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Bitcoin futures fall on second day of trading on very low ...

Cboe's bitcoin futures fall slightly after soaring in their first full trading day Monday.

Trading volume Tuesday afternoon was just over 1,000, versus about 3,000 between Sunday night and Monday morning.

Bitcoin itself held steady above $17,000 despite a report of a distributed denial-of-service attack at Bitfinex and a partial system outage at Coinbase, which said buys and sells for digital...

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Bitcoin buyers should be prepared to lose all their money ...

Bitcoin buyers have been issued a "serious warning" from one of Britain's leading financial regulators.

Andrew Bailey, chief executive of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), told BBC's "Newsnight" on Thursday, "If you want to invest in bitcoin, be prepared to lose all your money."

Bailey said a lack of backing from governments and central banks for the world's most popular digital currency was...

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Bitcoin returns: Pantera Bitcoin Fund gains 25,000 percent

For comparison, the top performing hedge fund in the world last year returned 148 percent, according to Preqin , a hedge fund tracker. Since 2013, the Pantera Bitcoin Fund's compound annual returns have been around 250 percent.

The Pantera Bitcoin Fund did not have to do much to get those returns. It just bought Bitcoins and held them as the price went up. Its performance is a reminder of the...

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Peterffy: Bitcoin futures' launch on two reputable ...

Peterffy: Bitcoin futures' launch on two reputable exchanges will make bitcoin 'even more popular'

Interactive Brokers Chairman Thomas Peterffy says the launch of bitcoin futures on established exchanges improves the reputation of the cryptocurrency.

"I think as a result it will become even more popular than it's been before," Peterffy said in an interview with CNBC's Rick Santelli.


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Bitcoin is the new safe-haven asset: Analyst - CNBC

Bitcoin is becoming as safe a haven as gold, one investment analyst told CNBC.

The price of the cryptocurrency has been rapidly rising in recent weeks. It traded above $730 per bitcoin at the end of last week, levels not since February 2014.

According to Chris Burniske, a blockchain analyst and products lead at investment manager ARK Invest, the cryptocurrency could be referred to as digital...

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Now you can pay your rent in bitcoin -

Starting early next year, a tenant can pay in bitcoin through the mobile app.

Here's how it works: The tenant uses bitcoin and then ManageGo converts the bitcoin to dollars using Coinbase, a digital cryptocurrency broker. The landlord gets the rent payment in dollars. Since bitcoin is extremely volatile, the value is locked in at the time of the payment.

There has not been a lot of demand for...

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Investors are dumping gold to buy bitcoin, says strategist

3:38 PM ET Fri, 8 Dec 2017 | 03:09

A key trend in the gold market has just been broken, and bitcoin could be to blame.

The gold miners ETF ( GDX ) had fallen nearly 15 percent from its September highs while gold has plunged to lows unseen since the end of July. This is curious, says Larry McDonald, head of U.S. macro strategy at ACG Analytics, as the move lower in gold has also been followed...

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Dollar rallies on stronger risk appetite, bitcoin drops to ...

Dollar rallies on stronger risk appetite, bitcoin drops to $16,800

Dollar/yen sheds losses as equities rebound

Underlying optimism on US tax reform supports dollar

Published 8:26 PM ET Wed, 6 Dec 2017

Updated 2:08 PM ET Thu, 7 Dec 2017



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The dollar rose to a two-week high against a basket of currencies on Thursday, recovering losses against the yen, on stronger...

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Euro slips after Catalan vote; bitcoin plunges -

The euro slipped against the dollar on Friday after Catalan separatists won a regional election, stoking concerns about the possible break-up of the euro zone's fourth-largest economy.

Spain's government had hoped that the Catalan election would strip pro-independence parties of their control of the regional parliament and end their campaign to force a split. But with 96 percent of ballots...

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