Virtual Currency

  1. Trading Forex With Bitcoin: How Does It Work? (XOM, EXPE)

    We look at ways to trade forex with bitcoin and the pitfalls in doing so.
  2. How is a block chain network useful for trading goods and assets in virtual currencies?

    Find out how blockchain technology works and why it is so crucial for maintaining trading networks for virtual currencies ...
  3. How Would The Euro Trade If A Grexit Occurs?

    In the event of a Grexit, the euro could head towards parity with the USD.
  4. What does a block chain record in a bitcoin exchange transaction?

    Read about the bitcoin blockchain, a public ledger shared among all bitcoin users that records the information of every single ...
  5. How KakaoTalk Makes Money

    We explain how Korea's most popular messaging application makes its money.
  6. How does a block chain prevent double-spending of Bitcoins?

    Find out how double-spending is prevented in the Bitcoin server and how transactions are posted and verified on the Bitcoin ...
  7. When and How Can Spread Betting Be Profitable

    Providing tax-free income in some countries, spread betting can be highly profitable. Investopedia provides important points ...
  8. Top U.S Forex News Sites

    Breaking news moves forex markets. Here are the top U.S. sites for tracking forex news.
  9. Risks & Rewards Of Investing In Bitcoin

    Since Bitcoin is not a company and therefore does not have a publicly traded stock, how can you invest in it?
  10. 10 Steps To Becoming A Day Trader

    Want to be the master of your career by becoming a full-time day trader? Follow these 10 steps to be a successful trader.
  11. Is Bitcoin Mining Still Profitable?

    Recent changes in technology and the creation of professional mining centers individual miners are asking themselves, is ...
  12. Can Bitcoin Kill Central Banks?

    Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer unofficial currency that operates without government or central bank oversight. Can Bitcoin kill ...
  13. 10 Cities Leading Bitcoin Adoption

    An overview of the global cities leading the way in using the virtual currency Bitcoin.
  14. Beware of these Five Bitcoin Scams

    We look at five bitcoin scams and how to protect yourself from fraud.
  15. Bitcoin Transactions Vs. Credit Card Transactions

    We provide an overview of the differences between bitcoin and credit card transactions, and the advantages of using one over ...
  16. Why Governments Are Afraid Of Bitcoin

    Bitcoin is the first decentralized peer-to-peer payment network and cryptocurrency. Governments may fear Bitcoin because ...
  17. Bitcoin 2.0 Applications (AMZN, EBAY)

    The bitcoin blockchain enables the application of decentralized public ledgers for purposes other than digital currencies ...
  18. Countries Where Bitcoin Is Legal & Illegal (DISH, OTSK)

    Although bitcoin has been in existence for five years, most countries still do not have consistent laws regulating the cryptocurrency. ...
  19. Will M1 ever become obsolete?

    Learn why the M1 money supply may evolve and transform into different mediums but will continue to remain in existence for ...
  20. The Risk And Rewards Of Investing In Startups (GOOG)

    Investing in startups is a very risky business but can reward investors greatly if and when they do pay off.
  21. How Will Bitcoin 2.0 Change The World? (MSFT, OSTK)

    Since Bitcoin's 2009 launch, the decentralized, peer-to-peer digital currency and payment system has garnered worldwide interest.
  22. Countries That Use The U.S. Dollar

    Here are the territories and countries that use the U.S. dollar as their official or quasi official currency.
  23. Are There Taxes On Bitcoins?

    Here is a short guide to the tax implications when using or investing in bitcoins in the US.
  24. Technology, The Biggest Threat For Big Banks

    Technology is the biggest threat to the future of big banks as we know them.
  25. How Bitcoin Can Change The World

    Bitcoin has the potential to not only create savings for consumer, but also to transform global transactions.
  26. The Worst Performing Currencies Of 2015

    The U.S. dollar has strengthened over the past year while weakness in Europe and the former Soviet Union has led to declines ...
  27. When Will Bitcoin Soar?

    We look at what determines the value of Bitcoin, the digital currency, and when it might take off.
  28. What Is Cold Storage For Bitcoin

    With increasing incidents of hacking in the world of digital currency, cold storage offers a safe place for the cryptocurrency ...
  29. How has the shift to e-commerce affected the profitability of companies in credit services?

    Learn how the shift to e-commerce has benefited credit services companies by making it easier for consumers to use credit, ...
  30. The Most Important Technical Indicators For Binary Options

    Trading binary options is not for the novice, but if you're ready to delve in, get to know the best technical indicators.
  31. Credit Card Rewards Devaluation: How To Avoid It?

    If you don't know how to redeem your rewards points, we'll show you the easiest way to avoid rewards devaluation this year. ...
  32. Peer-To-Peer (Virtual Currency)

    The exchange or sharing of information, data, or assets between parties without the involvement of a central authority.
  33. The Economic Fundamentals Of The Sharing Economy

    The sharing economy is reshaping how businesses and consumers interact with each other by lowering costs and increasing operational ...
  34. Spread Betting Brokers

    Spread betting can be fun, but it's risky and you will want a reliable broker. Here are the top spread betting brokers.
  35. Popular Bitcoin Mining Software

    Success at mining bitcoins depends on the combination of time, knowledge, computer hardware and the complementary software. ...
  36. Top Forex Trading Apps

    A brief overview of the top apps that help forex traders with on time information, charts and more.
  37. Medici, The Blockchain Stock Exchange

    Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne's revolutionary Project Medici would list Overstock securities on a blockchain-based exchange--a ...
  38. Top Bloomberg Tools for financial analysis

    Market leader Bloomberg offers lots of tools; some are better for traders, some for financial analysts. Here are the top ...
  39. Liquidity Of Bitcoins

    Liquid markets are easy to exit; illiquid markets can put traders in a tough spot. Here are the main factors affecting the ...
  40. Ways To Earn Bitcoins

    There are many ways to earn and own Bitcoins other than just buying them on a Bitcoin exchange.
  41. A Look At The Most Popular Bitcoin Exchanges

    The Bitcoin exchanges today claim to have learned from Mt. Gox and present themselves as advanced models with better security ...
  42. Stores Where You Can Buy Things With Bitcoins

    One reason some people are wary of Bitcoin is they're not sure what to do with it other than buy and hold. But the Bitcoin ...
  43. How Bitcoin Casinos Work

    For those who don't just don't find bitcoin speculative enough, there are bitcoin casinos.
  44. Why do Bitcoins have value?

    Performing with transactional anonymity, Bitcoin has value as a private digital currency, investment tool and social networking ...
  45. What are the advantages of paying with Bitcoin?

    Learn how payments made with Bitcoins offer certain advantages over standard currency, including user anonymity, no taxation ...
  46. Investment Options For Bitcoin High-Rollers

    Got big money to bet on bitcoins? Here are some options looking to make a splash in 2014.
  47. 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 ...
  48. 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 ...
  49. What Is Bitcoin's Intrinsic Value?

    What would bitcoin's price look like in the event of widespread adoption?
  50. Stock School: Student-Managed Investment Plans

    Student-managed investment funds offer future investment professionals a chance to manage real money while earning their ...
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