How You Should Have Spent $100 in 2013 (Hint: Bitcoin)
(Forbes) If you could get in a time travel machine and head back to the beginning of the year, you would best do so with Bitcoin on the brain. We took a look at how the major tech stocks performed this year in comparison with digital currencies, and for comparison’s sake, threw in gold and the best of the staples, cocoa (thanks to chocolate eaters in Asia).
You wouldn’t have gone wrong with any of the tech stocks, but Bitcoin was far and away the best investment to make this year, even having fallen from its $1,200 peak to its current $600s valuation.
This chart explains why people were so crazy about digital currencies this year.