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Bitcoin and Marx’s Theory of History
What many people don’t know about Marx is that he admired capitalism as a creator of wealth. While he despised the way that it abused the labor of the proletariat (working class), he saw it as a necessary period on the way to socialism and, eventually, communism.

After the Dollar
According to the Belgian economist Robert Triffin, an international monetary system based on a national currency is inherently unstable, owing to the resulting tensions among the inevitably divergent interests of the issuing country and the international system as a whole.

The rise of the digital bank
Going digital doesn’t have to mean millions in new investment dollars or convulsive upheaval in IT.

Caltech study confirms Warren Buffett was on the money
Money on the mind can lead to impulsive decisions that can either reward investors handsomely, or put them in the poor house.

Heads or Tails? What the Future Holds for Bitcoin and ‘Altcoins’
Bitcoin has a lot of challenges it would need to overcome to become a part of the payment system.

Fractional Reserve Banking Made Simple
Are there two claims on the same money? In a sense, yes, but that’s true with just about any savings vehicle. The money you’re lending is yours, you’re just not currently spending it, so it can be lent out.

Voxplainer on Scott Sumner & market monetarism
Friedman thought central banks should expand the money supply at a pre-determined rate and do little else.

Mary Holm: How to beat the exchange rate
Currencies are affected by many factors and the best bet is to move money in installments to spread the risk.

The Rise of China's Shadow Banking System
The Chinese government's regulation of deposit interest rates has given rise to the shadow banking system that finances riskier borrowers and transactions that banks cannot undertake.

What to do with dollars
If a person is investing in another currency while planning to spend the future value of his investment in pesos, he is taking on the additional risk of the currency he invested in being of lower value when converted back to pesos by the time he needs to pull out his money.

More bank for your IT buck
Asia-Pacific’s mature - and emerging-market banks differ in many ways, but most have one thing in common: they urgently need to improve their IT operating models.

How the Underbanked Can Prosper from Going Cashless
McLaughlin envisions a world without cash, “where every connected device a consumer has can be a commerce device.”

Linking the Dollar to Gold: Completing the Recipe for Restoring an Economic Boom for America
Question is why did Hamilton understand economics so much better than the Ivy League poobahs of today, like Paul Krugman, who are more interested in promoting the socially hip stagnation of socialist equality than the dynamic economic growth of capitalism.

With The Market at A New High, The Dollar Stores Offer Outstanding Value
With the market at a new all-time high, finding undervalued companies to invest in has become more difficult. The task becomes even more arduous for a value conscious, long-term investor such as myself.

Seven Emerging Currencies Challenging The Forex Hierarchy
In recent years, a number of second-tier currencies have seen a huge increase in their share of global forex turnover, posing a challenge to the established hierarchy.

Investing in digital currencies: Risks and rewards
For investors looking to cash in, investments can be made in three primary ways: in the companies building businesses in the emerging space; buying the computer-generated currencies outright; or researching the investment funds being created to hold digital currencies.

Experience Matters When it Comes to Running Money
Gordon Brown called the end of boom and bust - but market cycles continued just the same. Which managers have seen it all before, and have they learned their lesson?

Why the World's Dumbest Idea Is (Finally) Dying
The substantive debate is not about short-term versus long-term. It’s about whether organizations should operate as money-making machines solely for the benefit of managers and shareholders or as instruments which add value to society.

If Words Were Money
Capital is bringing you more capital, and also more time: more freedom. In a rentier economy, the more you have, the more you get.

David Brat to Bernanke: Don’t Underestimate the Value of Protestants
Ben Bernanke got it wrong because he forgot to account for God, or at least for the Protestant way of worshiping him.

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