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

    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.
  2. 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.
  3. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Price Falls After Yesterday's Highs

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

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

    What caused bitcoin prices to fluctuate so wildly on December 7?
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Virtual Currency

    A Closer Look at IOTA

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

    Bitcoin Price Races Past $13,000

    Bitcoin's price jumped from $12k to $13k in less than 24 hours.
  9. 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?
  10. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Price Inches Closer To $12,000

    The price of bitcoin touched a new record high this morning before retreating.
  11. Virtual Currency

    CryptoKitties Rule Traffic on Ethereum's Blockchain

    CryptoKitties, a game featuring digital cats, accounts for 11% to 15% of the traffic on ethereum's blockchain.
  12. Virtual Currency

    Cboe to Start Bitcoin Futures Trading on Dec. 10

    Cboe Global Markets has beaten cross-town rival CME in starting bitcoin futures trading.
  13. Virtual Currency

    Federal Reserve May Introduce A Cryptocurrency In The Future

    What are the benefits and drawbacks of having a central bank like the Fed issue cryptocurrencies?
  14. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Investing Overtakes Stocks In Google Search Trends

    Web searches for "How To Invest In Bitcoins" are more popular than "How To Invest In Stocks" according to Google Trends.
  15. Virtual Currency

    Bitcoin Price Sets New High and a New Normal

    Prices hovering in the $11,000 range is a new normal of sorts for bitcoin.