Princeton Researchers Developing Bitcoin-Based Prediction Market

Princeton Researchers Developing Bitcoin-Based Prediction Market

A team of Princeton faculty members are developing a prediction market based on bitcoin transactions. Prediction markets are purely speculative markets created for the sole purpose of making various predictions, ranging from all sorts of business predictions to more mundane events, such as weather and various real-world events. Prediction markets are often frowned upon by the financial community, although a number of major companies are said to be using different prediction markets and techniques to gain a competitive edge. These include software companies like Google, chipmakers like....


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I made the decision to accept Bitcoin because I believe that it represents the free-market economic principles that make Texas a national leader in innovation and entrepreneurship.

Greg Abbott, Former Texas Attorney General, the 48th Governor of Texas