Did Grayscale push Bitcoin back up to the $40K mark?

2021-01-14

  Within 48 hours of Grayscale reopening its services to new investors on January 13, Bitcoin’s price shot up by almostd 20%, to once again hover just under the $40,000 mark. During the same period, the institutional investment firm added 4,618 BTC to its portfolio at a current value ofRead More →

Judge Orders Mark Karpeles to Face Fraud Suit From 2014

2020-06-17

A judge has ruled the former chief executive of defunct cryptocurrency exchange Mt. Gox, Mark Karpeles, must face a lawsuit alleging fraud filed back in 2014. On June 16, U.S. District Judge Gary Feinerman rejected Karpeles’ motion for summary judgment, rejecting the former Mt Gox head’s assertion that the case’sRead More →

Mark Zuckerberg is begging for governments to regulate Facebook

2019-04-24

Facebook Inc. co-founder and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is effectively begging for U.S. regulators to step in and give clear policies for internet data privacy and harmful content, a worthy request that still could be self-serving. Facebook FB, -0.65% reported first-quarter earnings that were better than expected Wednesday, excluding the $3Read More →

Asian shares mark time before Trump speech By Reuters

2019-02-05

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO – A man cleans electronic boards showing the Japan’s Nikkei average, the exchange rate between Japanese yen against the U.S. dollar and stock quotation outside a brokerage in Tokyo By Wayne Cole SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares started cautiously on Wednesday as investors waited to seeRead More →

Bitcoin prices steady but can’t breach $3,500 mark

2019-02-05

Bitcoin prices were mostly unchanged on Tuesday, stuck in a tight trading range below $3,500. In afternoon trading, a single bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.21%  was fetching $3,453.77, up 0.2% since Monday’s level at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on the Kraken crypto exchange. The cryptocurrency has spent the past 48 hours tradingRead More →