Cryptocurrencies are rapidly gaining popularity among US adults, with 16% of respondents admitting they have invested, traded or used cryptocurrencies, according to a recent survey by nonpartisan think tank Pew Research Center. In 2015, responding to an earlier survey by the center that was focused on bitcoin (BTC), only 1%...

Ether, the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum, hit another all-time high of $4,634 on Wednesday, according to CoinGecko. In terms of growth, the price of ether has largely outperformed bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market value, this year. It also has some well-known fans, including billionaire investor Mark Cuban. “I have my...