Virtual Currency

  1. What Does the Fire Monkey Mean for Your Portfolio?

    The Chinese new year this year corresponds to the monkey, a quick-witted, playful, tricky figure that means well but has ...
  2. The Top 5 Financial Penny Stocks for 2016 (CPSS, ASRV)

    Learn about some of the most promising penny stocks in the financial services sector that investors can consider adding to ...
  3. Blockchain: The Backbone of Finance's Entire Future

    What is blockchain, and why is it now being used for everything from tracking loans to authenticating diamond purchases?
  4. JP Morgan's Blockchain Trial Project (JPM)

    A glance at JP Morgan's blockchain trial in association with Digital Asset Holdings.
  5. Will 2016 Be the Year of the First Bitcoin Unicorn? 

    Many people believe that 2016 could be the year that the first bitcoin company with a value of more than $1 billion will ...
  6. Bitcoin Is Dead? Not A Chance

    The price of the digital currency, Bitcoin, fell from around $450 to below $380 late last week following the departure of ...
  7. The Outlook for Bitcoin in 2016

    A look at the forces behind the recent surge in Bitcoin price and how it stands entering 2016.
  8. Top 5 US Cities That Accept Bitcoin

    Discover why bitcoins are a popular form of payment among many consumers, and learn the top five cities in the United States ...
  9. Analyzing Bitcoin in 2016

    Discover the market dynamics behind bitcoin's latest price recovery in late 2015 and why its underlying value is expected ...
  10. The History Of Money: From Barter To Banknotes

    Money has been a part of human history for at least 3,000 years. Learn how it evolved.
  11. Bitcoin: Current And Future Legal Framework

    Coders created Bitcoin to be decentralized and independent of governments and banks. Authorities are still struggling to ...
  12. 5 Live Bitcoin Exchanges

    Learn about five of the largest bitcoin exchanges operating around the world in 2015, and discover the issues these exchanges ...
  13. 5 Most Bitcoin-Friendly States

    Learn about five of the most Bitcoin-friendly states in the United States based on its regulatory treatment and the degree ...
  14. Bitcoin's Price History

    Read about the volatility in the price of Bitcoin. Learn how the currency has seen major spikes and crashes, as well as differences ...
  15. 5 Most Bitcoin Friendly Countries

    Learn which countries are the most favorable for using bitcoin as of December 2015, as well as current trends for and against ...
  16. Is Bitcoin legal in the US?

    Learn about the legality of Bitcoin as a form of payment in the United States, as well as how it is produced and concerns ...
  17. The 10 Most Popular Crowdfunding Campaigns

    The recent growth of crowdfunding has drastically changed the game for average people looking to build their own company ...
  18. What Is Cold Storage For Bitcoin?

    Virtual currencies like Bitcoin have grown bigger and stronger in recent years. But with their increased usage has come a ...
  19. 5 Ways to Invest in the Blockchain Boom

    Blockchain technology is one of the hottest trends in the finance scene, with the potential to completely transform traditional ...
  20. How I Made A Virtual Billion In Four Months (BABA, MSFT)

    That moment when you realize you just booked $108 million dollars in less than an hour: it puts butterflies in your stomach.
  21. Is Bitcoin Funding ISIS?

    Officials from the European Union announced today a proposal to crack down on the use of bitcoin in an effort to prevent ...
  22. How Bitcoin Helps People Bypass Government Currency Control

    Bitcoin has helped ordinary citizens in some countries bypass government controls over free exchange conversions.
  23. What Bitcoin Regulations Look Like Around The World

    Bitcoin is still so new that countries are struggling to make legislation catch up with technology. Some nations are more ...
  24. Why Is Bitcoin Rising?

    A look at the reasons behind the recent spectacular surge in bitcoin prices.
  25. Top 4 Apps for Forex Traders

    Discover some of the most useful and popular smartphone applications available to assist forex traders in staying on top ...
  26. The Real Reason For the Rise In Bitcoin Prices (JPM, GS)

    Bitcoin is back in the news because its price has increased. What caused the price increase?
  27. Best Ways to Send Money to the Phillipines

    When you need to send funds to friends or family in Metro Manila or elsewhere in the Philippines, these four services make ...
  28. Currency

    Currency is a generally accepted form of money, including coins and paper notes, which is issued by a government and circulated ...
  29. The 4 Best Alternatives to PayPal (PYPL, GOOG)

    Read about four popular alternatives to PayPal, and learn why the online payments industry is too big for one firm to dominate ...
  30. Top 5 Useless Financial Products That Will Disappear Soon

    Bank deposit slip: what's that? Everyday tools of our financial life that went from indispensable to obsolete.
  31. The Five Most Disruptive Technologies of 2015

    A breakdown of the five most important disruptive innovations in 2015, including wearable technology, ride sharing and smartphones.
  32. The 8 Best Alternatives to Kickstarter

    Learn about Kickstarter, a popular crowdsourcing website. Additionally, learn about eight crowdsourcing companies that are ...
  33. Blockchain Technology To Revolutionize Traditional Banking

    Blockchain technology is being taken seriously by the financial sector as it may prove to be a great disrupter to the traditional ...
  34. How to Use Blockchain to Buy and Sell Gold

    Most people still haven't heard of the term "blockchain," but chances are you will soon. A blockchain is a tamper-proof, ...
  35. Best Stocks to Buy for Less Than $5 (FCEL, MEET)

    Learn more about interesting small-cap stocks, selling for less than $5 per share, that investors may wish to consider adding ...
  36. Benefits & Risks of Trading Forex with Bitcoin

    Want to trade forex using bitcoins? Don’t jump on the bandwagon until you compare the risks to the benefits.
  37. 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.
  38. 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 ...
  39. How Would The Euro Trade If A Grexit Occurs?

    In the event of a Grexit, the euro could head towards parity with the USD.
  40. 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 ...
  41. How KakaoTalk Makes Money

    We explain how Korea's most popular messaging application makes its money.
  42. 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 ...
  43. 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 ...
  44. Top U.S Forex News Sites

    Breaking news moves forex markets. Here are the top U.S. sites for tracking forex news.
  45. 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?
  46. 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.
  47. Is Bitcoin Mining Still Profitable?

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

    Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer unofficial currency that operates without government or central bank oversight. Can Bitcoin kill ...
  49. 10 Cities Leading Bitcoin Adoption

    An overview of the global cities leading the way in using the virtual currency Bitcoin.
  50. 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 ...
Hot Definitions
  1. 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 ...
  2. Return On Equity - ROE

    The amount of net income returned as a percentage of shareholders equity. Return on equity measures a corporation's profitability ...
  3. Bond

    A bond is a fixed income investment in which an investor loans money to an entity (corporate or governmental) that borrows ...
  4. Whole Life Insurance Policy

    A life insurance contract with level premiums that has both an insurance and an investment component. The insurance component ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. Capital Asset Pricing Model - CAPM

    A model that describes the relationship between risk and expected return and that is used in the pricing of risky securities. ...
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