Dominic Frisby discusses how trust in the world’s financial institutions has collapsed, and asks if blockchain and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin can help restore it.
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?
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.
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 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 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.
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.
The mainstream view is that bitcoin is heading for a humbling. Nonsense, says Charlie Morris – this is the greatest bubble in history. Get involved.
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.