Bitcoin News — Economics

Bitcoin Distribution Process Was ‘Fairest’ Possible System, Study Claims

Posted by Jamie Redman on

Bitcoin Distribution Process Was 'Fairest' Possible System, Study ClaimsDan Held, co-founder of Interchange, published a summary on Thursday about the perceived fairness of Satoshi Nakamoto’s initial distribution of bitcoins. The director of the institutional-grade cryptocurrency portfolio management service argues that the Bitcoin protocol’s earliest cryptocurrency distribution processes remain the most honest and equitable to date, particularly in comparison with the methods favored by […]

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Pushing the Boundaries of Economic Change: Bitcoin as a Medium of Exchange in Africa

Posted by Jeffrey Gogo on

Pushing The Boundaries Of Economic Change - Bitcoin As A Medium Of Exchange In AfricaBitcoin is pushing the boundaries of economic change in Africa. In East Africa, a new deal between digital currency exchange Bitpesa and a Japanese firm shows Kenyans are using bitcoin to pay for used Japanese cars, cosmetics and electrical gadgets. In Nigeria, Sure Remit is helping make cash transfers cheaper and in Zimbabwe, TV subscriptions, […]

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Steve Hanke: Central Banks Fuel Wealth Loss and Inflation – The World Needs Less of Them

Posted by Jeffrey Gogo on

Central Banks Fuel Wealth Loss, Inflation - The World Needs Less Of Them: HankeRespected economist Professor Steve Hanke has chanted down central banks. While Hanke doesn’t tout cryptocurrency as an alternative, he does say that the world needs fewer central banks because these government-controlled entities are messing up economies and abusing monetary policy, while fueling inflation and loss of wealth. Also read: Ex-Liberia Central Bank Chief Under Probe For […]

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66% of Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts Don’t Want to Receive Wages in Fiat

Posted by Avi Mizrahi on

66% of Cryptocurrency Enthusiasts Don’t Want to Receive Wages in FiatCompanies and projects wishing to attract the best and brightest young talent need to offer bitcoin salaries. A recent survey of cryptocurrency enthusiasts found that 66% of the community would prefer to receive their wages with these new assets than fiat. Also Read: New York Regulator Approves Two New Stablecoins, Gemini Dollar and Paxos Standard […]

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Op-ed: Tokenized Securities Provide Liquidity

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The following opinion piece on token-as-securities was written by Benjamin Pirus, a crypto trader who has written many articles for different ICOs, crypto news outlets, and clients. 2017 was a special year in many ways. Not often in life are there opportunities to invest in an asset and see a profit increase of 1000% (or higher) in […]

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