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Economist Claims Bitcoin Bubble Is Still in the Early Profit-Taking Stages

It is only to be expected that economists and other financial experts remain wary of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies at this stage. After the onslaught which traders have witnessed throughout most of 2018, the future price direction remains unclear. Economist Joost van der Burgt is confident Bitcoin will fall even further in value pretty soon. Another […]

Why Nobel Winning Economist Joseph Stiglitz is Wrong about Bitcoin

Noble Prize-winning economist and Columbia Professor Joesph Stiglitz has long presented his controversial opinions on what he sees as the shortcomings and dangers of Bitcoin. Prof. Stiglitz says Bitcoin Serves No Purpose Stiglitz has been on the public record saying that Bitcoin should be made illegal and that once it is regulated to the point where… […]

Paul Krugman Is Excited to See Bitcoin Have Issues

Yesterday on January 11 the American economist and professor of economics, Paul Krugman, seemed pretty excited about The North American Bitcoin Conference not being able to accept bitcoin for tickets. Krugman tweeted our recent article to his 4 million followers gloating that bitcoin is “too clunky and expensive.” Also read: South Korea Urges 23 Countries, […]

Economics Professor Barry Eichengreen Favours Central Bank Issued Digital Currency Over Decentralised Cryptos

Renowned Professor of Economics and Political Science, Barry Eichengreen, has declared that he believes decentralised cryptocurrency will “not really” play a part in the future of finance. For the University of California lecturer, it is fa…

Bitcoin Review 2014 Part II: VC Investment and Regulatory Environment

CoinTelegraph continues its Bitcoin Review 2014 with the second of three installments, this one covering VC investment and the international regulatory environment. The aim of the review is to provide

Could Krugman’s Nemesis Friedman Be Bitcoin’s Mysterious Creator?

Is Famed Economist Milton Friedman the Real Satoshi Nakamoto? A Satirical Look at the Eerily Accurate Bitcoin Prediction Video Surfaces to Haunt Paul Krugman In contrast to the article Paul Krugman wrote, an opinion piece titled Bitcoin is Evil, a video has surfaced on YouTube from Krugman’s one time nemesis: the legendary economist  Milton Friedman. […]