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Bitcoin Is Ideal for Countries Adopting a Passive Monetary Policy

One of Bitcoin’s inherent virtues is being inflation-resistant. This unique feature might be essential to help countries interested in adopting a passive monetary policy. Bitcoin...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 1 year ago
Former US Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan: Bitcoin Not Rational
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Former US Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan: Bitcoin Not...

Former Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan’s policies were instrumental to one of the worst ever economic meltdowns. Today, he errs once again. He views gold as the...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 2 years ago
A New Day, a New Record – Bitcoin Blazes past the $16,000 Mark
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Bitcoin Hits $7,600 Defying Any Economic Orthodoxy

Not even taking a breather on weekends, Bitcoin prolonged its quick, unrelenting flight into the stratosphere, hitting a new all-time high of $7,600 USD, on Sunday, November 5, 2017...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 2 years ago
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Is Bitcoin Better than Gold? Part One: Transaction Costs and...

In many ways, gold and Bitcoin are similar. They are both scarce; gold is scarce by nature and Bitcoin has scarcity coded into its protocol. Gold and Bitcoin are divisible; gold can be...

Evan Faggart | 4 years ago
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Authorities Uncover Bitcoin-Funded Gunrunning Operation

A clandestine operation conducted by the Australian Federal Police (AFP), in conjunction with the United States Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), has resulted in the toppling of...

Trevor Hill | 4 years ago
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Bitcoin: Currency vs Transaction Tool

At this point in time, with Bitcoin becoming increasingly relevant in the mainstream, outside observers are becoming less skeptical and are now genuinely curious about the currency’s...

Evan Faggart | 4 years ago
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AlphaPoint’s New Service to Streamline Bitcoin Trading

Currently, there are many separate bitcoin exchanges operating entirely independent of each other. These money markets are in no way interconnected with one another, which makes it...

Trevor Hill | 4 years ago
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OP-ED: Beware of Off Chain Bitcoin Transactions

Off Chain Bitcoin transactions are a highly useful innovation for Bitcoin. In such a transaction, a claim on an amount of bitcoin is sent from one person to another. No actual bitcoin...

Evan Faggart | 4 years ago
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The Economics of Bitcoin Mining Centralization

Bitcoin mining centralization has been a point of concern in the community for a while now. People are worried that the growing size of mining firms will continue until one of them...

Evan Faggart | 4 years ago
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The Economics of Stablecoins

Stablecoins are a new idea that is being advanced by some people in the cryptocurrency community. A stablecoin is a digital currency with a flexible supply. The idea behind such a coin...

Evan Faggart | 4 years ago
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Thoughts on Bitcoin Block Size Economics

In October of 2014, Gavin Andresen sparked a community-wide debate over the future of the hard-coded, 1 MB size-cap on Bitcoin blocks. Andresen proposed a change to the Bitcoin...

Evan Faggart | 4 years ago

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