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Gold Bullion “Less Sexy” Than Bitcoin … For Now

Gold Bullion “Less Sexy” Than Bitcoin … For Now

– “There is a global financial bubble”
– Stock markets and bond markets at all time record highs
– Medium to long term, gold’s “fundamentals look very sound”





Wilfred Frost of CNBC:

Do you think markets are adequately pricing in the risks that are present around the world today, particularly in Europe and the gold price itself?

Mark O’Byrne of GoldCore:

No i don’t think so. I think in light of the “Grexit” which you just mentioned and also the “Brexit” and the overall debt positions globally – we would have a concern that there is a global financial bubble with stock markets at all time record highs, bond markets at all time record highs.

Meanwhile gold prices have traded sideways as you said for a long period of time. We have had a serious correction and we believe there is consolidation. It looks undervalued. At the same time it could go lower before it goes higher. I think technically there is a weakness there and I think there is support at $1140 so short-term there is weakness, quite possibly, but medium to long term the fundamentals look very sound. (more…)

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RED ALERT – IBM Moves to Create a Centralized, Central Bank Controlled Blockchain for Currency Control

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The problem with Bitcoin, was that once it exploded onto the scene, everyone suddenly had to have an opinion. Whether or not this opinion was informed, or based on even the most basic understanding, wasn’t important. What was important is that you had to take a stand: yay or nay.

This was unfortunate. It led to many well-meaning, but technologically challenged people to claim Bitcoin was the currency of the anti-Christ. The dreaded “one world currency” that would usher in the reign of Lucifer. These opinions were almost always based on ignorance, and it led to decent people who care about freedom to dismiss Bitcoin.

In contrast, the real status quo was able to see Bitcoin and understand the threat it posed to the control system. Now IBM is working on a solution for Central Banks, and if this takes hold, it could be very, vey bad for liberty.

Read more here.

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Bitcoin Down 12 Percent this Year – Cyber Attack Shows Technology Risk

Bitcoin Down 12 Percent this Year – Cyber Attack Shows Technology Risk

2015 has not started well for bitcoin with prices having fallen 12%, from $320 to $288. The cyber attack on a leading bitcoin exchange is the latest challenge for the fledgling digital currency.

Bitstamp, Europe’s leading bitcoin exchange – and third largest globally – has been off-line following a breach in their system by hackers on Sunday night. The UK based company has suspended lodgements and withdrawals and reported that roughly $5.1 million, around 19,000 BTC, had been ‘lost.’  The revelation follows the disclosure that Bitstamp’s wallet system has been compromised, prompting it to halt deposits and later shut down its platform entirely according to Coin Desk.

Today, Bitstamp said it expected to resume trading within 24 hours after suspending operations because of the ‘security breach.’

The bulk of the digital currency units are in cold storage – on computers not connected to the internet – and are therefore safe from further predations, the company has said. “Bitcoin customers can rest assured that their bitcoins held with us before temporary suspension of services . . . are completely safe and will be honoured in full,” Bitstamp said.

2014 was a tough year for bitcoin with prices falling from over $800 to just over $300. At its height, Bitcoin was trading at $1240. But in the run-up to and following the bankruptcy of the leading Mt Gox exchange, it has declined in value to around $285. …

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[KR702] Keiser Report: (Dis-)harmony with Cash

We visit Hong Kong for this episode in which they discuss disharmony in the capital markets as London properties are turned into buy to leave safe deposit boxes while Americans extract alleged equity from their subprime used cars. In the second half, Max speaks to Ken Lo, CEO of the ANX exchange about their bitcoin debit card and plans on expanding into StartCOIN and other alt-coins. They compare the regulatory situation in Hong Kong versus New York in terms of financial technology being allowed to prosper. Or not.

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[KR692] Keiser Report: Debt Meteor Approaching Earth

We believe that ‘something’s gotta give’ as the real world continues to tumble while equity markets continue rising – and not everyone is ‘lovin’ it.’ We also compare the debt curse to the oil curse. In the second half, Max interviews equity crowdfunding pioneer, Simon Dixon of, about the latest in CrowdFunding 2.0 as both the political and financial space is disinter mediated.

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this is the encryption #StartCHAT will be using with the telegram open source platform.



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The collapse of USA is set to occur

The collapse of USA is near. Would anyone buy Maxcoins, Bitcoins or even Startcoins? Of course! Does someone want to have dollars in the pocket? Of course not! (more…)

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Bitcoin will replace everything

“The Bitcoin Big Bang” by Brian Kelly (a investor and contributor to CNBC’s “Fast Money”) asserts that Bitcoin some day will replace:
– the whole global financial system,
– doing the job of banks,
– insurance companies,
– credit card issuers and
– even trusts.

Read more about “The Bitcoin Big Bang” by Brian Kelly.

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Your Art: It’s not me. It’s you.

Your Art: It’s not me. It’s you.’ is an art project I am crowdfunding through Max Keiser’s startJOIN platform. I had the idea whilst I was compiling my previous art-book, Your Face, with the sentiment that it would be cool to compile an art-book of other, everyday, people’s art (like some kind of guerrilla curator). Your Face, also crowdfunded through startJOIN, gave me the opportunity to publish a book of my own artwork and I want to be able to provide such an opportunity for other artists – “Why should they publish their art through you and not do it themselves?” I hear you say: Well, some artists that I have already been in contact with regarding this project are not so computer literate and need a “middle-man” to publish their art; others would just like to be part of a collective alternative to the already established artists and art-books (Russell Brand is always banging on about collectivism these days and he is right, we do need to find our own collective alternatives; this is one of them). The word ‘established’ can be read as the already popular artists or as the establishmented (made up word, I know), the artists that are funded by the war machine itself, by oligarchs and royals and art galleries sponsored by corruption. The Tate Modern and Tate Britain, for example, are sponsored by AIG, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Morgan Stanley, to name but a few – When I was coming up with this idea, a successful artist cousin of mine said that “there are so many artists out there who would love to have their work published in a book” and this gave me the motivation to actually try to realise the thought. However, I can only realise this with the essential help of my fellow artists (whilst I’m on the subject, I must say how honoured I am to be mentioned in The Artist Taxi Driver’s recent video, ‘Westmonster: The artists are coming for you!’, and if you don’t sponsor my project, please please please sponsor his ‘Westmonster: The Movie’ project. It is essential! The artists really are coming for you, Westmonster.)

Westmonster: They Live You Kip

Artwork by Mother Shipton for The Artist Taxi Driver

So, please, realise that art is essential in any revolution and the establishment is afraid of the artist because of this; for their insight, for their free-thinking and provocation. We do need to collectivise, and for the artist to collectivise, that is a very beautiful, and potentially powerful, prospect. The sooner artists move away from big business and big benefactors, the better – Fuck that shit!

Artwork by Mother Shipton for Sean Fahey

Artwork by Mother Shipton for Sean Fahey

… Here comes the bit where I ask for your money ;-) Not in the way that they beg for you to vote for them on The X-Factor or Britain’s Got Talent or whatever, run by huge corporations, hosted by amoral human beings, loved by countless millions, no. In this way: Please support my art project, Your Art: It’s not me. It’s you., if you want to. All I’m asking for is £1 and I will include your art in the book (£1/JPEG) – I accept Bitcoin and Startcoin. If I don’t receive enough support this time around, I’m sure that this book will be made sooner or later because this is the way forward for art, so it might as well be now. Art is releasing itself from the stranglehold of the rich, as is society. Is art a reflection of life? Or is life a reflection of art? (to quote Oscar Wilde). You decide.

Your Art: It's not me. It's you.

Your Art: It’s not me. It’s you.

As is the way of the internet, I expect to receive some negative comments on this post and in anticipation of that, I say – in the words of The Prodigy – “People like you just fuel my fire!”


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Kilkenomics being broadcasted next year ? StartJOIN it!


Kilkenomics 2015 will be a tremendous event to broadcast/stream for the world to see.

StartJOIN has been helping allot of good projects come to light.

The potential that startJOIN crowdfunding platform has as a gateway to major distribution.

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Not only are there suggestions about starting a project on StartJOIN raising funds to stream sessions from next year’s Kilkenomics Economics and Comedy festival in Kilkenny Ireland.

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One Year After Silk Road Seizure, Silk Road 2.0 Is Seized, Other Marketplaces Go Down


Original article appeared at Bitcoinomics.Net

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The Operator of Silk Road 2.0 – Dread Pirate Roberts 2 – has been charged in Manhattan federal court.

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said: “As alleged, Blake Benthall attempted to resurrect Silk Road, a secret website that law enforcement seized last year, by running Silk Road 2.0, a nearly identical criminal enterprise. Let’s be clear—this Silk Road, in whatever form, is the road to prison. Those looking to follow in the footsteps of alleged cybercriminals should understand that we will return as many times as necessary to shut down noxious online criminal bazaars. We don’t get tired.” (more…)

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