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Bitcoin surges by more than $2,000 in just over a day

Bitcoin rose Wednesday morning along with sharp gains in other major cryptocurrencies. The largest digital currency by market capitalization traded 9.5 percent higher above $8,400 as of 8:12 a.m., ET, according to CoinDesk, whose bitcoin...

Bitcoin Newbies Getting Beat Up

After surging to almost $20,000 in December following the introduction of regulated futures contracts in the U.S., the world’s largest cryptocurrency has lost more than half its value, plummeting to as low as $7,614...

Bitcoin could change the world even if it crashes

The prices of digital currencies like bitcoin, litecoin, ethereum, ripple and others have been all over the map in recent months, soaring more than 1,000 percent before falling sharply amid government intervention in Asia....

Ripple coins soar to record

The virtual currency known as Ripple coins soared to a record on Wednesday, solidifying a rally in the world’s No. 2 digital asset and closing in on bitcoin for dominance of the nascent industry....

Bitcoin starts a new year by tumbling

Bitcoin is already having a bad year. For the first time since 2015, the cryptocurrency began a new year by tumbling, extending its slide from a record $19,511 reached on Dec. 18. The virtual...