In a year when whipsawing markets are poised to end much higher, one of Wall Street’s most curious investments could come out on top: bitcoin. The digital currency is one of the best-performing assets of 2016, rising more than 124 percent since the start of the year — as investors in China and India push… bitcoins | New York Post"Bitcoin price surges to nearly $1K as year ends"
Bitcoin’s price has stabilized following this week’s massive hack and theft of $ 65 million in bitcoin from a Hong Kong exchange, as some traders seized on the lower price to strategically buy the dip. Myriad questions about the hack itself remain unanswered, however. On Tuesday, a trading site called Bitfinex was attacked by a hacker, who exploited the site’s security protocols and stole just under 200,000 bitcoins, at the time worth about $ 65…"Bitcoin Price Recovers as Hacked Exchange Remains Offline"
For a crowd of uber-distrustful cryptoanarchists, bitcoiners are still a pretty optimistic lot. How else to describe the price action over the weekend for the digital currency, which ostensibly suffered a sharp setback after the Securities and Exchange Commission denied an application from Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to build and sell a bitcoin-based exchange traded fund? The price of bitcoin on Friday plunged after the SEC order came out. After trading as high as $…"Bitcoin Price Recovers as True Believers Keep the Faith"
Gold 2.0 is now pricier than gold 1.0. The price of bitcoin surged on Thursday to a fresh record, trading as high as $ 1,252. That is above the previous all-time high of $ 1,242 that the currency set back on Nov. 29, 2013, on the Mt. Gox exchange before that exchange’s collapse (because that price was recorded only on Mt. Gox, it generally was not regard as the currency’s “real” record high, though it…"Gold 2.0 (Bitcoin) Price Now Higher Than Gold 1.0 (Gold)"
Despite the SEC rejecting the BATS rule change proposal, bitcoin's price is not budging all that much. There was a major sell-off right after the ETF … Google Alert – bitcoin"ETF Rejection Has No Long-term Impact on Bitcoin Price By The Look of Things"