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Look Who Bernanke Just Blamed for the Financial Crisis - Businessweek

Look Who Bernanke Just Blamed for the Financial Crisis - Businessweek | money money money | Scoop.it

The global financial crisis has been blamed on everybody from bankers to rating agencies to politicians. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke on Wednesday cited the baleful influence of two people whose names rarely come up in the blame game: Nobel Prize-winning economists Franco Modigliani and Merton Miller.

 
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Bitcoin Gaining a Foothold in Brazil - CoinTelegraph

Bitcoin Gaining a Foothold in Brazil - CoinTelegraph | money money money | Scoop.it
Many things that can be said about Brazil, but income equality is not one of them.
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Eurozone crisis fears re-emerge - Financial Times

Eurozone crisis fears re-emerge - Financial Times | money money money | Scoop.it
Is a second eurozone crisis looming? Or are we merely seeing the aftershocks of the last one?
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Trust in money has been eroded

On his blog on October 6, 2014, he said, ‘It’s pretty scary what’s going on in Europe…when they start taking money out of people’s bank accounts. I, for one, am making sure I don’t have too much money in any single bank account anywhere in the world. Now there is a precedent…The IMF has said loot the bank accounts.  The EU has said loot the bank accounts…’

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This Polish Hospital Will Let Patients Settle Bills With Bitcoin

This Polish Hospital Will Let Patients Settle Bills With Bitcoin | money money money | Scoop.it
A hospital run by Medicover now accepts payment in bitcoin, making it probably the first to accept cryptocurrency payments.
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The Zombie System: How Capitalism Has Gone Off the Rails - SPIEGEL ONLINE

The Zombie System: How Capitalism Has Gone Off the Rails - SPIEGEL ONLINE | money money money | Scoop.it
Six years after the Lehman disaster, the industrialized world is suffering from Japan Syndrome. Growth is minimal, another crash may be brewing and the gulf between rich and poor continues to widen. Can the global economy reinvent itself?
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The euro crisis - The Economist

The euro crisis - The Economist | money money money | Scoop.it
The Economist offers authoritative insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science, technology and the connections between them.
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USA Today: "Bitcoin Has Value Beyond Price Point" - CryptoCoinsNews

USA Today: "Bitcoin Has Value Beyond Price Point" - CryptoCoinsNews | money money money | Scoop.it
It is rare that the mainstream media shows any nod of approval toward Bitcoin and its virtually unlimited technological potential.
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Bitcoin Price Correction - Advance on Hold - CryptoCoinsNews

Bitcoin Price Correction - Advance on Hold - CryptoCoinsNews | money money money | Scoop.it
As alerted in an update following publication of yesterday’s analysis, bearish pressure has pulled the Bitcoin price into a deeper correction. The advance is on hold pending ongoing price correction.
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Payments Veterans Discuss Bitcoin vs Apple Pay at NY Law Conference - CoinDesk

Payments Veterans Discuss Bitcoin vs Apple Pay at NY Law Conference - CoinDesk | money money money | Scoop.it
Payments veterans waded into the bitcoin vs Apple Pay debate at a New York law conference this week.
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Pepperdine Students Bring Bitcoin to Malibu - Malibu Times

Pepperdine Students Bring Bitcoin to Malibu - Malibu Times | money money money | Scoop.it
Four entrepreneurial Pepperdine University students have launched a brokerage to exclusively handle the world’s latest category of money – bitcoins. 
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Why 20 Bitcoin Companies Are Backing a New Deal for Digital Identity - CoinDesk

Why 20 Bitcoin Companies Are Backing a New Deal for Digital Identity - CoinDesk | money money money | Scoop.it
Twenty bitcoin businesses have announced support for The Windhover Principles, which aim to reframe the debate around privacy and security.
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BitBeat: Bitcoin's 'Chief Scientist' Does an AMA; BitLicense Comments Flood In - Wall Street Journal (blog)

BitBeat: Bitcoin's 'Chief Scientist' Does an AMA; BitLicense Comments Flood In - Wall Street Journal (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it

Gavin Andresen doesn’t know if Satoshi Nakamoto’s ever coming back, and while he is not yet ready to give up his long-held stance that bitcoin is an experiment, the day is coming soon. Those were just a few of the things to come out of his “AMA” (Ask Me Anything) session Tuesday on the popular website Reddit. Mr. Andresen is a key player in the bitcoin world, the lead scientist at the Bitcoin Foundation who guides the core developer team. He touched on hacking, how government will content with bitcoin, and what he’s most worried about.

