• People are putting their homes at risk to buy Bitcoin

    10 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Bitcoin hit a new all-time high on Monday.
    The cryptocurrency has soared over the last two years, and regular Americans have started to get interested.
    Some people have reportedly taken out mortgages to buy Bitcoin, while others are paying for the cryptocurrency with their credit cards, according to CNBC.
    Bitcoin keeps soaring higher. And people have started to do creative things to get in on the action.
    Some have even taken out mortgages to buy Bitcoin, while others are purchasing the cryptocurrency with credit cards, a securities regulator told CNBC on Monday .
    "We've seen mortgages...
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  • Business Highlights

    Business Highlights

    10 monthes ago - By Chron

    Bitcoin futures soar amid frenzy over virtual currency
    NEW YORK - Wall Street got its first taste of bitcoin on Monday, with the price of the first-ever futures contract for the digital currency jumping 20 percent. It's a step forward for the bitcoin, which has soared this year despite concerns that the surge of investor interest has transformed it from a new-age currency into just the latest speculative bubble.
    Trump to make final pitch for GOP tax plan
    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump will make his final pitch for the Republican tax plan in a speech to the American people. The White...
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  • Breakingviews: Bitcoin Futures Set Scene for More Gambling

    10 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Bitcoin futures open fresh avenues for trading, but for now the new contracts have little utility beyond speculation.
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  • With markets going crypto-crazy, SEC chairman weighs in

    With markets going crypto-crazy, SEC chairman weighs in

    10 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Given the crazy run cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, ether and litecoin have been on in the last week, it was only a matter of time before the Securities and Exchange Commission weighed in. Well, now it has in the form of an open letter from SEC Chairman Jay Clayton.
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  • Litecoin is surging after Bitcoin futures launch

    10 monthes ago - By Chron

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    Litecoin, the fifth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has gained more than 25% in value over the last 24 hours, reaching an intra-day high of $195.66 per coin.
    The gains come the day after Cboe Global Markets, a a Chicago-based exchange operator, launched trading of Bitcoin futures contracts.
    Litecoin initially saw a hefty loss after Coinbase's GDAX exchange crashed last week, briefly sagging below the $100 mark before this week's skyrocket in price.
    Litecoin uses a slightly different mining technique than bitcoin, but has been largely left out of the...
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  • Bitcoin hits all time high above $17,300 after bitcoin futures premiere

    Bitcoin hits all time high above $17,300 after bitcoin futures premiere

    10 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The price of bitcoin , the red-hot digital currency, topped its previous all-time high set Friday, according to data from Markets Insider.
    Bitcoin was trading up more than 14% against the US dollar on Monday at a record $17,346, less than a day after the launch of Cboe's bitcoin futures market.
    The price picked up just after Coinbase's cryptocurrency exchange, GDAX, went back online after a very brief crash .
    Bitcoin is up more than 1,500% year-to-date.
    Story is developing check back for updates. SEE ALSO: Coinbase's cryptocurrency exchange crashes briefly
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  • Bitcoin hits all time high above $17,300 after bitcoin futures premiere

    Bitcoin hits all time high above $17,300 after bitcoin futures premiere

    10 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The price of bitcoin , the red-hot digital currency, topped its previous all-time high set Friday, according to data from Markets Insider.
    Bitcoin was trading up more than 14% against the US dollar on Monday at a record $17,346, less than a day after the launch of Cboe's bitcoin futures market.
    The price picked up just after Coinbase's cryptocurrency exchange, GDAX, went back online after a very brief crash .
    Bitcoin is up more than 1,500% year-to-date.
    Story is developing check back for updates.
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  • Litecoin is surging after Bitcoin futures launch

    Litecoin is surging after Bitcoin futures launch

    10 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Litecoin , the fifth-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has gained more than 25% in value over the last 24 hours, reaching an intra-day high of $195.66 per coin.
    The gains come the day after Cboe Global Markets, a a Chicago-based exchange operator, launched trading of Bitcoin futures contracts .
    Litecoin initially saw a hefty loss after Coinbase's GDAX exchange crashed last week , briefly sagging below the $100 mark before this week's skyrocket in price.
    Litecoin uses a slightly different mining technique than bitcoin , but has been largely left out of the cryptocurrency explosion...
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  • Bitcoin hits all time high above $17,300 after bitcoin futures premiere

    Bitcoin hits all time high above $17,300 after bitcoin futures premiere

    10 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    The price of bitcoin , the red-hot digital currency, topped its previous all-time high set Friday, according to data from Markets Insider.
    Bitcoin was trading up more than 14% against the US dollar on Monday at a record $17,346, less than a day after the launch of Cboe's bitcoin futures market.
    The price picked up just after Coinbase's cryptocurrency exchange, GDAX, went back online after a very brief crash .
    Bitcoin is up more than 1,500% year-to-date.
    Story is developing check back for updates.
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