Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne is hoping to use his original take in bitcoin to eradicate poverty around the world.
U.S. attorneys in Utah prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that's exploded in value to about $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader's arrest a year ago.
If you are one of the many individuals who owns bitcoins, or is thinking about buying into the emerging technology, one important thing to note is that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) does not in fact treat the burgeoning digital currency as a currency.
The public's interest in all things bitcoin and efforts by entrepreneurs to fund their businesses with digital currencies is starting to draw more attention from regulators.
Asian stocks were mostly lower Thursday after the Fed raised rates again as expected, followed by similar moves in China and Hong Kong that dampened investor sentiment.
U.S. stocks edged higher in early trading Wednesday ahead of an expected interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve.
The Latest on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy meeting (all times local): 4:50 a.m.
For some, the cryptocurrency market has become a fluke.
A growing number of Venezuelans are turning to bitcoin to make ends meet amid the country’s economic crisis, including John Villar, who in the last month has bought has bought two plane tickets to Colombia, purchased his wife's medication and paid the employees of his startup business — all in bitcoin.
Niall Ferguson, historian and author of ‘The Ascent of Money,’ weighs in on concerns of a potential bitcoin bubble.
Greece's Supreme Court is due to rule whether to allow the extradition of a Russian cybercrime suspect to the United States to stand trial for allegedly laundering billions of dollars using the virtual currency bitcoin.
Historian and author Niall Ferguson on concerns about a potential bitcoin bubble.
Asian stocks were mostly higher Wednesday following overnight gains on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to a likely U.S. interest rate hike.
The CME has increased its margin requirements for bitcoin futures to 43% ahead of the launch, up from 35%. “Margins for CME bitcoin futures are being increased to 43% for launch as a result of the normal review of market volatility to ensure adequate collateral coverage,” according to a release from the CME.
The Latest on the Greek ruling on the extradition of Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Greece's Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a request to extradite a Russian cybercrime suspect to the United States to stand trial for allegedly laundering billions of dollars using the virtual currency bitcoin.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen has lots to cover as her career winds down.
Virtual currency bitcoin hit another all-time peak on Tuesday, two days after the launch of the first ever bitcoin futures on a U.S. exchange and ahead of the start of another futures contract next week.
"The Capitalist Code" author Ben Stein on the cryptocurrency bitcoin and why investors should be cautious.
Ethereum is trading above $600 for the first time this week. The digital currency has jumped 98% in value in the last month and more than 7,250% since this time last year, according to Coinbase.
Gemini co-founders Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss discuss bitcoin.