22 Mar '13, 1am

The euro is down — and Bitcoin, the peer-to-peer currency, is way up:

The euro is down — and Bitcoin, the peer-to-peer currency, is way up:

How Lululemon got kicked in the (butt-baring) pants Today in business: 5 things you need to know Cyprus rejects the EU bailout: What happens now? I n a financial crisis, would you rather put your money in a beleaguered bank, or convert it to a volatile digital currency? The meltdown of Cyprus' banking system is testing that question. Bitcoin — the open-source, peer-to-peer currency that has no government backing or practical real-world value — has seen its popularity, as well as its price, spike amidst the latest euro crisis. A brief refresher: Cyprus' banks are desperate for a bailout, and one proposed rescue plan called for a one-time levy of 6.75 percent on all personal bank deposits under 100,000 euros. That sparked a good old-fashioned bank run, as people raced to withdraw their money. Cyprus' parliament rejected that bailout plan this week, but Cypriots still fear th...

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Sorry, but Bitcoin isn't a 'currency'

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