December 2013 | Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Bitcoin is a digital currency that was launched in 2009, and it has attracted much attention recently. This article reviews the mechanics of the currency and offers some thoughts on its characteristics.
December 2013 | WEDBUSH – Gil Luria, Aaron Turner
This paper observes three key sources of demand for Bitcoin – as a disruptive payment network technology, an alternative uncorrelated asset class, and a safe haven currency, but believe the payment network capabilities are the key to the sustainability of crypto currency, with Bitcoin the early leader.
December 2013 | National Australia Bank
Bitcoin has become part of the everyday lexicon. This report looks at its creation, use and quality as “currency.” To become a currency will take a prolonged period to establish trust and adoption.
December 2013 | Banque de France
This focus explains how bitcoin functions, and aims to highlight some of the dangers for users of virtual currencies and the challenges for creating a regulatory framework.
October 2013 | Konrad S. Graf
The paper discusses the Origins of Bitcoin, on the stages of monetary evolution.
July 2013 | AIIA
In this white paper we look at the market challenges being faced by banks, explore how they could respond by looking at model bank concepts, customer engagement elements, and then examine the challenges in implementing the model bank concept.
February 2013 | Jonathan Heusser