Bitcoin

Articles related to the peer-to-peer digital commodity/currency called Bitcoin.

The Economics Of Bitcoin – Doug Casey Gets It Wrong

Doug Casey of Casey Research recently conducted an interview where he spoke about Bitcoins to Louis James, Editor of the International Speculator.  In the interview, Casey makes a few claims that had me yelling at my computer screen.  It is important to remember that Casey has a vested interest in promoting a gold standard.  His company, Casey…

Against The Gold Standard

After reflecting upon the recent articles I have written where I have defended the new peer-to-peer currency called Bitcoin from attacks by gold standard advocates, I feel it is time stop taking a defensive role and make a few offensive jabs at the much vaunted gold standard. In my articles I have spent a lot…