As Bitcoin, other currencies soar, regulators urge caution

ABC News - 3 hours ago
The public's interest in all things bitcoin and efforts by entrepreneurs to fund their businesses with digital currencies is starting to draw more attention from regulators. The head of the...

Bitcoin Trading Thrives Wherever Regulators Crack Down Most

Bloomberg - 13 hours ago
In China, where regulators closed local exchange operations, peer-to-peer trading rose more than 2,000 percent in dollar terms this year, and in Russia, where President Vladimir Putin warned the use...

Commentary: Why Bitcoin Would Make a Great Holiday Gift

Fortune - 17 hours ago
Today, hovering at a price around $17,000, it looks more like that bitcoin will pay for Alex's tuition. However, that was not always the case. In 2013 it simply felt appropriate to give a child...

Down We Go? Bitcoin Looks Lower as Traders Chase 'Small Cap' Gains

Coindesk (press release) (blog) - 2 hours ago
Bitcoin is looking heavy today after failing to see a decisive move higher in the last 24 hours. While bitcoin (BTC) clocked a lifetime high of $17,631.42 just two days ago, it has since retreated to...

William Galvin: Bitcoin can bite

Boston Herald - 10 hours ago
That sharp spike in value and the accompanying media coverage has many deciding to put money in bitcoin, hoping to see returns many times over. Investors who are jumping into the bitcoin mania...

I Was Wrong About Bitcoin. Here's Why.

New York Times - 2 days ago
Several years ago, tech enthusiasts in San Francisco began buzzing about a new and mysterious thing called Bitcoin. There were rumors that the virtual money, invented by a pseudonymous math genius...

As Bitcoin Soars, Advocates Seek to Head Off New Restrictions

Bloomberg - 5 hours ago
The committee is considering anti-money laundering legislation that would deploy new tools and close loopholes to undercut terrorism financing, counterfeiting and other criminal activity, Chairman...

Bitcoin is No Longer Just a Man's Game

Cointelegraph (Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain News) - 2 hours ago
The stereotype of the early Bitcoin adopter is one of a techie camped out in his mom's basement mining Bitcoin by the hundreds, and now living the high life off the profits. In those early days...

Bitcoin Gets High in Korea

Bloomberg - 9 hours ago
That sounds like a pretty good mantra for governments the world over trying to wrap their heads around this tamagotchi of finance better known as bitcoin. South Korea is the latest to propose...

These Guys Want to Lend You Money Against Your Bitcoin

Bloomberg - 10 hours ago
Someone looking to tap $100,000 in cash would probably need to put up $200,000 of bitcoin as collateral, and pay 12 percent to 20 percent in interest a year, according to David Lechner, the chief...

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