Tag: inflation

Jul 19 2021

Crypto community Argues On Bitcoin Capacity As A Hedge Against Inflation

There is division in the Bitcoin community amid the massive spike in CPI (Consumer Price Index) in the United States. This division arose as the community argues whether BTC is now a hedge to inflation. According to Business Insider, the CPI had its biggest one-month increase for over thirteen years. CPI is an indicator that calculates the average difference in price that consumers...

Jul 11 2021

How To Restore Our “Value(s)”: An Open Letter To Dr. Mark Carney

Jul 11 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture inflation sound money

This letter addresses the ideas proposed by Dr. Carney in his videos, as Bitcoin represents an answer to many of the problems discussed.Dear Dr. Carney,This is an open letter in response to your Reith lecture series on the BBC from December 2020, “How We Get What We Value.” This...

Jul 08 2021

Nashville Contracting Company Encourages Clients To Pay In Bitcoin Due To Inflation

Local Nashville company encourages their clients to pay in bitcoin due to inflation concerns.Another day, another company accepting bitcoin as payment.Close to Bitcoin Magazine here in Nashville, a local contracting company is encouraging their clients to pay for their services in bitcoin by offering them a 10% off discount, reports...

Jun 30 2021

Interview: Pitfalls Of The Inflation Narrative With Jeff Booth And Aaron Segal

Jeff Booth and Aaron Segal joined "Fed Watch" to discuss the pitfalls of the common inflation narrative purported by Bitcoiners.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Inflation: The Insidious Thief

Jun 30 2021 Published at Kraken Blog under tags  inflation kraken intelligence

The concept of inflation is front and center again for many market participants, but not everyone is certain of what impact inflation will have on the crypto markets. Many have speculated for years that bitcoin’s disinflationary nature would be its biggest boon in the face… The post Inflation: The Insidious Thief appeared first on...

Jun 23 2021

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 5, Part 1: Time Preference)

The time has come, book lovers. The time to discuss “time preference,” a key concept that will help you make sense of the world around us. If you already own BTC, you know how it changes your priorities and makes you a more measured individual, focused on the future. The whole “...

Jun 21 2021

Why I Bought Bitcoin As A Gen Z

Jun 21 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  culture inflation zoomers

In a world of darkness, Bitcoin is a light for a lost generation. I couldn’t have said this any better myself.So, why did I buy bitcoin when I was 18, and why do I continue to buy now at 21?After my...

Jun 17 2021

Senator Cynthia Lummis: I’m All In On Bitcoin

Jun 17 2021 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin btc btcusd btcusdt btcusdt. xbtusd

U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis in an interview said she was all in on Bitcoin. The interview took place during the Bitcoin Conference earlier in the year in Miami. Senator Lummis is the first woman to be elected as a Wyoming senator. Keeping in line with this stride, the senator believe Bitcoin is a great way to combat...

Powell Admits Inflation Could Be Higher Than Expected, Making Case For Bitcoin

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell conceded that inflation could be higher than expected, leaving no alternative to Bitcoin.The below is an excerpt from a recent edition of the Deep Dive, Bitcoin Magazine's premium markets newsletter. To be among the first to receive these insights and other on-chain bitcoin market analysis straight to your inbox,...

This DeFi Protocol’s IP Is Open Source. Can and Should It Sue Copycats?

Jun 17 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  a16z bitcoin bitcoin etf bitdao curve

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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...

Jun 15 2021

Bitcoin And The Illusion Of Reality

The current metrics and systems posed by the federal reserve are designed to beguile and disguise the reality of money.A look at how the people in power may have more in common with a jewel beetle than you'd initially expect and how bitcoin may have the answer.In this article, we touch on: ● Why the government and the Federal Reserve are...

Jun 14 2021

Thinking Too Small And The Pitfalls Of The Inflation Narrative

It may be that the most-cited narrative of bitcoin is simply one of many aspects in this global technological adoption. The One Chart We Need To Study And Why...

Jun 11 2021

U.S. Inflation Hits Highest Rate Since 2008, Outlining Case For Bitcoin

With inflation in the U.S. hitting its highest mark since the 2008 financial crisis, Bitcoin is serving as a critical lifeline.The consumer price index (CPI), a measure of the price of consumer goods and services, increased by an annual rate of 5% last month, hitting its highest mark since August 2008, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics....

This Type of Token Has Increased 30-Fold YTD

Jun 11 2021 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin cpi crypto defi el salvador

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Jun 07 2021

Deutsche Bank Sees Rising Inflation As A Ticking Economic "Time Bomb"

Jun 07 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  deutsche bank inflation markets

Contrary to many financial institutions, analysts at Deutsche Bank have warned of global consequences that will stem from fiat inflation.Deutsche bank has forecasted an economic crisis following the rise of U.S. dollar inflation, making it...

Jun 06 2021

Day TWO: Key Quotes And Ideas From Of The Bitcoin 2021 Conference In Miami

The Bitcoin 2021 conference is over. The lessons remain. This time, they turned off the livestream’s chat. An elegant solution. A wasted opportunity, the virtual community couldn’t gather around the fire. But hey… much better than watching robots pushing low-quality projects non-stop. And it was easier to focus on the presenter’s words. Still, it felt like something was amiss....

May 31 2021

Subsidized Energy And Shrinking Economy Lead To Bitcoin Mining Boom In Argentina

Low energy costs, high inflation and restrictive capital controls have pushed residents of Argentina to mine bitcoin in their homes.Bitcoin miners in Argentina are taking advantage of the country’s shrinking economy and its debased currency to harvest oversized returns, powered by cheap, government- subsidized energy,...

Bitcoinist Book Club: “The Bitcoin Standard” (Chapter 3, Part 2: History)

Welcome back, Saifedean Ammous’ “The Bitcoin Standard” lovers! Two episodes in a row, because we are committed to doing a whole chapter each week. The last time, we learned why humanity chose gold as the soundest form of...

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