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Bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.29% traded to an all-time high above $8,099 intraday, according to digital currency site CoinDesk.com, before paring its gain in early Monday trading. It was back near $8,039.61, still up over $9, or 0.1% on the day. The cryptocurrency ended last week with a 17% gain, extending a rebound from its four-day plunge logged earlier this month. It traded briefly below $6,000 as... (BTC
Cryptocurrency, like gold and other alternative assets, has a place in an investment portfolio.
Bitcoin nears $8,000 for the first time as traders take advantage of dips in extremely volatile trade. (BTC
It's OK to speculate with bitcoin but at least admit that's what it is, writes Brett Arends.
Thomas Peterffy, one of the world's most successful derivatives traders, reiterated concerns that bitcoin, could trading proposed by prominent exchanges, could lead to a financial crisis.
Fintech companies in the U.S. have raised $3.5 billion in the first half of 2017 according to KPMG, and 13 fintech companies in the U.S. have valuations of more than $1 billion.
What would it take for an average bitcoin investor to sell all of his or her bitcoin position? According to LendEDU the answer is nearly $200,000.
Square said it is allowing a small number of users of Square Cash, its mobile money-transfer service, to buy bitcoin directly from its smartphone app.
This bond bear says stocks and bonds will crash together, and rich people will become poorer.
CME Group CEO Terry Duffy says he expects futures trading in bitcoin on the exchange he heads to make its debut in the second week in December. (BTC
CME Group CEO Terry Duffy said futures contracts pegged to bitcoin BTCUSD, +7.01% on its exchange could be ready as soon as the second week of December. The CME CME, +1.54% boss made his comments during a Monday interview on CNBC, where he also discussed the inherent volatility in the worlds' No. 1 digital currency, which has seen its value soar in value in 2017, fueling outsize interest from...
Chinese fintech company Qudian Inc. said revenue and profit rose more than 300% in its third quarter from a year ago, in its first quarterly report following an initial public offering completed last month. The three-year-old company, which focuses on providing short-term loans to businesses and young adults who have a hard time getting bank loans, reported a profit of $97.8 million, or 33 cents a...
Bitcoin is in rally mode early Monday, leaping above $6,400 after coming under heavy pressure over the weekend. (BTC
Bitcoin and its sister cryptocurrency, bitcoin cash, took a wild ride over the weekend, with price swings topping 15% and bitcoin cash briefly overtaking Ethereum as the second-most valuable digital currency. (BTC
The No.1 digital currency in the world on Friday retreats below the psychologically important level of $7,000, reaching its lowest level since the start of November as digital currencies came under selling pressure. (BTC
Tim Draper, who has invested in the likes of Tesla and Twitter, is bullish on cryptocurrencies. It's not hard to understand why.
Bitcoin is providing fireworks yet again, drawing oohs and aahs from traders who have moaned about the S&P 500's lack of volatility. Is there anything that tops the enthusiasm for the cryptocurrency? Yes, the tulip mania, says today's chart. (BTC
KBS Fashion Group Ltd., a tiny company that manufactures and sells casual menswear and is headquartered in China, on Wednesday saw its shares surging almost 400%. The reason for the rally couldn't be determined, but KBS KBSF, +379.86% founded by Anna Polemis on Jan. 26, 2012, has gained a whopping 470% so far this month. In other words, its market value at the start of the month, at $4.1 million,...
Vitalik Buterin, Ethereum's co-founder, recently told developers that he's concerned a lot of these token models aren't going to be sustainable. But he has a few ideas that might help. (ETH
The No. 2 most popular cryptocurrency saw its price recover somewhat on Wednesday amid a coding error that resulted in investors being locked out of some $300 million of Ether tokens. Meanwhile, bitcoin tested new heights as it has bounced around ahead of a so-called hard fork next week.
More than $100 million in ether, the cryptocurrency on the Ethereum platform, was locked down Tuesday in a potentially catastrophic coding mistake. (ETH
In a wide-ranging interview, billionaire Mark Cuban talks to Hayman Capital's Kyle Bass about the future of AI is everything the companies, and what he thinks about bitcoin and ICOs.
Nvidia Corp. shares have been the darling of the tech world with investors all year, nearly doubling in price over that time, as the chip maker fires on all cylinders ranging from data center tech to gaming and cryptocurrency chipsets to self-driving car technologies. Investors will get a better look under the hood Thursday.
