.it
Bitcoin news and the leading bitcoin conferences in the world
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Bitcoin Price Breakout Into The Unknown - CryptoCoinsNews

Bitcoin Price Breakout Into The Unknown - CryptoCoinsNews | money money money | Scoop.it
Bitcoin Price has made a breakout to the upside and, in doing so, has broken a long-term trendline that has defined decline for over a year. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3 hour delay.
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Bank of England could mint own brand of Bitcoin - The Register

Bank of England could mint own brand of Bitcoin - The Register | money money money | Scoop.it
Research paper sees role for distributed ledgers as interbank settlement instrument
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Why The Euro Crisis Is A Crisis Of Sovereignty

Why The Euro Crisis Is A Crisis Of Sovereignty | money money money | Scoop.it
Is the Euro crisis about money? Joschka Fischer explains the internal and external threats and shows why we face a crisis of sovereignty.
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Bitcoin: BoE suggests central banks could issue digital currencies - International Business Times UK

Bitcoin: BoE suggests central banks could issue digital currencies - International Business Times UK | money money money | Scoop.it
Digital currencies combined with mobile technology may reshape mechanisms for making secure payments, says central bank.
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‘They have been predicting the end of cash for 20 years now and it keeps growing’: Victoria Cleland on the Bank of England's new polymer banknotes

‘They have been predicting the end of cash for 20 years now and it keeps growing’: Victoria Cleland on the Bank of England's new polymer banknotes | money money money | Scoop.it
Deep in the bowels of the Bank of England, you can almost smell the money. The only thing coming between my nose and billions of pounds of fresh banknotes is the plastic they are neatly wrapped in.
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Bitcoin revolution could be the next internet, says Bank of England - Yahoo Finance UK

Bitcoin revolution could be the next internet, says Bank of England - Yahoo Finance UK | money money money | Scoop.it
The Bank of England has unveiled analysis of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin that suggests electronic money could cause a tectonic shift in the payments industry
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation