Bitcoin, gold, and reserve currencies
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Is there a chance that bitcoin (or anyother crypto currency) could challenge the US dollar? Or, looking back to the past: Should the world go back to the "gold-standard". Here are a couple of articles and resources looking at the issue...
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IMF Head Foresees the End of Banking and the Triumph of Cryptocurrency
2017: "IIn a remarkably frank talk at a Bank of England conference, the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund has speculated that Bitcoin...
Bitcoin surges in Zimbabwe after military seize power
2017: "Bitcoin climbed as much as 10% on Zimbabwe’s Golix exchange on Wednesday after the country’s armed forces seized power.
The price of the cry...
The Monetary System Visually Explained
A great visual explanation of how monetary systems work.
What gives a dollar bill its value? - Doug Levinson | TED-Ed
Published on Jun 23, 2014
The value of money is determined by how much (or how little) of it is in circulation. But who makes that decision...
We already know blockchain’s killer apps – Hacker Noon
It wasn’t too long ago that Silicon Valley scoffed at cryptocurrencies. All over coffee shops in Mountain View and Menlo Park, you heard the same conver...
This Billionaire Has Put Half His Net Worth Into Gold - Bloomberg
Some big investors see warning signs ahead for markets but are holding their positions. Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris is taking action: He’s put h...