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Rio de Janeiro to invest 1% of reserves in Bitcoin

What The Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro announced that 1% of its treasury reserves will be stored in Bitcoin Why It’s part of a bigger move by the city to introduce cryptocurrency into its financial system What next Rio…

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What is proof of activity?

The proof of activity consensus protocol combines the best features of both proof of work (PoW) and proof of stake (PoS) in order to increase the security of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.  Created in 2014, the protocol begins by instructing…

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What must I consider before investing?

How much money can you safely invest? How much risk are you prepared to take? And what do you want to achieve with your investments? These questions generally shape every investment decision. The investment type will vary between the safety…

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Am I too late to buy bitcoin?

The noise around Bitcoin has risen sharply in recent months. With all the talk of its price going up, it’s easy to feel like you’ve missed the boat. The good news? You’re early. Cryptocurrency is here to stay and we’ll all be using it in the years to come.

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What are non-fungible tokens (NFTs)?

Can a tweet you could screenshot for free really be worth millions of dollars? The recent boom in non-fungible tokens has opened up a whole new conversation about value. But are they a passing fad or here to stay?

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What is cryptocurrency?

You probably hear the word Bitcoin and cryptocurrency interchanged regularly from a number of sources across the news and media. Do they mean the same thing? If not, what’s the difference? Well, let’s start by breaking the word down.  Cryptocurrency…

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Why did monetary systems of the past fail?

Money continues to hold value as everyone knows that it will be accepted as a form of payment. However, throughout history, both the usage and the form of money have evolved (link out), with some forms becoming more successful than…

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What is a unit of account?

Anything of value, from the price of your house to the total value of the economy is measured in terms of money. Since everyone agrees that money has value, it becomes an efficient way for sellers to price their goods…

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What is a medium of exchange?

One of the key functions of money, a medium of exchange, simplifies the process of trading by allowing value to be transferred or exchanged between a buyer and seller because it is widely accepted as an appropriate payment. Before this…

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Properties of Money

What do you value? From pebbles we picked up on the beach when we were five to a lucky hat or treasured heirloom, value can vary from person to person. In finance, a store of value is best described as…

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What is Money?

Money is something we use everyday to buy groceries or as a means of getting from A to B, but when was the last time you stopped and thought about what it actually is. Put simply, money serves three key…

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