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What is the *real* price of Bitcoin?

Bitcoin, the world’s largest ‘virtual’ currency has been getting an increasing amount of media attention in the past year. Thousands of individuals and businesses are rushing in to try and take advantage of the new opportunities created by Bitcoin’s unique appeal. In recent days, the value of Bitcoin has begun soaring again, making the global […]

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Wisdom of the Crowd vs Sheep

Thanks to social networking and the Internet, a lot has been made of using the ‘crowd’ to source opinions, knowledge and now even funding. The theory is that the crowd knows best and that following the crowd’s collective wisdom should lead to commercial success. If you believe in ‘efficient market hypothesis’ you should feel it […]

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France Begins to Drag Europe Down

Many commentators have today written about how the rate of decline in the Eurozone has accelerated, with activity in manufacturing, services & output data all reaching 3 or 4 month lows. However, few are singling out France which is now in a steepening decline not seen since the peak of the 2009 crash. Its economic […]

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Is Austerity to Blame?

The UK media (particularly the left-leaning publications) continue to rant about how austerity is strangling the UK economy and that the government should be doing more stimulus such as infrastructure projects, etc.. ¬†GDP growth for 2012 will likely be flat and the so-called experts will rave about stagnation and failed government policies. However, pre-2008 crash, […]

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