Bitcoin BTCUSD, +4.77% on Friday recently traded 6% higher at $7,425, according to CoinDesk data. The cryptocurrency earlier rose as high as $7,450, representing a fresh all-time high. Bitcoin has been adding to its massive year-to-date gain this week thanks in part to exchange operator CME Group's plans to offer a futures contract based on the digital currency, as well as thanks to a so-called... (BTC
Is the world's No. 1 digital currency luring away traditional investors in gold, which boasts an unrivaled history as a store of value. (BTC
Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam left little room for doubt about his feelings about bitcoin, branding it the very definition of a bubble in a news conference and joining the growing ranks of banking honchos to scorn the soaring cryptocurrency. (BTC
Whether bitcoin is in a bubble may be up for debate. But it is hard to deny there is some form of investor mania happening when it comes to companies that promise to capitalize on the blockchain technology.
During the Gold Rush, it was a common belief that entrepreneurs could make more money selling equipment to the miners hoping to strike it rich, rather than taking their chances on finding the precious metal itself. An exchange-traded fund is trying to make a similar play with what has been described as the gold of the 21st century: Bitcoin. (BTC
Sprouts Farmers Market Inc. SFM, +2.06% shares rose 7.2% in Thursday premarket trading after the natural and organic grocer reported third-quarter earnings that exceeded expectations and raised its guidance. Net income totaled $31.5 million, or 23 cents per share, up from $23.9 million, or 16 cents per share, for the same period last year. The FactSet consensus was 18 cents per share. Revenue for... (SPRTS
Bitcoin on Thursday soared to a fresh record, leaping above $7,300 and underlining what has been a rapid year-to-date rise for the world's No. 1 encrypted currency. (BTC
Bitcoin BTCUSD, +9.18% on Thursday recently traded 6.5% higher at $7,188, according to CoinDesk data. That represents a fresh all-time high for the cryptocurrency. Bitcoin has been adding to its massive year-to-date gain this week thanks in part to exchange operator CME Group's plans to offer a futures contract based on the digital currency. Quote References BTCUSD +604.58 +9.18% MarketWatch... (BTC
Had he used the digital currency, he might have gotten away with his alleged crimes, says Brett Arends.
The No. 1 digital currency carved out a fresh record high on Tuesday, its persistent upward momentum fueled by a prominent exchange's plans to kick off a futures contract based on bitcoin. (BTC
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. shares dropped Monday after an analyst voiced doubts about the chipmaker's potential for growth, especially in gaming and cryptocurrency, adding to a sharp four-day decline since the company reported earnings last week.
Anyone looking at the astronomical rise in the price of bitcoin over recent years may be wishing they had allocating a hefty portion of their money to the red-hot digital currency, so that they could now be reaping a position worth millions.
What it's like for a student to meet the Oracle of Omaha. By Makail Johannesson.
Where does bitcoin go from here? Everybody seems to have an opinion on cryptocurrencies these days, and NYU finance professor Aswath Damoradan, known in trading circles as Wall Street's Dean of Valuations, offered up his this week. (BTC
Skeptical about buying bitcoin, but think the underlying technology driving the red-hot digital currency has world-changing potential?
Bitcoin developer Jeff Garzik unveils a new coin he says will be the first cross-blockchain cryptocurrency. (BTC
Apple is the most valuable company in the world, boasting a market cap of $807 billion to lead other tech giants like Alphabet and Microsoft by a fairly wide margin. By the same measure, the iPhone maker also holds a big lead over bitcoin, but not for long, according to analyst Ronnie Moas.
Add Saudi billionaire investor Prince al-Waleed bin Talal to the roster of high-profile investors and financiers who don't believe bitcoin and cryptocurrencies are her to stay. (BTC
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. investors will be looking for how the chipmaker's new product rollouts are faring are for more indications of how demand for cryptocurrency mining cards are driving sales.
The digital currency bitcoin hit its latest in a series of record highs on Friday, as it extended a record that has taken it up more than 500% this year alone. But what would it take for bitcoin to really rise?
The world's most prominent digital currency was on track to mark a fresh milestone on Friday, with bitcoin rallying and putting the cyber currency in position to hit a total market value of around $100 billion. (BTC
Bitcoin is the currency of the moment, but not necessarily of the future, writes Brett Arends. (BTC
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. said that it agreed to buy payments company WePay Inc. in the bank's first sizable acquisition of a financial-technology startup.
The digital payment company PayPal reports its third-quarter earnings this week and analysts expect strong growth and a positive outlook.
This may be one of the shortest vows J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.'s CEO has made. A little over a day after saying he wouldn't discuss bitcoin, a popular digital currency, which he has declared a fraud, Dimon was back at it again on Friday.
Bitcoin extended its rally on Friday, with the No. 2 most prominent digital currency, Ether, joining in a rise that has taken both to or near all-time highs. (BTC
The legendary trader ignored the fundamentals of an investment he cared only about price action. By Brett Arends.