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Bitcoin: Investment or Speculation

A reader recently sent me the following email: “As you know, there are ‘market experts’ pitching bitcoins as an ‘investment’. Has a Huge YTD gain. I’d bet a lot of your readers would like to know if a bitcoin position has a place in a balanced financial portfolio.” I always appreciate hearing from readers, especially […]

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Bitcoins: Investment or Bust?

You may have been hearing lately about an alternative currency known as Bitcoins, and the stories tend to be bizarre. Like, for example, the person who traded in his computer for a newer model and later realized (too late, as it turned out) that the hard drive contained $7.5 million worth of Bitcoin currency in […]

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