• Scorching-Hot Bitcoin Drops $300 in an Hour- and Still Rises on the Day - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 25 May '17, 10pm

    How red-hot is bitcoin? The digital currency dropped $300 in one hour this afternoon – and it was still up on the day. Why wasn’t it down on the day? Because it rose by more than $300 in the morning. Bitcoin is going through one of its moments. It has doubled just this month alone, wi...

  • The Bitcoin Selloff You Knew Was Coming Has Arrived - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 15 Jun '17, 8pm

    Hey, it’s not like nobody could see this coming. The parabolic gains in bitcoin and digital currencies this spring have reversed course sharply in the last day. Bitcoin was down as much as 12% on Thursday, pulling down virtually every of the “altcoins” along with it. Since cresting ov...

  • The Future of Bitcoin Could Be Bitcoin Futures - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 28 Mar '17, 7pm

    Bitcoin enthusiasts eager for the digital currency to go mainstream have had a disappointing month. The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday rejected a bid to list shares of the SolidX Bitcoin Trust on an affiliate of the New York Stock Exchange. Less than three weeks earlier...

  • Volatile Bitcoin Nears Its All-Time High - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 22 Feb '17, 7pm

    The price of the digital currency bitcoin is once again testing its all-time highs as a shake-up in China gives a boost to the Japanese cryptocurrency market and speculation mounts about a possible bitcoin exchange-traded fund. Bitcoin on Wednesday traded as high as $1,125, according ...

  • Bitcoin Blows Past $1,700 Mark, Up 80% This Year - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 10 May '17, 3am

    The price of the digital currency bitcoin surged past $1,700 on Tuesday after a 6% rise driven by new speculative buying in a new kind of capital raising and virtual-currency creation dubbed the “initial coin offering.” Bitcoin traded hit an intraday record high of $1,747 on the index...

  • Gold 2.0 (Bitcoin) Price Now Higher Than Gold 1.0 (Gold) - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 02 Mar '17, 5pm

    Gold 2.0 is now pricier than gold 1.0. The price of bitcoin surged on Thursday to a fresh record, trading as high as $1,252. That is above the previous all-time high of $1,242 that the currency set back on Nov. 29, 2013, on the Mt. Gox exchange before that exchange’s collapse (because...

  • Gold 2.0 (Bitcoin) Price Now Higher Than Gold 1.0 (Gold) - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 03 Mar '17, 3am

    Gold 2.0 is now pricier than gold 1.0. The price of bitcoin surged on Thursday to a fresh record, trading as high as $1,252. That is above the previous all-time high of $1,242 that the currency set back on Nov. 29, 2013, on the Mt. Gox exchange before that exchange’s collapse (because...

  • Should You Put Bitcoin in Your IRA? - MoneyBeat

    blogs.wsj.com 13 Jan '17, 4pm

    One of the world’s hottest assets is also the newest way to invest for retirement. But it carries the most old-fashioned risk of all: losing buckets of money in the blink of an eye. Since last June, Bitcoin IRA, a firm based in Sherman Oaks, Calif., has been offering Individual Retire...

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