Virtual Currency

  1. GDAX

    GDAX is a digital currency exchange linked to Coinbase.
  2. Winklevoss Twins Awarded Patent for ETP

    The 'Winklevii,' who have been lobbying the SEC for an ETF, were awarded a patent recently.
  3. Cryptokitties Are Still a Thing. Here's Why

    Cryptokitties are attracting serious money from VCs after bursting into the limelight last year.
  4. Automated Trading Broadens Accessibility to Crypto

    Solutions such as automated trading break down complex cryptocurrency structures into easily digestible formats and thus ...
  5. What Does the Bitcoin Blockchain Record?

    Read about the bitcoin blockchain, a public ledger shared among all bitcoin users that records the information of every single ...
  6. Bank of America CTO: Cryptocurrency Is Troubling

    Bank of America's CTO says cryptocurrencies are troubling because they are not transparent.
  7. Is EOS the Next Hot Cryptocurrency?

    The digital currency may be headed for record highs.
  8. Cryptocurrency 'Burning': Can It Manage Inflation?

    Coin burning could help to control the circulating supply of digital tokens.
  9. Iranians Turning to Bitcoin for Money Transfers

    President Trump's decision on Iran may have the unexpected side effect of promoting bitcoin use.
  10. JPMorgan Has Big Plans for Blockchain

    JPMorgan is making rapid strides with its distributed-ledger venture, Quorum.
  11. Bloomberg to Launch Cryptocurrency Index

    Bloomberg has announced a new dedicated index to act as a tracker for the cryptocurrency market.
  12. How to Buy Bitcoin

    It's one of the biggest buzzwords in the financial space, but many people don't know how to buy Bitcoin.
  13. Zilliqa Joins the $1 Billion Crypto Club

    Launched last year, Zilliqa, claiming to offer a scalable solution, has secured a $1B market cap.
  14. Billionaire Mike Novogratz Launches Crypto Index For Institutional Investors

    Michael Novogratz, who has invested a third of his fortune in cryptocurrencies, has launched a crypto index in partnership ...
  15. The Most Successful ICOs of All Time

    In the world of initial coin offerings, outlandish ROI figures are not uncommon.
  16. Buffett, Gates Are Wrong on Bitcoin: Palihapitiya

    The former Facebook exec likens bitcoin to buying insurance against a financial crisis.
  17. What's the Environmental Impact of Cryptocurrency?

    It's no secret that cryptocurrency mining requires massive amounts of energy.
  18. Ex-Trump Advisor Predicts 'Global Cryptocurrency'

    Gary Cohn, though not a fan of bitcoin, sees the eventual emergence of a global cryptocurrency.
  19. Facebook Launches Internal Study on Blockchain

    The former head of Facebook's Messenger app is now in charge of exploring blockchain's potential.
  20. Bit Gold

    Bit gold is a 2005 proposal that resembles bitcoin's consensus system and incorporates hashes.
  21. Global Elite is Hoarding $10B in Bitcoin Bunkers

    A unique physical, secure vault solution has found big business with high net worth clients storing their multi-billion bitcoins ...
  22. Bitcoin Private (BTCP)

    Bitcoin Private combines the popularity of bitcoin with the privacy of ZClassic
  23. NYSE's Parent ICE is planning a Bitcoin Exchange

    The Intercontinental Exchange is planning to build and launch its own bitcoin trading platform based on swaps
  24. Is 2018 the Year of the Security Token?

    With its ability to demonstrate value, security tokens could roil traditional financial markets in favor of the more hybrid ...
  25. Kik to Fork Stellar for Fee-Free Kin Blockchain

    Kin, the cryptocurrency from Kik messaging service, is planning a fork from Stellar to avoid issues of scalability and transaction ...
  26. Winklevoss to Gates: Here's How to Short Bitcoin

    Yesterday Bill Gates said bitcoin was one of the "crazier" things. Bitcoin billionaire Tyler Winklevoss fired back at him ...
  27. Mining

    Mining validates transactions on the cryptocurrency network and is used to add newly found coins to circulation
  28. Ether (Cryptocurrency)

    Ether, often perceived as the native currency of Ethereum, actually works as a fuel of the Ethereum ecosystem
  29. Monero Now Available On Circle App

    Circle Invest, the popular cryptocurrency investment app now supports Monero, the privacy-focused cryptocurrency
  30. Why the ASKfm ICO is One to Watch

    ASKfm could prove to be the most exciting coin offering of 2018 considering its strong offering and a living ecosystem already ...
  31. How Will Lightning Network Evolve In The Future?

