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Market Extra: Bitcoin bulls see $6,000 in sight, as digital currency jolts higher

Bitcoin extended its rally on Friday, with the No. 2 most prominent digital currency, Ether, joining in a rise that has taken both to or near all-time highs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 13th, 2017

Market Extra: This digital currency is about to succeed where bitcoin has failed

After languishing for years, the price of a single litecoin has shot higher in recent weeks as its users have thrown support behind a software update that would improve the network’s ability to quickly and efficiently process transactions......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 13th, 2017

Market Extra: Bitcoin passes $14,000, has gained more than 1,400% in 2017

The digital currency bitcoin, which has seen astonishing gains throughout 2017, is showing no signs of slowing down......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2017

Market Extra: Bitcoin nears $13,000, has gained more than 1,200% in 2017

The digital currency bitcoin, which has seen astonishing gains throughout 2017, is showing no signs of slowing down......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 6th, 2017

Market Extra: Bitcoin breaks $12,000, tops $200 billion in market capitalization

The digital currency bitcoin, which has seen astonishing gains throughout 2017, passed another in a series of rapidly falling milestones......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 5th, 2017

Market Extra: Bitcoin, hitting new records, tops $200 billion in market capitalization

The digital currency bitcoin, which has seen astonishing gains throughout 2017, passed another in a series of rapidly falling milestones......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 5th, 2017

Market Extra: Bitcoin adds to gains as Flynn cooperates with Russia probe, still below $11,000

The price of the digital currency bitcoin rose on Friday, nearing its highs of the session following reports that Michael Flynn will testify about President Donald Trump, adding a new element of political uncertainty to the market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 1st, 2017

Market Extra: Outage on bitcoin exchange hits prices

The partial outage on digital currency exchanges such as Coinbase on Wednesday has caused bitcoin prices to whipsaw, highlighting the need for more robust infrastructure for the maturing digital currency.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 29th, 2017

Market Extra: Bitcoin tumbles below $7,000 as digital currencies come under pressure

The No.1 digital currency in the world on Friday retreats below the psychologically important level of $7,000, reaching its lowest level since the start of November as digital currencies came under selling pressure......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 10th, 2017

Market Extra: Bitcoin may be staging the biggest challenge yet to gold and silver

Is the world’s No. 1 digital currency luring away traditional investors in gold, which boasts an unrivaled history as a store of value......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 2nd, 2017

Market Extra: Bitcoin surges to fresh record above $6,400 as CME plans digital-currency futures

The No. 1 digital currency carved out a fresh record high on Tuesday, its persistent upward momentum fueled by a prominent exchange’s plans to kick off a futures contract based on bitcoin......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 31st, 2017

Market Extra: Here’s why UBS is bullish on blockchain, but not bitcoin

Skeptical about buying bitcoin, but think the underlying technology driving the red-hot digital currency has world-changing potential?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 24th, 2017

Market Extra: Bitcoin breaks above $6,000, and $100 billion in value for the first time in its history

The world’s most prominent digital currency was on track to mark a fresh milestone on Friday, with bitcoin rallying and putting the cyber currency in position to hit a total market value of around $100 billion......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 20th, 2017

Market Extra: A bigger blast off? What one strategist sees taking bitcoin ‘into the stratosphere’

The digital currency bitcoin hit its latest in a series of record highs on Friday, as it extended a record that has taken it up more than 500% this year alone. But what would it take for bitcoin to really rise?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 20th, 2017

Market Extra: Bitcoin breaks above $6,000, nears $100 billion value for the first time in its history

The world’s most prominent digital currency was on track to mark a fresh milestone on Friday, with bitcoin rallying and putting the cyber currency in position to hit a total market value of around $100 billion......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 20th, 2017

Market Extra: It took about 24 hours for Jamie Dimon to break a bitcoin vow

This may be one of the shortest vows J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.’s CEO has made. A little over a day after saying he wouldn’t discuss bitcoin, a popular digital currency, which he has declared “a fraud,” Dimon was back at it again on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 13th, 2017

Market Extra: Bitcoin is creating stark divisions on Wall Street

Bitcoin has become one of the most polarizing topics on Wall Street, and it has crystallizing a clear divide between those who think the digital currency is doomed to end in tears for investors and others betting that it has a bona fide future......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 2nd, 2017

Market Extra: Here’s one way to value bitcoin

Friday’s prices action in bitcoin, which jumped about 10% after the digital currency lost a third of its value so far this month, suggests that enough people though it was a good value after the recent correction.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 19th, 2017

Market Extra: Why bitcoin may be worth only a third of its value

Friday’s prices action in bitcoin, which jumped about 10% after the digital currency lost a third of its value so far this month, suggests that enough people though it was a good value after the recent correction.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 15th, 2017

Market Extra: Dimon calls bitcoin ‘a fraud’ and may have delivered the biggest blow to the digital currency

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. boss Jamie Dimon just leveled one of the harshest criticisms about bitcoin and the broader digital-currency sector to date......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 12th, 2017

Market Extra: Bitcoin and Ether rise, helping take crypto space above $150 billion market cap

The price of the digital currency Bitcoin rose on Wednesday, putting it on track for a second straight daily increase, a rally that took the total market capitalization of the entire cryptocurrency space above $150 billion......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 23rd, 2017