Recently, a new buzzword has made its way around economic circles as the end of summer 2015 approaches. Some in the financial world call it “The 7-year cycle”.
The original online payment platform, PayPal, has decided to leave the populous island of Puerto Rico next month. The US territory has imposed a 2 percent take on any money transmission, forcing Paypal’s hand.
Ron Paul started talking about the serious problems of the Federal Reserve system in the 1970s.
The never ending tragedy known as the Eurozone is flirting with disaster and the unknown consequences of what would happen if Greece is ejected by brute force or leaves by sheer will from the EU.
Every major global currency is down against the US dollar for the past 200 days. This has been intentionally engineered by central banks and governments in order to stimulate their weak economies by devaluing their currencies in order to become competitive in global trade.
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A startup local currency has just launched the Ithaca dollar in Ithaca, NY, designed to not only promote investment in local businesses and bring the community together
Global interest rates are at their lowest levels in decades. This has baffled many leading economists and global fund managers.
While the hyperinflationary episode technically peaked in Zimbabwe in 2008, its national fiat currency has finally reached its painful end.
The Asia-Pacific region led by China is quickly catching up to the West in terms of wealth.
And so the war on cash begins with its first casualties: Swiss pension funds and large depositors at banks worldwide are beginning to feel the impact of negative interest rates, which have the potential to unravel the global economy.
For outsiders, Venezuela is a big unknown. For insiders, the country is a subsidiary of economic hell. Everybody knows Venezuela’s struck with hyperinflation, but that’s like knowing someone with Ebola has a fever.
A week after the announcement by the Central Bank of Denmark to abolish the printing of cash by 2016
Max Kaye is an Aussie with a passion for Bitcoin. He is currently working to bring a novel political party, the Neutral Voting Bloc, into existence using the bitcoin blockchain turning it into a political party of the future.
Central Bank of Nigeria prohibits the acceptance of foreign currency cash deposits by Deposit Money Banks.
The bond markets are rattled and global yields are rising, signaling a possible reversal of an aging 33 year bull market in bonds that could have a major impact on all other global financial markets resulting in a reprice in asset classes across the board.
CoinTelegraph spoke with Mark A. Calabria, the Director of Financial Regulation Studies at Cato Institute, about the institute’s views on Bitcoin.
"Virtual and digital currencies can challenge the sovereignty of states,” says Gareth Murphy, senior Central Bank of Ireland official.
UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne is expected to announce the government's digital currency plans following the new budget.
Mikhail Shlyapnikov, a farmer in the isolated Russian village of Kolionovo believes the answer to the woes of the cash-strapped Russian rural population is “kolions.”
Puerto Rico, a commonwealth estimated to have roughly US$72 billion in debts, announced this week that the accumulated debt simply cannot be paid.
Ghana’s Financial Intelligence Centre says the use of bitcoin and kitiwa is a severe risk to the country’s security.
Because of Bitcoin and blockchain technology, the global economy flourishes without the normal limitations of nationalities and borders.
India is the world’s largest receiver of remittances. Besides making it faster and easier, Bitcoin could help India save up to $7 billion in fees paid to international remittance companies and add this amount to the country's wealth.
Today’s infrastructure cannot accommodate on a global level for the technology of tomorrow, says our expert Brandon Kostinuk of Vanbex.
Decentralized technologies like Bitcoin and emergency response app Cell 411 could help with South Africa’s economy and high crime rates.
Cryptocurrency startup, BitFinance, has become a subject of interest to one of the world's most respected institutions of research, Stanford University.
Nigerian naira looks to be set to lose more value in the international currency market. Will citizens turn to superior currencies as a safe haven for their wealth?
China recent measures to stop capitals rushing out of the country seem to push population in the adoption of Bitcoin.
The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), an organization “created as an economic counterpart to NATO,” held a hearing on disruptive innovation in the financial sector.
CoinTelegraph spoke with Christoph Hering from BitShares Munich on the current refugee influx into Europe and why cryptocurrency and blockchain technology might just be the perfect answer to the crisis.
In a show of volatility that only Bitcoin users and some third world countries are really used to, markets around the world have seen falls in price of up to 10% over Monday and early Tuesday.
CoinTelegraph asked a range of foreign exchange (forex) marketplaces how they thought the market in the future would cater to people’s desires to trade Bitcoin
For centuries, governments with a global presence have always thought that they could benefit the world if only they were given more time and more money.
Throw a dynamic and interconnected social-technical distributed currency network into the mix, and even the famously epigrammatic Yogi Berra would be at a loss to package the issue in an appropriately pithy witticism.
Philip Agyei Asare, founder of Dream Bitcoin Foundation (DBF) in Kumasi, Ghana, recently contracted malaria. He is out of the hospital now and recovering at home
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