Mt. Gox may have gone bankrupt and roiled the digital currency market last week, but Overstock.com says the currency has triggered a boost in new customers.
The Chinese want to inject volatility into their currency markets and deter speculation.
Closing out a brutal week for Bitcoin, consumer watchdogs in Massachusetts said Friday they will issue an advisory on the embattled currency in the coming weeks.
Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy Friday, losing nearly half-a-billion dollars worth of bitcoins, in a major blow to the crypto currency.
Wall Street expressed early jitters over the fast-moving situation in Ukraine, but investors eventually shrugged off concerns about Russia's next moves.