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Will Bitcoin crash and resurrect?

NOT BITCOIN but better.

One use of Bitcoin is for anonymous transactions, i.e., as a substitute for ordinary cash or bank notes.

The problem is that the currently available bitcoins fluctuate in value. 674 more words


The Pound Drop

Another day, another drop in the economy 😕

After the Brexit vote  (almost a year ago now!) The pound dropped from around $2.20 high to a low of  $1.67, which is really depressing to watch as any money that we take with us to live on is now worth so much less once we convert it in to NZD. 51 more words


June ECB Preview: Dovish Tinkering

On Thursday the ECB will likely only tinker around the edges of their commentary and forward guidance (see red entries in table below) – such a dovish press conference will likely generate a small euro depreciation and fall and €Area yields.  3,770 more words

Monetary Policy

Exports, as seen from the 2009 Budget

I was exchanging notes with someone earlier this afternoon about how the government has lapsed into blather and “making it up” in so many areas.  I was pointing out how doubly sad it was because when the government had first taken the office, the then Minister of Finance –  now Prime Minister –  seemed to have a real concern about some of serious underlying imbalances and indicators of underperformance.  559 more words


10 Places With Great Exchange Rates in 2017

A good exchange rate is a big advantage as you plan a trip that falls in your budget. So, I planned to write a blog about trips to such countries that would give travelers the benefit of the currency exchange rates and US dollar has been taken as the base currency. 1,227 more words


‘Live Rate’ goes live.

‘Live Rates’ app version 1.0 has been launched today. The app can be used to view exchange rates with great accuracy in real time . 292 more words


...with travel money

So you’re going abroad this summer and want to know how to get the best for your pounds? Get reading! First work out how much you’re taking. 147 more words