The outcome of next month’s U.S. presidential election may not matter much for bitcoin’s price: Economic stimulus in the trillions of dollars is likely no matter who wins, bolstering the largest cryptocurrency’s appeal as a hedge against inflation. …

Before we get into this week’s column, an announcement, one I’m super excited about.  Today, we’re simultaneously launching a new podcast under the same name as this newsletter: CoinDesk’s Money Reimagined. Like the newsletter, it’s…

If you’ve ventured on to Crypto Twitter this year, you may have seen a tweet from the meme account WTF Happened in 1971? Created in March, the account posts numerous times a week to its…

For Australians of my generation, historian Geoffrey Blainey’s phrase the “tyranny of distance” was the defining descriptor of our place in the world, a place that seemed awfully far from everyone else.  In September of…

The American libertarian, economist and financial commentator Peter Schiff has been criticizing bitcoin for years, as he believes “bitcoin has no real value.” However, on Thursday Schiff asked the crypto community to give some bitcoin…

The Federal Reserve appears ready to pursue yet another untested strategy that could ultimately boost inflation – and possibly prices for bitcoin. The Fed is “preparing to effectively abandon its strategy of pre-emptively lifting interest rates to…

Michael Casey is on vacation this week. The following essay was written by Marc Hochstein, CoinDesk’s Executive Editor. Once I pried into a stranger’s affairs for no good reason at all. This happened almost 20 years…

The stock market isn’t usually considered an ally of cryptocurrencies, but with the big U.S. exchange Coinbase now rumored to be considering a share listing, some digital-asset industry insiders say a move toward more public ownership could accelerate…

A few years ago, when MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini was leading an interactive digital art project, she found the facial recognition technology it employed was far better at recognizing her lighter-skinned MIT colleagues.  …

Bitcoin's rally last week as the Standard & Poor's 500 Index of U.S. stocks floundered served to underscore just how different the conversations are right now in digital asset markets and traditional finance. As high-profile investors including Stanley Druckenmiller…

Bitcoin's rally last week, as the Standard & Poor's 500 Index of U.S. stocks floundered, served to underscore just how different the conversations are right now in digital-asset markets and traditional finance. As high-profile investors including Stanley Druckenmiller and…

A three-day rally that took the bitcoin price near $10,000 Thursday took a U-turn on profit-taking sentiment. The cryptocurrency fell to as low as $9,226 on Friday on US crypto exchange Coinbase, albeit sharply recovering…

Update: Following the rapid escalation of COVID-19 in California and worldwide, Bitcoin 2020 has been postponed to Q3 of 2020. Read our official update for more information. Bitcoin Magazine is the proud host of the…