07 Dec '13, 12am

Bitcoin Prices Tumble on China Fears

Bitcoin prices tumbled almost 13% Friday after an affiliate of China's biggest Internet search company stopped accepting payment in the virtual currency following a warning by China's central bank. "Due to the recent fluctuations in the price of bitcoin, the interests of users cannot be protected," said a statement dated Friday on the website of Baidu Jiasule, an affiliate of Baidu Inc. that sells Internet-related protection...

Full article: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB1000142405270230372...

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