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  1. Business - Money

    Winklevoss twins plan IPO for Bitcoin-tracking stock

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 03:04pm by Reuters

    ... and gained in prominence amid the euro zone sovereign debt crisis as more people questioned the safety of holding their cash in the bank. But others dismiss the currency as a Ponzi Scheme ... exposure to the value of digital currency Bitcoins. Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust, which is designed to operate like an exchange-traded fund, will initially sell US$20 million worth of shares, with each ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - FINANCE

    Book review: Saving the Market from Capitalism, by Massimo Amato and Luca Fantacci

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 08:02am by David Wilson

    ... inflationary pressure. Worse, contrary to popular assumption, China was rocked by the global financial crisis, they say, citing evidence of a slowdown across the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa). Despite the scope of the crisis blamed on bankers, little has been done to prevent future meltdowns, they write. Their advice is that, instead of preaching at failed states ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - ECONOMICS

    Money: The Unauthorised Biography

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... and merchants agreed on the need to keep money stable by linking it to a rigid gold standard. At the end of the second world war, the combination of a gold-based currency with a flexible state-run ... they claimed to be. They took advantage of deregulation to print sack-loads of money in the form of IOUs, which funded property and other asset bubbles. The financial crisis showed these assets had ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - ARTS

    Culture of excess

    Posted Jun 30th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... conjoins with furniture or is sandwiched between stacks of timbers. Lara Almarcegui's rubble-filled Spanish Pavilion is a comment on the country's economic crisis and the collapse of its building boom. Three linked films in the Greek Pavilion tell a story of wealth and desperation, art and money, while a whole room is devoted to alternative forms of currency and exchange. Everyone ...

  5. Property - International

    Safe and sound

    Posted Dec 13th 2012, 03:41pm by Richard Warren

    ... a lull because the pound has strengthened against other currencies, making London property less affordable, and some buyers have been put off by rising property taxes. These tax rises included ... expects London's new-build residential market to continue performing strongly next year. "Despite the euro-zone crisis, London remains in many buyers' eyes a relatively safe haven ...



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