Government campaigns of intimidation -- like the wars on drugs, terror, and poverty -- have been used to extort the public for decades. Despite the previous failures of institutional "wars," a new war on cash is being waged that threatens freed
The DAO, the first leaderless investment fund which operates on code for reaching consensus in decision-making, is championing for the supremacy of the "immutable, incorruptible" code to be freed from the common fallacies of human behavior such a
Bitcoin prices are fun, if you like roller coasters. For traders who see volatility as an opportunity to make money and are willing to accept the risks, this is great. However this volatility presents a risk for long-term investors, fund managers and
Bitcoin Core contributor, Peter Todd, was recently interviewed on Bitcoin Uncensored by co-hosts Chris DeRose and Joshua Unseth. Ethereum, The DAO, private blockchains and many other topics were discussed but DeRose turned the conversation toward an
A rally in gold prices happened on Friday after Janet Yellen's hint at a potential US rate hike in September. During the economic symposium at Jackson Hole, Wyoming, the US Federal Reserve Chair said the case for raising interest rates was gaining
If the IRS has its way, cash will be a thing of the past. In its place, every transaction will be digital, every purchase will leave a footprint. And it will tell your story – where you go and what you buy while you are there.
The fate of the global economy was decided decades ago as deficits, debts and derivatives started their exponential growth and reached the time bomb phase that we are now in. This final chapter of this 100-year era will end in "a final and total ca
In July 1944, just weeks after the successful Allied invasion of Normandy, hundreds of delegates from around the world gathered in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire to determine the future of the global financial system.
Yesterday I told you how a consortium of 15 Japanese banks had just signed up to implement new financial technology to clear and settle international financial transactions.
The Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust may be inching closer to becoming the first bitcoin ETF listed on a major stock exchange, but that potentially historic date could be further off than some might think.
You would think that the centralized banking powers, with the practical legal rights to literally print money for themselves, would have the wherewithal to be at the cutting edge of all forms of technology. Yet, wire transfers still take days to comp
Global central banks are unloading America's debt.
A Nobel Alternative to the Current Euro System … A new book by Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz suggests that the best way forward for the euro area is a "flexible euro," a system of different currencies under the same name fluctu
The end of the hydrocarbon/fiat currency world or magnificent video fakery, Keshe device heads by backroads to White House confrontation
Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have long been criticized for the absolutely insane amount of electricity and computing resources they require.
Jim Rogers rejoins the show from his Singapore office - he's waiting patiently for discount opportunities in the precious metals sector.
On a long enough timeline the value of all fiat drops to zero. Joining us today for a quick tour of the history of monetary devaluation and how it can be avoided is Ken Shishido of the Tokyo Bitcoin Meetup Group.
A concerned reader wants to know if there are any precedents for the monetary printing we see today, and also when and how this all ends.
After the twin towers fell in 2001, the US government sprang into action to wage the global war on terrorism.
Investors believe it's 100% certain the Bank of England will cut rates at its next meeting.
Bitcoin's block reward halved for the second time last week, from 25 to 12.5 bitcoins. The event, commonly referred to as "the halving" (or sometimes: "the halvening"), was a key moment in Bitcoin's history. Such halvings are scheduled to occ
Why "Big Inflation Is Coming... But Will First Require A Crisis"
Need To Tell Them… And What You Don't. With gold and silver gaining popularity as safe haven assets during economic crisis there is a strong possibility that we'll see prices go to all-time highs in the future. With those price increases will c
But regardless of the manipulation, Neumeyer notes that more and more players are moving into the precious metals space, including China which is now pricing gold in Yuan and will soon do the same with silver.
Mexico's 84-Year-Old Mining Mogul Just Made a Cool $2.2 Billion … Alberto Bailleres saw his net worth swell as Penoles rallied … Miner Penoles is the world's biggest silver producer … Bloomberg
Four new polls show comedian Beppe Grillo's Five Star Movement (M5S) ahead of prime minister Matteo Renzi's Democratic Party (PD) were an election held today.
The fallout from the Brexit vote continues to rock the European financial system.
This article was written by Brandon Smith and originally published at his Alt-Market.com site. Editor's Comment: They want sweeping powers over all of Europe, concentrated into just a few hands. They want the rest of the globe similarly controlle