Bitcoin: A New Medium of Exchange or a New Investment Vehicle?

– July 21, 2014

By Tien Nguyen Bitcoin has been a significant innovation of electric money for the past five years and with a fascinating and breakthrough characteristic, it is undoubtedly true that Bitcoin is marking a whole new turning point in money’s features, par …

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Good Money Is Real Money

– November 5, 2012

One of the key pillars to returning money to the people, as Ron Paul mentions in a new edition of The Case for Gold which will be released this week for free to Laissez Faire members, is to undo government’s monopoly on money creation.

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Why Apple is Afraid of Bitcoin

– June 18, 2012

When you finally grasp the magnitude of Apple’s play in the payments business, it becomes clear that potential competitors will be shunned from the platform.

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Digging Up and Digging Down Gold

– March 30, 2012

The Gold Standard is the worst standard, except for all the others. In a recent post at Nada es Gratis (Nothing is Free), Jesús Fernández-Villaverde discusses a visit to the vault where gold is stored at the New York Fed. The post and subsequent commen …

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