Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Latest Exec to Flirt with Bitcoin

Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Latest Exec to Flirt with Bitcoin Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs, cozies up to bitcoin, albeit hesitantly. He’s following a global corporate trend. As its price rises, and bitcoin’s resiliency to regulation rumors and clampdown steady, it’s not hard to imagine more converts on the way.   Consigliere to […]

Bitcoin: $6,000 and Beyond?

Bitcoin: $6,000 and Beyond? Bitcoin will quickly rise to $6,000 and you’re all foolish for thinking otherwise. At least, that’s what industry experts are saying. Of course, they added one important caveat: expect volatility to continue. Bullish on Bitcoin The cryptocurrency community has fallen on hard times as of late, but that hasn’t stopped the […]

IMF Head – Cryptocurrency Could Be the Future. Really.

IMF Head – Cryptocurrency Could Be the Future. Really. Christine Lagarde sees a path ahead for cryptocurrency. The managing director of the International Monetary Fund, or IMF, talked up the potential of virtual currencies to supplant traditional monies in coming decades on Friday. Cryptocurrencies, or virtual currencies, are a new class of digital assets powered […]

Chinese money dominates bitcoin, now its companies are gunning for blockchain tech

Chinese money dominates bitcoin, now its companies are gunning for blockchain tech Beijing, China It’s a sweltering summer night when I’m invited to join a bitcoin miner from Shenzhen at a “bitcoin club” somewhere in downtown Beijing. I’ve just returned from visiting one of the world’s largest bitcoin mines and find myself at a gathering […]

Why Bitcoin and Ethereum will soon be everywhere

Why Bitcoin and Ethereum will soon be everywhere Bitcoin, Ethereum and blockchain technologies are all the rage. Initial coin offerings (ICOs) are raking in millions in mere minutes, and every day a new initiative is announced with ever-increasing hype. With all of this going on, you’d expect cryptocurrencies to be mainstream fare, right? Unfortunately, they’re […]

Young investors make thousands from bitcoin but experts warn amateurs could lose everything

Young investors make thousands from bitcoin but experts warn amateurs could lose everything Anyone seeking the hottest investments will have been watching developments in cryptocurrency with a discerning eye. Bitcoin, the king of the breed, has soared in value since launching in 2010. Thirty dollars’ worth of bitcoin bought at launch would have made you […]

Early bitcoin investor Palihapitiya declares ‘nobody can stop it’

Early bitcoin investor Palihapitiya declares 'nobody can stop it' Social Capital's Chamath Palihapitiya was early in both Facebook and bitcoin and continues to back both. "The idea that the government can put curbs on this is actually pretty specious," he said in response to JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon's criticism of bitcoin. Investors who followed […]