There’s no doubt bitcoin is a bubble. But fear of missing out is trumping the fear of losing money. The top could be a long way off yet, says Dominic Frisby.
Bitcoin is the 21st century global online peer-to-peer currency. One of many so-called "cryptocurrencies", it is free from the interference of regulators and nation states, it has seen its value soar against traditional paper currencies.
The bull market in bitcoin is back on, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he looks at the digital currency’s “hype cycle” and explains how to get started with bitcoin.
There are many ways of buying in to the bitcoin boom. Dominic Frisby looks at the most common, and explains exactly how to buy bitcoins in the UK.
John Stepek looks at how the main asset price charts are faring ahead of the weekend, starting with bitcoin’s recent meteoric rise.
Companies can now raise funds by issuing their own digital currencies. Ben Judge explains how initial coin offerings work.
There have been some interesting moves in our six “charts that matter” this week, says John Stepek.
Bitcoin has hit a record high against the dollar. And it’s not finished yet. Dominic Frisby explains its real potential, and why it’s got a lot further to go.
There’s a civil war brewing over the future of bitcoin that could lead to a “fork” – two separate currencies running on separate versions of the underlying software, operating by different rules.