The Problem with Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Etherium (see article “Demystifying Virtual Currencies”) have generated a great deal of interest because of their spectacular gains (and losses).   Investors are trying to determine if cryptocurrencies are an investment opportunity, a bubble or the end of money as we know it.   In his considered and detailed report Brandon Zietsman, CEO of PortfolioMetrix, argues that when investing  in cryptocurrencies one needs to be clear-headed about the risks (a view with which I concur).  Click here to read the article.