Tag: Virtual Currencies

Musk says Tesla sold about 10% of bitcoin to test market, and will ‘resume allowing crypto transactions’ when 50% of miners are green

Prices of the world’s No. 1 crypto on Sunday were trading sharply higher, as digital-asset bull Elon Musk said Tesla would resume allowing transactions at...

Elon Musk’s crypto tweets have ‘destroyed lives,’ says video purportedly from Anonymous

Elon Musk has “destroyed lives” through irresponsible tweets that have recently roiled cryptocurrency markets, a group claiming to represent the hacker collective Anonymous said in...

Elon Musk breaks up with bitcoin? Cryptic tweet has some crypto bulls fearing the worst

Crypto bull Elon Musk on Thursday evening issued a cryptic tweet that many in the world of digital assets were interpreting as the billionaire’s breakup...

A ‘bloody crypto’ Memorial Day weekend? Some bitcoin bulls are dreading the long U.S. holiday break

Bullish investors in bitcoin aren’t all jazzed about the long U.S. Memorial Day holiday weekend ahead. The sun, the fresh air, barbecues, the first major...

Bitcoin Mining Operation Is Uncovered During U.K. Drug Bust

British police got a shock when they raided a suspected illegal cannabis farm this week: Instead of halogen lamps and weed, they found about 100...

Bitcoin, GameStop and NIO bets turned this flight attendant into a millionaire: Now he’s wagering it all in one final push to $3 million

Don’t invest like Andrew Dawood — you may never be as lucky. The Egyptian-born resident of Dubai turned roughly $50,000 in savings into $1.7 million...

Bitcoin no longer ‘fringe asset’ — stock-market volatility rises after crypto’s ‘extreme’ moves, study says

Like it or not, stock-market traders need to keep an eye on bitcoin prices or risk getting whipsawed when the popular but volatile digital asset...

Crypto investor-protection talk heats up but lawmakers hope to allow buyers to ‘dogecoin to their heart’s content’

A bout of volatility in the past month in the crypto market has helped to reignite a push for increased scrutiny of the nascent digital-asset...

‘Where the crypto market goes from here is completely dependent on the stock market,’ says digital-asset tycoon Barry Silbert

Want to know where the crypto market goes from here? Barry Silbert, a power player in the digital-asset sector, says that investors ought to look...

Bitcoin prices tumble 50% from peak and Mark Cuban calls the crypto crash the ‘great unwind’

Bitcoin prices on Sunday afternoon were in free fall anew, with the world’s No.1 crypto spiraling down more than 50% from a peak in around...

Amid bitcoin and dogecoin chaos, college students and graduates insist they’re going long on crypto

It’s not just Tesla CEO TSLA, -1.01% Elon Musk — the crypto correction is causing unease among college students and recent graduates. But if you’ve...

Weekend reads: What exactly is going on with big tech stocks?

After many years during which the most familiar technology companies pulled the entire stock market up with them, 2021 is turning out to be a...

Opinion: Why bitcoin’s bust and the ‘crypto cult’ threaten all investors

Traders who have been coordinating on social media to promote stratospheric prices in meme stocks, such as GameStop GME, -7.93%, and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin...

bitcoin price: Bitcoin dips to lowest since February amid China crypto warning

By Vildana Hajric and Katie Greifeld Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies slumped after the People’s Bank of China reiterated that the digital tokens cannot be...

Bitcoin at $250,000 in a year? This ‘rocket fuel’ will help it get there, says former Goldman Sachs alum

After a lackluster start to the week, stock futures are pointing higher, with beaten-down technology names possibly taking the lead. While the Nasdaq Composite COMP,...

Crypto platform Coinbase rolls out convertible debt deal, stock skids below $250 reference price

Coinbase Global Inc. said Monday it plans to sell $1.25 billion of convertible debt, the same day its stock closed below its $250 reference price...

What the dogecoin army is saying as the cryptocurrency’s 30% tumble triggers a bearish break in the long-term trend line

A major tumble in dogecoin prices has one of the most popular meme assets in the doghouse with investors on Mother’s Day — at least...

Dogecoin nears 75 cents, then slips as crypto pioneer Silbert seen betting against parody coin ahead of Elon Musk’s ‘SNL’ guest-host gig

Call it the “dogefather” versus the godfather of crypto. Barry Silbert, a power player in the digital-asset sector, said he’s betting against dogecoin DOGEUSD, -7.59%...

My employer paid me in crypto. It rose 700% in value. Now he wants employees to return the crypto and accept dollars

I did some business development work for a tech company on a contract basis. The CEO stated that I would be paid in crypto when...

Charlie Munger says bitcoin’s rise ‘disgusting and contrary to interests of civilization’

It seems safe to say that Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Vice Chairman Charlie Munger’s cryptocurrency skepticism hasn’t been softened by the rally in prices for bitcoin...

Tesla’s first-quarter sales rise more than 70%, but stock slips

Tesla Inc. stock fell nearly 2% late Monday after the Silicon Valley electric-car maker reported mixed first-quarter earnings, with sales slightly below the mark and...

Dogecoin army’s campaign to drive crypto to $1 was a bust — so why are the bulls feeling vindicated?

It was a dollar or bust for the dogecoin community on Wednesday — and now it seems that dogecoin fanatics have been left with only...

Bitcoin suffers biggest weekly loss since March 2020

The price of bitcoin temporarily dropped below the psychologically important $50,000 level on Friday, putting the digital asset on track for its worst weekly performance...

ETF Wrap: Let’s get away from it all

Raise your hand if you’ve got a mean case of cabin fever. After the past 13 months, of course you do! You want to see...

Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong raised more than $290 million with share sales, and Fred Ehrsam raised nearly $112 million

Coinbase Global Inc. co-Founders Brian Armstrong and Fred Ehrsam, as well as other insiders, raked in a whole lot of fiat money when the cryptocurrency...