Bitcoin's rising price reflects declining faith in the existing financial
system. Will central bankers like Christine Lagarde take notice?
Bitcoin may not be "digital gold" just yet. But, with institutions accepting
the business case and the price rising, it's well on the way.
At stake as we debate the data-monopolizing power of the internet’s biggest
companies: the future of what it means to be human.
As Wall Street buys bitcoin, crypto faces a fight for its soul. On the one
side is mainstream acceptance. On the other: its cypherpunk roots.
The success of a store-of-value asset, like bitcoin or gold, isn't just a
matter of durability, fungibility or scarcity. It's about whether people
believe in it.
Short-sellers help identify weaknesses in capital markets. Bitcoin helps us
see what's wrong with the financial system.
China's moves on digital currency have potential to rock the global economy.
The U.S. risks getting left behind, like Kodak and digital photos.