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Wall Street and City stock markets on upward trajectory

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Investors untroubled by triple dip recession fears as analyst attributes rally to UK easing and government bond salesStock markets rallied on both sides of the Atlantic yesterday, continuing their strong start to 2013 and pushing the S&P 500 index - the broadest barometer of Wall Street - through 1,500 for...
Wall Street and City stock markets on upward trajectory

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Microsoft Surface Will Go The Way Of Zune (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Up With Markets   Markets are up today with S&P 500 crossing 1,400 for the first time in three months on indication that global central banks may act to foster growth. Shares of...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Microsoft Surface Will Go The Way Of Zune (MSFT)

SEC stays silent on Bitcoin as currency attracts new controversies

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Bitcoin is back in the news again following last month’s epic crash in which it lost 70 percent of its value in two days. This week, the online currency was at the center of a video game zombie operation and a $75 million lawsuit between a Japanese exchange and a...
SEC stays silent on Bitcoin as currency attracts new controversies

Technology doesn't cause inequality - deliberate policy change does | Dean Baker

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The 1% likes to blame technological innovation for income redistribution but calculated policy changes are at faultThe people who have been the winners in the massive upward redistribution of income over the last three decades have a happy story that they like to tell themselves and the rest of us:...
Technology doesn't cause inequality - deliberate policy change does | Dean Baker
Royal Canadian Mint offers $50,000 in gold to developer who creates digital currency of the future

Even Central Banks Buy Gold

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Even Central Banks Buy Gold

Why Investor Demand For Apple's Bonds Is Out Of This World -- In One Chart

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Apple is in the process of floating the largest-ever non-financial corporate bond offerings, as it raises somewhere around $15 billion in order to fund dividends and buybacks. According to reports (and confirmed by a source we spoke to) demand for the bonds is insane. Demand is far outstripping supply. How...
Why Investor Demand For Apple's Bonds Is Out Of This World -- In One Chart

GndCB sez "The Fed Reserve needs to die.": Central Banks Must Be Independent, Bernanke Says - NYTimes.com

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GndCB sez "The Fed Reserve needs to die.": Central Banks Must Be Independent, Bernanke Says - NYTimes.com

Suddenly, Everyone's Talking About Bitcoin...

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I was at a technology conference earlier this week, and the most popular topic of casual conversation was Bitcoin, the electronic currency invented and unleashed a few years ago. Interestingly, the conversation started before Bitcoin prices went bananas earlier this week. During dinner on Sunday night, Bitcoins were worth about...
Suddenly, Everyone's Talking About Bitcoin...

And Now Europeans Are Dumping Euros For Bitcoin

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With the huge debt crisis in Europe, locals are moving their money out of banks in fear of losing their savings. Where are they putting their money? Some are turning to Bitcoin, reports the Financial Post. Bitcoin is a an internet-only currency released in 2009, created in order to avoid...
And Now Europeans Are Dumping Euros For Bitcoin
Why Bitcoin Is Like No Other Bubble We've Seen Before

Yes, you should care about Bitcoin, and here's why

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Everybody’s talking about Bitcoin these days, which is quite remarkable given the highly technical nature of the crypto-currency. So why is it such a big deal? To explain why, I’m going to start with the implications of Bitcoin, then get into the technical nitty-gritty. Why that way round? Because there’s...
Yes, you should care about Bitcoin, and here's why

BARRON'S: Bitcoin Is Why You Should Buy Gold

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In this week's print edition, Barron's Randall Forsythe updates his readers on the story of Bitcoin, the virtual currency that saw its value balloon and burst in a matter of days. He sees the story as a reflection of skepticism towards fiat money as the world's central banks print away....
BARRON'S: Bitcoin Is Why You Should Buy Gold
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THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Various Motorola Businesses Already On The Chopping Block (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Down In Positive Market Stocks are surging today on indication that global central banks may act to foster growth. The S&P 500 crossed 1,400 mark for the first time in three months....
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Various Motorola Businesses Already On The Chopping Block (GOOG)

Bitcoin exchange halts trades of digital currency after drop in value

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Tokyo-based exchange behind most trades says it has been a 'victim of our own success' as promoter denies bubble is formingThe largest exchange for the digital currency Bitcoin halted trading Thursday, saying it needed to let the market "cool down" after a massive drop in value.Mt.Gox, a Tokyo-based exchange, blamed...
Bitcoin exchange halts trades of digital currency after drop in value
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