Buying bitcoin could be the best way to play the remote working boom
Bitcoin exchange shop in Krakow
Bitcoin

Buying bitcoin could be the best way to play the remote working boom

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the move to home working, flexible employment practices and the rise of the “digital nomad”. One of the best …
21 Oct 2020
The Bank of England should create a "Bitpound" digital currency and take the world by storm
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Bitcoin

The Bank of England should create a "Bitpound" digital currency and take the world by storm

The Bank of England could win the race to create a respectable digital currency if it moves quickly, says Matthew Lynn.
18 Oct 2020
Sterling or bitcoin? I know which one I trust more
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Bitcoin

Sterling or bitcoin? I know which one I trust more

Many people don’t understand or trust bitcoin. They don’t think it’s real money. But it’s more robust and less easy to manipulate than our national cu…
14 Oct 2020
Here’s why you really should own at least some bitcoin
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Bitcoin

Here’s why you really should own at least some bitcoin

While bitcoin is having a quiet year – at least in relative terms – its potential to become the default cash system for the internet is undiminished, …
16 Sep 2020
Great frauds in history: crypto-queen Ruja Ignatova and her “bitcoin killer”
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People

Great frauds in history: crypto-queen Ruja Ignatova and her “bitcoin killer”

Ruja Ignatova convinced punters to put up to $12bn into her worthless "OneCoin" cryptocurrency – then disappeared with the loot.
27 Aug 2020
Is bitcoin going mainstream?
Bitcoin

Is bitcoin going mainstream?

The cryptocurrency suffers from all the problems it has always had and that may never change. But digital currencies more broadly may be about to take…
9 May 2020
Why now is the time to own gold – and bitcoin
Gold

Why now is the time to own gold – and bitcoin

The amount of money spent bailing out our financial system is incredible. Every government and central bank is at it. It’s times like these when you n…
8 Apr 2020

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

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
Whatever happened to blockchain?
Alternative finance

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
The future of money is borderless – and difficult to tax
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
Bitcoin has just crashed hard – where will it go next?
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
How and where to buy bitcoin in the UK
Bitcoin

How and where to buy bitcoin in the UK

There are many ways of buying in to the bitcoin boom. Dominic Frisby looks at the most common, and explains exactly how to buy bitcoins in the UK.
28 Aug 2019
Another bubble in bitcoin for traders to short
Spread betting

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
Bitcoin is back in a bear market – but don’t sell now
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
Libra, Facebook’s faux cryptocurrency, could really take off
Currencies

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
With its Libra cryptocurrency, Facebook wants to disrupt money
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
Facebook’s Libra is not really a cryptocurrency – but it could still be world-changing
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
What will it take for us to value real stuff again?
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
The bitcoin rollercoaster has started up again – hang on tight!
Currencies

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
This trend-following system is telling you to buy US stocks – and bitcoin
Stockmarkets

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
Bitcoin has been bouncing – but is the bear market really behind us?
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
Stablecoins: crypto without the rollercoaster
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