Get the facts you need to know about the virtual currency bitcoin.

We get behind the buzz and hype of the advocates, speculators and promoters to make sure you’re fully aware of the risks and opportunities. No investor can afford to ignore the developments from this disruptive technology. To see the potential impact on industry and your everyday life, browse the stories below.

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Betting Big on Blockchains
Overall, more than $1.5 billion has been invested worldwide in blockchains’ possibilities so far. Major companies are betting big on blockchaining’s future.
Bitcoin Makes the US Dollar Look like Monopoly Money
2015 could go down in history as the year the US dollar became the only currency worth its weight in gold. The greenback smashed just about every other currency of any note. The one exception to the rule was the Israeli shekel, which gained 0.3% on the USD.