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 a classic bubble and it’s about to pop, says financial historian Edward Chancellor.
Bitcoin may be a phenomenal speculative punt, reckons Axa Investment Management’s Chris Iggo. But a functioning currency it is not.
Gold is an excellent store of value, but it’s lost its utility as money. But now a London-based fintech startup wants to bring gold into the 21st century. Ben Judge reports.
Skander Malcolm, managing director and CEO of forex provider OFX, looks at the prospects for UK exports in a post-Brexit world.
The Winklevoss twins may have lost out on Facebook, but they have won big on bitcoin.
Bitcoin mania looks set to continue for a while yet. But one day the bubble will burst. Plan your exit strategy now, says Dominic Frisby.
Hamish Muress, senior currency analyst at forex company OFX, looks at the importance of trade to Britain, and the opportunities for exported post-Brexit.
Bitcoin is in a bubble like any other. And when that bubble bursts, says Matthew Lynn, the pain is sure to be felt far and wide.
This week it was all about bitcoin, says John Stepek. The digital currency’s explosive move higher really catapulted it into the limelight.
Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and ex-CEO of hedge-fund group Clarium Capital, is generally sceptical of cryptocurrencies. But not bitcoin.