Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Close to Home
The event, titled Close to Home, is being held on July 23rd, 2013 at Carlow University to raise funds and awareness about the issue of human trafficking and modern-day slavery. Hosted by Diana Fletcher, local speaker, author and business owner, the event is one of Hope and Inspiration.
Bitcoin a currency created in 2009 to handle transactions globally without middle men like banks or brokers. Bitcoin is not tied to any country or subject to regulation and has been used to book hotels, airlines, and becoming more widely accepted for internet purchases. Much of the excitement for Bitcoin is in trading the currency as its price surged to $18,000 yesterday during its debut on the futures market. Major banks and brokerage houses warn that bitcoin contracts could be a speculative bubble ready to pop, as it was rushed to market without proper oversight and could easily be manipulated.
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