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Central Banker Who Predicted 2008 Financial Crisis Sees More Storms Ahead - Western Journalism

Central Banker Who Predicted 2008 Financial Crisis Sees More Storms Ahead - Western Journalism | money money money | Scoop.it


Raghuram Rajan, India's head central banker, predicted the 2008 financial crisis–and now sees more trouble ahead.

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Ecuador Turning to Virtual Currency After Oil Loans - Bloomberg

(Corrects headline to remove reference to dollar saving in story originally published Aug. 5. Attributes speculation that government would use the new currency to pay bills in first paragraph. Clarifies in third paragraph that people can reject government payments in the new currency and adds government’s explanation of its advantages in seventh paragraph.)

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BRICS Launches New Development Bank - Voice of America

BRICS Launches New Development Bank - Voice of America | money money money | Scoop.it


“Finally they got some alternative sources to get funding for infrastructure and they do not come with these conditionalities.

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Welcome to Bitcoin Boulevard in Cleveland — No Cash Needed on This Street - Yahoo Travel

Welcome to Bitcoin Boulevard in Cleveland — No Cash Needed on This Street - Yahoo Travel | money money money | Scoop.it

Once thought to be the front runner in setting bitcoin regulation precedent, the United States is falling behind two other countries who are currently developing their own national policies. While one prominent investor sees one country as worth emulating, the other could be heading down a path of lost opportunity.

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Bitcoin Foundation Selects BitGo Enterprise as Financial Management Platform - CoinDesk

Bitcoin Foundation Selects BitGo Enterprise as Financial Management Platform - CoinDesk | money money money | Scoop.it


The Bitcoin Foundation announced today that it will use BitGo's Enterprise product to better manage its financial operations.

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Bitcoin: a tale of two countries, neither of which is the United States - Upstart

Bitcoin: a tale of two countries, neither of which is the United States - Upstart | money money money | Scoop.it

Once thought to be the front runner in setting bitcoin regulation precedent, the United States is falling behind two other countries who are currently developing their own national policies. While one prominent investor sees one country as worth emulating, the other could be heading down a path of lost opportunity.

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Here's Why Bitcoin Prices Don't Move On News That Big Companies Like Dell ... - Business Insider

Here's Why Bitcoin Prices Don't Move On News That Big Companies Like Dell ... - Business Insider | money money money | Scoop.it

The charts in the chapter below are reused throughout the remaining sections of the book primarily because of their importance in probing the blockchain.  Understanding how to read them is critical in discussing how to measure user adoption and growth.



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Italy Is Opening the New Season of the Euro Area Crisis

Italy Is Opening the New Season of the Euro Area Crisis | money money money | Scoop.it
A really hard beginning is awaiting the new European Commission.
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Europe's Financial Crisis: A Short Guide to How the Euro Fell Into Crisis and the Consequences for the World

Europe's Financial Crisis: A Short Guide to How the Euro Fell Into Crisis and the Consequences for the World | money money money | Scoop.it
Will the Euro survive? Where is the European financial crisis headed? What will it mean for global and US markets?
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Bitcoin: Baffling or brilliant? - RT

Bitcoin: Baffling or brilliant? - RT | money money money | Scoop.it


Meanwhile, governments are struggling with how to tackle bitcoin, which clearly threatens the hegemony of central bankers.

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US Regulator Calls Bitcoin 'Wild West' - Fox Business

US Regulator Calls Bitcoin 'Wild West' - Fox Business | money money money | Scoop.it


Federal regulators are warning consumers about the risks of using virtual currencies such as Bitcoin.

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The 9 Most Useful Bitcoin Data Resources - CoinDesk

The 9 Most Useful Bitcoin Data Resources - CoinDesk | money money money | Scoop.it


Bitcoin, of course, lends itself perfectly to these quantitatively-focused metric tools.

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Payza Introduces Bitcoin Buying Option in 190 Countries - CoinDesk

Payza Introduces Bitcoin Buying Option in 190 Countries - CoinDesk | money money money | Scoop.it


Payza first detailed its plans in the digital currency space in a May blog post that discussed bitcoin's potential as a payments tool.

