Christopher Whalen

Christopher Whalen

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Washington & Wall Street: Is Bitcoin Money or a Movement?

Washington & Wall Street: Is Bitcoin Money or a Movement?

In a recent exchange on Twitter with my London based friend Max Keiser (www.maxkeiser.com) I suggested that the monetary upstart known as bitcoin is merely the latest evolution of the tulip mania speculation.  The Economist describes the tulip mania: “Tulpenwoede” (tulip madness) resulted in big

Washington & Wall Street: The Death of Money

Washington & Wall Street: The Death of Money

My friend and fellow monetary historian James Rickards has written an important new book, “The Death of Money: The Coming Collapse of the International Monetary System.”  Jim and I both worked together at Tangent Capital Partners in New York and