24 Jan '14, 8am

ROBERT SHILLER: Bitcoin Is An Amazing Example Of A Bubble

ROBERT SHILLER: Bitcoin Is An Amazing Example Of A Bubble

Joe Weisenthal, Business Insider Nobel Laureate economist Robert Shiller is on a panel at Davos about digital trends in financial markets. Almost immediately he started talking about Bitcoin. He says that he finds it to be an "inspiration" because the computer science. But he's not into it as an economic advance. As a currency he says it's a return to the dark ages. Shiller is a student and expert in the nature of bubbles, and he's adamant that Bitcoin is one. He says he's blown away by how much fascination Bitcoin has engendered, though it makes sense because human nature causes us to be interested in markets that exhibit extreme volatility. Says Shiller: "It is a bubble, there is no question about it.... It's just an amazing example of a bubble." He added that he's "amazed by how people are so excited about it" and that he tells his students that "No, it's not such a gre...

Full article: http://www.businessinsider.com/robert-shiller-bitcoin-2014-1

Tweets

(#TeamJoswa) Robert Shiller: "El bitcoin es un ...

eleconomista.es 24 Jan '14, 1pm

elEconomista no se hace responsable de las opiniones expresadas en los comentarias y las mismos no constituyen la opinión ...

@coindesk

@coindesk

coindesk.com 24 Jan '14, 9pm

American economist and Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller took part in an interesting panel discussion this week about digital ...

Bitcoin is a bubble - Nobel Laureate in Economics

Bitcoin is a bubble - Nobel Laureate in Economics

rt.com 24 Jan '14, 10am

The jump, though, is logical, as it simply follows human nature which is always interested in high-volatile markets, Shill...

Bitcoin Falls Flat Among Davos Crowd

buzzfeed.com 24 Jan '14, 4pm

DAVOS, Switzerland — The Saudi Arabian finance minister had a puzzled look on his face sitting in one of the lounges of th...

Why bitcoin could fail

Why bitcoin could fail

finance.fortune.cnn.com 24 Jan '14, 5pm

As the virtual currency goes mainstream, many of the reasons why investors embrace bitcoin could go away. By Sanjay Sangho...

Naughty America

Naughty America

coindesk.com 23 Jan '14, 10pm

San Diego-based adult entertainment provider Naughty America, which operates a network of 30+ porn websites, is now accept...