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Vitalik Buterin on blockchains,

Vitalik Buterin, the creator of Ethereum, recently sat down with Tyler Cowen to discuss cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology. Here are some choice quotes: "On a blockch […]
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Satoshi Nakamoto is not writing a book,

We stumbled across some fluff at Bloomberg reporting on the recent appearance of the Nakamoto Family Foundation website, http://nakamotofamilyfoundatio...: Is the unknown crea […]
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The global financial cycle,

In a recent NBER working paper by Òscar Jordà, Moritz Schularick, Alan M. Taylor and Felix Ward, Global financial cycles and risk premiums, the authors conclude that: "First, […]
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Distorted reality,

Picking crashes is impossible... timing crashes is impossible. If you require a forecast in order for your investment thesis to do well, then I think you're doing it wrong.- M […]
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It's not just houses and cryptocurrencies,

A new year, yet the same familiar landscape: assets are expensive! And it's not just the headline-grabbing cryptocurrencies or metropolitan houses, either. Equity markets in m […]
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The Bitcoin bonanza,

The price of a single Bitcoin is now over US$8,000. It is quite a remarkable feat for an asset that exists only in the digital world, its value coming not from a physical use […]
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Where to now for Bitcoin?,

Bitcoin didn't just survive its recent split, as we predicted it would; it's thriving. All of the media bluster was just that, with both Bitcoin and the newly-formed Bitcoin C […]
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Bitcoin back in the spotlight,

Although you could argue that it never left, the SegWit (segregated witness) saga has ensured that the media spotlight is shining directly on Bitcoin and the path it takes nex […]