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Is it time to buy bitcoin? This chart suggests it is

Dominic Frisby’s simple trading system is based on making as few decisions as possible then sitting tight. And right now, it’s telling you to buy bitc…
5 Feb 2020
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Whatever happened to blockchain?

Not long ago investors were getting hyped up about blockchain. Then they dropped it. But they should take another look, says Ben Judge.
2 Jan 2020
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Economy

The future of money is borderless – and difficult to tax

Borderless money was once the norm, says Dominic Frisby. We used it for centuries before the era of the nation state. And as the physical economy dema…
23 Oct 2019
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Currencies

Bitcoin has just crashed hard – where will it go next?

The bitcoin price has taken a beating, down by 15% in one day. Dominic Frisby looks at what’s behind the crash, and where the cryptocurrency might go …
25 Sep 2019
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Another bubble in bitcoin for traders to short

This surge in the bitcoin price seems no more likely to endure than the last one, says Matthew Partridge.
16 Jul 2019
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Currencies

Bitcoin is back in a bear market – but don’t sell now

After its recent spectacular rise, bitcoin suffered a whopping great selloff that, technically, put it back in a bear market. But that doesn’t mean yo…
3 Jul 2019
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Libra, Facebook’s faux cryptocurrency, could really take off

Libra, the proposed new cryptocurrency from Facebook, could be huge, says Merryn Somerset Webb. Not because it is a cryptocurrency. But because it isn…
24 Jun 2019
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Currencies

With its Libra cryptocurrency, Facebook wants to disrupt money

Economist Friedrich Hayek argued that corporations should compete with governments to issue currencies. Facebook's Libra is the start.
21 Jun 2019

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Currencies

Facebook’s Libra is not really a cryptocurrency – but it could still be world-changing

Facebook could be on to a winner with Libra, its new cryptocurrency, says Dominic Frisby. Here, he explains why.
19 Jun 2019
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Economy

What will it take for us to value real stuff again?

The intangible economy has ballooned in recent decades and today it looks all but unassailable. Dominic Frisby looks at what could bring it back down …
29 May 2019
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The bitcoin rollercoaster has started up again – hang on tight!

Sentiment on bitcoin has made an about turn and the cryptocurrency is back on the rise. Dominic Frisby explains why, and whether it's time to buy bitc…
15 May 2019
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This trend-following system is telling you to buy US stocks – and bitcoin

Dominic Frisby’s “no-brainer” trading system works across most trending markets – and right now, it’s telling you to buy.
24 Apr 2019
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Currencies

Bitcoin has been bouncing – but is the bear market really behind us?

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…
10 Apr 2019
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Alternative finance

Stablecoins: crypto without the rollercoaster

Stablecoins aim to counteract cryptocurrencies’ volatility. But if central banks get in on the act, they could finish off cryptocurrencies altogether.
4 Mar 2019
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Alternative finance

Will blockchain really change the world?

There have been some wild claims made about the potential of blockchain technology, but doubts are starting to set in, says Simon Wilson.
9 Feb 2019
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Alternative finance

Blockchain’s next step: security tokens

2019 could be the year the technology behind bitcoin finally realises its potential and goes mainstream in financial markets, says Ben Judge.
25 Jan 2019
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Currencies

Chart of the week: Bitcoin bubble hisses yet more air

Just 11 months ago, bitcoin reached a record price of nearly $20,000. Now it’s worth $4,300, its lowest level for more than a year.
23 Nov 2018
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Bitcoin will survive – but it could easily fall to $3,000

Bitcoin's spectacular slide is no surprise, given the speculative excess that surrounded its earlier rise. It's not done falling yet, says Dominic Fri…
21 Nov 2018
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How bitcoin and blockchain could solve our crisis of trust

Dominic Frisby discusses how trust in the world’s financial institutions has collapsed, and asks if blockchain and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin ca…
14 Nov 2018
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Bitcoin

Can altcoins survive $650bn of losses?

Of course they can. It’ll be a wild ride, but cryptocurrencies are here to stay, says Matthew Lynn.
23 Sep 2018
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A warning from the goldmining boom to today’s cryptocurrency investors

The number of cryptocurrencies exploded as coders, entrepreneurs and scam artists jumped on the crypto-bandwagon. But as with a gold rush, fortunes ca…
19 Sep 2018
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Chart of the week: the bitcoin bubble is still hissing air

Last week bitcoin dropped by more than 20% in a few days to around $6,200 before recovering slightly. Other cryptocurrencies such as ethereum and XRP …
14 Sep 2018
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Bitcoin

Here’s what the blockchain is for – and when I think bitcoin will hit a bottom

Blockchain is the breakthrough technology behind cryptocurrencies. But what is it actually for? Dominic Frisby outlines some of its many uses, and mak…
12 Sep 2018