These may be the final months for large international bitcoin exchanges for retail purposes. What will take their place?
The second-generation bitcoin gambling sites demonstrate market-based legitimacy and look set to bring the currency into the mainstream.
Investing in bitcoin companies is fraught with contradictions, so it's imperative to remain astute about the political landscape.
A trend is unfolding: global bitcoin exchanges are becoming wholesalers, whereas their domestic counterparts are catering to local needs.
If bitcoin exchanges become threatened out of existence, price discovery will still find a way.
As Bitcoin increases its influence in national economies, fiscal and monetary policy implications will begin to take center stage.
Mailing bitcoin private keys on a coin-shaped metal disc could be considered money transmission in the US.
If coin validation is introduced, bitcoin's fungibility will be seriously compromised.
The 2013 YTD performance statistics for The Bitcoin Fund released by Exante reveal a 4,847% return.
Less than 2% of worldwide bitcoin trading and real-time market making occurs within US jurisdiction.