Monthly Archives: April 2013

Technical Analysis: First thoughts

This post is not for you, Dear Reader. You will find the thoughts here disorganized. This post is for me to organize my thoughts. I have never read a page of Technical analysis and I am attempting some thoughts. To … Continue reading

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I declare the BitCoin speculation season open.

I am looking into speculation in BitCoins. I am abandoning my long held disdain for trading and technical analysis. I feel quite excited by the promise of Digital Currencies and would certainly like to contribute to this cause. Anything that … Continue reading

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BitCoin: State interference

In earlier posts https://masculineffort.wordpress.com/2013/04/13/bitcoin-is-inflation-of-digital-currency-systems-possible/ https://masculineffort.wordpress.com/2013/04/12/some-questions-about-bit-coins/ I had raised some concerns regarding the long term viability of Digital Currency Systems from two points of view 1. Technical concerns: Safety/Forgery/Fraud/privacy/reliability etc 2. Barriers to entry being too low Both the above concerns … Continue reading

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Bitcoin: Is inflation of Digital currency systems possible?

In an earlier post https://masculineffort.wordpress.com/2013/04/12/some-questions-about-bit-coins/ I had raised some concerns about Bit Coins. Those are broadly divided into two categories 1. Technical concerns 2. Barriers to entry from competitors While I am not qualified to discuss technical concerns, my feeling … Continue reading

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How to actually put UOB Gold and UOB Silver accounts to good use

In my previous posts on UOB Gold and Silver, I expressed concern whether the Gold and Silver accounts at UOB were really backed by physical metal. While I do not have the answer, I have grave reservations. After all the … Continue reading

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Some questions about Bit Coins

There has been a lot of interest regarding bit coins (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitcoin)¬†recently. Basically it is an internet based currency that some are claiming is the wave of the future. ¬†A big reason for the recent interest is the parabolic rise it … Continue reading

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