Now the bitcoin bubble’s burst, what’s the next big thing?

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.

Chart of the week: the greenback’s decline isn’t over yet

Measured against a basket of America’s trading partners’ currencies, the dollar fell by 10% in 2017. And it could now slip further.

Steer well clear of Kodak’s crypto offerings

Kodak announced a new blockchain strategy last week and saw its share price near-quadruple as a result. But investors should tread carefully.

Buy gold: the original and best bitcoin

Bitcoin may be the flavour of the month, says Max King. But gold has been in fashion for thousands of years.

The bitcoin crash – as it happened

The price of bitcoin fell by over 20% in the space of a day. Dominic Frisby picks his way through the wreckage of the bitcoin crash and asks: what now?

What the weakening US dollar means for markets

The pound has hit its highest level against the dollar since the Brexit vote. But as John Stepek explains, that says more about the dollar than it does about sterling.

Albert Edwards: Bitcoin is a bubble

That bitcoin is in a bubble is beyond doubt, reckons investment guru Albert Edwards. The trouble is, it’s distracting us from another bubble.

MoneyWeek's roundtable: the experts debate bitcoin

MoneyWeek’s experts debate the pros and cons of bitcoin – is it really an independent means of exchange, store of value and unit of account, or just the latest digital fad?

Some thoughts on the bitcoin bubble and when it will burst

Some observers believe bitcoin is a world-changing technology. Others that it’s a speculative mania which won’t end well. Here, Dominic Frisby weighs the pros and cons of the controversial cryptocurrency.

SPONSORED: Where did it all go right for the euro?

The European currency is alive and kicking. Jake Trask, research director at forex house OFX, explains how the euro became a strong and stable currency, and the outlook for investors.

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