Tagged: bitcoin

With bitcoin futures set to trade

The Cboe will launch futures trading in bitcoin at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday. The ticker symbol will be XBT. Since the interest level is so high, let’s try to answer a few basic...

Steam Abandons Bitcoin

The phenomenon of Bitcoin as a form of currency has been fascinating to track, as the online cryptocurrency has seen tremendous fluctuations in value over recent months, as well as concerns about the potential...

Bitcoin Now Bigger

Bitcoin’s extraordinary price surge means its market capitalization now exceeds the annual output of whole economies, and the estimated worth of some of the world’s top billionaires. With the debate over its bubble status still...

Gold Fund Joins Bitcoin Frenzy

The Old Mutual Gold & Silver Fund, which manages $220 million of mostly precious metal equities, is jumping on the bitcoin wagon. The fund started buying in April with a mandate to allocate as...