Tag: bretton woods

Jun 11 2022

El Salvador's Bitcoin Bretton Woods Conference

A recent financial inclusion conference in El Salvador gave the country an opportunity to share their bitcoin journey with other global financial policymakers.Kudzai Kutukwa is a passionate financial inclusion advocate and was recognized by Fast Company magazine as one of South Africa’s top 20 young entrepreneurs under 30.In July 1944, in Bretton Woods, New...

Jun 04 2022

De-Leveraging The Eurodollar System In Favor Of Bitcoin

The eurodollar has been an instrument that allowed for massive global credit and leverage. Bitcoin will benefit from the de-leveraging of that failing system.Kane McGukin has 13 years of wealth management experience spanning brokerage and institutional equity sales. He is an independent registered investment advisor. As the calendar neared September 2021, the money printer had...

Nov 10 2021

The End Of Super Imperialism

How the U.S. succeeded in turning the dream of monetary imperialism into our current inequitable reality, and how Bitcoin offers a new standard.In 1972, one year after President Richard Nixon defaulted on the dollar and formally took the United States off of the gold standard for good, the financial historian and analyst Michael Hudson...

Sep 01 2021

The Fiat Dollar System Is No Privilege: The Burden And Why The U.S. Will Adopt Bitcoin

Sep 01 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  bretton woods fiat markets triffin u.s.

As the USD’s reserve currency status crumbled, the U.S. will abandon globalization and adopt a bitcoin standard.In the Bitcoin community, we often hear the U.S. dollar called an “exorbitant privilege.” Namely, that the U.S. benefits disproportionately from the dollar’s reserve currency status. This article will detail why the current financial system...

Jun 16 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 4, Part 2: Government Money)

Welcome back, book lovers! Before we dive into government money, what have we learned so far? Well, that history is extremely hard to summarize, for one. Secondly, historically, governments haven’t been able to resist the temptation to debase the currency. Third, devaluation leads to breakdowns in society and the fall of empires, but the process is a very slow death. It can take...

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