Posts Tagged Fortune


Bitcoin Is a ‘Toxic Concept for Investors,’ Yale Economist Warns – Fortune

Bitcoin Is a 'Toxic Concept for Investors,' Yale Economist WarnsFortuneAdd another voice to the chorus calling bitcoin a dangerous bubble: that of Yale University senior fellow Stephen Roach. Roach, who also used to be Morgan Stanley's Asian chief, told CNBC that the cryptocurrency was a “dangerous speculative bubble by …and more » bitcoin – Google News

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5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the Rise – Fortune

Fortune 5 Bitcoin Rivals That Are Rapidly on the RiseFortuneBitcoin prices peaked at an all-time high of over $ 11,800 Sunday in one of the most dramatic value surges of any asset in living memory. Today's prevailing digital currency was worth just $ 12 in 2013, and has at times been dismissed as an internet […]

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Bitcoin Is Very Close to Crossing This Major Milestone – Fortune

Fortune Bitcoin Is Very Close to Crossing This Major MilestoneFortuneLast week, former hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz predicted bitcoin would cross the $ 10,000 mark by the end of this year (it was worth around $ 8,300 at the time). And venture capitalist Tim Draper made the same prediction three years ago, when it was …Next […]

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People Are Now Searching How to Buy Bitcoin More Than How to Buy Gold – Fortune

Fortune People Are Now Searching How to Buy Bitcoin More Than How to Buy GoldFortuneMore people are now searching online for how to buy bitcoin than they are expressing interest in buying gold, according to a new report. Per Bloomberg, the surge in the cryptocurrency's attraction is coinciding with a well-performing U.S. stock market …Bitcoin […]

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Julian Assange Says He’s Made a 50000% Return on Bitcoin – Fortune

Fortune Julian Assange Says He's Made a 50000% Return on BitcoinFortuneAssuming Wikileaks invested in bitcoin and did indeed receive over 50,000% returns, Assange would have received about $ 50,000 for each dollar invested. So had he indeed put that entire 800,000 euros into the cryptocurrency, it would be the equivalent …WikiLeaks founder Assange claims he […]

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This Story About a Florida Man Involves Bitcoin and JP Morgan – Fortune

Fortune This Story About a Florida Man Involves Bitcoin and JP MorganFortuneA Florida man was arrested on Thursday for participating in a bribery scheme aimed at supporting an illegal bitcoin exchange operated by his son and owned by an Israeli behind a series of hacking attacks on organizations such as J.P. Morgan Chase JPM …JPMorgan Hack […]

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Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, and the Enduring Mysteries of Authorship – Fortune

Fortune Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, and the Enduring Mysteries of AuthorshipFortuneThe package arrived the morning after Wired and Gizmodo published dual exposés purporting to unmask the alleged mastermind behind the Bitcoin cryptocurrency. Their “outed” architect? A dubious and barely known Australian man named Craig Wright, …'Bitcoin founder' Craig Wright 'paid $ 85m' worth of the cybercurrency for […]

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Federal government cracks down on Bitcoin operator – Fortune

Fortune Federal government cracks down on Bitcoin operatorFortune(Reuters) – U.S. derivatives regulators brought their first case against a Bitcoin trading platform on Thursday, declaring that virtual currencies are deemed “commodities” covered under existing law. The Commodity Futures Trading Commission said it had …Bitcoin Is Officially a Commodity, According to U.S. RegulatorBloombergBitcoin, Other Virtual Currencies Granted Official […]

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Venture capitalist Reid Hoffman talks unicorns, valuations, and bitcoin – Fortune

Fortune Venture capitalist Reid Hoffman talks unicorns, valuations, and bitcoinFortuneA: Xapo [Xapo is a Greylock-backed company that has created a digital wallet for bitcoin]. My theory of why bitcoin is interesting is that there will almost certainly be in 10 years there will be one or more global crypto currencies that will either be …and […]

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Why is the Bitcoin Bowl no more? – Fortune

Fortune Why is the Bitcoin Bowl no more?FortuneThe game took place on December 26 in Florida, between North Carolina State and the University of Central Florida, and there were to be two more years of the game with the Bitcoin Bowl branding. But the sponsorship has abruptly ended. And even though …Bitcoin no longer sponsoring St. […]

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