Misunderstandings Leading to Increased Bitcoin Volatilty

hile there are many contributing factors to Bitcoin’s price volatility in relation to established government currencies one contributing factor is a misunderstanding of Bitcoin.

Bitcoin is a currency, a “commodity,” and payment system. Many investors only see the commodity aspect and often point to “no intrinsic value.” To an investor there is no “intrinsic value” […]

Considerations for Investing in Virtual Currencies Other than Bitcoin

any questions have arisen lately about investing in virtual currencies other than Bitcoin. This issue can get somewhat complicated and a few risks need to be understood:

Decentralized vs. Centralized. Bitcoin is decentralized, meaning no central authority or bank, controls the supply. It is controlled by people who run the software. Centralized coins, like Amazon […]

Considerations When Investing in Bitcoin

Investing in Bitcoin has become all the rage in recent days. It could be described as a bubble on top of volatility on top of a steady increase. Keep in mind that Bitcoin can be used as a payment system and the volatility is only important if you hold bitcoins. The price does not matter […]

Amazon Coin and Bitcoin – Apples and Oranges

By Milly Bitcoin – May 14, 2013

This week Amazon announced their “Amazon Coins”. It is described at their web site as:

Amazon Coins is a new way to buy and enjoy Kindle Fire apps, games, and in-app items for less. Save up to 10% on apps and games by purchasing Amazon Coins.

This is […]