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Keynes and Money: A Man Obsessed? - PBS NewsHour

Keynes and Money: A Man Obsessed? - PBS NewsHour | money money money | Scoop.it

Paul Solman: It is the anniversary of the fateful Bretton Woods monetary conference that took place in New Hampshire in July 1944. The Allies of World War II, all 44 of them, increasingly confident of victory, met to discuss and lay the plans for a post-war global economy, cognizant of how their predecessors had royally screwed up the economic aftermath of World War I

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Bitcoin gains industry-backed crypto think tank Coin Center - ZDNet

Bitcoin gains industry-backed crypto think tank Coin Center - ZDNet | money money money | Scoop.it


In related news, a new theory has emerged concerning the falling price of Bitcoin, as noted by The Wall Street Journal.

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Is It Time to Invest in Bitcoin? - Wall Street Journal

Is It Time to Invest in Bitcoin? - Wall Street Journal | money money money | Scoop.it


By now, most investors have heard of bitcoin, following its phenomenal growth last year.

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MIT Students Battle State's Demand for Their Bitcoin Miner's Source Code | WIRED

MIT Students Battle State's Demand for Their Bitcoin Miner's Source Code | WIRED | money money money | Scoop.it
Four MIT students behind an award-winning Bitcoin mining tool will face off against New Jersey state authorities in court today when they attempt to fight back against a subpoena demanding their source code.
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Bitcoin Price Forecast and Beware Bitcoin Regulation - CryptoCoinsNews

Bitcoin Price Forecast and Beware Bitcoin Regulation - CryptoCoinsNews | money money money | Scoop.it
CryptoCoinsNews Bitcoin Price Forecast and Beware Bitcoin Regulation CryptoCoinsNews Readers unfamiliar with Elliott Wave Principle can learn more at Elliott Wave International – for now let's assume that the Bitcoin price advance in this chart...
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Greenpeace USA Signs Up for Bitcoin Donations

Greenpeace USA Signs Up for Bitcoin Donations | money money money | Scoop.it
Greenpeace has announced that it will start accepting bitcoin donations through payment processor BitPay. (Add #Greenpeace to lists of charities using #bitcoin for social change!
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CEO Dorsey Says Square Will Accept Bitcoin | Bank Innovation

CEO Dorsey Says Square Will Accept Bitcoin | Bank Innovation | money money money | Scoop.it
CEO Jack Dorsey says that Square will be adding Bitcoin support to its terminals.
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Peter Thiel and David Graeber Debate Technology’s Future

Peter Thiel and David Graeber Debate Technology’s Future | money money money | Scoop.it
Peter Thiel, the Silicon Valley entrepreneur, debated barriers to technology with the anthropologist David Graeber at a forum in Manhattan.
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The Rise of Alternative Currencies

The Rise of Alternative Currencies | money money money | Scoop.it
From Zurich to Caracas, folks are thinking that financially there's got to be a better way. And there just might be.
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Greek coins as an origin of money we use today | Archaeology Portal

Greek coins as an origin of money we use today | Archaeology Portal | money money money | Scoop.it
If you ever wondered who invented money and when you probably at some point thought about old Greeks and guess what – you were right.
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Bitcoin in the Philippines: A Perfect Cryptocurrency Storm - CoinDesk

Bitcoin in the Philippines: A Perfect Cryptocurrency Storm - CoinDesk | money money money | Scoop.it

Many of those at Geeks on a Beach, a recent tech event in the Philippines, agreed that, two years ago, there was nothing here in terms of a startup ecosystem.

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What Real-World Problems Can Bitcoin Actually Solve Right Now? - CoinDesk

What Real-World Problems Can Bitcoin Actually Solve Right Now? - CoinDesk | money money money | Scoop.it

Though it is increasingly acknowledged by major business, investors and governments that bitcoin has the power to enable potentially world-changing financial innovations, fundamental issues are still holding back adoption.

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Bitcoin Wealth Alliance review. Is Bitcoin Wealth Alliance worth buying?

