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Buffett: Financial Crisis Will Come Again 'Someday,' But Not Soon - Moneynews

Buffett: Financial Crisis Will Come Again 'Someday,' But Not Soon - Moneynews | money money money | Scoop.it

Legendary investor Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, says another financial crisis will strike "someday," but he doesn't think it will be soon, given that a catastrophe just hit in 2008.


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Here's How To File Bitcoin Income On Your Tax Return - Business Insider

Here's How To File Bitcoin Income On Your Tax Return - Business Insider | money money money | Scoop.it


That has left Bitcoin enthusiasts — assuming they are interested in passing an IRS audit — in a legal no man's land.

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Singapore to Regulate Bitcoin Operators for Money Laundering - Bloomberg

Singapore plans to regulate virtual-currency intermediaries including operators of Bitcoin exchanges and vending machines to address potential money-laundering and terrorist-financing risks.

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Forget Satoshi Nakamoto — These Are The Names In Bitcoin That Actually Matter - Seattle Post Intelligencer

Forget Satoshi Nakamoto — These Are The Names In Bitcoin That Actually Matter - Seattle Post Intelligencer | money money money | Scoop.it

The Bitcoin community was nearly unanimous in expressing its displeasure at the controversial Newsweek story purporting to out "Satoshi Nakamoto," the anonymous person who coded and created the famous digital currency.

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Riding the Bitcoin wave is nothing short of wild - Kansas City Star

Riding the Bitcoin wave is nothing short of wild - Kansas City Star | money money money | Scoop.it

Every time I see the word “Bitcoin,” I think of tulips and housing bubbles and the kind of multi-level marketing schemes that push overpriced cleaning agents and nutrition supplements onto friends and neighbors with hyperactive, quasi-evangelical fervor.


     

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2014/03/13/4884406/steve-paul-riding-the-bitcoin.html#storylink=cpy


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Bitcoin 'vault' company raises $20 million from big-name investors - Fortune

Bitcoin 'vault' company raises $20 million from big-name investors - Fortune | money money money | Scoop.it

It's the brainchild of Wences Casares, former CEO of digital wallet company Lemon (acquired by Lifelock last December). His new company is called Xapo, and has raised $20 million in first-round funding led by Benchmark. Other investors include Fortress Investment Group (FIG) and payment-focused VC firm Ribbit Captial.

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Priceonomics Edits the Newsweek Bitcoin Article

Priceonomics Edits the Newsweek Bitcoin Article | money money money | Scoop.it

Many of our readers will know that Newsweek published an article last week that purported to uncover the “true” identity of Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto. While the article threw another candidate into the ring for the parlor game of “guess the identity of Nakamoto,” it didn’t present nearly enough evidence to draw a conclusion about the inventor of the cryptocurrency. 

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Goldman Sachs: Bitcoin Is Not A Currency | TechCrunch

Goldman Sachs: Bitcoin Is Not A Currency | TechCrunch | money money money | Scoop.it
Goldman Sachs thinks that bitcoin believers need to take a cold shower, drink some coffee, and sober up. In the wake of Mt. Gox's collapse, the supposed..
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Bank of England: Digital Currencies are Similar to Commodities - CoinDesk

Bank of England: Digital Currencies are Similar to Commodities - CoinDesk | money money money | Scoop.it


Digital currencies were brought up in the context of alternative currencies and recent developments in payment technologies.

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Book review - George Soros 'The Tragedy of the European Union ...

Book review - George Soros 'The Tragedy of the European Union ... | money money money | Scoop.it

Over on his Forbes blog, Open Europe’s Raoul Ruparel provides a review of George Soros’ latest book ‘The Tragedy of the European Union: Disintegration or Revival?’ off the back of the event we hosted with him last night (the full write up of which can be found here). 

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George Soros says EU may not survive crisis 'tragedy' - BBC News

George Soros says EU may not survive crisis 'tragedy' - BBC News | money money money | Scoop.it


Billionaire George Soros has told the BBC that the European Union may not survive its "long-lasting stagnation".

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Marc Andreessen and Others Annotate Newsweek's Bitcoin Story on Rap Genius - Betabeat

Marc Andreessen and Others Annotate Newsweek's Bitcoin Story on Rap Genius - Betabeat | money money money | Scoop.it


It seems everyone has an opinion on Newsweek's über-controversial story about reported Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto.

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Questions Are Asked of Rot in Banking Culture - New York Times

Questions Are Asked of Rot in Banking Culture - New York Times | money money money | Scoop.it


“There is evidence of deep-seated cultural and ethical failures at many large financial institutions,” Mr.

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Money Creation in the Modern Economy (Bank ... - Monetary Realism

The paper is written in easy to understand language and helpful balance sheet graphics. It does a particularly good job in simplifying several technical issues. As Cullen Roche notes, the money multiplier is dispatched to the ash can of history, where it belongs. It is reassuring to see this sort of recognition coming out of the central banks as regular production now, although that has been the case to some degree for a while now. And Ramanan  points to some interesting post Keynesian references and influences in the paper.


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The Truth about Bitcoin and Alternative Currencies

The Truth about Bitcoin and Alternative Currencies | money money money | Scoop.it
Bitcoin has been making headlines for months. With the price fluctuating wildly, is it really a currency, or just a scam?
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Bitcoin's body count is rising - MarketWatch


Dorian Nakamoto, who may be or probably isn't the mastermind behind this year's investment fad, is the latest to get swept up in bitcoin's unforgiving path of destruction.

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Money, debt and the end of the growth imperative | openDemocracy

Money, debt and the end of the growth imperative | openDemocracy | money money money | Scoop.it

Like a cancer, the political, interest-based, debt-money system corrupts everything it touches. It’s time it was replaced. This is the fifth article in our series on the role of money in the transformation of society.

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Science Confirms: The Fed Was Clueless About The Financial Crisis - Huffington Post

Science Confirms: The Fed Was Clueless About The Financial Crisis - Huffington Post | money money money | Scoop.it

When the financial crisis was bearing down on us like a speeding Mack truck in 2008, policymakers at the Federal Reserve -- our first responders in such an emergency -- were snoozing comfortably in the middle of the road.

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EU 'may not survive' crisis over euro, says George Soros - BBC News

EU 'may not survive' crisis over euro, says George Soros - BBC News | money money money | Scoop.it


The European Union "may not survive" the "long-lasting" economic stagnation it faces because of the euro currency, billionaire investor George Soros has claimed.

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Bitcoin buyers beware: Our view - Green Bay Press Gazette

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Bitcoin buyers beware: Our view
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But this particular currency of the people had a rather murky origin. It was created in 2009 by someone who might or might not be named Satoshi Nakamoto.
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New York State to welcome regulated Bitcoin exchanges - CBS News

New York State to welcome regulated Bitcoin exchanges - CBS News | money money money | Scoop.it

Bitcoin exchanges could soon be coming to New York State, but will be subject to strict regulation. The New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) said that it will consider proposals for a regulated virtual currency exchange.

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Goldman Completely Obliterates Bitcoin In New Report - Business Insider

Goldman Completely Obliterates Bitcoin In New Report - Business Insider | money money money | Scoop.it

In a new 25-page note compiled by Allison Nathan, Goldman throws armfuls of kindling on this smoldering stack of doubt. 



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​Is bitcoin a derivative? US regulator weighs oversight — RT USA

​Is bitcoin a derivative? US regulator weighs oversight — RT USA | money money money | Scoop.it
The US derivatives regulator is considering whether to regulate digital currencies such as bitcoin, the agency's head said, as governments the world over begin to address how to handle mercurial cryptocurrency.
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Conan Explains Bitcoin Once and For All - Gizmodo

Conan Explains Bitcoin Once and For All - Gizmodo | money money money | Scoop.it

We have endeavored time and again to explain Bitcoin, but do any of you really understand it? It doesn't help that the mysterious digital currency keeps disappearing. Thankfully, here's a Conan O'Brien bit to set the record straight once and for all.



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