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Federal Consumer Advocate: Bitcoin Users, You're 'On Your Own' - National Journal

Federal Consumer Advocate: Bitcoin Users, You're 'On Your Own' - National Journal | money money money | Scoop.it


Bitcoin and its brethren might soon change the worlds of finance and banking, but for now digital currencies are chock full of catastrophic and risks and dangers.

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A Crypto Currency Backed By Gold? How Retail Gold Investors Can Benefit ... - Forbes

A Crypto Currency Backed By Gold? How Retail Gold Investors Can Benefit ... - Forbes | money money money | Scoop.it

Bitcoin, upper case, refers to the technology behind the online currency, the fabled “block chain”, rather than the currency itself (bitcoin, lower case), and there are distinct advantages for an investor in the way the technology was built by the mythical Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin’s creator.

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Beware of Bitcoin, US consumer agency warns - PCWorld

Beware of Bitcoin, US consumer agency warns - PCWorld | money money money | Scoop.it


Bitcoin and other virtual currencies can expose users to a number of risks, including hackers and scammers trying to take advantage of hype surrounding the technology, a U.S.

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US CFPB Now Accepting Complaints Against Bitcoin Businesses - CoinDesk

US CFPB Now Accepting Complaints Against Bitcoin Businesses - CoinDesk | money money money | Scoop.it

The US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued a new warning to consumers, advising that they should exercise caution when engaging with the bitcoin and digital currency markets.

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Tech Visionary George Gilder: "Bitcoin is the Libertarian Solution to the Money Enigma."

"Bitcoin is a breakthrough in information theory that allows [users] to conduct provable transactions that can't be changed...without reference to trusted third parties," says tech visionary and investor George Gilder. "[Bitcoin] is the perfect libertarian solution to the money enigma."

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Industry Reactions to New York's BitLicense Proposal

Industry Reactions to New York's BitLicense Proposal | money money money | Scoop.it
CoinDesk asked industry representatives for their thoughts on the New York Department of Financial Services' BitLicense proposals.
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The Benefits And Challenges Of Local-Currency Acceptance | PYMNTS.com

The Benefits And Challenges Of Local-Currency Acceptance | PYMNTS.com | money money money | Scoop.it
The shrinking global market is making acceptance of local currencies increasingly necessary for online merchants in particular as they expand into new markets.
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Britain May Embrace Bitcoin As A Legitimate Currency - Business Insider

Britain May Embrace Bitcoin As A Legitimate Currency - Business Insider | money money money | Scoop.it

In addition to Blocksign’s Bitcoin-based electric signature launch on Tuesday, Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne is signaling that the UK wants to regulate Bitcoin, or virtual currency systems like it, as legal, digital cash, reports the Daily Mail.




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Prof. Bernard Lietaer On the Social Trade Organisation - YouTube

Currency expert Bernard Lietaer states that the fundamental problem with our present-day monetary system is that it is not sufficiently diverse. It dams and bottlenecks our creative energies, and keeps us trapped in a world of scarcity and suffering. But we actually have the capacity to create a very different reality by enabling our energies to move more freely where they are most needed, including towards cleaning up our environment, building adequate housing and providing good quality healthcare, etc. 

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The Global Financial Crisis is Still Going On - Wealth Daily

The Global Financial Crisis is Still Going On - Wealth Daily | money money money | Scoop.it
If you thought the global financial crisis was over, think again. It has already been five years since madness and mayhem were unleashed upon financial markets the world over - and we're still not out of danger.
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Bitcoin Momentum Grows in Emerging Markets - Forbes

Bitcoin Momentum Grows in Emerging Markets - Forbes | money money money | Scoop.it


Bitcoin is gradually making progress as a medium of exchange in developing countries.

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Bitcoin Solves Two Of The Biggest Problems Merchants Face When Accepting ... - Business Insider

Bitcoin Solves Two Of The Biggest Problems Merchants Face When Accepting ... - Business Insider | money money money | Scoop.it


Though still nascent, BI Intelligence notes in our Bitcoin report that a Bitcoin-based payments system promises to solve these problems.

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