Rand Paul To Run Most Innovative Digital Campaign Of Any Candidate, And Welcomes Ideas

11 May , 2015  


OkayBitcoin You see in the following post OkayBitcoin making the point that bitcoiners could inject their views and opinions into the presidential debate by telling Rand Paul what he needs to know about Bitcoin: Republican Presidential candidate Rand Paul has pledged to implement the most innovative digital and tech effort of any of the 2016 [...]


USAA Hopes Bitcoin Blockchain Technology Can Help

11 May , 2015  


OkayBitcoin The following post came from OkayBitcoin, who writes today about USAA is looking to making their operations more sophisticated with the power of the block chain. When people usually think about Bitcoin, they think about money. The block chain, which powers Bitcoin, is where the power lies. The San Antonio, Texas-based financial institution USAA, [...]


Anthony Culligan: “The Most Interesting Aspect Of Bitcoin Is P2P”

11 May , 2015  


OkayBitcoin  recently featured an interview with Anthony Culligan, the CEO of Roolo, a decentralized trading platform. Many people are looking forward to such a platform where they can buy and sell bitcoins in  peer-to-peer manner. Anthony Culligan had some interesting opinions on the state of the industry and the future of the technology. Launched in [...]


Pre-1933 Gold Premiums At Multi-Year Low

28 Apr , 2015  

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Pre-1933 gold premiums are quite low, leading many to wish to purchase. The following chart uses an annual premium taken in January of each year, with the high and low premium taken from that 13 year span. Uncertified Gold – 13 Year Average price vs. Current with historical Hi/Low You can see that, by historical [...]


People’s Bank Of China Buys Gold While Americans Buy Art & Real Estate

23 Apr , 2015  


The People’s Bank of China has tripled its gold stockpile since 2009, according to the Bloomberg Intelligence report, while, in the meantime, sales of previously owned US homes increased in March to the highest mark since September 2013, according to the National Association of Realtors. The BlackRock CEO has called art and real estate a better [...]

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Texas Bill to Establish Bullion Depository, Make Gold and Silver Money Once More

17 Apr , 2015  


Texans could soon be allowed to pay with gold and silver coins minted by the federal government for taxes and other government services – namely, the American Silver Eagle and the American Gold Eagle – thanks to a bill proposed by Sen. Konni Burton, R-Colleyville. Burton argues the option to pay in gold and silver [...]


The Future Of Mining With Robots

17 Apr , 2015  


Robotic mining has been in the news in recent months. While this technology is geared towards mining numerous types of resources, it will have considerable implications for precious metals, as well.  It could have implications for mining on land, underwater as well as in space. On land, Timetric’s Mining Intelligence Centre (MIC) estimates that 48% [...]


NFL Goes For The Gold In 2015 To Celebrate Super Bowl 50

26 Mar , 2015  


The Super Bowl’s golden anniversary is coming up this season and the NFL will be celebrating with the ultimate symbol of wealth: gold, the commodity which served man as money for many centuries. During the 2015 season, NFL fans will see gold everywhere as the league prepares for Super Bowl 50, which will be played [...]


A Gold Superyacht For Ladies

26 Mar , 2015  


La Belle is an 80-meter gold and crystal-encrusted superyacht described as a floating “boudoir for women” by its female designer. “There will not be any boy’s toys — such as pool tables or beer kegs — on board,” Italian designer, Lidia Bersani, told CNN. “But there will be a fantastic spa with a beauty center, large mirrors, [...]


Will Governments Turn To Mining Gold From Feces To Pay Down Debt?

24 Mar , 2015  


There is much literature on the financial conditions of municipal governments in the US. Are things getting so bad financially for local governments that they are considering sorting through your feces for gold? According to scientists, fortunes are going down the drain in human feces, arguing that the amount of gold going down the drain [...]