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Bitcoin Value Surpasses Gold for First Time in Currency's ...

The price of one Bitcoin surpassed the price of an ounce of gold for the first time in history on Thursday, a milestone some investors said solidifies the currency as "digital gold."

By Thursday evening, the price of one Bitcoin was $1,271, according to CoinDesk's Bitcoin Price Index. Meanwhile, gold per ounce was priced at $1,235, according to Oklahoma-based precious metals retailer APMEX...

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Bitcoin keeps breaking records, but should you invest in ...

Dec 9 2017, 12:56 pm ET

Bitcoin keeps breaking records, but should you invest in the year's hottest commodity?

by Ben Popken



This week alone, the digital currency Bitcoin surged $5,000 to a new high of $18,000 before correcting back to $15,000. The cryptocurrency is up nearly 2,000 percent over the year. If you had invested $100 in January, it would be worth $2,000 today.

Nobody knows...

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‘Bitcoin is a currency’: Federal judge says the virtual ...

Is the "online crypto-currency" Bitcoin money like dollars or is it no more the business of government regulators than virtual gold pieces in an online game? A federal judge may have ended the controversy with an opinion issued in a Bitcoin-related fraud case -- and the verdict is: It's money.

The defendant, Texan Trendon Shavers, is accused by the SEC of committing fraud in the form of a...

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