His decision to take a leave of absence from Overstock—a cut-rate online retailer based in Salt Lake City, Utah—will be felt most among the worldwide community working to advance bitcoin and the b... Read More
Josh Galper, who runs a financial consulting firm, Finadium, that closely tracks stock loans, applauds the TØ system but questions how big its audience will be. The existing players, including the pr... Read More
Galper calls the system interesting, though he questions whether the existing players will end up using it. “As with any closed system, the greatest beneficiaries of that system are the biggest part... Read More
James Angel, a professor of finance at the Georgetown University, sees some promise in this basic idea. But he questions whether Overstock can convince others to adopt it. “Getting lots of stodgy fi... Read More
From TechDirt: The decision by Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com, to accept Bitcoin in exchange for its products has turned out to be a very savvy business decision for the online retailer.... Read More
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