The following graphic discusses key themes of the year such as central bank policy, European unity, China, cryptocurrencies, and emerging markets.
Bitcoin Mining News
Gold is going digital.
China’s Bitmain Technologies is eyeing bitcoin mining sites in Quebec, a company spokesman told Reuters, as expectations of a potential Chinese crackdown on cryptocurrency mining make the energy-rich Canadian province an attractive alternative.
Frank discusses Metcalfe’s law and how it applies to bitcoin.
Miners of bitcoin could require up to 140 terawatt-hours of electricity in 2018. That’s more than expected power demand from electric vehicles in 2025.
Copper and bitcoin.
Creation of digital bitcoins by computer networks has real-world consequences in form of massive energy use, including fuels that cause most pollution.
This Christmas, there is so much more that you know about, as Santa straps on today’s hottest new technological advancement: The blockchain.
Blockchain upending world’s financial markets with rise of bitcoin, and now the digital-ledger system is poised to do the same next year for raw materials.
While bitcoin has shown greater volatility and lower liquidity compared to gold, the $275bn market value of bitcoin is dwarfed by gold’s $8.3 trillion.
Israel's markets regulator said bitcoin-based companies wouldn't be included in any indexes on Tel Aviv Stock Exchange but should not be banned in trade.
“The bitcoin’s super-high volatility is not for everyone’s taste,” said Randy Frederick, vice president of trading and derivatives with Charles Schwab & Co.
Bitcoin’s meteoric skyrocketing this year has been astonishing, captivating traders across the globe.
Bitcoin has been kicking the stuffing out of most mining stocks lately, as the cryptocurrency continues to climb to new heights.
Doomsday preppers in North America bet on bitcoin; cryptocurrency is starting to impinge on gold's appeal.
The enigmatic cryptocurrency has steadily climbed in price to take the title of the best-performing currency in both 2015 and 2016
Bitcoin, a digital and decentralized cryptocurrency, staged a late comeback in 2015 to overtake the dollar by a whopping 35% by the end of the year.
The company is putting a golden surprise gift on transactions amounting 10+ BTC.
Motherboard, a blog run through Vice Media LLC, was recently given a tour of a bitcoin mining facility in Dalian, a port city in Liaoning Province, northeast China.
There is no doubt that Warren Buffett is one of the most successful investors in modern times.
Bitcoin can be the transactional system that all of these tickets run on top of.
I think there have been three phases to Bitcoin so far.
The inflated expectations phase, and are now well into the trough of disillusionment phase.
These are the kind of metrics we need to be looking at.
But, of course, Bitcoin’s price is a function of its promise. Why own Bitcoin if it has no future?