This is a talk by Bitcoin core developer Mike Hearn of Google where he discusses "The future of Bitcoin: new applications and rebuilding the banking system" at the London Bitcoin Conference 2012. Watch it to learn how Bitcoin can revolutionize more than "just" money.Read more »
Washington is reportedly considering opening all US financial records to national intelligence agencies in order to prevent future crimes.Read more »
An increase in the value of bitcoin, the world’s largest online currency, may fuel concerns that virtual money could undermine the role of central banks.Read more »
Is resigning Monday (Jan 21), months after a series of suspicious real estate transactions were revealed. Justice Hathaway quietly filed retirement papers with the state back on Dec. 20...Read more »
Consider these questions:
If you owned a printing press in your basement and could LEGALLY print your own money…
1. would you choose to pay your bills by printing the money you needed?
2. would you choose to pay your bills by going to the bankers for a loan?
Why is a bank like an Airplane?
Banking regulation is popular, but stupid. This explains why.
This video covers the history of money, the Federal Reserve, and how they relate to today's financial crisis. A normally dry subject has been made into a highly entertaining cartoon!Read more »
It takes a lot to spook the solid old gold market. But when it emerged last week that one or more banks had lent 380 tonnes of gold to the Bank of International Settlements in return for foreign currencies, there was widespread surprise and confusion ....Read more »
Since January 2009, Canadian residents have been eligible to open Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs). They work almost exactly like Roth IRAs: you contribute after-tax dollars, and all withdrawals are tax-free. All Canadians 18 and older can contribute up to $5,000 (Canadian) a year to a TFSA, and you can stuff it with a variety of investments: regular savings accounts, CDs (called GICs in Canada), and mutual funds.Read more »
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