Imagine using online banking – without the bank.
Bitcoin is a digital currency that was created five years ago. It runs entirely on the sways of the free market: no government or banking institution is backing it.
Originally published on Mon June 24, 2013 5:08 pm
The Canadian dollar -- affectionately known as the "loonie" -- is dropping in value.
In the book "Rethinking Money," economist Bernard Lietaer and journalist Jacqui Dunne trace the beginnings of our monetary system, including its serious problems and hope for the future.