Rakesh Sharma

Rakesh Sharma

Rakesh Sharma is a freelance journalist interested in the intersection between business and technology. An alumnus of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, he has written for Active Trader, India Abroad, InvestorPlace, and Forbes. 

  1. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Futures on CBOE vs. CME: What's the Difference?

    Here are critical differences between the CME and CBOE futures contracts
  2. Virtual Currency

    Litecoin's Phenomenal Year

    Litecoin's price is up by more than 4,000 percent. Here are four reasons why.
  3. Stocks

    How Does Facebook Make Money? (FB)

    The social network has gone from losses to a money spinner in a short span of time. Where do its profits come from?
  4. Virtual Currency

    Will Bitcoin's Price Move Like Gold and Silver?

    The cryptocurrency is often compared to gold. Will it have similar price movements?
  5. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Price Rallies On Futures Debut

    The cryptocurrency's price surged to $16,313 after the introduction of bitcoin futures on CBOE.
  6. Virtual Currency

    Is Bitcoin's Lightning Network a Game Changer?

    The Lightning network promises faster transaction speed and micropayments on bitcoin's blockchain.
  7. Virtual Currency

    Will Rising Transaction Fees Bring Down Bitcoin's Price?

    Bitcoin's escalating transaction fees have raised eyebrows but experts say they won't hurt bitcoin's price.
  8. Virtual Currency

    Four Problems With Bitcoin Futures

    The stage is set for bitcoin futures trading at CME and CBOE. Here are four problems they could face.
  9. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Price Falls After Yesterday's Highs

    Bitcoin's price fell into correction territory this morning as other cryptocurrencies gained strength.
  10. Virtual Currency

    What Was Behind Bitcoin’s Insane Price Moves On Dec. 7?

    What caused bitcoin prices to fluctuate so wildly on December 7?
  11. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Mining Market Hacked: $70M Stolen from NiceHash

    The mining platform NiceHash is investigating the theft of 4,736 bitcoins in a brazen hack.
  12. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin's Price Is Unstoppable: Tops $16,000

    The cryptocurrency's price has risen over $3,000 in less than 24 hours amid dire warnings about its future.
  13. Virtual Currency

    A Closer Look at IOTA

    While bitcoin's wild price swings have grabbed headlines, IOTA's performance has been no less stellar.
  14. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Price Races Past $13,000

    Bitcoin's price jumped from $12k to $13k in less than 24 hours.
  15. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Price Crosses $12,000, On Track For $13,000 Next

    Bitcoin's price topped $12,000, setting yet another record. How soon will the cryptocurrency hit $13,000?