Category Archives: a) Monetary System

The Fed – FAQs

How much U.S. currency is in circulation?

There was approximately $1.59 trillion in circulation as of November 15, 2017, of which $1.55 trillion was in Federal Reserve notes.

The Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington DC.

Source: The Fed – FAQs

Trading Bitcoin for an Altcoin Won’t Shield You From the IRS Anymore – Bitcoin News

The latest US tax bill makes sure that trading bitcoin for an altcoin won’t help investors hide their cryptocurrency profits from the IRS.

Source: Trading Bitcoin for an Altcoin Won’t Shield You From the IRS Anymore – Bitcoin News

Will US Government Continue to Target Bitcoin Users for Taxes?

Source: Will US Government Continue to Target Bitcoin Users for Taxes?

US Federal Reserve Has No Plans to Introduce Digital Currencies, Says San Francisco Fed President

Source: US Federal Reserve Has No Plans to Introduce Digital Currencies, Says San Francisco Fed President

US Senate Moves to Criminalize Non-Disclosure of Cryptocurrency Ownership

The US Senate Judiciary Committee considering “modernizing” AML laws to outlaw concealment of digital currency ownership.

Source: US Senate Moves to Criminalize Non-Disclosure of Cryptocurrency Ownership

(10) NYU Stern’s “In Conversation with Mervyn King” Series Presents Janet Yellen – YouTube

(24) World Economic Outlook, October 2017 – YouTube

Venture capital – Wikipedia

Source: Venture capital – Wikipedia

Indonesian Central Bank Issues Statement on Bitcoin

The Indonesian central bank has stated that bitcoins will not be recognized as money or legal tender.

Source: Indonesian Central Bank Issues Statement on Bitcoin

¿Adiós al dólar? China le pone ‘fecha de caducidad’ al dominio estadounidense – Sputnik Mundo

EEUU solía aplicar medidas severas contra los países que se oponían a la hegemonía del dólar, aseguró Durden, que puso como ejemplo los casos de Irak y Libia, donde los líderes tantearon la posibilidad de vender su petróleo en euros y se enfrentaron a la violenta oposición de los estadounidenses. Ni Sadam Husein ni Muamar Gadafi fueron capaces de sobrevivir a este pulso.”Sin embargo, Libia e Irak eran actores demasiado insignificantes para contrarrestar realmente la hegemonía del dólar. China es un país mucho más fuerte”, matizó Tyler.

Source: ¿Adiós al dólar? China le pone ‘fecha de caducidad’ al dominio estadounidense – Sputnik Mundo