Tech

  1. Investment Options For Bitcoin High-Rollers

    Got big money to bet on bitcoins? Here are some options looking to make a splash in 2014.
  2. No Faith In Bitcoin? Profit From Shorting It

    Most articles assume that bitcoin prices will rise. But what about those who think it's a Ponzi scheme? This article is for ...
  3. The Easy Way To Measure Bitcoin's Fair Market Value: A Do-It-Yourself Guide

    How do you determine the fair market value of a currency that has appreciated faster than the shares of even the hottest ...
  4. The Credit Card Chip: What Travelers Must Know

    Credit cards in the U.S are just getting ENV technology, which embeds a smart chip in your credit card. Here's how to avoid ...
  5. What Is Bitcoin's Intrinsic Value?

    What would bitcoin's price look like in the event of widespread adoption?
  6. ISP (Internet Service Provider)

    A company that provides consumers, businesses, and other Internet Service Providers access to the Internet.
  7. Stock School: Student-Managed Investment Plans

    Student-managed investment funds offer future investment professionals a chance to manage real money while earning their ...
  8. How Google's Self-Driving Car Will Change Everything

    Self-driving vehicles are coming fast, and they’re going to radically change what it’s like to get from point A to point ...
  9. Basics For Buying And Investing In Bitcoin

    Bitcoin continues to experience growth in both users and merchants, generating a common question - how can you be part of ...
  10. Marissa Mayer

    Marissa Mayer, best known for unexpectedly being named CEO of Yahoo in 2012, was born in 1975 in Wausau, Wisc. She attended ...
  11. Winklevoss Interview: Bitcoin Payment System Worth $400 Billion

    The bull case for Bitcoin is often expressed as an estimate of the future value of all Bitcoins in circulation once it reaches ...
  12. How do you buy Bitcoins?

    Many people have heard of this virtual cryptocurrency, but few know all the ways you can purchase Bitcoin.
  13. Alibaba IPO: 5 Things To Know

    Five things to know about the company that dominates the world’s largest e-commerce market.
  14. 5 Types Of Bitcoin Early Adopters, Part 2: Merchants

    Once the bitcoin novelty wears off, which types of merchants are most likely to realize the biggest long-term benefits from ...
  15. Paper Wallet

    A paper wallet is an offline mechanism for storing Bitcoins. The process involves printing the private keys and Bitcoin addresses ...
  16. Litecoin

    Launched in the year 2011, Litecoin is an alternative cryptocurrency based on the model of Bitcoin.
  17. Altcoin

    Altcoins are alternative cryptocurrencies launched after the success of Bitcoin.
  18. Dogecoin

    Dogecoin is a peer-to-peer open source cryptocurrency and falls under the category of altcoins.
  19. MazaCoin

    MazaCoin, a cryptocurrency launched in February 2014, is the official national currency of the Traditional Lakota Nation. ...
  20. Peercoin

    Peercoin is an alternative cryptocurrency launched in August 2012 and is based on the Bitcoin framework. Peercoin is also ...
  21. Bitcoin Wallet

    A Bitcoin wallet is a software program where Bitcoins are stored.
  22. U.S. Marshals To Auction Off Seized Bitcoins

    The U.S. Marshals are auctioning off 29,656.51306529 bitcoins seized from drug site Silk Road. To be eligible, you'll need ...
  23. Block (Bitcoin Block)

    Blocks are files where data pertaining to the Bitcoin network is permanently recorded.
  24. Could One Bitcoin Come To Be Worth $1 Million? Q&A

    "If Bitcoin lives up to its potential and becomes the working capital of international trade, it could be used for cross ...
  25. How Oracle Will Face Its Coming Challenges

    Very few tech companies can do what Oracle Corp. has done, having grown revenue nearly 15% a year for the past decade, and ...
  26. Bitcoin Mining

    Bitcoin mining is the process by which transactions are verified and added to the public ledger, known as the block chain, ...
  27. Why The Winklevoss Twins' New Bitcoin ETF Matters

