“Pump-and-dump” schemes can be particularly effective in the thinly traded digital currency world.
Shares were higher in Japan and Thailand but fell in Australia and India, with most Asian markets closed Friday for the lunar new year holiday.
Gold rose to a three-week high on Friday as the dollar index slid to a three-year low and stronger-than-expected inflation data this week boosted interest in the metal as a hedge against price pressures.
U.S. stocks are rising Thursday as investors continue to snap up shares of companies that do better in times of faster economic growth, such as industrial and technology companies and banks.
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Asian shares posted solid gains on Thursday that mirrored Wall Street's advance as investors' worries over inflation receded, although trading was thin as some markets closed for Lunar New Year holidays.
U.S. stocks are shaking off an early decline and turning higher Wednesday.
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Asian shares were mixed Wednesday with investors adopting a wait-and-see stance ahead of Lunar New Year holidays and the release of U.S. inflation data.
U.S. stocks are lower Tuesday morning as health care companies slump.
Asian shares tracked an overnight rally on Wall Street, though Japan's Nikkei 225 index ceded early gains as the yen rose against the U.S. dollar.
U.S. stocks are posting solid gains early Monday as energy companies recover some of their recent losses.
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Cryptocurrencies are highly risky and unregulated products that are unsuitable as investment, savings or retirement planning products, the regulators said in a joint statement.
Iceland is expected to use more energy mining bitcoins and other virtual currencies this year than it uses to power its homes.
With massive amounts of electricity needed to run the computers that create bitcoins, large virtual currency companies have established a base in the North Atlantic island nation blessed with an abundance of renewable energy.
U.S. stocks moved sharply higher in early trading Friday, recouping some of the ground lost a day earlier when indexes plummeted, deepening a weeklong sell-off that knocked the market into a "correction" for the first time in two years.
World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim this week joined other business leaders in expressing skepticism about cryptocurrencies, likening digital currencies to “Ponzi schemes.”