bitcoin

A Short Guide to Understanding Bitcoin

The bitcoin market is full of risks -- risks that may make bitcoins worth as much as a foil-wrapped piece of chocolate. Here's what to know about this digital currency.

Are Bitcoins Becoming Europe's New Safe Haven Currency?

With the woes of Greece, Spain and Italy still punishing the euro, a lot of Europeans are shifting assets into Bitcoins, a freely convertible currency that's free of government interference. Could the eurozone crisis bring this digital money into the mainstream?