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French public debt rises to over 2 trillion euros – Simon Dixon discusses

More bad economic news for France. Official data show that the country’s public debt has soared to more than TWO trillion euros. According to the national statistics agency, this is the first time that the public debt of the euro zone’s second-biggest economy has soared to this level. The figure represents over 95 percent of…

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Scottish Independence – Why they chose to be a stub on the end of England

Scotland had the opportunity to lead the world in monetary reform, it had the opportunity to free itself from London banks, it had the opportunity to create their own money supply and it had the opportunity to launch the worlds most up-to-date and innovative currency – instead it chose to be a stub on the…

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Bank of England preparing for the #Bitcoin economy

Next month I will be meeting with the relevant department at the Bank of England with the UK Digital Currency Association to discuss their recent report on monetary policy and digital currencies like Bitcoin followed by a panel debate in November (Will update if you are a subscriber to my blog). It was great to…

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UK Government Releases Report on Alternative Currencies

Interesting to see Parliament release their report on Alternative Currencies. Here is the summary of the report and how they see Alternative Currencies like Bitcoin and the Bristol Pound: Here is how they see it… Alternative currencies include global currencies like Bitcoin and local community currencies such as the Bristol Pound. They are meant to complement,…

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Startcoin

Forget Quantitative Easing & Open Market Operations, we now have @start_coin & Coin Market Operations

Shortly after our the ‘Rebuilding our economy with Digital Currencies‘ event in London that we ran with Max Keiser and many other Bitcoin enthusiasts, George Osborne announced that the UK will be embracing Bitcoin as London aims to be centre of a global financial technology revolution. It seems like the tables have turned and countries all around the…

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Bitcoin 2014 – My panel on stepping stones to adoption

Here is the recording of my panel from Bitcoin 2014 in Amsterdam.

Bitcoin2014 – Panel: Stepping Stones to Adoption

Moderator:
Carter Dougherty (Consumer Finance Reporter, Bloomberg News)

Speakers:
Eric Benz (Business Development Advisor, GoCoin)
Simon Dixon (CEO & Co-founder, BankToTheFuture.com)
Dolf Diederichsen (CEO & Co-founder, bit4coin)
Gaston Hendriks (Co-founder, Digital Currency NV)

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Sub Prime Motgages 2.0 & GoldFish with @Skoylesy

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert remember George W. Bush in 2008 saying Wall Street got drunk, needs to sober up and stop playing with fancy financial instruments. Meanwhile, today, those ‘fancy financial instruments’ go downmarket with subprime loans on used automobiles. In the second half, Max interviews Jan…

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The Future of Money: Todd Hirsch at @TEDx Edmonton

In May 2007, Todd became Senior Economist at ATB Financial. As the bank’s top economic expert, he tracks and analyzes developments in Alberta’s and North America’s economy. He holds a BA Honours in Economics from the University of Alberta and an MA in Economics from the University of Calgary. For more than 20 years he’s…

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The truth about banking

First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as self-evident – Banks Create Money

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. — Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher (1788 – 1860)   Over the yeses It has been an unbelievable journey presenting all around the world on the truth about banking. But we recently reached a turning point.…

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Strip Private Banks of their power to create money

Amazing to see the FT’s Martin Wollf cover banking reform in the Financial Times. A leap forward.

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BBC Radio Simon Dixon CrowdFunding & Banking

BBC Radio – Simon Dixon discusses CrowdFunding & Banking

CEO and Co-founder of BankToTheFuture.com, Simon Dixon, was asked to comment on CrowdFunding and the future of banking after his blog in responce to the Archbishops comments on the depression and banking reform. Simon shared how Crowdfunding offers a more transparent way for businesses to raise finance and investors to invest in private companies through…

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Triple Dip Recession & The EU – Simon Dixon

A banker says European Union members will not reach an agreement on the trillion-dollar budget talks, paving the way for the breakup of the bloc. This comes as German Chancellor Angela Merkel urges EU members to work together to reach a deal as the bloc’s 27 states remain divided on the one-trillion-euro 2014-2020 budget. Press…

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What I would tell Greece

What I would tell Greece to do tomorrow if they asked…3 Simple Solutions for The Financial Crisis

So I am always asked to lay out my proposals for moving out of the financial crisis. Well here it is -three simple things I would do from my book ‘Bank To The Future: Protect Your Future Before Governments Go Bust’. If I was appointed to advise the new Greek parliament tomorrow, here is what…

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TEDx – Simon Dixon ‘Changing The Rules Of Banking’

It was a great honor to present at TEDx last weekend. I have been a TED fan for years and have always believed that the message about banking is an idea worth spreading through TED. But now we need your support in order to get tis message on the big TED stage where people like…

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Capitalism Is The Crisis

Capitalism Is The Crisis Simon Dixon Reviews

So I was recently invited onto Press TV to review a documentary called ‘Capitalism is the crisis’. It blames us business people for all problems in the world – from austerity to student debt to riots to bankers bonuses and everything in between. Now if the documentary was called ‘banking is the crisis’ or ‘corporatism…

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