Irish Financial Review

Monthly Archives: September 2017


Slaying the Bitcoin fraud

10 or so days ago when the price of a single Bitcoin reached a staggering $4,600, I search its price trajectory. The math was astonishing. A €5,000 investment in Bitcoin in 2010 would be worth over €300 Million today. Recently,…

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Is medical science putting your pension system at risk?

Just last week, US regulators gave their approval to a new gene therapy drug that promises to revolutionize the treatment of various cancers. A ‘living’ drug that, if it delivers’ can increase life expectancy dramatically for those with cancer. And,…

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Why Irish Consumer Confidence Remains Weak

By Frank Conway Consumer confidence in Ireland remains weak because many people are not seeing the benefits of an improving economy in their net take-home pay.     And this is not just an Irish problem. It is a problem…

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