Unless you’ve been living under a rock these last few years you’ll have heard about Bitcoin by now. It’s the crypto-currency that’s creating quite a stir amongst economists whilst igniting the imaginations of particularly enterprising entrepreneurs and business owners. 3,500 more words
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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether currency traders at the world’s biggest banks distorted prices for options and exchange-traded funds by rigging benchmark foreign-exchange rates, according to two people with knowledge of the matter. 77 more words
Copied and pasted from the G+ comment thread on this trope-a-day, as I deem it worth repeating for other interested parties:
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I assume there is lots of vocal arguing about why don’t you simply adopt a straight duodecimal system, get with the program man, it isn’t 5145 any more!