The world keeps on underestimating Bitcoin. The irony of these moments is inescapable. The size, strength, and financial commitment of the numerous small owners of BTC is greater than it has ever been, and its adoption, though nowhere near where it can be, has progressed steadily.

My money is on the large masses of the small, unbanked, and suppressed.

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Venezuelan update: One BTC is around 1,524,000 BsS. (Bolivares, more than 100% increase in around 1 month), monthly minimum wage is around 8 USD -0.0013 BTC- and inflation keeps going on (even in USD). 915 BTC were traded last week using Localbitcoin data.

Hello,

You can check the "Coffee with milk index made by Bloomberg" https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2016-venezuela-cafe-con-leche-index/

Government "set" the prices of some goods and what happens is that they set the price is under the production cost. But now people just don't care, price is set at 90 BsS. per kilo (which is around 45 usd cents) none wants to sell at that price, people is selling it at around 700 Bs. (3 USD) and nothing happens.

Government ordered all the banks to show your balance in petro cryptocurrency as well (Government cryptocurrency), if you have 3600 BsS. (15 USD) in your account it will show 1 Petro. Even BBVA and Citibank had to do this.

You can check the 24h volume here http://dolarbeta.com/ and the last week volumen using Coindance

AMA anything

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Venezuelan update: One BTC is around 700,000 BsS. (Bolivares), monthly minimum wage is around 19 USD -0.003 BTC- and inflation keeps going on (even in USD). 72 BTC were traded in the last 24h using Localbitcoin.

Hello,

You can check the "Coffee with milk index made by Bloomberg" https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2016-venezuela-cafe-con-leche-index/

Government "set" the prices of some goods and what happens is that they set the price is under the production cost.

One example is meat, there is not meat anywhere, price is set at 90 BsS. per kilo (which is around 90 usd cents) none wants to sell at that price.

Another problem (which I "think" could help to "fix" economy) is that some prices (in USD) are the same of more expensive than the international price. For example one soda can (Coke) is around 1 USD. One Mcflurry ice cream is 4-5 USD and so on. (I use these examples, so you can compare easily). But remember minimum wage is 19 USD per MONTH. So it's really had for people to live here, even if you have family abroad and they used to send 50$ per month and people used that to live here now more USD are needed….

You can check the 24h volume here http://dolarbeta.com/

Sadly Coindance has updated anymore since 5 zeroes where knocked off from the Bolivar.

I have a with debt with u/AliResurrector ( u/rodown ) he sent me a donation of 10 AUD using BTC (by the way it was HIS first real use of bitcoin!!) (the price he pays here for a coffee) and I will post what I was able of buying here (including the coffee itself) will post soon that update πŸ™‚

Any question let me know.

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