Ven: A Digital Currency For a New Age

With the Bitcoin making world headlines, can other digital currencies be far behind? As the Bitcoin gains strength as a legitimate exchange for real goods all over the world, other kinds of digital monies are popping up too. And the creators of these specialized...

3 Key Mistakes Investors Still Make

There’s no shortage of investing advice, designed to guide real-estate investors both experienced and new through the pitfalls of starting – or maintaining – an investing career aimed at building long term wealth. But even in a world filled with investing...

In the Market, White Metals Outpace Gold

The gold standard may be giving way to the white standard. As gold prices bounce up and down, mostly down, it’s the white metals – silver, platinum, palladium and, to a lesser extent, aluminum and tin that continue to quietly make gains in the market. And since recent...

Stagflation — A Blast From the Past for Today’s Economy?

It was an unpleasant word when it was coined back in the seventies, and that’s still true today. But some economists fear that stagflation _- that hybrid of stagnation and inflation that raised its ugly head fur decades ago may be returning to haunt the emerging...

Move Over, Bitcoin: Here Comes the Litecoin

Once the edgy digital darling beloved by cybergeeks around the world, the Bitcoin has gone – well, a little too mainstream for some tastes. Eagerly traded in standard stock exchanges and used for well-publicized purchases such as in vitro fertilization, the virtual...