Bitcoin Dives After SEC Says Crypto Platforms Must Be Registered

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Bitcoin slumped back below $10,000 after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission reiterated that many online trading platforms for digital assets should register with the agency as exchanges. The largest cryptocurrency dropped as much as 13 percent to $9,416 after … Continued

Bitcoin’s Plunge in Volume Stirs Questions About Its Usage

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Earlier this year, when Bitcoin’s price fell by more than 60 percent from its record close, a less-noticed Bitcoin figure also plunged: the number of daily transactions. There are many explanations for the fall-off in trading, from software- to news-related. … Continued

Coinbase Says Credit Card Fees Are Piling Up on Crypto Sales

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Financing cryptocurrency purchases on a credit card keeps getting harder. Coinbase Inc. said customers are now getting slapped with “cash advance” charges when using credit cards to buy Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. The announcement in a blog post Tuesday … Continued

Bitcoin Newbies Are Getting Crushed While Old Timers Bemoan `Weak Hands

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For Bitcoin investors, these are the times that try one’s soul. 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 … Continued

Bitcoin Tumbles From Record in Biggest Slump Since Futures

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Lost in the speculate there is more room to gain because of their smaller market capitalizations. Coinbase Inc., one of the most popular U.S. cryptocurrency exchanges, also Read more: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-12-19/bitcoin-slumps-10-percent-in-biggest-drop-since-before-futures

Coinbase Looks at Insider Trading After Offering Bitcoin Cash

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Coinbase Inc., one of the most popular U.S. cryptocurrency exchanges, is investigating allegations of insider trading on its platform in the hours before the company announced it would enable purchases of the bitcoin spinoff known as bitcoin cash. Bitcoin cash surged … Continued

Bitcoin Wildness Highlights Worries as Futures Trading Nears

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Bitcoin’s poised to go legit. Is it really ready? Three days before Cboe Global Markets Inc., one of the world’s biggest regulated exchanges, debuts futures on the cryptocurrency, it had one of its wildest sessions ever. On Coinbase Inc.’s GDAX … Continued

Coinbase Loses Bid to Block U.S. Tax Probe of Bitcoin Gains

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Coinbase Inc. lost a bid to block an Internal Revenue Service investigation into whether some of the company’s customers haven’t reported their cryptocurrency gains. U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley in San Francisco ruled that the tax agency’s demand for … Continued