A cashless society is a monitored (and potentially controlled) society.
Economists Kenneth Rogoff and Lawrence H. White face off over what the impact would be of a ban on cryptocurrency and phaseout of the $100 bill.
This will hurt innocent people. It may harm legal businesses. And it won't actually work.
Officials want to track every financial transaction you make, and they see cryptocurrencies and cash alike as barriers to achieving that goal.
Evaluating the current cycle of buzz
Q&A with Caitlin Long, a former Morgan Stanley managing director, cryptocurrency enthusiast, and recent convert to Austrian economics.
Modi restores a command economy, ends liberalization.
The rise of ramen noodles as prison currency can be blamed on cost-cutting that leaves prisoners hungry, says a new study.
In an age of digital transactions, demand for British banknotes and coins continues to grow to satisfy off-the-books work.
News outlets repeated the claim while Internet commenters were skeptical.
This is what a bank run looks like.
If unaddressed, an arbitrary protocol quirk implemented by Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto could soon undermine the scalability and long-term viability of the cryptocurrency.
Evading state control is a feature, not a bug
They'll try anything but lowering taxes and reducing regulations
International airlines won't take their increasingly worthless currency
Not that they were going to, anyway
Around 20 countries already have bank notes made of polymer
Reflects fears about state of U.S. economy
Banks around the world could be implicated
Known as "Ripple"