Journal of Finance and Marketing

Research Article - Journal of Finance and Marketing (2018) Volume 2, Issue 1

Is bitcoins the gateway to currencies of the future

This paper provides an overview on the viability and performance of bitcoins as a payment
alternative. The history of the Crypto-currency is briefly covered followed by the operation
and potential technology failure. The paper then discusses consumer acceptance of bitcoins by
analyzing a survey conducted by and the positive and negative observation of the results will be
discussed. Fiat Currencies, Traditional E-commerce and Alt-Coin are identified as bitcoins direct
competitors and a comparison done on bitcoins against its competitors. The regulatory issues
and the legality of bitcoin are also discussed

Author(s): Ameen Ali Talib

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