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Argentina's New President: Good News for Bitcoin, Bad News for Inflation - CoinTelegraph

Argentina's New President: Good News for Bitcoin, Bad News for Inflation - CoinTelegraph | money money money | Scoop.it
Argentina’s new president, Mauricio Macri, is good news for the legal status of Bitcoin in the country.
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Bitcoin entrepreneurs see their opportunity in the damaged economies of Greece and Argentina

Bitcoin entrepreneurs see their opportunity in the damaged economies of Greece and Argentina | money money money | Scoop.it
What's a solution to a cash-poor society? Bitcoin, of course.
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Number of Argentinian Merchants Accepting Bitcoin Doubles Amid Inflation Concerns - Bitcoin Magazine

Number of Argentinian Merchants Accepting Bitcoin Doubles Amid Inflation Concerns - Bitcoin Magazine | money money money | Scoop.it
Since last year, the number of bitcoin merchants in Argentina has doubled, according to the Financial Times. This growth comes primarily from small busines...
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Argentine small businesses turning to bitcoin - FT.com - Financial Times

Argentine small businesses turning to bitcoin - FT.com - Financial Times | money money money | Scoop.it
Soledad Rodríguez Pons admits she had no idea what bitcoin was when it was suggested to her two years ago that the digital currency could provide a neat way of dodging Argentina’s strict capital controls.
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Argentine Lessons For Greece - The New York Times - Paul Krugman - The New ... - New York Times (blog)

Argentine Lessons For Greece - The New York Times - Paul Krugman - The New ... - New York Times (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it
The free fall preceded the devaluation.
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Can Bitcoin Conquer Argentina? - NYTimes.com

Can Bitcoin Conquer Argentina? - NYTimes.com | money money money | Scoop.it

ante Castiglione stalked through the doors of a glass-walled office tower on the edge of downtown Buenos Aires, just a few hundred feet from the old port district. In the crowded elevator, he shook his head and muttered under his breath about the stresses of the day and his profession. “I swear, this job can kill me,” he said, his eyes cast downward.

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How Bitcoin Is Disrupting Argentina’s Economy

How Bitcoin Is Disrupting Argentina’s Economy | money money money | Scoop.it
With its volatile currency and dysfunctional banks, the country is the perfect place to experiment with a new digital currency.
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Opinion: Bitcoin Will Transform Argentina - CoinBuzz

Opinion: Bitcoin Will Transform Argentina - CoinBuzz | money money money | Scoop.it
Argentine citizens have never really had a stable national currency; a never-ending drama of repeating hyper-inflationary episodes has gradually eroded any last...
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New Index Ranks Argentina 'Most Likely' to Adopt Bitcoin - CoinDesk

New Index Ranks Argentina 'Most Likely' to Adopt Bitcoin - CoinDesk | money money money | Scoop.it

With over $250m of venture capital invested in bitcoin startups to date, much is at stake in understanding which markets will prove most fertile for bitcoin. In addition, many governments and regulatory agencies are seeking to better understand the economic opportunities presented by bitcoin along with the perceived risks.

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BitBeat: Why Bitcoin's Scoring in Argentina - Wall Street Journal (blog)

BitBeat: Why Bitcoin's Scoring in Argentina - Wall Street Journal (blog) | money money money | Scoop.it

In Argentina, the exact opposite occurs. Firms such as San Francisco-based BitPagos will take the dollars received by tourism industry clients in Buenos Aires and deliver them bitcoins in return.

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People In Argentina Are Living Like Moguls Thanks To The Currency Black Market - Business Insider

People In Argentina Are Living Like Moguls Thanks To The Currency Black Market - Business Insider | money money money | Scoop.it

The currency black market is hot in Latin America. We recently told you that wealthy Venezuelans are procuring U.S. dollars abroad and dumping them on the local black market to arbitrage the artificially low official exchange rate.

 

 




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