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Paul Krugman: Are we witnessing the start of a new global financial crisis?

Paul Krugman: Are we witnessing the start of a new global financial crisis? | money money money | Scoop.it

OK, who ordered that? With everything else going on, the last thing we needed was a new economic crisis in a country already racked by political turmoil. True, the direct global spillovers from Turkey, with its Los Angeles-sized economy, won’t be large. But we’re hearing that dreaded word “contagion” – the kind of contagion that once caused a crisis in Thailand to spread across Asia, more recently caused a crisis in Greece to spread across Europe, and now, everyone worries, might cause Turkey’s troubles to spread across the world’s emerging markets.

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Keiser Report: Round Tripping Financial Crisis (E557) - YouTube

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss accounting fraud as the new opium for China and how it is that we keep roundtripping to financial crisis because every time we get to tomorrow we've already spent it yesterday. The also discuss raining the marmite of fraud on a ten foot tall Janet Yellen. In the second half, Max interviews Mitch Feierstein of PlanetPonzi.com about the unintended consequences of money printing, the China mirage where the GDP statistics are for 'reference purposes only' and about later this year when Greece will also 'roundtrip' its way to a 3% GDP growth mirage.

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Bitcoin's Emerging Price Stability - TechCrunch

Bitcoin's Emerging Price Stability - TechCrunch | money money money | Scoop.it


Earlier in January Bitcoin, as it receded as recipient of an infinite press, began to see its trading range tighten after months of wild swings.

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Bitcoin: Just One More Fiat Currency

Bitcoin: Just One More Fiat Currency | money money money | Scoop.it
News and commentary from a Biblical perspective. Resources include news and research links, book recommendations, featured sermons and multimedia.
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Bitcoins and Beads: Debunking the Notion of Intrinsic Value - Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin News, BTC Trading Analysis and Chat

Bitcoins and Beads: Debunking the Notion of Intrinsic Value - Cryptocurrency and Bitcoin News, BTC Trading Analysis and Chat | money money money | Scoop.it
As Bitcoin rolls out and its usefulness as an everyday currency and store of value becomes apparent, many consider that cryptocurrency’s appearance on the world stage of currency and value transmission is unprecedented. Some argue that cryptocurrency’s rise is a direct result of it’s appeal to people’s age-old sense of fair transaction and value exchange. A look at the tiny trade bead’s role as token of value sheds light on its unexpected modern incarnation with some interesting implications.
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Bitcoin's Legality Around The World

Bitcoin's Legality Around The World | money money money | Scoop.it
Senator Tom Carper of Delaware asked the Law Library of Congress to assess the state of Bitcoin around the world.
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Bitcoin Transforming the Economy - Bitcoin Warrior

Bitcoin Transforming the Economy - Bitcoin Warrior | money money money | Scoop.it

Open Intelligence Ltd., a company with a long history in intelligence analysis, has been collecting, pooling and analysing the majority of all the articles about Bitcoin published on the Internet every day. Everything that is being said about 70+ topics is gathered together by means of classifying the flow of sources as they appear. Below is a synthesis of what is being said in the categories related to Usage / Applications / Transformation / Economy. The views expressed are those of the sources, not the analysts.

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New York to Regulate Bitcoin: Is the Cryptocurrency Biz Like "the Wild West?"

Yesterday, the New York State Department of Financial Services concluded a two-day fact-finding hearing on how to regulate Bitcoin and other virtual cryptocurrencies. The purpose of the hearing was to consider whether or not Empire State regulators should have a direct role in overseeing the use of virtual cryptocurrencies, or if existing federal regulations suffice.

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Krugman: Is the next global financial crisis on its way? - Salon

Krugman: Is the next global financial crisis on its way? - Salon | money money money | Scoop.it


In his latest column for the New York Times, Paul Krugman worries that the next global financial crisis may come from Turkey — a nation mired in a political crisis, too.

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Wall Street's Cryptocurrency Headquarters: Inside Bitcoin Center NYC

"I was in college, and now instead of going to college I'm doing Bitcoin," says Louis Parker, an entrepreneur who has set up shop at the Bitcoin Center NYC, a cavernous storefront in lower Manhattan's financial district that's become a central gathering spot for New York City's cryptocurrency traders, programmers, and enthusiasts. "There's no college class on Bitcoin, except in Cyprus, and I wasn't ready to move there," he says.