    Here are three ways in which Lightning Network, one of the solutions being proposed to scale bitcoin's blockchain, is evolving ...
  32. How Goldman's Bitcoin Bid Could Change Crypto Industry

    Goldman Sachs announced its entry into bitcoin trading. Here's 3 ways it could change the game.
  33. 'First Crypto Analyst' Warns Against Bitcoin

    Calling bitcoin the 'FANG stock of the crypto world,' but recommending investors avoid it.
  34. Bitcoin Is Probably 'Rat Poison Squared': Buffett

    The widely followed Oracle of Omaha once again advised against cryptocurrency.
  35. Gates on Bitcoin: ‘Would Short It' If It Was Easy

    The Microsoft co-founder joined fellow billionaires in bashing the largest cryptocurrency.
  36. Ripple Slapped with Class Action Lawsuit

    A class-action suit alleges that the company violated securities regulations in a token sale.
  37. Kentucky Derby Now Allows Bitcoin Bets

    Cryptocurrency wagers were up significantly this year.
  38. How Does Blockchain Work?

    Blockchain technology supports the cryptocurrency space and many other promising applications.
  39. Who Is Charlie Lee, Litecoin Founder?

    Lee is the creator of one of the top 10 largest digital currencies by market cap.
  40. JPMorgan Applies for Blockchain-Payment Patent

    The bank filed for a patent for a distributed-ledger-based interbank payments system: USPTO.
  41. How to Get Established as a Cryptocurrency Miner

    Mining for cryptocurrencies may sound like a good idea. But is it worth the effort?
  42. Reddit Cofounder Sees Ethereum at $1,500 by Jan. 1

    Reddit stopped accepting bitcoin on its platform last month, but will again accept cryptocurrency.
  43. What is the most overused expression in cryptocurrency?

    Joshua Brown, CEO of Ritholtz Wealth Management and founder of TheReformedBroker.com, discusses the most overused lines in ...
  44. The Five Most Private Cryptocurrencies

    Investopedia's list of private cryptocurrencies that claim to offer enhanced security and protection of user identity
  45. Tether (USDT)

    Tether is one of the leading stablecoin cryptocurrencies, is said to be pegged to and backed by the US dollar
  46. All About Ethereum

    Here’s a detailed look at Ethereum, and what makes it so special and promising
  47. Obelisk Consensus Algorithm

    Used by SkyCoin, Obelisk consensus algorithm addresses issues of proof-of-stake and proof-of-work algorithms allowing cryptocurrencies ...
  48. Could This Fundraising Mechanism Step in For ICOs?

    The recently-formed Institute for Blockchain Innovation has proposed JOBS Act Coin Offering (JCO) as an alternative to ICOs. ...
  49. Gold ETF Exec Switches Allegiance to Bitcoin ETF

    Samantha McDonald of GLD, GLDW will lead the finance team for Grayscale Investments.
  50. India's Cryptocurrency Investors Bet Trading Will Survive Bank Ban

    A month after India's central bank barred regulated lenders from facilitating cryptocurrency transactions, trading volumes ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Compound Annual Growth Rate - CAGR

    The Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) is the mean annual growth rate of an investment over a specified period of time longer ...
  2. Net Present Value - NPV

    Net Present Value (NPV) is the difference between the present value of cash inflows and the present value of cash outflows ...
  3. Price-Earnings Ratio - P/E Ratio

    The Price-to-Earnings Ratio or P/E ratio is a ratio for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative ...
  4. Internal Rate of Return - IRR

    Internal Rate of Return (IRR) is a metric used in capital budgeting to estimate the profitability of potential investments.
  5. Limit Order

    An order placed with a brokerage to buy or sell a set number of shares at a specified price or better.
  6. Current Ratio

    The current ratio is a liquidity ratio that measures a company's ability to pay short-term and long-term obligations.
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