Crypto-currency

Are Banks Necessary?

By | 2018-12-20T20:21:54+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Banking, California History, Crypto-currency, TIA, Trade & Commerce|

In today's increasingly digital economy, we can get through our day without ever having to touch cash, write a check or go to a bank. The question of what "money" is emerges as we consider what the relative advantages and disadvantages are of maintaining all of our transactions through electronic systems. Bitcoin poses yet additional challenges for those who believe [...]

Does Bitcoin have a place in any portfolio?

By | 2018-12-20T20:39:01+00:00 January 28th, 2015|Business News, Commodities, Crypto-currency, Financial Institutions, TIA|

Interesting as Bitcoin is as a phenomena, Tiemann Investment Advisors does not believe that Bitcoin or any Bitcoin-related entity is ready for prime time.  To learn more about how Dr. Tiemann thinks about Bitcoin, please read his Viewpoint Note "The Irony of Bitcoin." Nevertheless, the Bitcoin news feed remains an exciting if roiling place, perhaps not unlike the wild west, [...]