When news broke a month ago that the US Mint had suspended selling one-tenth ounce gold coins,.......
While the world's economies jockey one another for the lead in the currency devaluation derby, it's worth considering the value of the prize they are seeking.
Representatives from three non-profit organizations that accept donations in bitcoins say their groups’ freedom- and peace-focused missions mesh with the Bitcoin ethos.
The Robocoin is an ATM for Bitcoins, and for a few glorious days this past weekend, on a conference center floor in San Jose, California, it dished out thousands of dollars in exchange for Bitcoins, the world’s most popular digital currency.
Over the past month there has been a statistically improbable concurrence of events that can only be explained as a conspiracy to protect the dollar from the Federal Reserve's policy of Quantitative Easing (QE).
The Not So Impressive Winklevoss Twins Presentation
Amazon has launched its own currency called Amazon Coins. It's currently only available in the States for Kindle Fire owners, but the Coins can be used to pay for games, apps and in-app purchases from the Amazon Appstore. One Amazon Coin is wo
Bitcoin took another step toward the mainstream Tuesday with the announcement of at least $350,000 available for Bitcoin-focused startups participating in the next class of Silicon Valley-based accelerator Boost VC.
The euro rose versus the dollar for the first time in four sessions on Tuesday, helped by profit-taking on bets favoring the U.S. currency and by expectations that German investor morale could nudge higher.
Sometimes things don't always go to plan.
The yen weakened beyond 101 per dollar for the first time since April 2009 after a government report showed Japanese investors boosted holdings of overseas bonds, ending the longest streak of sales since January 2010.
central banking and gold-based money are incompatible; in logic and history alike they don’t go together, at least not for long. “If you want the gold standard in durable form,” he writes, “you can’t have central banking,” and “if you want central ba
An increasing number of people have complained about governments and central banks in recent years, even using the word "tyranny" to describe them. They are, of course, called names in the establishment press: conspiracy theorists, mainly.
Bitcoin. Everybody’s talking about it. What’s true, and what’s hype? Perhaps the only thing that’s clear about Bitcoin is that it’s not going away anytime soon. Who am I to say? I’m not an economist; I’m a hacker
Do you actually believe that the central banks of the world are going to sit back and do nothing while their monopoly over money creation is being threatened?
Bitcoin. Everybody’s talking about it. What’s true, and what’s hype?
A press release from the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication shows that the value of payments using Chinese Yuan currency grew by 171 percent between January 2012 and January 2013.
The Bank of Canada had appropriate help Tuesday (April 30) launching its new space-themed $5 bill – the Canadian commander of the International Space Station.
Sales of gold coins by the U.S. Mint rose to the highest since December 2009 after the price of the metal in April fell the most in 16 months.
The most complicated $100 bill yet
Two weeks after Bitcoin prices hit the all time high of $230 on April 9th, the price of the virtual currency remain wildly volatile.
After a disastrous few days in early April, bitcoin is back over $100 and up on the month, the year and its short lifetime.
Thanks to a drop into contractionary territory for both New Export Orders and Employment, HSBC's Flash China Manufacturing PMI missed expectations and dropped to its equal lowest 'expansionary' print in six months.
In what could to grow into a class action in US courts, a Chinese woman is suing the Federal Reserve after discovering that the real value of the USD250 she put in an account in 2006 had shrunk by 30%.
Let me be clear. I’m not endorsing skirting the ATF’s rules or regulations in any way.
Overnight a number of media types discussed the inevitability of the 100JPY Maginot Line being crossed (the same way they predicted the inevitable breach of USDJPY 100 two weeks ago).
Let’s say you believe that the price of gold is going to go through the roof (as opposed to where it has been going lately: the basement).
NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2013, Keene, NH - On this date in 1775, the first shots of the American Revolution were fired. Today, Presidential candidate Darryl W. Perry announces that he will be the first Presidential candidate t
Currencies designed to fix perceived flaws in Bitcoin could lead to competition that makes the idea of digital “cryptocurrency” stick.
Following the Mt. Gox takedown, I acted as referee between Doug Casey, of Casey Research, and Jon Matonis, of Bitcoin Foundation, as they discussed the relative merits of two free market monies, gold and Bitcoin. It was a great contest.