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Mid-Year Update: Bitcoin Up 190% and ICOs Soar

Managing Editor’s Note: On Tuesday, Harry wrote to you about the bitcoin craze and the recent contact he’s made with cryptocurrency expert Michael Terpin. Michael will be speaking at our

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The Plusses and Minuses of Bitcoin and Blockchain

In October 2015 we held our Irrational Economic Summit in Vancouver. The weather was awesome, and the conference went well. Part of the final session was a Q&A with Harry

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Stuck in the Doldrums: The Markets Will Not Remain This Calm!

It’s only June 1, and it feels like the dog days of summer have arrived here in Florida. School is mostly out, humidity’s soaring, and we’ve already seen highs in

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The U.S. Dollar Will Rise in the Next Crisis

The U.S. dollar is strong – really strong. It’s already become a major headwind for big tech companies that earn a boatload of their profits overseas. For one, a strong

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Knockout! Why Big Tech Companies Stand to Lose This Year

Clocks, scales, and meat slicers. IBM sold all kinds of different items when the company started out a century ago. Back then, it looked nothing like the information and consulting

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The Euro Crisis Is Only Just Beginning

I’ve been shocked over how much QE and stimulus the central banks have signed on for in the last seven years, but they’re finally starting to reach their limit. The

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Seriously? You Can Get Paid to Walk?

Now that it’s time to work that Thanksgiving feast off – how about getting paid for it? One of the latest innovations is Bitwalking, an app you download on your

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Greece’s Bitcoin Debacle: Lying, Cheating, and Corruption

Greece is putting a lot of effort into curbing tax evasion. This goes a long way to explaining why Bitcoin won’t survive in its current form.

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The Strong Dollar: Bad for Companies, Good for You

Caterpillar, the maker of big yellow earth-moving equipment, just announced another round of layoffs.  This time 10,000 people will get the axe, which is no surprise since the company has

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Is This The End For The U.S. Dollar?

China has been selling some of those bonds to prop up their own currency. This is supposed to signal the end of the U.S. dollar. What is the dollar’s future?