It’s All about Trust

It all comes down to trust. The modern world’s financial system is built on a foundation of trust, and supported by the framework of law. I remember very clearly the first time I saw a trader execute an over […]

When Banks Become the Lawmakers

Citigroup is the Wall Street mega bank that forced the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act in 1999; blew itself up as a result of the repeal in 2008; was propped back up with the largest taxpayer bailout in the […]

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    The Best of r/Bitcoin: An Optimistic View of the Events of 2015

The Best of r/Bitcoin: An Optimistic View of the Events of 2015

January began as any other year, but hot on the heels of Microsoft’s acceptance of bitcoin for its online products, which followed the previous year when several tech companies including Paypal begin rolling out support for the crypto currency.

The […]

Are You Safe from Bail-ins?

Europe’s banks are vulnerable in 2015 due to weak macroeconomic conditions, unfinished regulatory hurdles and the risk of bail-ins according to credit rating agencies.

The truth is that banks in most western nations are vulnerable to bail-ins in 2015 and the recent […]

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    DNotes Cryptocurrency Savings Plans For Children – First of Many Unprecedented Digital Currency Savings Instruments Sponsored by DnotesVault

DNotes Cryptocurrency Savings Plans For Children – First of Many Unprecedented Digital Currency Savings Instruments Sponsored by DnotesVault

Bitcoin press release: DNotesVault, a secure web wallet launched just a week ago has reaffirmed its mission to build a large generation of DNotes stakeholders worldwide by offering a family of CR.I.S.Ps. (Cryptocurrency Investment Savings Plans) with 100% deposit […]

Why Should I Use Bitcoin?: A Redditor’s Personal Journey

Every once in a while, we see something on Reddit that expresses the need for Bitcoin in a personal way that can really connect with people. I am reposting the full post here in the hopes that more people […]

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    Meet the New Middlemen – The Effect of Microsoft on Bitcoin

Meet the New Middlemen – The Effect of Microsoft on Bitcoin

Microsoft now accepts Bitcoin. It’s all over the news. This is how this will play out. After six months or so Microsoft or another large tech company will acquire Bitpay for some insane amount of money, and then use […]

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    6 Simple but Powerful Tips to Avoid Falling Prey to Bitcoin Gambling Scams

6 Simple but Powerful Tips to Avoid Falling Prey to Bitcoin Gambling Scams

Instant withdrawals and anonymity are two of the main features that drive players to choose Bitcoin casinos over conventional online gambling. Bitcoin promises the possibility of being able to gamble privately and to cash out quickly, and this is also […]

The Devastation of the American Working Class

After years of exposing, month after month, the truth about the US labor market – its conversion into a part-time (in 2010!), low-paying job market where Millennials refuse to work (as the job market reality is gruesome so instead they opt to load […]

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    Coding in My Sleep: In Which I Respond to MasterCard’s Bitcoin Hate

Coding in My Sleep: In Which I Respond to MasterCard’s Bitcoin Hate

 

This is going to be a short post because most of what I have to say is encapsulated in the video below, but I’d like to give you all a little context. MasterCard recently released a video in which they absolutely […]

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    40% of Americans Living Paycheck to Paycheck: Welcome to the Recovery

40% of Americans Living Paycheck to Paycheck: Welcome to the Recovery

Nothing screams economic recovery like 2 out of every 5 Americans living paycheck to paycheck. Especially when that number has reportedly increased by 33% since 2012.

Perhaps someone should inform these destitute plebs that the stock market is up nearly 45% […]

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    Stable Bitcoin Alternative DNotes Launches DNotesVault With Unprecedented Cryptocurrency Deposit Guarantee

Stable Bitcoin Alternative DNotes Launches DNotesVault With Unprecedented Cryptocurrency Deposit Guarantee

Bitcoin Press Release: Packed with multiple functionality, an unprecedented 100% cryptocurrency deposit guarantee, and timed send DNotesVault is the second strategic property created by the DNotes team in pursuit of mass consumer and merchant adoption with the industry’s most […]

What Might eBay Bring to Bitcoin?

Towards the end of November, eBay president Devin Wenig spoke openly about bitcoin in an interview with the Wall Street Journal.

The news appears to be good for bitcoin’s backers. Despite eBay and PayPal’s announced split, the e-commerce giant is […]

Slain MassMutual Executive Held Trade Secrets

On Thursday, November 20, 2014, the body of 54-year old Melissa Millan, a divorced mother of two school-age children, was found at approximately 8 p.m. along a jogging path running parallel to Iron Horse Boulevard in Simsbury, Connecticut. A […]

Wage Theft Even Worse Than We Knew

Wage theft — employers taking money out of their workers’ pockets — has been estimated to cost society three times as much as all robberies, burglaries, larcenies and motor vehicle thefts combined, according to the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). A 2009 […]