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Invaluable Reading From Australia and Around The World

Crypto currencies

World's largest asset manager says get ready to 'stomach complete losses' in cryptocurrencies

Evelyn Cheng

3 Apr 2018

Evelyn Chen's article presents information on whether cryptocurrencies could be purchased as an investment. Based on the evidence to date, it is suggested currently, cryptocurrencies are best suited to those investors who understand the risks and are prepared to lose their entire investment.

The information suggests on the evidence to date, it is probably not a good investment currently for the average investor.

The article covers a number of risks associated with cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology currently which limit the potential of cryptocurrencies ability to offer a degree of security. These risks may be overcome in time has regulators create a regulatory framework and the blockchain technology improves.

Although the information is based on US data and circumstances, the information is still valuable. The date and experience by most investors in other countries are bound to be similar.

If you have thought of investing in cryptocurrencies as an investment, this article may be of value in helping you understand the risks and when the circumstances may make it a suitable investment for you.

The Future of Payment Transactions and the Unprepared

Daniel Burrus

16 Sep 2016

Daniel Burrus has written about the increasing use of new payment methodologies in the coming years. He is probably right when he advises digital payment systems are going to be the norm for the future.

There are an immense number of issues which business people need to get their heads around, because as we know in life, nothing is simple. Whilst the use of digital transaction methodologies is attractive in theory, they do have associated risks. Accordingly, it is a wise business person who takes the time to understand the issues before blindly accepting digital payment policies are right for their business.

Daniel Burrus's article may be a good place to start if you are going down the digital payment path to try and ensure you understand all the benefits and pitfalls of modern digital payment methodologies.

Here is What the Bank of England Thinks of Bitcoin

Alen Mattich

1 Oct 2014

Bitcoin has been with us for some time now. There are people who are really enthusiastic about its use, whilst others are less than impressed. Lately, there have been a number of articles about Bitcoin, almost as though it is the current flavour of the month.

I will not make a comment on whether Bitcoin is an appropriate payment methodology or not. However I suggest, this article is one source of information for you to update yourself on the current status Bitcoin.

Once have read the article you can make your mind up whether to do further research and ascertain whether it is a suitable payment methodology for your business.

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