Paleo Retiree writes:
The alternative-currencies meme has acquired a lot of momentum recently. Here’s Max Keiser on Bitcoin and more:
Some other fun and alarming finance-insanity links:
- In Cyprus: “The [Bank of Cyprus] will be owned largely by individuals and entities that have just had significant amounts of their wealth wiped out. If nothing else, it should make for some interesting shareholder meetings.” Is Cyprus the canary in the coal mine?
- Did you know that the money you put in a bank doesn’t belong to you any longer? Ellen Brown explains.
- Is North Dakota’s successful public bank a function of conservatism or of socialism? And what does it say about Wall Street and its salaries that the CEO of the Bank of North Dakota makes $232,000 a year?