The Fed That Never Sees It Coming

The Fed That Never Sees It Coming
By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: January 29, 2015 There is growing unease in stock and bond markets around the world that the current Chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, has […]

Staring Into the Crystal Ball of Bitcoin Chart-Watching

I’ve never been a big fan of chart watching, and I read technical analysis reports with the same kind of gimlet eye as I read horoscopes. Both chart readers and horoscopes speak to something deep in the human psyche. […]

Fed Statement Today: Between a Rock and a Hard Currency

Fed Statement Today: Between a Rock and a Hard Currency
By Pam Martens: January 28, 2015 The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the Federal Reserve will release its monetary policy statement at 2 p.m. today against a backdrop of […]

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    Real Scientific Breakthroughs Made By Prime Number Based Cryptocurrency Gapcoin Runner-Up To Popular Primecoin

Real Scientific Breakthroughs Made By Prime Number Based Cryptocurrency Gapcoin Runner-Up To Popular Primecoin

 

Primecoin alternative and competitor Gapcoin (GAP) is a new prime number based peer-to-peer cryptocurrency. Gapcoin has already in it’s first 4 month of existence broken 544 records of first known occurrences in prime gaps. If the Gapcoin mining difficulty reaches […]

Evidence Grows Showing Wall Street as a Negative Economic Force

Evidence Grows Showing Wall Street as a Negative Economic Force
By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: January 27, 2015 Earlier this month, Jim Clifton, Chairman and CEO of Gallup, published a stunning indictment of Wall Street as a job creating […]

Radical Left Wins in Greece, Leaving the Koch Brothers in a Cold Sweat

Radical Left Wins in Greece, Leaving the Koch Brothers in a Cold Sweat
By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: January 26, 2015 Just imagine what would happen in the United States, land of the billionaire Koch brothers’ well-heeled minions and […]

LazyCoins to Preview LazyPay App at Bitcoin Expo 2015

London, January 24, 2015—LazyCoins will demo their killer Bitcoin app LazyPay at the BitcoinExpo 2015 in London this weekend.

The company has spent months carefully and quietly planning to take the app public, running the payment and merchant services app through testing with […]

Deryk Houston: Bringing Art to Bitcoin

Deryk Houston is a senior Canadian artist. Much of his work focuses on peace issues and children’s rights.

Houston finds hope and inspiration through his art and is currently creating a Peace Garden project, featuring a Labyrinth, at Woodwynn Farms near […]

BITCOMSEC and the Tracking of a Hacker

This is the story about how one hacker was able to infiltrate an up-and-coming exchange, steal its coins, and essentially leave it in ruins.

No, it’s not Mt. Gox, unfortunately.

This is the story of the demise of CyrptoRush.in as told […]

Seven Central Banks Take Anti-Deflationary Actions in Past Week

Seven Central Banks Take Anti-Deflationary Actions in Past Week
By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: January 22, 2015 The big story this week has not been news coming out of the widely covered World Economic Forum in Davos or the […]

Why the Energy Selloff Is So Dangerous to the U.S. Economy

Why the Energy Selloff Is So Dangerous to the U.S. Economy
By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: January 21, 2015 Television pundits and business writers who are relentlessly pounding the table on how cheaper home heating oil and gas at […]

Citigroup’s $150 Million in Currency Losses Deserve a Closer Look

Citigroup’s $150 Million in Currency Losses Deserve a Closer Look
By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: January 20, 2015 After blowing up in spectacular fashion in 2008, receiving the largest taxpayer bailout in the history of modern finance, Citigroup’s FDIC-backed […]

Can Bitcoin Remittances Really Work?

Over the last few weeks, even hardcore believers in Bitcoin have had a difficult time keeping positive as they watched the price of Bitcoin plunge through support line after support line. For a while, as it looked like we […]

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    Obama Promises More Change to Believe In – I’ll Take Bitcoin

Obama Promises More Change to Believe In – I’ll Take Bitcoin

President Obama recently proposed a new tax on the richest Americans which would be used to pay for tax cuts on the middleclass. This is a blatant political ploy to force the Republicans to fight against a populist move […]

The Perfect Storm for Wall Street Banks

The Perfect Storm for Wall Street Banks
By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: January 14, 2015 JPMorgan Chase reported 2014 fourth quarter earnings this morning, missing analyst estimates. Analysts had expected $1.31 per share while the actual number came in […]