Bitcoin races past $5,000 to a new all-time high

Bitcoin mania just blew past the $ 5,000 mark. The price of the controversial crytpo-currency soared by more than $ 500 on Thursday to over $ 5,380, bringing it to a new all-time high. The latest rally appears to have been driven by a mix of upcoming engineering changes that make it easier to acquire new coins and… bitcoins | New York Post

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Bitcoin surges past $5,300 ‘as bulls returned to the market with a vengeance’

Bitcoin soared past $ 5,000 for the first time early Thursday morning and it continued to hit to new heights throughout the trading day.  The red-hot digital currency, which is up more than 400% this year, blew past $ 5,300 to $ 5,382 just after 12 p.m. ET. Sell-off pressure has since pushed the coin back down below $ 5,300.  It is still up near 10% Thursday.  The $ 5,000 mark has long been a threshold of high-anticipation…

"Bitcoin surges past $5,300 ‘as bulls returned to the market with a vengeance’"

The fifth largest cryptocurrency surges past $80 per coin

Litecoin is riding the cryptocurrency wave.  The fifth largest cryptocurrency on the market surpassed $ 80 per coin Friday afternoon, as more well-known digital currencies such as bitcoin and ethereum continue to reach new heights. Litecoin is up 12.98% since yesterday at $ 82.50 per coin.  Cryptocurrencies are powered by distributed ledger technology and are not controlled by a centralized authority. The market for these coins and tokens has exploded this year with the total market cap for…

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Bitcoin surges past $1,900 for the first time

Bitcoin is at it again. Overnight, the cryptocurrency topped $ 1,900 for the first time. It is now trading up by 2.3% at $ 1,938.81 a coin. Friday’s gains have bitcoin up by about 102% since March 27. The cryptocurrency has gained in 23 of the past 26 sessions. The rally has seemingly been sparked by news out of Japan at the beginning of April that bitcoin is now considered a legal payment method in…

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Bitcoin shoots past $1,800 for the first time

Bitcoin is trading at another record high on Thursday. The cryptocurrency is up 4.59% at $ 1853.55 a coin after Ulmart, Russia’s largest online retailer, said it would begin accepting bitcoin, Cryptocoin News says.  The announcement from Ulmart comes despite Russia’s central bank saying it would wait until 2018 to consider allowing the use of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. At the beginning of April, Japan’s regulators announced bitcoin is now a legal payment method in the country.  Bitcoin’s…

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Bitcoin Blows Past $1,700 Mark, Up 80% This Year

The price of the digital currency bitcoin surged past $ 1,700 on Tuesday after a 6% rise driven by new speculative buying in a new kind of capital raising and virtual-currency creation dubbed the “initial coin offering.” Bitcoin traded hit an intraday record high of $ 1,747 on the index maintained by the research site CoinDesk. That would put it up about 80% year-to-date, after closing 2016 at $ 968. Even for bitcoin, a currency whose short…

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Bitcoin soars past $1,700 for the first time

Bitcoin seems unstoppable, topping $ 1,700 for the first time on Tuesday. The cryptocurrency is up 5.71% at $ 1,758.45 a coin, as trade grinds higher for the 16th time in 18 sessions. It has gained nearly 50% during its run. Tuesday’s gain comes without any obvious catalyst as traders await the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s ruling on whether it will reverse its decision to reject the Winklevoss twins’ exchange-traded fund. The SEC rejected two…

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