Bitcoin debate: It’s a bubble! No, it’s not, it cannot be a bubble!

Bitcoin debate: It’s a bubble! No, it’s not, it cannot be a bubble!

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock The bitcoin debate goes on and on. Some claim it’s a bubble. Others say it isn’t. Still others say it can never be a bubble. Very Definition of a Bubble On November 2, Credit Suisse CEO, Tidjane Thiam jumped on the bubble bandwagon with this statement: Bitcoin Is the ‘Very Definition’ of […]

Goldman Sachs studying whether to trade bitcoins: source

Goldman Sachs studying whether to trade bitcoins: source

Goldman Sachs is exploring whether to launch a trading venture in bitcoin in response to client demand, a person familiar with the matter said Monday. Goldman’s consideration of the digital currency could give bitcoin a boost at a time when it is under criticism in China and by some large banks. Goldman is looking at […]

12 reasons gold is better than bitcoin

12 reasons gold is better than bitcoin

From Freedom’s Phoenix The world has gone wild for the cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin. One Bitcoin would set you back $4,425 at the time of writing. That’s up from less than $600 a year ago, according to CoinBase. But a word of caution: Gold is still a better bet for anyone who wants to own a […]

ATMs dealing in digital currency making digital cash a reality

ATMs dealing in digital currency making digital cash a reality

By Joe Gilmore / Cronkite News They look like ATMs and they work like ATMs – you walk in and feed the machine your cash. Just don’t call them money machines, because these ATMs don’t give back cash, they give back bitcoin credits along with a receipt. ATMs specializing in the cryptocurrency bitcoin are beginning to […]

Banking 2.0: Encryption, privacy and fiat currencies

Banking 2.0: Encryption, privacy and fiat currencies

By G.S. Early We’re entering a new world in the banking sector and, more fundamentally, in currencies. And big government and big financial institutions are not excited. Technology has delivered us to a place where more and more new players are getting into the financial sector. “Fintech” has brought in new lenders that use newly […]