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Bitcoin at $10 000: where it goes from here

Bitcoin entered uncharted territory on Wednesday after breaching $10 000 for the first time, leaving investors to wonder how long the rally will go – and whether it will end in tears. The digital currency climbed as much as

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Bitcoin tops $10 000 as bubble warnings multiply

Bitcoin surpassed $10 000 for the first time, taking this year’s price surge to more than 10-fold even as warnings multiply that the largest digital currency is an asset bubble. The euphoria is bringing to the mainstream what was once considered

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Invest in bitcoin, even if it is a bubble

With bitcoin approaching the $10 000 mark and Coinbase, the bitcoin exchange, boasting more accounts than brokerage Charles Schwab, some preemptive consolation and advice are in order for people who stand to lose lots of money in

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Bitcoin nears $10 000 as crypto mania intensifies

Bitcoin is showing no signs of slowing down, blowing past $9 000 less than a week after topping $8 000 and now quickly closing in on five big figures. The price of the largest cryptocurrency by market value is soaring as it gains greater

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Cryptocurrencies don’t belong in central banks

Should central banks embrace cryptocurrencies, or even pioneer their own? In a nutshell, no. Crypto assets are an unusual innovation, still in flux and often poorly understood. Trying to centralise them in a bureaucracy is exactly

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Crypto bull sees bitcoin at $11 500

The bitcoin bulls are charging. A day after hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz said the cryptocurrency will end the year at $10 000, Fundstrat’s Thomas Lee doubled his price target to $11 500 by the middle of 2018 – a 40% gain

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Bitcoin breaks through $8 000 for the first time

Bitcoin topped $8 000 for the first time, as investors set aside technology concerns that had derailed its advance earlier this month. Bitcoin rose 4.8% to $8 071.05 as of 10.17pm South African time on Sunday. It’s now up more

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