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New Bitcoin Exchange Says Australia is Ideal Location - CoinDesk

New Bitcoin Exchange Says Australia is Ideal Location - CoinDesk | money money money | Scoop.it
New Australian exchange Independent Reserve says its regulatory compliance and stable location will appeal to customers seeking security.
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The moral economy of debt - The Guardian

The moral economy of debt - The Guardian | money money money | Scoop.it

Every economic collapse brings a demand for debt forgiveness. The incomes needed to repay loans have evaporated, and assets posted as collateral have lost value. Creditors demand their pound of flesh; debtors clamour for relief.

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Bitcoin may be volatile but has value beyond price point - USA TODAY

Bitcoin may be volatile but has value beyond price point - USA TODAY | money money money | Scoop.it
The virtual currency bitcoin has been tarnished recently.
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Bitcoin 'Ransomware' Freezes Council Offices Across Italy - CoinDesk

Bitcoin 'Ransomware' Freezes Council Offices Across Italy - CoinDesk | money money money | Scoop.it
Council offices across Italy had their computer files encrypted by a 'ransomware' virus that is demanding payment in bitcoin.
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Seedcoin and startups BTC.sx, BitcoinATM360, bitSIM, CoinSimple, meXBT ... - Bitcoin Magazine

Seedcoin and startups BTC.sx, BitcoinATM360, bitSIM, CoinSimple, meXBT ... - Bitcoin Magazine | money money money | Scoop.it

Hong Kong – October 21, 2014 – Continuing their steady pace in launching innovative products and being involved at the forefront of the bitcoin industry, Seedcoin and its startups BTC.sx, BitcoinATM360, bitSIM, CoinSimple and meXBT have exciting news to share during the Autumn months.

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Bitcoin: “A Better Store of Value” than the Currencies of Mismanaged Economies - Inside Bitcoins

Bitcoin: “A Better Store of Value” than the Currencies of Mismanaged Economies - Inside Bitcoins | money money money | Scoop.it

NEW YORK (InsideBitcoins) — If there’s one thing that makes people more uncomfortable than anything else, it’s not quite knowing whether their money will mean anything. Americans don’t know what this means because the U.S. dollar is one of the most secure currencies in history. But for people from a country like Venezuela, it’s a real fear.

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Central Bank governor outlines lessons of the financial crisis - Irish Times

Central Bank governor outlines lessons of the financial crisis - Irish Times | money money money | Scoop.it
Patrick Honohan marks retirement of ESRI professor speaking of 'home-spun truths, Lady Bracknell and the carelessness of policymakers'
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Cryptoanarchist vs Austrian School Origin of Money Roundable, part 3

This week continues our discussion on the history of money as it applies to Bitcoin with a discussion of Chaum's blinded cash.

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BitBeat: Bitcoin Coding Allstars Launch Sidechains Project to Boost Innovation - Wall Street Journal (blog)

BitBeat: Bitcoin Coding Allstars Launch Sidechains Project to Boost Innovation - Wall Street Journal (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it
--Some of the biggest names in bitcoin's coding community have put their names to a new cryptocurrency software proposal that’s likely to cause a stir.
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Reddit and EFF Among Groups to Oppose New York Bitcoin Regulations

Reddit and EFF Among Groups to Oppose New York Bitcoin Regulations | money money money | Scoop.it

New York’s proposed Bitcoin regulation would violate the First Amendment, damage privacy and stifle innovation, according to RedditThe Electronic Frontier Foundation(EFF) and the Internet Archive. The groups published a joint comment at the close of the public comment period on Tuesday.

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Japan Wants to be the Most Bitcoin Friendly Country

Japan Wants to be the Most Bitcoin Friendly Country | money money money | Scoop.it
All year we have chronicled the various ways nation-states have chosen to mis-categorize and malign Bitcoin.
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The Flat Debt Society

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International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde says the global economy is facing “the risk of a new mediocre, where growth is low and uneven.”…  Lagarde said Europe’s 18-nation bloc that uses the euro currency – collectively the world’s biggest economy – is facing the “not insignificant” risk of falling back into a recession. (VOA News)
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation