Currencies

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.

Bitcoin will change the world forever

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: a mania that can only end in disaster

Bitcoin is a classic bubble and it’s about to pop, says financial historian Edward Chancellor.

Chris Iggo: bitcoin is no currency

Bitcoin may be a phenomenal speculative punt, reckons Axa Investment Management’s Chris Iggo. But a functioning currency it is not.

The return of gold as real money

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.

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