    The Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust, currently moving towards regulatory approval and expected out later this year, will be a Bitcoin ...
  28. Overlooked Israel Is A Portfolio Growth Engine

    While it’s often overlooked, Israel could be one of the best destinations for your portfolio dollar. Its high-tech economy ...
  29. America Launches Its First Bitcoin ATMs : Q&A With Liberty Teller Co-Founder

    Investopedia interviewed one of the co-founders of Liberty Teller, a start-up company that launched the U.S.'s first Bitcoin ...
  30. Bitcoin Mass Hysteria: The Disaster that Brought Down Mt. Gox

    The disastrous halt in trading on Mt. Gox, a popular Bitcoin-trading web site, sent the Bitcoin world into a panic.
  31. Bitcoin Innovations And Obstacles

    Investopedia explains the development of the Bitcoin digital currency system and the risks associated with using and investing ...
  32. Big Dividends From Big Data

    As internet traffic continues to skyrocket, the datacenter operators are poised to be a backdoor player in the growth of ...
  33. Flash Freeze

    A sudden shutdown in trading activity on an exchange. “Flash freeze” was first used to refer to the abrupt outage on the ...
  34. The Future Of Cryptocurrency

    The emergence of Bitcoin has sparked a debate about its future and that of other cryptocurrencies. Despite Bitcoin’s recent ...
  35. Double-Spending

    The risk that a digital currency can be spent twice. Double-spending is a problem unique to digital currencies because digital ...
  36. Master Your Trading Mindtraps

    Traders are only human; therefore, they are subject to psychological traps when they trade. Read how you can manage your ...
  37. The Big Play In Big Data

    Given just how technology oriented our lives are becoming, the amount of data we are creating is staggering. But in that ...
  38. Bitcoin May Be The Currency Of The Future

    Forget the dollar or the euro. Bitcoin may be the next big currency to hit the world.
  39. Legal Tender

    Any official medium of payment recognized by law that can be used to extinguish a public or private debt, or meet a financial ...
  40. Should You Invest In Weapon Stocks?

    While most investors are OK with adding booze, gambling and tobacco to their portfolios, defense and weapons are another ...
  41. Oracle Shows More Strength Than Expected (ORCL, CRM, MSFT, CSCO)

    Oracle keeps delivering.
  42. Animals That Can Replace You At Your Job

    Have you ever thought a monkey could do your job? Well, maybe it could. Here are some ways animals are replacing people at ...
  43. 3 Industry-Impacting Innovations On The Horizon

    Here are some industry-impacting innovations that could potentially belong in the famed Carousel of Progress.
  44. The ROI Of Space Exploration

    NASA's return on investment can't be measured by only by what it gets back in capital. We'll look at what effect NASA spending ...
  45. Debit Card Fraud: Is Your Money At Risk?

    As criminals are becoming more savvy, your money is becoming more vulnerable.
  46. Are Big Budget Video Games Dead?

    More people seem to be gaming on tablets and smartphones over consoles, which means this could be the end of big budget console ...
  47. The Basics Of Currency Trading

    Trading in the currency market isn't easy. We tell you what you need to know before starting.
  48. How To Keep Your Debit Card Transactions Safe

    Debit card use has become more popular than ever, but not every consumer knows what they need to do to make sure they keep ...
  49. China's Booming E-Commerce Market

    China’s rapidly growing consumer story is spreading to its e-commerce sector as well. Given the nation’s huge population ...
  50. Why Digital Insurance Is Important

    Don't get caught losing the files on your computer. Here are some insurance policies to think about.
Hot Definitions
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  2. Drawdown

    The peak-to-trough decline during a specific record period of an investment, fund or commodity. A drawdown is usually quoted ...
  3. Inverse Transaction

    A transaction that can cancel out a forward contract that has the same value date.
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    The return of an investor's principal in a fixed income security, such as a preferred stock or bond; or the sale of units ...
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