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The bitcoin hype is weird. But investors might be right.

In the long history of money, there have been essentially two kinds. The first is a tangible commodity — usually, gold. The second is a “fiat currency,” created by a ruler with the power to compel use. The proposition underlying this year’s extraordinary bitcoin surge is that we are about to have a …

Cryptocurrency

Why Bitcoin is Surging in the Countries Trying Hardest to Stop It

Bitcoin trading expanded faster this year in emerging markets than developed ones — and quickest of all in places where authorities tried to crack …

Cryptocurrency

Dash Races To Build Payment Network System For Tomorrow | Investopedia

Even as bitcoin’s status as a revolutionary payment network is still under debate, another cryptocurrency has staked its claim to the original …

4 Things That Could Send Bitcoin Soaring to $100,000

The right catalysts could propel bitcoin to a six-figure price tag.<p>Bitcoin has risen from less than one penny in 2010 to a price of about $17,000 as …

Cryptocurrency

6 Cryptocurrencies Putting Bitcoin's Jaw-Dropping Rally To Shame

by Jesse Cohen<p><b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>Given the current extreme volatility of cryptocurrencies, all prices quoted below were accurate at time of writing. We</i> …