Posts tagged Bitcoin
Curated Content: Ignorance, hope and HODL

CURATED CONTENT: Despite the provocative nature of this article, we don’t have a particular view on Bitcoin, Ethereum and the various ICOs that attract investors’ attention. While we’re happy to skewer the more pretentious and ridiculous views, we have “strong opinions, loosely held” on cryptocurrencies. Given that advisers and investors are still intrigued by cryptocurrency, we’ve identified five sources that we find are particularly useful.

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Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies and regulation

Curated content. We're nerds. We're fascinated by our industry and its themes, issues and potential. We also appreciate that consistent and applied study is the key to being innovative, relevant and effective. This post is our cryptocurrency reading list and the post includes links so you can download the material and join in the conversation.

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An Adviser's guide to cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrencies may have been “the future of money since 2009”, but digital currencies – like Bitcoin, Ripple and Ethereum – are only now being enthusiastically embraced by the general public. This guide for Financial planners addresses the inherent risks and benefits of cryptocurrencies and Regulators' response to their increasing fervour for virtual currencies. The guide considers whether, and to what extent, digital currencies can be considered alternative assets. It explores the practical challenges advisers face in dealing with cryptocurrencies and provides a number of tips to avoid trouble. 

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