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

    More US States May Roll Out Cryptocurrency Regulations

    Interest in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin has surged in the last year. How are U.S. states responding to this?
  2. Virtual Currency

    What Is the Byzantium Hard Fork In Ethereum?

    Ethereum's Byzantium hard fork is an important step in its blockchain's evolution. Here's why.
  3. Virtual Currency

    Will Cryptocurrencies Benefit If Banks Crack Down On Gun Purchases?

    Cryptocurrencies may benefit from a crackdown on gun purchases by banks and payment networks. Here's why.
  4. Virtual Currency

    What Is The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance?

    The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance works to customize ethereum's blockchain technology for industry use.
  5. Virtual Currency

    What Is Dash Cryptocurrency?

    Dash, a cryptocurrency which began as a privacy-focused coin, has since transitioned into a medium for daily transaction.
  6. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Price Limps Through February as Cryptocurrency Market Follows

    Bitcoin's price and cryptocurrency markets did not have a good February, as most of them registered significant declines. ...
  7. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Price Continues Steady Climb, Up 56% From Feb. Lows

    Bitcoin's price is rising slowly and steadily towards the $11,000 mark.
  8. Virtual Currency

    Why Did Robinhood Launch Cryptocurrency Trading?

    Robinhood, the trading app for millennials, recently launched cryptocurrency trading on its platform. Why?
  9. Virtual Currency

    The Black Swan Risk In Cryptocurrency Markets

    Cryptocurrency investing is speculative and fairly risky. Bitwise's Matthew Hougan discusses the "black swan" risk.
  10. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Price Rebounds Above $10,000 as Other Cryptocurrencies Rise

    Bitcoin's price rose above $10,000 again as trading volumes in the cryptocurrency surged. Other coins followed suit.
  11. Virtual Currency

    How The US Government Handles Its Massive Stash Of Bitcoins

    The U.S. government is among the largest holder of bitcoins. How does it handle its secret stash?
  12. Investing

    Two Things We Learned From Billionaire Warren Buffett's Shareholder Letter

    Billionaire Warren Buffett heaped praise on his potential successors in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders.
  13. Virtual Currency

    How To Keep Your IOTA Cryptocurrency, MIOTA, Safe

    IOTA's network was recently hacked and $4 million of its cryptocurrency, MIOTA, was stolen. Here's how to avoid that.
  14. Virtual Currency

    Are Bitcoin Price And Equity Markets Returns Correlated?

    Is there a correlation between bitcoin's price and the equity markets? We investigate.
  15. Virtual Currency

    Crypto Index Fund Bitwise Delivered 45% Returns in First 2 Months

    The Bitwise HOLD 10 index outperformed cryptocurrency markets during both bull and bear periods.