The upper house of Japan's national legislature approved a bill on Wednesday to regulate domestic digital currency exchanges, a move that comes nearly two years after discussions about how to regulate the technology first began.
The government imposes price controls largely in order to divert public attention from governmental inflation to the alleged evils of the free market.
The DAO has become the talk of the digital town since its launch less than a month ago.
The Federal Reserve may be eying its next rate hike as soon as this summer. Evidence of a possible June rate hike came Wednesday when minutes from the Fed's April meeting gave a more upbeat assessment of the U.S. economy.
When I arrived to Bangkok the other day, coming down the motorway from the airport I saw a huge billboard--and it floored me.
From Bloomberg News to George Soros to the Houston Chronicle, suddenly gold and the gold standard is hot in the news. Have the elites finally begun to understand real money...or is something else at play?
Riccardo Spagni (part of the Core Team of Monero) talks about the untraceable and open-source currency - James Corbett (The Corbett Report) provides World News Update, GOP POTUS Circus, Syria, Russia - Greg Peterson (The Urban Farm) provides an updat
A panel at a recent cryptocurrency event hosted by the Cato Institute discussed the differences between public blockchains (such as Bitcoin) and the distributed ledger technology currently being researched by various Wall Street firms and consortiums
As Bitcoin blocks get closer to full capacity, some members of the community are claiming many of the transactions on the network are nothing more than spam.
Mike Sylvia (NH State Rep) and Joël Valenzuela (author, writer) on alternative currencies (i.e. Monero) - Scott Horton Radio on the GOP circus and upcoming R & D conventions - Eric Margolis (syndicated columnist and foreign correspondent) Israel
The distributed ecommerce platform OpenBazaar (OB) soft-launched in April and has received $1 million in venture funding from Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures. While the team admits "limitations" in the project's current state .
Central banks are loading up on gold … This has been a great year for gold. The precious metal is up 19%, and recently crossed $1,300 per ounce for the first time in 15 months before pulling back into the $1,265 area. - Yahoo, Business Insider
Mycelium provides one of the oldest, most popular, and feature-rich bitcoin wallets on offer. The company's latest estimate is close to 200,000 active wallet users, with over 157,570 installs from Google Play, and about 150,000 more from alternative
Creator of online money Liberty Reserve gets 20 years in prison … Before the virtual currency Bitcoin there was Liberty Reserve -- and its founder just got sentenced to 20 years in prison. Arthur Budovsky, 42, ran an online digital money business
ONE SWEDE WILL KILL CASH FOREVER--UNLESS HIS FOE SAVES IT FROM EXTINCTION
If You Haven't Got Gold, You've Got a Problem
Well, it finally happened.
Following the denial in February that this action is in any way about reducing cash, The ECB has made its decision on the EUR500 Bill:
An Australian man named Craig Wright is currently trying to prove to the world that he is Satoshi Nakamoto, the anonymous creator of bitcoin. The consensus among experts is that the evidence Wright has provided so far is flatly unconvincing. But dis
Attention DeepCapture fans in the New York and New Jersey area: our own Patrick Byrne will be speaking at Rutgers University on Monday, February 22, 2016 at Hageman Hall, New Brunswick Theological Seminary, at 4:30pm (EST).
With the exception of emerging market countries in trouble like Brazil and Russia, and complete hyperinflation basket cases like Venezuela, can anyone name a central bank that genuinely wants a stronger currency?
With Japan closed, and unable for now to do more damage (or damage control), China stepped in with some modest turmoil of its own by strengthening the Yuan fix by the most since 2005, pressuring the USD weaker for the 5th day in a row. Commodities ha
Following yesterday's Yen surge in the aftermath of the disappointing BOJ announcement, the pain for USDJPY long continued, with the key carry pair tumbling as low as 106, the lowest level since October 2014 before stabilizing around 107, and is now
In a disturbing paradox of progress vs bigotry, Tubman will be placed on the front of the bill while Jackson will be moved to the back.
Lawmakers and regulators in the United States could be doing a much better job attracting innovative fintech startups to the country, Coin Center Executive Director Jerry Brito said at a recent cryptocurrency-focused event hosted by the Cato Institut
Critics who think that the U.S. dollar will be replaced by some new global currency are perhaps thinking too small.
Russians and Chinese are ditching the dollar as Europeans start using renminbi in their reserves
In this video Luke Rudkowski reports on the breaking news of both China and Saudi Arabia making geopolitical moves that will cause a U.S economic collapse and obliteration of the U.S hegemony petrodollar. We go over China's new gold backed yuan tha
It seems the end really is nigh for the U.S. dollar.
Harriet Tubman and President Andrew Jackson lived on opposite sides of the American experience.