Bitcoin: Money or Financial Investment? (Page One Economics)

While many people have heard of Bitcoin, far fewer understand it. In short, Bitcoin is a digital currency that allows transactions independent of the banking system. Lately, many people are buying Bitcoin purely as a financial investment, hoping it will appreciate. So which is it—currency or financial asset? Read more about it in the March 2018 issue of Page One Economics.

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Audience:   High School, College, Consumers
Language:   English
Subjects:   AP, Economics, Current Events
Resource Types:   Publications, Lessons
Concepts:   Money, Non-Bank Financial Services, Risk