Cryptocurrency speculators claim that bitcoin and its peers will mean the end of state-controlled money. That’s economically and politically impossible, says Edward Chancellor.
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.
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.
Most investors don’t know what to make of bitcoin. But the best brains see the potential and are flocking to this new asset class, argues Charlie Morris.
Making your fortune in bitcoin is all very well. But how do you actually turn it into cash you can spend? Ben Judge explains.
Matthew Partridge explains why, after a tumultuous few weeks for bitcoin, it’s time to start selling the cryptocurrency.
It may be boring to say that bitcoin is useless as a currency, but that blockchain technology has a future. But it’s true, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
Forget bitcoin, if you want to increase your wealth faster than most other people, you need to find the next big thing. Merryn Somerset Webb suggests some places to look.
Kodak announced a new blockchain strategy last week and saw its share price near-quadruple as a result. But investors should tread carefully.
Bitcoin may be the flavour of the month, says Max King. But gold has been in fashion for thousands of years.