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Bitcoin continues its rally, pokes above $11,000 level

A day after reaching the $10,000 mark for the first time in more than a year, the price bitcoin surged above $11,000 on Saturday.

Bitcoin price punches above $10,000 on CME, marking highest trade intraday in more than a year

Bitcoin prices rose solidly Friday, with futures on CME Group Inc. trading at a level above $10,000 for the first time since in about 15 months, a...

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Facebook’s cryptocurrency must be stopped

Cryptos

Ticker Name Last Chg Chg %
BTCUSD Bitcoin USD 5403.36 157.24 3.00%
ETHEUR Ethereum EUR 141.52 4.56 3.33%
XRPUSD Ripple USD 0.30 0.01 3.28%
LTCUSD Litecoin USD 72.34 1.12 1.57%
BTC.1 Bitcoin (CME) Front Month 10015.00 35.00 0.35%
BCHUSD Bitcoin Cash USD 269.30 9.30 3.58%

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Senate banking committee sets July date to hold hearing on Facebook Libra coin

The Senate Banking committee on Wednesday set July 16 as the date to hold a hearing centered on Facebook Inc.'s Libra coin, an ambitious cryptocurrency venture led by the social-media giant that is intended as a frictionle...

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Why we could see the price of bitcoin quadruple within just a few months

Compound interest might be the most powerful force in the universe, but FOMO can’t be far behind, especially as it relates to bitcoin. But will it lead to bitcoin $40,000?

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MoneyGram and blockchain company Ripple strike a deal that has MoneyGram stock jumping

MoneyGram International Inc. is officially getting on the blockchain, and will be rewarded handsomely by a prominent company in the cryptocurrency space.

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Facebook's stock set to rise more than 2% after official launch of cryptocurrency Libra coin

Facebook Inc. on Tuesday said it will roll out its highly anticipated digital currency next year, intended to be used to make payments over the internet as well as on its social-media platform. The cryptocurrency called L...

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Podcast: Bitcoin Is Rallying Above $9,000

3 numbers to help you navigate the market—in just two minutes.

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Why bitcoin hasn’t gone to zero and is now knocking on the door of $10,000

The world’s No. 1 cryptocurrency is on fire, with a price approaching $10,000, pushing the digital asset near its highest level in more than 14 months, according to MarketWatch data provided by CoinDesk.

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Bitcoin Surges Past $9,000 for the First Time in More Than a Year

For the first several months of 2019, it was relatively stable at around $4,000, but Bitcoin’s price has been climbing as of late.

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Bitcoin tops $9,000 level for first time in 13 months

The digital currency is up more than 22% over the past month, and up 142% year to date.

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Facebook’s cryptocurrency foray leads bitcoin to its best trading stretch in 3 weeks

Reports that Facebook Inc. is about to roll out a cryptocurrency as soon as next week have helped bitcoin to notch its best weekly trading period in about three weeks.

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Facebook has big companies backing its upcoming cryptocurrency

Facebook Inc. has signed up more than a dozen companies including Visa Inc., Mastercard Inc., PayPal Holdings Inc. and Uber Technologies Inc. to back the new cryptocurrency that the social-media giant plans to unveil next ...

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A 20-year-old bitcoin millionaire is determined to create the ‘Acorns of crypto’

Before he turned 19, bitcoin bets made Erik Finman a millionaire. Now, the crypto wunderkind says he wants to create a platform for investing in cryptocurrencies that is easy for average folks to use.

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SEC action threatens billions raised in initial coin offerings that ostensibly targeted only wealthy investors

Kik thought it had created legal path for crypto tokens to access retail investors but SEC says not quite

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Uber stock falls more than 1% after report operating, marketing chiefs stepping down

Shares of Uber Technologies Inc. fell more than 1% in the extended session Friday after a report on CNBC said Chief Operating Officer Barney Harford and Chief Marketing Officer Rebecca Messina are leaving the ride-hailing...

SEC files charges against unregistered $100 million crypto token offering

The Securities and Exchange Commission sued Kik Interactive Inc. on Tuesday for what it said was an illegal $100 million securities offering of its digital token, Kin. The SEC charges that Kik sold its "Kin" tokens to the...

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Warren Buffett is about to get an earful of blockchain from a crypto exec who’s paying millions to eat lunch with him

Justin Sun really wants to talk blockchain with Warren Buffett. The founder of blockchain platform TRON and CEO of peer-to-peer streaming leader BitTorrent bid almost $4.6 million to win an auction to nosh with the Berkshi...