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NEW YORK | Host of new worries pushes bitcoin to 4-month low

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of bitcoin fell to a four-month low of $6,370 on Wednesday, days after South Korean digital currency exchange Coinrail said hackers had stolen over $37 million, or almost a third of the virtual currency it had stored. After Coinrail announced the theft, the price of bitcoin dropped to $6,333.95 … Continue reading NEW YORK | Host of new worries pushes bitcoin to 4-month low

Adam Bergman – President of the IRA Financial Group & The IRA Financial Trust Company – Releases New Book on How to Use Retirement Funds to Purchase Cryptocurrencies

NEW YORK / February 18, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) –How to Use Retirement Funds to Purchase Cryptocurrencies in a Nutshell, by Adam Bergman is the first book to address the topic of how to use retirement funds to purchase bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrency, once thought of as a highly technical and somewhat shadowy monetary investment, has … Continue reading Adam Bergman – President of the IRA Financial Group & The IRA Financial Trust Company – Releases New Book on How to Use Retirement Funds to Purchase Cryptocurrencies

US stock indexes edge lower on final trading day of 2017

December 29,2017(AP)(STL.News)-U.S. stock indexes edged lower early Friday on the final day of trading for 2017. Losses by technology and energy companies outweighed gains by consumer products and healthcare stocks. Trading volume was light. Oil prices were headed higher. Despite the early slide, stocks were on track to close the year with strong gains. KEEPING … Continue reading US stock indexes edge lower on final trading day of 2017

Federal regulator gives OK for bitcoin futures to trade

NEW YORK/December 1, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — A federal regulator gave the go ahead on Friday to the CME Group to start trading bitcoin futures later this month, the first time the digital currency will be traded on a Wall Street exchange and subject to federal oversight. The CME Group, which owns the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, … Continue reading Federal regulator gives OK for bitcoin futures to trade

Bitcoin surges past $10,000 threshold, only to plunge

LONDON/November 29, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The price of bitcoin surged through $10,000 on Wednesday, adding to its ten-fold jump in value this year and fueling a debate as to whether the virtual currency is gaining mainstream acceptance or is merely a bubble waiting to burst. But as soon as bitcoin went through $10,000, it surged … Continue reading Bitcoin surges past $10,000 threshold, only to plunge