Tag Archives: Currencies

Bitcoin: It Is More Important Than You Think

Bitcoin’s value is not as a currency but as a product of its unique technologies and their potential future applications. Read More

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A Brief History of Electronic Currency: Bitcoins Shouldn’t Surprise You

Intrigue surrounding online currency is nothing new: Take a look at the exploitation, investment fraud, and government crackdowns in the virtual currencies that came before Bitcoin. Read More

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Michael Pettis on China: “The Growth Rate in Investment Is Going to Collapse”

The country’s boom has been fueled by government investment, said the professor of finance at Peking University’s Guanghua School, and the current trajectory cannot continue. Read More

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Delegate Polling: Market Volatility, Sovereign Risk, and Rising Inflation Are Key Concerns

Audience polling conducted at last week’s 64th CFA Institute Annual Conference casts a spotlight on the investment risks that are top of mind for global investment professionals. Read More

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Speakers on the Web: Axel Merk

Axel Merk, president and chief investment officer of Merk Investments, is a regular on news networks such as Bloomberg and CNBC. He also shares his perspective on topics such as currencies, global imbalances, and the trade deficit through his Merk … Read More

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