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FOMC to hold fire for now

Although the minutes to the latest FOMC meeting reveal that participants agreed that it …

Mexican economic growth to slow with peso facing downside risks

Quarterly GDP growth in Mexico was 0.7% in the final quarter of last year, …

As Brazil eases significantly, its currency will be tested

The deceleration in Brazil’s headline inflation rate continued in February, easing to 5.0% mid-month, …

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Great expectations

Thanks to the credibility of the Bank of England, consumer expectations do not jump around …

Bitcoin – time to cash out?

In spite of Fathom’s previous note, interest in virtual currencies, of which Bitcoin remains the …

Happy Silver Anniversary, Maastricht!

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Bitcoin – time to cash out?
Interest in virtual currencies, of which Bitcoin remains the most prominent, is unabated. Bitcoin transactions are recorded using blockchain technology, making them cheap, opaque and secure. That makes the crypto-currency attractive to those who would prefer to keep the eyes of government, and especially tax officials off their financial affairs. It is also appealing to certain libertarians who like the fact that its existence owes nothing to any sovereign or central bank. For such people, Bitcoin is an attractive substitute for cash – an increasingly large number can be found in China.

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