Currency

Bitcoin Is Now Classified as a Commodity in the U.S.

The digital currency has the same designation as gold or oil.

Matt Clinch

· 3 min read

Japanese Court: Bitcoin Can't Be Owned, People Can't Sue Mt. Gox for Compensation

A judge ruled that bitcoins don't have the 'tangible qualities' needed to constitute owned property by Japanese law.

Daniel Cooper

· 1 min read

Can One Man and an Indiegogo Campaign Save a Country?

Tired of political posturing, a Londoner hopes to bail out Greece using the power of the people.

Carly Okyle

· 3 min read

The Next $10 Bill Will Feature a Woman

Set for release in 2020, the note will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.

Catherine Clifford

· 3 min read

Is Bitcoin Speculative Foolery or a Financial Services Breakthrough?

The author of 'The Bitcoin Big Bang' on what entrepreneurs need to know about the budding digital currency.

Carol Roth

· 4 min read

Microsoft Profit Falls on Sluggish Demand for Windows

The tech company also struggled with the impact of the strong U.S. dollar.

Reuters

· 2 min read

Bitstamp Expected to Resume Trading Within Hours

The Bitcoin exchange, which shut down following a security breach, says it will begin trading the virtual currency again within the next day or so.

Reuters

· 2 min read

Bitcoin Named Worst-Performing Currency of 2014

Bitcoin's awareness and adoption grew by leaps and bounds this year, but its value did the opposite, plummeting by more than 56 percent.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 2 min read

World Set to End Year in Brittle Economic State

Factory activity is shrinking in China, euro zone business growth remains weak and emerging market giant Russia is in a spiraling currency crisis.

Reuters

· 5 min read

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 3 min read

Blockchain Raises $30 Million in Biggest-Ever Funding Round for a Bitcoin Company

The world's largest Bitcoin wallet service just sealed a record venture capital deal. Backers include none other than billionaire Richard Branson.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 2 min read

Nation's Top Consumer Watchdog Warns of Bitcoin's Dangers

Bitcoin buyer beware. The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau cautions consumers about the risks of investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 4 min read