29 Jun '15, 6pm

Greece

Greece

The value of the digital currency bitcoin is rising just as faith in Greece’s financial system is falling. The timing has led some to speculate that the former is due to the latter—that concerned Greek citizens are turning to bitcoin. But the evidence of a strong link is thin. The price of bitcoin was $255.85 USD at the time of writing, which is up 3% over the past week and 9.7% over the last month, according to Coindesk’s price index . Earlier this month, when the price rose 7% in one day, Reuters wrote that bitcoin, “surged… as concerns that Greece could tumble out of the euro drove speculators and Greek depositors into the decentralized digital currency.” The story cited a 124% spike in visits from Greek IP addresses to Vaultoro, a site that lets people exchange bitcoin for gold. But it is unlikely that the modest bump—hardly a “surge” when compared to past spikes—is si...

Full article: http://fortune.com/2015/06/29/bitcoin-price-hike-greece-g...

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Greece And Bitcoin

avc.com 29 Jun '15, 11am

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Who sees opportunity now in Greece? Oh, Bitcoin.

pri.org 29 Jun '15, 8pm

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digitaltrends.com 30 Jun '15, 10am

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Why Bitcoin won’t save Greece:

motherboard.vice.com 29 Jun '15, 9pm

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cointelegraph.com 29 Jun '15, 11am

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cryptocoinsnews.com 30 Jun '15, 6am

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foxnews.com 30 Jun '15, 1pm

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channelnewsasia.com 30 Jun '15, 2am

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cryptocoinsnews.com 29 Jun '15, 12pm

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techcrunch.com 30 Jun '15, 6pm

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Greece imposes capital controls, banks to remain shut: Greece's five-year financial crisis…

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stripes.com 28 Jun '15, 11pm

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Bitcoin Price – The Greece Connection Explained

Bitcoin Price – The Greece Connection Explained

newsbtc.com 21 Jun '15, 10am

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Greece defaults on IMF debt - Channel News Asia

Greece defaults on IMF debt - Channel News Asia

channelnewsasia.com 30 Jun '15, 10pm

WASHINGTON: Cash-strapped Greece missed a €1.5 billion (US$1.7 billion) payment to the International Monetary Fund on Tues...