• Business Highlights

    7 days ago - By Chron

    Bitcoin soars then falls back; banks raise risk concerns
    NEW YORK - The price of bitcoin is swinging wildly Thursday, rising to more than $19,000 only to fall sharply minutes afterward. The frenzy comes just before futures for bitcoin will start trading on the Chicago Board Options Exchange on Sunday evening and on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange a week later. A group of banks have complained that federal regulators approved the futures too quickly and without properly considering the risks inherent in bitcoin.
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  • Bitcoin flirts with $16,000, alarm bells ring louder

    7 days ago - By Reuters

    LONDON/NEW YORK - Bitcoin rocketed to a lifetime high just shy of $16,000 on Thursday after climbing some 60 percent in just over a week, intensifying the debate about whether the cryptocurrency is in a bubble about to burst.
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  • Bitcoin soars then falls back; banks raise risk concerns

    Bitcoin soars then falls back; banks raise risk concerns

    8 days ago - By Stl Today

    NEW YORK - The price of bitcoin swung wildly Thursday, rising to more than $19,000 only to fall sharply within minutes, as the frenzy surrounding the virtual currency escalated just days before it starts trading on a major U.S...
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  • Cryptocurrency trading volumes are going bananas right now

    Cryptocurrency trading volumes are going bananas right now

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Bitcoin soared to an all-time high of $16,623 per coin on Thursday, according to data from Markets Insider.
    But pricing of bitcoin was all over the place, with some exchanges listing the coin thousands of dollars apart from each other.
    At the same time, 24-hour trading volumes skyrocketed to an all-time high above $28 billion, according to CoinMarketCap.
    Bitcoin , the scorching-hot cryptocurrency, had a wild morning Thursday, but it's not just its price that broke records.
    Bitcoin was all over the place Thursday. It reached an all-time high above $19,500 on Coinbase's GDAX exchange...
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  • Cryptocurrency trading volumes are going bananas right now

    Cryptocurrency trading volumes are going bananas right now

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Bitcoin soared to an all-time high of $16,623 per coin on Thursday, according to data from Markets Insider.
    But pricing of bitcoin was all over the place, with some exchanges listing the coin thousands of dollars apart from each other.
    At the same time, 24-hour trading volumes skyrocketed to an all-time high above $28 billion, according to CoinMarketCap.
    Bitcoin , the scorching-hot cryptocurrency, had a wild morning Thursday, but it's not just its price that broke records.
    Bitcoin was all over the place Thursday. It reached an all-time high above $19,500 on Coinbase's GDAX exchange...
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  • The price of Bitcoin has doubled in two weeks, now above $16k

    The price of Bitcoin has doubled in two weeks, now above $16k

    8 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Bitcoin prices are hockey-sticking on a hockey stick. The cryptocurrency's gains Thursday morning hit new heights striking well above $18k across widely varying exchanges, coming to rest above $16,000 while the popular Coinbase exchange had been suffering major issues due to “record high traffic.” Bitcoin was trading below $8,000 two weeks ago. This is a truly, truly...
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