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[caption id="attachment_10881" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Photo Courtesy of Egypt Independent[/caption] This Monday saw the world's first and foremost digital currency Bitcoin break through the $10,000 per BTC barrier for the first time. This was an especially important milestone as only two months ago it had just made...

[caption id="attachment_9900" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Photo Courtesy of CoinDesk[/caption] What Exactly is Bitcoin? Bitcoin refers to the now world-famous digital, or crypto-currency, which was only created back in 2009. It was originally developed by (as of yet still unknown) Satoshi Nakamoto, a genius computer programmer who laid out...

[caption id="attachment_1600" align="alignleft" width="300"] Disgraced Mt. Gox CEO, Mark Karpeles, bows before declaring bankruptcy.[/caption] This week the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange, Mt. Gox, filed for bankruptcy.  Over $480 million of investor money went up in smoke.    It’s not known if it was fraud or theft from...

At first glance, you might think that gold and Bitcoin couldn’t be any more fundamentally different… [caption id="attachment_1589" align="alignleft" width="275"] Bitcoin & Gold: Much more alike than you'd think.[/caption] Bitcoin is a digital currency, like a bank balance on your computer that never takes the physical form...