Bitcoin has been on the up over the past few months. So, is that it for the bear market, and what does the future hold for the cryptocurrency? Dominic Frisby investigates.
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.
Dominic Frisby weighs up the relative merits of bitcoin and its upstart offshoot bitcoin cash, explains how to get into cryptocurrencies, and which one you should buy.
The City is missing a trick, says Matthew Lynn. London is the natural home for the growing cryptocurrency industry.
Cryptocurrencies may be yet another in a long line of failed attempts to establish new kinds of money, says Nobel-prize inner and professor of economics, Robert Shiller.
Cryptocurrencies are back on the rise and they’re here to stay. So it’s vital you familiarise yourself with them. Dominic Frisby explains why, and how to do it.
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.
The usual answer to the question of how to hedge against inflation is “gold”. But these days, some people prefer bitcoin. Those people are wrong, says Merryn Somerset Webb.