Dec 5, 2013 China's central bank officially barred Chinese banks from offering services connected to the virtual, digital currency Bitcoin. The government also issued a new set of regulations for Bitcoin exchanges in China.
Nov 27, 2013 Undeterred by Senate hearings, the price of the virtual currency Bitcoin is soaring.
Nov 26, 2013 Since 1919, bankers have come together every day to determine the price of gold around the world. But now the process -- the London Gold Fix – is under scrutiny by British regulators.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Nov 21, 2013 Investors who are worried about inflation have been pouring money into commodities like gold, silver and wheat. But what is a commodity, anyway? And why are they considered a good investment for inflation hawks?
Nov 18, 2013 Right now, Bitcoin functions mainly among early Bitcoin adopters – who have pushed the currency’s value to a record level.
Nov 18, 2013 A virtual currency like Bitcoin has benefits to its users, including secrecy. Congress wants to understand its advantages and its security concerns.
Oct 29, 2013 Cocoa prices are near record highs, as farmers who have switched to more lucrative crops have driven down supply.
Oct 15, 2013 There will now be a direct trading link between the British pound and the Chinese renminbi -- and that could be bad for the dollar.
Oct 8, 2013 Then it starts a journey that will likely take it overseas or underground into a big pile of cash that nobody can find.