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Bitcoin rockets past $10,000 after the Fed says it’s ‘taking a deep look’ at a government cryptocurrency

The digital coin hit a five-month high as Wuhan coronavirus fears and the upcoming "halving" also boosted demand.
Acting U.S. Assistant Secretary of Treasury for Financial Stabilization Neel Kashkari testifies before the Domestic Policy Subcommittee hearing about the Troubled Asset Relief Program on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 11, 2009.

Fed president Neel Kashkari tears into ‘giant garbage dumpster’ cryptocurrencies

The Fed official praised the SEC for "cracking down on" the coin-offering frauds that have "fleeced" people for billions of dollars.

Warren Buffett finally had his $4.6 million meal with crypto boss Justin Sun

The billionaire investor hosted the Tron and BitTorrent CEO at an Omaha country club.

‘This doesn’t sound right’: Mastercard’s CEO ditched Facebook’s Libra after multiple red flags

"When you don't understand how money gets made, it gets made in ways you don't like."

Bitcoin posts its best January in 7 years as traders view it as a safe haven amid coronavirus fears

Investors are buying bitcoin because "it is increasingly regarded as a safe-haven asset in times of uncertainty," said Nigel Green of deVere group.

Warren Buffett’s $4.6 million crypto lunch was eBay’s priciest purchase in 2019. It still hasn’t happened.

Tron chief Justin Sun bought the charity meal with Berkshire Hathaway's boss but bailed at the last minute, sparking conspiracies.
FILE PHOTO: An employee works on Bitcoin mining computer as a PC screen shows the fluctuations in Bitcoin exchange rates at Bitminer Factory in Florence

Bitcoin hits its highest level since November after soaring above the $9,000 threshold

The coin jumped as high as $9,176.38 Tuesday morning, soaring with other cryptocurrencies as investors turn to them as a safe-haven assets.
A worker checks the fans on miners, at the cryptocurrency farming operation, Bitfarms, in Farnham, Quebec, Canada.

Central banks band together to consider issuing their own digital currencies

The institutions of Britain, Japan, the EU, Sweden, and Switzerland will join forces to consider issuing their own central bank digital currencies.
A cryptocurrency mining computer is seen in front of bitcoin logo during the annual Computex computer exhibition in Taipei

The biggest bitcoin trust brought in a record $608 million last year – and most of it was from hedge funds

Grayscale Investment's inflows in 2019 surpassed the value of the previous six years combined, the company said in its annual investment report.

Bitcoin is on its best start-of-year streak since 2012

The digital currency is up 20% just two weeks into 2020, and crypto-enthusiasts expect institutional interest to drive prices higher through the year.