Risky Crypto Bet Dents Dennis Gartman’s Retirement Account

Risky Crypto Bet Dents Dennis Gartman’s Retirement Account

Making big bets on speculative assets with retirement money is something most advisers warn against, but Bitcoin fever is prompting all sorts of puzzling decisions. For 67-year-old Dennis Gartman, the longtime publisher of a namesake daily investing newsletter and...
The Big ICO Swindle

The Big ICO Swindle

Ever since my friends and I set up a Digicash server to sell music and artwork with a digital currency called eCash representing real gold, back in the ’90s, I’ve been waiting for the day when cryptocurrencies—digital currencies that operate independently of central...
Bitcoin Could End Up Using More Power Than Electric Cars

Bitcoin Could End Up Using More Power Than Electric Cars

The global power needed to create cryptocurrencies this year could rival the entire electricity consumption of Argentina and be a growth driver for renewable energy producers from the U.S. to China. Miners of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies could require up to 140...
This Is What Could Pop the Bitcoin Bubble

This Is What Could Pop the Bitcoin Bubble

Bitcoin and bubble had now become virtually synonymous in the minds of countless skeptics during this year’s breathtaking rallying. While the digital money has refused doomsday prophesies, there’s a number of ways this party could purpose poorly for the...