Six Facts About Marijuana and Money

Looking at marijuana economics, we see a growing industry that is constrained by the clash between federal and state law.

What Money Should Look Like

Using color, size and content, better banknote currency design would make our dollar bills more functional and meaningful.

Why It’s Tough to Catch Venezuela’s Runaway Hyperinflation

Calming the everyday monetary chaos created by Venezuela’s hyperinflation is about much more than lopping zeros off its currency.

The Travels of Mobile Money

Zimbabwe’s monetary crises used to create money laundering…literally. To preserve their limited supply of worn U.S. dollars, households had to wash them: Now though, they have a new solution. Going Cashless Mobile money has become increasingly popular. Wherever hyperinflation is…

Why Wall Street Might Care About Femtoseconds

Whether looking at the nineteenth century or now, Wall Street has always had fast traders who knew how to get the news before their competitors.

Why Bitcoin Is Not a Security

Asking if bitcoin is a security, a commodity, money, or property, we get a list of different answers that lead us to regulatory questions.

How Certain Central Bankers Became More Friendly

When you look at Norway’s new banknotes and their (hilarious) video describing the journey of a cod from the sea to a wallet, you can see that central bankers have become more interesting.

The Mystery of the Disappearing Credit Card Signature

Soon, the credit card signature will be extinct and so too will another transaction “cost” that made spending money a little more difficult.

Why Bitcoin Is Not Money

By spending bitcoin, we see the multiple reasons that calling it a cryptocurrency can be misleading because it is not money.

The Chaos Created By Venezuela’s Soaring Inflation Rate

When Venezuela’s inflation rate entered the stratosphere, it created chaos that shifted the rhythm and rationality of daily life.