One of the most intriguing financial storylines of the past few years has been the meteoric rise – and potential cataclysmic fall – of the digital currency known as Bitcoin. Created in 2009 by an unknown software engineer named Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin has exploded several thousand percents in
Switzerland has been working to entice companies and startups in the financial technology world to come to their bustling Crypto Valley. They are doing so by cutting back on the regulations on the various services that are surrounding the digital currencies and various other financial services
The huge growth of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Onecoin and other cryptocurrencies has many financial analysts and investors finally starting to pay closer attention. After a stellar start to 2017, it is simply no longer possible for financial experts to ignore the huge potential of this rapidly increasing
Investments in cryptocurrency have skyrocketed over the past few months. Ethereum is the second largest digital currency by market capitalization second to Bitcoin. Since the creation of digital currency, and the underlying blockchain technology, investors have had many concerns surrounding the
Bitcoin and cryptocurrency anonymity may be coming to an end for many Europeans after actions by EU and UK politicians who want to regulate cryptocurrency exchanges under anti-money laundering and anti-terrorism finance initiatives. The crackdown is motivated by concerns that cryptocurrencies may
Could bitcoin be the biggest market bubble in history? According to financial research firm Birinyi Associates, the answer is a resounding yes.
Bitcoin, the controversial nine-year-old crypto-currency, is now worth over $100 billion. Its anonymous founder with the alias of Satoshi Nakamoto remains unidentified. One interesting theory is that Nakamoto abandoned the open-source currency to avoid legal cases in the United States. Another
Bitcoin, and cryptocurrencies in general, remain an enigma to most people. Their understanding of the concept is typically limited to the fact that it is a virtual currency that exists solely online.