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11 Charts That Illuminate the Past, Present and Future of Bitcoin

Steve H. Hanke | Posted 11.18.2014 | Business
Steve H. Hanke

Bitcoin, the new digital currency, remains a mystery to many. There is no better way to lift the fog surrounding bitcoin than to let the data speak. A...

Is Another Emerging Market Crisis Brewing?

Nick Beecroft | Posted 10.22.2013 | Business
Nick Beecroft

Should we worry about potential contagion to weak eurozone peripheral countries? I don't think so, as the current account balances of Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain have all virtually improved to zero, compared to India's 4.8 percent deficit.

LOOK: What's So Special About This Bill?

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 12.16.2012 | Money

Talk about inflation. A $5 "brown back" national bank note from 1882 just sold for an eye-popping $101,790, according to Bonhams. The bill bare...

Super PAC cash plays big role in Nebraska Senate race

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Michael BeckeliWatch NewsFor the second time in two weeks, super PACs will play a major role in determining the outcome of a U.S. Senate primary ...

Will the $55 billion bomber program fly?

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.26.2012 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By David Axe, iWatch NewsWhen the Obama administration dispatched three B-2 bombers from a Missouri air base on March 19 last year to cross the ocea...

Ex-College Coach, Players Accused Of Throwing Games For Bribes

AP | By ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 06.11.2011 | Sports

SAN DIEGO -- A former University of San Diego assistant basketball coach and two former players are among 10 people indicted in an alleged conspiracy ...

Top Chinese Economist Blasts U.S. Dollar's World Dominance

Posted 05.30.2011 | Business

BEIJING (Reuters) - Dollar dominance is sowing the seeds of financial turmoil, and the solution is to promote new reserve currencies, a Chinese gove...

Could Facebook kill the US Dollar?

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

According to current statistics, Facebook has more than 500 million ACTIVE users, 50% of whom use Facebook everyday, 200 million of these users intera...