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A Decade After Lehman Brothers Died: Mises, Satoshi, Bitcoin, and Wall Street Worship

Op-Ed September 15, 2018 brings the post-industrial financial world to a ten-year milestone. Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. was officially shuttered on this day in 2008, rocking the entire planet. The event occurred just 110 days before a revolution its collapse helped to spawn: Bitcoin. A little-known economic philosopher, Ludwig von Mises, tried to warn many years […]

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Nvidia Calls Off Cryptocurrency Mining Production Amid Low Earnings

Graphics chip manufacturing giant Nvidia saw huge growth in late 2017 and throughout most of 2018 as demand for its high-end Graphics Processing Units (GPUs), used for cryptocurrency mining, skyrocketed. The recent bear market has caused demand for GPUs to dwindle, leaving Nvidia to readjust its strategy. Nvidia In Its Heyday It seems Nvidia is […]

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OTC Cryptocurrency Desks Trade Billions Over Skype

Finance Big players in the cryptocurrency space have set up their own private network for OTC trading, buying and selling billions every month among their little club. And instead of using Bloomberg, Symphony or anything of that caliber usually employed by traders on Wall Street, they just Skype it. Also Read: Chinese Engineer Arrested for Stealing 100 […]

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DCC: Distributed Banking, Future of the Financial Industry

Bitcoinist.net · February 17, 2018 · 1:00 pm A storm of dramatic change is yet to sweep the banking industry. In the most unprecedented revolution in centuries, blockchain will exert significant impacts on reforming the obsolete institutional system. Therefore, distributed banking public chain, just like DCC, will ultimately dominate the future financial industry model. In […]

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Geneva, Switzerland to Host Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference for the First Time

Bitcoinist.net · February 12, 2018 · 11:30 am For the first time, Switzerland (Geneva) will host Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Switzerland on February 21, 2018. The event is dedicated to blockchain and cryptocurrencies, as well as to ICO – the cryptocurrency crowdsales. The conference participants’ will focus on the features of crypto economics, investment in blockchain technology, data […]

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Etherty Announces Pre-ICO for Blockchain Based Real Estate Services – The Merkle

With cryptocurrency investments becoming increasingly more volatile the need for stable and diversified investment opportunities for crypto traders and blockchain enthusiasts, both new and old, is increasing. Valued at over USD $217 trillion globally, real estate investments have historically proved to be one of the most stable forms of investment worldwide. As many crypto supporters […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Steem – The Merkle

Cryptocurrencies have grown to include a wide array of uses, some far more creative and legitimate than others. One unique implementation of blockchain technology can be seen in Steem, a blockchain-based social media platform. What is STEEM? Steem is a custom blockchain responsible for rewarding content creators and site participants of steemit.com. Through a complex algorithm, the site’s participants, content […]

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