Economics

North Dakota, socialist haven?

Posted March 31st, 2013 by PC Harris
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North Dakota is the very definition of a red state. It voted 58 percent to 39 percent for Romney over Obama, and its statehouse and senate have a total of 104 Republicans and only 47 Democrats. The Republican super-majority is so conservative it recently passed the nation’s most severe anti-abortion resolution – a measure that declares a fertilized human egg has the same right to life as a fully formed person. But North Dakota is also red in another sense: it fully supports its state-owned Bank of North Dakota (BND), a socialist relic that exists nowhere else in America.

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Tradehill Exchange Adds Dark Pools Of Bitcoin Liquidity - Forbes

Posted March 28th, 2013 by roryn3kids
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Tradehill is a U.S-based exchange that falls within the definition of FinCEN’s regulations for virtual currency exchange operators. “Bitcoin’s primary use is value transmission and financial technology in the U.S. is a very regulated space,” according to Tradehill COO Ryan Singer. The company has anticipated this regulation and the recent guidance from FinCEN “really helps the startups in the space build a compliance game plan,” he added.

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Expensify Now Offers Support For Bitcoin, An Alternative To PayPal

Posted March 27th, 2013 by roryn3kids
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Expensify has announced it is now supporting Bitcoin to give international contractors an alternative to PayPal and the high fees associated with the service.

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Jeff Berwick Announces Opening Of First Bitcoin ATM in Cyprus

Posted March 25th, 2013 by roryn3kids
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Jeff Berwick, founder of StockHouse.com and CEO of TDV Media, announced Monday his plans to open the world’s first Bitcoin ATM in Cyprus, citing the ongoing bank bailout, bank closures and capital controls now being pushed in that country. According to Berwick, who sold Stockhouse last decade which at the peak of the tech bubble was worth $240 million, Bitcoin ATM has the world’s first software enabling a two-way, automated Bitcoin market.

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Bitcoin convention extraveganza! The future of payments.

Posted March 15th, 2013 by awagele
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May 17-19 is the monster Bitcoin convention in San Jose, CA. Everyone will be there so don't miss it.

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eEconomics: the best youtube channel you've never heard of

Posted March 2nd, 2013 by kayekm
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This guy is brilliant! A hilarious take on the sequester and debt ceiling. David Angelo is quite a talent.

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Going Postal: 12 Stamped Out & Abandoned Post Offices

Posted February 19th, 2013 by Deslock Darkstar
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Coming soon to a neighborhood near you! -- Since the only thing rapid about “snail mail” is the speed it’s fading into disuse, no one should be surprised at the growing number of abandoned post offices. These once-proud centers of commerce and communication are, one by one, following video rental stores and record shops into irrelevance and extinction.

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Embracing Markets, Opposing “Capitalism”

Posted January 26th, 2013 by StrayLite
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mainstream print and electronic media regularly use “capitalism” to refer to “the economic system we have now.” And it’s relatively common to hear “capitalism” employed as a synonym for “dominance of workplaces and society by capitalists—by the owners of substantial capital assets.” Libertarian principles as I understand them entail support for capitalism in neither of these senses.

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1 man's perspective on current events.

Posted December 18th, 2012 by nick26891
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A Demcad video. His analysis on current events in the United States.

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The Keynesian thought patten, writ large

Posted December 8th, 2012 by Jking8767
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Let’s get one thing straight: America is not facing a fiscal crisis. It is, however, still very much experiencing a job crisis. In fact, of course, it’s just the opposite: The danger is that the deficit will come down too much, too fast. And the reasons that might happen are purely political; we may be about to slash spending and raise taxes not because markets demand it, but because Republicans have been using blackmail as a bargaining strategy, and the president seems ready to call their bluff.

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