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Too Big To Fail: Opening The Vault On The Financial Crisis (HBO Films) - YouTube

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'Bitcoin is a small player even in illegal transactions' - RT

'Bitcoin is a small player even in illegal transactions' - RT | money money money | Scoop.it

It is true that a small percentage of Bitcoin transactions are illegal, but the majority of illegal goods are bought with US dollars, the primary currency used in the international trade in illicit goods, economist Mark Thornton told RT.

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Bit Who? 5 Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin - Huffington Post

Bit Who? 5 Things You Need to Know About Bitcoin - Huffington Post | money money money | Scoop.it


Bitcoin is slowly but surely finding its way into our lexicon, our news reports, and maybe even our wallets. So what is Bitcoin? How does it work?

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Merkel Warns of ‘Deceptive Calm’ as Euro Crisis...

Merkel Warns of ‘Deceptive Calm’ as Euro Crisis... | money money money | Scoop.it
German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a fresh push to create “real economic union” through changes to European treaties, saying that the euro-area debt crisis isn’t yet defeated.
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Welcome To Phase Three Of The Global Financial Crisis - Forbes

Welcome To Phase Three Of The Global Financial Crisis - Forbes | money money money | Scoop.it


It's deliciously ironic that emerging market (EM) problems have flared so soon after the meeting of the rich and powerful in Davos.

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New York Regulators Hold Bitcoin Hearing

New York Regulators Hold Bitcoin Hearing | money money money | Scoop.it

New York could soon become the first state in the nation to write comprehensive regulations for the largely lawless world of virtual currencies.

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Mint integrates with Coinbase, so you can track bitcoin with the rest of your ... - VentureBeat

Mint integrates with Coinbase, so you can track bitcoin with the rest of your ... - VentureBeat | money money money | Scoop.it

The wild ride of Bitcoin’s value is slowing down, and we are beginning to see the effects of that stability.

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The Emerging Bitcoin Civil War - Business Insider

The Emerging Bitcoin Civil War - Business Insider | money money money | Scoop.it


A civil war is emerging between Bitcoin's earliest and most libertarian adopters, and a more commercial wing seeking to embrace regulation as a means of legitimizing Bitcoin businesses.

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New York lawmakers bite hard on Bitcoin: why that's good for investors (+video) - Christian Science Monitor

New York lawmakers bite hard on Bitcoin: why that's good for investors (+video) - Christian Science Monitor | money money money | Scoop.it

Supporters who are drawn to Bitcoin because it largely functions outside governmental control may have been dismayed at the attempt to corral the currency inside state guidelines for the handling of money.

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Mint Adds Support for Bitcoin - The Next Web

Mint Adds Support for Bitcoin - The Next Web | money money money | Scoop.it

Popular US financial planning company Mint has given Bitcoin a little more legitimacy after it partnered with Coinbase to add support for the virtual currency to its service.

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Why Bitcoin Terrifies Big Banks | Interview with Andreas Antonopoulos

Abby Martin speaks with Andreas Antonopoulos, founder of Root Eleven and co-host of let's Talk Bitcoin, discussing how Bitcoin works, and why it's so important to have a decentralized system of money.

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Bitcoin Ignites Ron Paul's Parallel Currency Revolution - Forbes

Bitcoin Ignites Ron Paul's Parallel Currency Revolution - Forbes | money money money | Scoop.it

When Ron Paul invited me to testify in Congress in 2012 on the topic of “parallel currencies,” the idea was still perceived as rather eccentric. I pointed out that most people in the world were already using multiple currencies, usually a domestic junk fiat currency such as the Peruvian nuevo sol, and an international currency like the dollar or euro.

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Paul Singer: Bitcoin over gold? Are you crazy?!

Paul Singer: Bitcoin over gold? Are you crazy?! | money money money | Scoop.it
Hedge fund manager Paul Singer is "shocked" by Bitcoin's rise, especially given gold's fall. ('Bitcoin over gold? Are you crazy?!
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The Perils of Bitcoin's Initial Success: Competitors Circle Currency Market - PanAm Post (blog)

The Perils of Bitcoin's Initial Success: Competitors Circle Currency Market - PanAm Post (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it

Since launching in 2009, bitcoin has become the face of cutting edge cryptocurrencies. But while bitcoin’s market capitalization has increased to US$11 billion, from just $150 million a year ago, it is no longer alone.

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Bitcoin Hits 'Tipping Point' with New York Regulators

Bitcoin Hits 'Tipping Point' with New York Regulators | money money money | Scoop.it
New York regulators announced upcoming bitcoin regulation in 2014, but what that will entail is still up for debate.
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation