Jamie Dimon can’t help himself when it comes to trashing bitcoin. Just one day after the JPMorgan Chase CEO said he wasn’t going to talk about the digital currency anymore, he was back at it again, while maintaining that he was so over it. “I could care less what bitcoin trades for, how it trades,… bitcoins | New York Post"Jamie Dimon is back to trashing bitcoin"
LONDON — Bitcoin is at a one month high against the dollar on Sunday as it continues to rise. Bitcoin is up 2.3% to $ 4,538.90 at 3.30 p.m. BST (10.30 a.m. ET): It marks the first time bitcoin has been above $ 4,500 since early September and continues a rally that began on Thursday. Commenting on the rally on Friday, Mati Greenspan, a senior market analyst at trading platform eToro, said: “European regulators have…"Bitcoin is back above $4,500 for the first time in a month"
Victims of the ongoing Petya cyberattack have paid £7,064 ($ 9,000) in Bitcoin to hackers so far to try and get their files back — but they won’t have much luck. The cyberattack broke out on Tuesday, impacting the Ukrainian government and banks, then spreading to a Russian oil company, advertising firm WPP, and other companies around the world. The attack takes the form of ransomware, malicious software that encrypts a user’s files, then demands a…"Victims of the global cyberattack have paid $9,000 so far but can’t get their files back"
Bitcoin has come all the way back from Thursday’s steep slide. The cryptocurrency tumbled as much as 18.5% to $ 2,076 a coin after riskier assets fell following the Fed rate hike. On Friday, it’s trading up 3.5% at $ 2,520. The selling on Thursday began when bitcoin-mining firm Bitmain outlined its “contingency plan.” Coindesk explained it best: “Most notably, the proposal would dedicate mining resources to hard forking the network to a rule set…"Bitcoin storms back"
Bitcoin is higher for a second straight day on Tuesday, trading up 6.5% at $ 1,110 a coin as of 2:13 p.m. ET. The cryptocurrency has rallied about 17% since Sunday’s low, rebounding from a slump over the weekend that followed a Wall Street Journal report that the cryptocurrency’s developers were threatening to set up a “hard fork,” or alternative marketplace for bitcoin. The new platform would be incompatible with the current platform, thus creating a split…"Bitcoin is roaring back"