You could change your financial future forever with bitcoins! (Bitcoin Wealth Alliance: You could change your financial future forever with bitcoins!
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says it all… That's exactly who we need another type of money (although based on the Bitcoin architecture… )

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BitBeat: More Pain For Bitcoin Prices; Are Chinese Miners To Blame? - Wall Street Journal (blog)

BitBeat: More Pain For Bitcoin Prices; Are Chinese Miners To Blame? - Wall Street Journal (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it


–Bitcoin is getting hammered, marking the culmination of a rather gloomy summer in the market for the digital currency.

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Creating a 'Bitcoin Island' just off the English coast - Telegraph.co.uk

Creating a 'Bitcoin Island' just off the English coast - Telegraph.co.uk | money money money | Scoop.it


Bitcoin already has a huge number of fans on the island, including in government.

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Why the global economy is stronger than you think

Why the global economy is stronger than you think | money money money | Scoop.it
As the latest G20 meeting of finance ministers starts in Cairns, Australia, the Legion of Gloom is at it again.
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The End of the Financial Industry As We Know It - Moneynews

The End of the Financial Industry As We Know It - Moneynews | money money money | Scoop.it


Instead of fixed prices for gold and global currencies, a market-based mechanism would permit more stable monetary creation and smoother balance in the long term.

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Bitcoin 'won't go away' - ITWeb

Bitcoin 'won't go away' - ITWeb | money money money | Scoop.it

Bitcoin was created as an alternative to physical currency in January 2009, by Satoshi Nakamoto, although there are doubts as to whether this is his real name.

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Bitcoin: Magic, fraud, or 'sufficiently advanced technology'? | Action Theory

Bitcoin: Magic, fraud, or 'sufficiently advanced technology'? | Action Theory | money money money | Scoop.it

Arthur C. Clarke’s third law famously states: “Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” What Bitcoin makes possible can at first seem almost magical, or just impossible (and therefore most likely fraudulent or otherwise doomed). The following describes the basic technical elements behind Bitcoin and how it brings them together in new ways to make seeming magic possible in the real world.

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Bitcoin Price Goes Down? Good! - CryptoCoinsNews

Bitcoin Price Goes Down? Good! - CryptoCoinsNews | money money money | Scoop.it


Everyone and his dog are worried about the ongoing decline in the value of Bitcoin, but I am here to tell you that 1) This is good, and 2) The trend will eventually reverse.

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Louisiana GOP Becomes First State Republican Party to Accept Bitcoin – CoinDesk | Bitcoin Peak

Louisiana GOP Becomes First State Republican Party to Accept Bitcoin – CoinDesk | Bitcoin Peak | money money money | Scoop.it

The Republican Party of Louisiana (LAGOP) is now accepting contributions in bitcoin via its official website, making it the first major state-level executive committee to turn to bitcoin payments for monetary support.

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The value of Bitcoin keeps sliding - Fortune

The value of Bitcoin keeps sliding - Fortune | money money money | Scoop.it


While many venture capitalists remain enthusiastic about the crypto-currency, this has not been a good season for Bitcoin.

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Why The Next Financial Crisis Could Be Worse Than 2008

Why The Next Financial Crisis Could Be Worse Than 2008 | money money money | Scoop.it
The Great Recession of 2008 was a painful period for a large number of individuals. In fact, many still feel repercussions, despite the fact that the recession ended nearly five years ago!
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Beyond Greed and Scarcity

He has helped developing countries improve their hard currency earnings and taught international finance at the University of Louvain, in his native Belgium.

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What Is Bitcoin's Intrinsic Value? - Investopedia

Bitcoin offers an efficient means of transferring money over the internet and is controlled by a decentralized network with a transparent set of rules, thus presenting an alternative to central bank controlled fiat money.  There has been a lot of talk about how to price bitcoin and we set out here to explore whatbitcoin's price might look like in the event it achieves some level of widespread adoption.


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Five Objections to Using Bitcoin We Should Finally Put to Rest

Five Objections to Using Bitcoin We Should Finally Put to Rest | money money money | Scoop.it
This week, we received yet another in what seems to be an endless parade of warnings, from yet another central bank or government body, about the alleged dangers of “virtual currency” – the preferred term used by such groups for digital currencies such as bitcoin (perhaps because the term “virtual” makes them seem even less real, a cross between a videogame and a rewards program gone bad).  Remarkably, the report also called out cute little Dogecoin and bent-on-compliance XRP (aka Ripple).
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation