The meteoric rise in the price of Bitcoin has inspired enterprising criminals from Russia to Malaysia, to steal electricity to mine crypto.
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It might sound like the ultimate shit post, but we’ve found four examples of how money has literally been made from shit.
Discover the importance of the Cantillon Effect. Why being closest to the money spout is a source of inequality, and whether anything can fix it.
The evolution of money has taken some surprising turns, so we’ve gathered 10 of history’s strangest forms of money from salt to shells and giant doughnut-shaped rocks.
How would you feel if your money expired like milk turning sour? Money with an expiry date, aka demurrage currency, might seem nuts, but could soon be coming to a central bank near you.
If you’re a fan of financial crime podcasts or money-heist style Netflix Series, here are five of the strangest financial scams you’ve never heard of. From a Metaverse Ponzi, to $134.5bn hidden in a false-bottomed suitcase.
How the three sons of a famous Texan oil billionaire tried to corner the global silver market in the 1970s, and brought the entire financial system close to collapse.
What are the craziest ever money-making schemes? How about mining asteroids for precious metals, cornering the silver market or towing icebergs to release gold? We’ve pulled together some of the maddest money-making ideas.
Prize Linked Savings are a cross between a lottery and a savings account. The chance of a big Jackpot win and the guaranteed return of funds attract depositors but as with anything in life, PLS aren’t a free lunch.