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Bitcoin Hits $7,000 Mark As Newborn Bitcoin Gold Faces Safety Issues

Bitcoin has continued its stratospheric rise, smashing past the $7,000 level for the first time. Currently trading at $7,061 with a market cap of $117 billion, the cryptocurrency may have seen this upward momentum in part as a result of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group’s announcement to launch Bitcoin …

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A Minute’s Silence For Altcoins as Bitcoin Highs Slice Value Across Markets

Bitcoin’s rise over $7,200 Thursday has piled pressure on already sidelined altcoin markets, leading many into freefall. An analysis of Coinmarketcap’s top 20 altcoin listings shows a depressing picture as Bitcoin’s surge leaves many struggling to stay above multi-month lows. Notable standouts are the Bitcoin Cash fork and controversial newcomer …

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Bitcoin Payroll Startup Bitwage Adds 18 New Currencies

Bitcoin payroll startup Bitwage has today announced support for an additional 18 fiat currencies, including the Russian ruble. Founded in 2014, the startup uses bitcoin to let employers route international payments to workers, allowing them to receive wages in either a local fiat currency or bitcoin, or a combination of …

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Bitcoin Hits $7,000 as Wall Street Interest Gets Real

The price of the digital currency bitcoin smashed through the $7,000 mark for the first time on Thursday, another milestone for the surging asset. The ascent was short-lived, though, and bitcoin quickly slipped back below that mark. Early Thursday, bitcoin was trading at $6,894, according to CoinDesk. It had traded as high …

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Feds say Michigan Bitcoin dealer illegally brokered cryptocurrency

A Pontiac man is facing money laundering charges after selling $56,7000 worth of Bitcoin to undercover agents over six meetings that began in August 2015, according to federal investigators. Bitcoin is the most popular among a growing number of digital currencies, referred to as cryptocurrency, which are not regulated by …

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Bitcoin Sets New Record as Price Tops $7,000

[Update: Bitcoin’s price passed $7,000 soon after 10:00 UTC, and has reached a record high of $7,034.14 so far today.] Another day, another record… Bitcoin prices have continued to climb overnight, building on consecutive highs in recent days and ultimately reaching a new all-time high close to $7,000. At 07:00 …

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Credit Suisse CEO Skeptical About Bitcoin ‘Bubble’

ZURICH — Credit Suisse Chief Executive Tidjane Thiam on Thursday expressed caution about Bitcoin, saying the current interest in the crypto-currency could eventually subside. “Bitcoin presents a number of challenges. The first of them is really the anonymity,” Thiam told a results news conference. “I think most banks in the …

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Bitcoin blasts past $7,000 to reach another record high in 2017

Bitcoin’s incredible march continues in 2017 after the cryptocurrency broke $7,000 per coin for the first time. The surge even saw it go on to reach a high of $7,200 on some exchanges. The price reached a high of $7,140 on popular exchange Coinbase, that was up nine percent over …

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