25 Jan '14, 1am

Buying With the Bitcoin Crowd - Wall Street Journal

East Side chiropractor Steven Schram isn't your typical spine man. The intellectual adventurer has a Ph.D. in chemistry and a passion for computer programming. But what really sets him apart? The doctor is accepting Bitcoin, the nascent digital currency backed by no government and recognized by few banks. It's a bit of a risk, he admits. If the currency's value tumbles, he's out of luck. On the other hand, he hasn't had much opportunity for financial derring-do. While he offers a 10% discount to patients who pay in...

Full article: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB1000142405270230394...

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