Opinion: Stock Up On Canned Food (And Bitcoin)…World Wide Winter is Coming!

Whilst we are battening down hatches, and wrapping ourselves up for protection against the present crypto-winter, remember one thing. All is far from perfect in fiat-land around the globe… and Bitcoin is currently quite the bargain as the stock market is looking shaky once again.  First Stop – France Macron’s recent tax-hikes have seen Paris […]

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Blinded by the Light: Why Top Economists Are Wrong About Bitcoin

A long list of award winning economists have railed against Bitcoin and cryptocurrency, predicting spectacular failure. Nobel prize winner Paul Krugman has predicted the total collapse of Bitcoin because of its deflationary nature, going as far to call it “evil.” Another winner of the Nobel prize for economics and a professor at Yale University, Robert […]

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How Self-Proclaimed Tech Know-Nothing Paul Krugman Got it Wrong… Again

For a man who, 20 years ago, claimed, that the internet would impact the economy no more than the fax machine, you’d think that Paul Krugman would know when to say nothing. But the economist and Nobel laureate took aim at cryptocurrency in a New York Times column earlier this year, as reported by Bitcoinist. […]

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Fool Regrets Taking $100,000 Loan to Invest in Cryptocurrency

An airline cabin-crew member living in Abu Dhabi has been warning of the risks of cryptocurrency investing. The French expat took a 367,000 dirham loan (around $100,000) towards the end of last year — and we all know what happened then. EasyBet Monsieur heard about the cryptocurrency ‘golden goose’ through a work WhatsApp group — […]

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Bitcoin Spotted At This Year’s Burning Man

So it’s Burning Man time again, and this year one of the ‘art’ installations featured some prominent bitcoin logos. Well, you weren’t expecting physical bitcoins, were you? They’re just to impress no-coiners! Burning Question For anyone who doesn’t know, Burning Man is a yearly event in the desert and a global cultural movement. At least, that’s […]

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Forgetful Crypto-Enthusiasts Are Storing Private Keys in DNA

For those worried about memory loss, hard-drive failure, and over-efficient house-maids, help is now at hand. A startup by the name of Carverr is now offering a service to store your crypto passwords in a vial of DNA. DNA: Dumb Numerical Amnesia It’s an age-old dilemma… if by age you mean ‘just short of a decade’. And […]

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‘It’s a Dark Market,’ Howls the Real ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ About Bitcoin

Jordan Belfort, the penny-shares scammer portrayed by Leonardo DiCaprio in Martin Scorsese’s film, has been weighing in on bitcoin recently. After featuring in the CNBC documentary, Bitcoin: Boom or Bust, he has been hitting the interview circuit. But should we pay any attention to a proven con-artist? Greater Fools Theory Belfort has previously said that […]

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