30 Jun '14, 10pm

Bitcoin Draws Attention of Institutional Bidders And MasterCard

Bitcoin, the crypto-currency that has drawn both positive and negative reaction from investors, is back in the news. The United States Marshals auction of 30,000 Bitcoins seized from defunct online marketplace Silk Road has ended. Details on winning and losing bids are, as of this writing, impossible to come by. What we do know is that forty-five registered bidders participated in the event, and sixty-three bids were received over the course of the twelve hour auction on June 27. According to the Wall Street Journal, bidders included law firms, major Hedge Funds, and other more traditional Bitcoin players. We also know the price of a Bitcoin was stabilizing at approximately $625 at the end of day, up from $595 before the auction began. Still, it’s expected that the selling of large blocks of Bitcoins to institutional investors will likely come at a discount and be followed...

Full article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/paularosenblum/2014/06/30/bit...

Tweets

"After Bitcoin Auction, Winning Bidders Remain ...

dealbook.nytimes.com 30 Jun '14, 11pm

Since Friday, when the United States Marshals Service auctioned off nearly 30,000 Bitcoins, investors and Bitcoin enthusia...

Here Are All The New Ways To Spend Bitcoin Whil...

readwrite.com 04 Jul '14, 12pm

© {{$root.currentTime|date:'yyyy'}} {{$root.config.copyrightHolder}} {{link.name}}

Stand to win more when you use your MasterCard® card this #GreatSingaporeSale!

Stand to win more when you use your MasterCard®...

greatsingaporesale.com.sg 04 Jul '14, 7am

Shop and win in the SPH Shop & Win Promotion this Great Singapore Sale! From 30 May to 27 July 2014, shoppers stand to win...

MasterCard

MasterCard

coindesk.com 30 Jun '14, 5pm

Global financial services giant MasterCard has filed a patent that would seek to incorporate bitcoin into its design for a...

U.S. Marshals bitcoin auction draws huge intere...

cbc.ca 01 Jul '14, 1am

SecondMarket and U.S. investment firm Pantera Capital, two of the more prominent bidders in the U.S. Marshals bitcoin auct...

BITCOIN ACCEPTED

promotions.newegg.com 01 Jul '14, 7am

We're sorry. This promotion has ended, but we have many more deals and bargains at Newegg.com ! Earn big savings every day...

Bitcoin Auction Draws Wall Street, Silicon Valley Bidders

Bitcoin Auction Draws Wall Street, Silicon Vall...

bloomberg.com 25 Jun '14, 4am

Buyers from Wall Street to Silicon Valley are lining up to bid on a cache of bitcoins worth about $17 million, underscorin...

Free Shipping for MasterCard Shoppers on Borderfree

Free Shipping for MasterCard Shoppers on Border...

superadrianme.com 01 Jul '14, 6am

Borderfree online shopping portal has collaborated with MasterCard to offer exclusive savings for cardmembers in Southeast...

Bitcoin to get more attention from US consumer ...

dailyherald.com 05 Jul '14, 3pm

SR. CONSULTANT - Computer The Northern Trust Co. is seeking a Sr. Consultant, IT Project in Chicago, IL w/ the following r...

Meet sawfish: A family of unique rays that need #conservation attention:

Meet sawfish: A family of unique rays that need...

oceana.org 30 Jun '14, 6pm

Meet Sawfish: A Family of Unique Rays that Need Conservation Attention Posted Mon, Jun 30, 2014 by Jessie Yang to rays , s...

Newegg is the latest online retailer to accept Bitcoin

Newegg is the latest online retailer to accept ...

venturebeat.com 01 Jul '14, 3pm

Even though Bitcoin has suffered some security setbacks over the last few months, many retailers still seem happy to let c...

Bitcoin gets buy-in from Newegg, the tech-focus...

cnet.com 01 Jul '14, 12pm

Electronics retailer Newegg has begun accepting payments in the Bitcoin virtual currency, a move designed to appeal to its...

Newegg now accepts bitcoin

Newegg now accepts bitcoin

theverge.com 01 Jul '14, 2pm

Newegg, the online electronics retailer beloved by geeks, on Tuesday announced it would begin accepting purchases made wit...

Regulation Around Bitcoin Starting to Clear, Sa...

blogs.wsj.com 30 Jun '14, 12pm

As institutional investors enter the bitcoin market, there is an increasing demand for more robust exchanges. Reuters Bitc...

Bitcoin Price Surges as Silk Road Auction Spurs Investor Interest

Bitcoin Price Surges as Silk Road Auction Spurs...

coindesk.com 30 Jun '14, 11pm

The US Marshals Service (USMS) has begun to inform participating investors as to the official results of its 27th June auc...