This Canadian startup is using bitcoin technology to allow gold to be used for everyday transactions. But don’t fall for the hype, says Dominic Frisby.
Digital currency bitcoin was supposed to be the money that would change the world. So far, that hasn’t happened. Dominic Frisby looks at the state of bitcoin, and where it goes from here.
Does it make sense to hedge your currency exposure, or is it likely to result in lower returns? Cris Sholto Heaton investigates.
The Aussie dollar currently buys around 75 US cents, the lowest figure for six years.
A stronger dollar, and the higher interest rates that go with it, is bad news for emerging markets.
On a trade-weighted basis, the pound has hit its highest level since the summer of 2008. But the next few months could be very different.
With ECB money-printing and low interest rates, the euro is crashing spectacularly. John Stepek looks at what it means for your investments, and how you can profit.
US stocks and the US dollar both have massively outperformed the rest of the world since 2011. But that could soon change, says Dominic Frisby.
Think deflation is worrying now? You ain’t seen nothing yet, says Jonathan Compton. The best place to hide is China.
There’s a war going on in the currency markets – and the main casualty so far is the euro. Dominic Frisby looks at where it is set to go next.
The threat of Greece leaving the eurozone has investors feeling jittery. But it’s far from the only big risk out there. John Stepek looks at the top five.