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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.
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
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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
From Italy to the UK and back to the EU, the financial situation is worsening, the euro won’t survive the next crisis no matter what political will is to save it.
How legal and useful is Bitcoin in Zimbabwe, the country which has been faced with a difficult economic situation for decades?
The wave of Bitcoin awareness is sweeping across the largest black nation on earth.
While the British pound reaches its 31-year low value, the price of Bitcoin continues to surge.
The slowdown in the global economy has resulted in many governments imposing protectionist measures in their countries. Could this pose a threat to Bitcoin?
As the total debt of the US federal government surpassed it’s all time high record with $19,659,460,647,160.83. Bitcoin is proving to be one of the very few alternatives for financial protection.
Richard Branson, long time supporter of Bitcoin and the multibillionaire founder of Virgin Group, acknowledges the importance of Blockchain in initiating a global economic revolution.
Despite having the market capacity to be a big ground for Bitcoin, coupled with other factors such as a worsening economic situation, Nigeria still lags behind with the top digital currency.
Hundreds of thousands of Greeks have lost their hard-earned savings to government seizure this year, exponentially more than in previous years. Time to get some Bitcoin!
The change of the central bank’s goals can cause huge trading losses for market participants. The advantage of Bitcoin is its predictability.
The future of money does not include paper, and here are four reasons why digital currencies will become your official national currency.
Growing digital currency, Dash, has joined Bitcoin, due to soaring demand, as a part of a payment network that will benefit thousands of people suffering from Venezuela’s failing national economy.
The heads of the world’s biggest central banks need help fixing the economy. Instead of asking for more government control, is Bitcoin a better alternative?
The American economy could be headed for another sharp tumble! Get into Bitcoin as a hedge against potentially harsh economic times.
UK’s Central Bank appeared to be unsuccessful in reaching its government debt bond purchase goal of £1.170 billion.
A new study has demonstrated that the Bitcoin Economy has significantly grown and matured in the past few years.
Venezuela, in the midst of a titanic economic collapse, has seen a sharp increase in Bitcoin trading.
Investors will continue to seek for alternative highly liquid assets to avoid being involved in a financial turmoil, which will increase the demand for Bitcoin and, ultimately, its price.
As Japan readings a massive inflationary stimulus spending program, Bitcoin’s attractiveness as a hedge against the yen grows.
The Turkish Lira has fallen at least 5 per cent as reported by Reuters. This is a 3 week low against the US dollar. At the time of writing Turkish Lira was seen trading at 3.0300 Lira against the greenback.
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.
China recent measures to stop capitals rushing out of the country seem to push population in the adoption of Bitcoin.
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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