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Coinbase soars in market debut, valued near $86 billion

Apr. 14, 2021 16:47 PM EDT

Coinbase made a rousing debut on Wall Street Wednesday, with shares of the digital currency exchange rising as high as $429, briefly giving it a market value over $100 billion. Coinbase Global Inc.‘s initial public offering happened with cryptocurrency chatter...

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey sells NFT of first tweet for $2.9M

Mar. 22, 2021 20:20 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has sold a digital version of his first tweet for more than $2.9 million more than two weeks after he announced a digital auction for the post. The tweet from March 2006, which says “just setting up my twttr,” was bought...

Fed's Powell: Public should understand risks of Bitcoin

Mar. 22, 2021 14:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Monday that the U.S. public needs to understand the risks behind Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, even as the central bank itself is studying the potential costs and benefits of a digital dollar. Powell said...

Editorial Roundup: New York

Mar. 04, 2021 13:35 PM EST

Albany Times Union. February 27, 2021. Editorial: A misguided push for tests THE ISSUE: The federal government insists on standardized school tests. THE STAKES: In the midst of a...

Cost of a single Bitcoin exceeds $50,000 for first time

Feb. 16, 2021 14:50 PM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The seemingly unstoppable rise of Bitcoin continued Tuesday with the cost of a single unit of the digital currency rising above $50,000 for the first time. The price of Bitcoin has risen almost 200% in the last three months and its volatility...

Bitcoin, seemingly omnipresent, crosses the $50,000 mark

Feb. 16, 2021 08:11 AM EST

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — After a wild week in which Bitcoin soared to new heights, Bitcoin crossed the $50,000 mark early Tuesday. Bitcoin rallied throughout the as more companies signaled the volatile digital currency could eventually gain widespread acceptance as a...