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A reason to return to the gold standard

A reason to return to the gold standard

Something that really grabbed my attention recently was an article covering an IMF blog post. In this article, two IMF economists discussed the introduction of e-money as a way for central banks to implement as negative an interest rate as necessary for countering a recession, without triggering large-scale substitutions into cash. Perhaps it stood out
Fiat Currency: Is it better than gold? Pros and Cons

Fiat Currency: Is it better than gold? Pros and Cons

There are different currencies used all over the world in various countries, and there is a lot being used throughout history as well. These currencies can be classified into two major categories–commodity standard and legal tender. The best example of the former is the gold standard, while an example of the latter is the US
How to Invest in Gold and Silver Online

How to Invest in Gold and Silver Online

Fiat currency has become unstable. Although governments have declared it a legal tender, it is not backed by a physical commodity. Unlike commodity money that is backed by physical goods such as gold bars or silver, fiat money is not a fixed resource. Certain reasons made the public lose faith in their country’s fiat currency.
When the Dollar Crashes, the Gold Standard Will Emerge

When the Dollar Crashes, the Gold Standard Will Emerge

All currencies used to be backed by the value of gold – the Gold Standard. Then, economic mechanisms developed over time to a point where a handful of people had the means to conjure trillions of dollars, euro, renminbi, and pounds out of thin air. For example, in the 1971, brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin
Commodities and Supply Chains in the Digital Era

Commodities and Supply Chains in the Digital Era

All of the top global enterprises are looking at blockchain technology and wondering how they can harness it. The possibilities are intriguing: with the addition of decentralized applications, blockchain can be integrated with existing systems to enable new functionality that can replace or dramatically enhance numerous industries around the world.
Crypto Currency is Saving Economies Worldwide

Crypto Currency is Saving Economies Worldwide

Often, economists look to the past and analyze repeating patterns of economic decline across many countries throughout history. These periods of decline are oftentimes caused by similar conditions. The main factor being the repeated devaluing of the country’s native currency. Traditional Fiat Currencies on the Decline The value of the US dollar, for instance,
Crypto in The Middle East is On The Rise

Crypto in The Middle East is On The Rise

Cryptocurrencies and the market surrounding these digital assets has been growing since it was first created in 2009. Certain countries have long since been a part of this burgeoning market, like asian markets in China, Korea and Japan, as well as many European and western countries. In 2017, the media coverage of these crypto
Merging Gold with Blockchain Technology

Merging Gold with Blockchain Technology

Since ancient times, gold has always been something that has had value attributed to it. All writings from civilizations long gone have mentioned gold and its valuable attributes. Throughout history, gold has gone through numerous changes to make it more accessible for investors. The problems with gold are also it’s strengths. Gold is of course,
The Kinesis Vision – An Interview with CEO Tom Coughlin

The Kinesis Vision – An Interview with CEO Tom Coughlin

The Kinesis CEO, Tom Coughlin was recently part of an extensive US tour to meet with investors. During this time, Bart Chilton of the finance show “Boom or Bust” took the opportunity to interview the illustrious CEO about the rapidly growing institution, Kinesis. Coughlin was able to express his vision for the future of Kinesis
Best Cryptos to Invest in the Year 2019

Best Cryptos to Invest in the Year 2019

Looking back in recent history, it seems as though big investors and financial organizations are changing their attitudes towards Bitcoin and altcoins. The media coverage worldwide illuminated the vast returns being had in the best cryptocurrency markets, with many coins up over 100x since their conception. This certainly has garnered the attention from both
How Stablecoins will lead to consumer adoption of crypto

How Stablecoins will lead to consumer adoption of crypto

Cryptocurrency mania reached unparalleled heights in 2017. The feverish hype ushered in explosive growth in this new technology sector. With money pouring into the blockchain sphere from every direction, it’s more important than ever to have an unbiased review of the underlying technology. While the public interest has certainly been grasped, it’s of the
Stablecoins: The Solution to the Volatility Problem

Stablecoins: The Solution to the Volatility Problem

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin have come along with promising features and abilities. Although Bitcoin has shaken the world as a disruptive and game-changing technology, its volatility is a huge problem. One of the initial and most important intentions of Bitcoin was to be used as an everyday payment system. Simply put, it was intended to
What Is Cryptocurrency?

What Is Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency exploded in 2017, and the resulting media attention brought both praise and criticism. The resulting crypto speculation frenzy have led some to herald cryptocurrencies as “the Financial Revolution” and others to call it the ultimate bubble. As with any emerging technology, onlookers are both intrigued, and scared of the vast possibilities that crypto
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