The US Federal Reserve cut another $10bn from its economic stimulus programme on Wednesday even as chairwoman Janet Yellen warned that harsh winter weather had hampered the country’s economic recovery.
Sometimes it seems like not a week goes by without news of some bitcoin service getting hacked and losing everything.
Investors pricing in a rate hike in mid-2015 could get caught off guard, former Federal Reserve Governor Robert Heller told CNBC on Wednesday.
MtGox, the defunct bitcoin exchange, has re-opened the ability to login to its site, but only to the extent of letting users see the balance in their wallets.
Warren Buffett called bitcoin a "mirage." Vance Crowe, a consultant who has been paid in bitcoin, says the Oracle of Omaha is wrong. Here's why.
As investors continue to fret over slowing growth in China, Capital Economics say it will in fact be positive for the rest of the world.
George Soros was blunt.
Cryptocurrency bitcoin, which has come under rising scrutiny since the recent collapse of Mt.Gox, has a much better shot as a payment mechanism than a currency, says Goldman Sachs.
Bank of England concern about the pound's strength has been revealed in comments from one of Threadneedle Street's top officials, who has said a further rise in sterling would damage hopes of an export boost to the economy.
Economist Nouriel Roubini, renowned for his bearish thoughts on financial markets, appears to be equally pessimistic on the fledgling virtual currency bitcoin.
He had the tastes of a typical millionaire. He owned a gold and silver Rolex and a fleet of expensive cars. He liked to dabble in modern art. But although this Chinese businessman had several companies and a palatial villa in the Madrid suburbs, he had almost no money in the bank, a detail that piqued the interest of Spanish authorities.
The scientist Mary Somerville will be the first woman other than a royal to appear on a Royal Bank of Scotland banknote – but only after a steward’s inquiry over an apparent attempt to rig the vote.
Share prices are tumbling.