Despite sliding in sympathy with stocks this week, bitcoin’s performance remains healthy this year, up 30% so far.  Bitcoin (BTC) was trading around $9,412 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET), gaining 2% over the…

Top Shelf The sun rises on the last day of Consensus: Distributed, our first foray into the world of virtual events.  We've heard from former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers describe the current monetary system as too private,…