U.S. Stocks Sink Most Since 2011 as Rout Deepens: Markets Wrap
February 13, 2018

U.S. stocks plunged the most in 6 1/2 years, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average sinking more than 1,100 points, as the equity selloff reached a fever pitch amid rising concern that inflation will force interest rates higher. Treasuries rallied Continue reading

Did Bitcoin Just Burst? How It Compares to History’s Big Bubbles
January 22, 2018

Bitcoin’s recent wobbles have given fresh urgency to a question that’s gripped market observers for much of the past year: Will the cryptocurrency go down as one of history’s most infamous bubbles, alongside tulipmania and the dot-com craze?

The magnitude Continue reading

Bitcoin Has Some Bad News, and Nobody Cares
December 14, 2017

What would dampen a buyer's enthusiasm for Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency whose uncharted, speculative price bubble has eclipsed history's tulip manias and gold rushes?

Three things come to mind: a security breach or theft, a major retailer warning against its patchy Continue reading