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Breaking Banks Fintech

Breaking Banks Fintech

Thursday at 12 Noon Pacific

June 06th 2013:IS "BITCOIN" the Beginning of the End of Cash?

For more than 2,000 years commerce has been conducted on the basis of cash, hard cold currency. Today, however, 90% of global transactions are done electronically, and while cash use is still strong in the retail environment, even there cash use is declining in many economies. In this week's show we've invited renowned author David Wolman (End of Money) and American Banker journalist Marc Hochstein to discuss the end of cash and the emergence of digital currencies like BitCoin. Is there a time in our future when physical cash will be just a memory?

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David Wolman

David Wolman is a contributing editor at Wired. He has also written for such publications as the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Time,Nature, Outside, Newsweek, Discover, Forbes, New Scientist, and Salon. He is a former Fulbright journalism fellow (Japan) and an Oregon Arts Commission fellow (2011), and his work has appeared in the Best American Science Writing series. David is the winner of a 2012 Outstanding Article award from the American Society of Journalists and Authors, and a graduate of Stanford University's journalism program. He lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and two children. His first book, A Left-Hand Turn Around the World, was published by Da Capo Press (ha
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Marc Hochstein

Marc Hochstein is the Executive Editor of American Banker, and oversees its blogs, including opinion writing and news-aggregation services. Marc joined American Banker in 1998 as a reporter covering the mortgage beat and has gradually added responsibility over the years. At one time or another he has directed the paper's news coverage of mortgages, cards, consumer finance and community banking. Marc began his career as a reporter covering financial markets for Dow Jones, and he has also worked as a senior editor at GRID, a commercial real estate and architecture magazine.
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