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    Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange Headed Toward Liquidation

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    The bankrupt Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange took another step toward oblivion when the Tokyo District Court dismissed its application for civil rehabilitation and steered it on a path to liquidation.

    That news is of concern to the 127,000 Mt. Gox customers who had money stuck in accounts there - liquidation usually reduces any restitution.

    But the Japanese administrator taking over the Mt. Gox assets left open a possibility that at some point could allow the failed exchange to pay back customers.

    Here's how it might work...
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  • Why the Bitcoin Price Is Rising Today Bitcoin price

    After plunging to six-month lows, just last Friday, Bitcoin prices have rebounded 40%. And that's on a day when the Chinese Bitcoin exchanges were supposed to get cut off from their bank accounts.

    It seems that, for better or for worse, events in China are driving the price of Bitcoin.

    isn't going to change any time soon...
  • Why the Bitcoin Price Is Falling Today Bitcoin broken

    Reports that the People's Bank of China (PBOC) planned to shut down the bank accounts of Chinese Bitcoin exchanges became all too real today (Thursday), as the exchanges began receiving official notices from their respective banks.

    The news sent the Bitcoin price today falling as much as 12.4% to a low of $385.32, adding to the losses that started after the first rumors leaked out several weeks ago. Bitcoin prices have fallen from more than $600 in mid-March and more than $800 at the start of the year.

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  • The Bitcoin Market Continues to Be Rocked by China Uncertainty Bitcoins pile

    The Bitcoin market ended the week as it began - trying to sort out how far the Chinese central bank will go in its crackdown on the Chinese exchanges, and how that might affect Bitcoin prices everywhere else in the world.

    Mainstream Chinese news outlet Caixin Online was the first to report last week that the People's Bank of China (PBOC) was planning to force Chinese banks to close any accounts they have with Bitcoin exchanges by April 15.

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  • Bitcoin Prices Whipsawed by Looming China Crackdown – But Not for Long Bitcoin in red

    As the rumors of a crackdown by the People's Bank of China have solidified over the past few days, Bitcoin prices have been hit hard.

    Last week, we told you that China's central bank was rumored to be planning to force Chinese banks to close any accounts they have with Bitcoin exchanges by April 15.

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  • Bitcoin Prices Tank on Rumors of China Ban

    Bitcoin prices plunged this week on reports that the People's Bank of China (PBOC) was planning to block banks from providing accounts to Bitcoin-based businesses.

    The CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index dropped from about $585 on Wednesday to as low as $477 on Thursday, though by Friday Bitcoin prices were hovering around the $500 level.

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  • Bitcoin News: Mt. Gox Bankruptcy Barely Dents Prices Bitcoin broken

    The troubled Mt. Gox exchange officially filed for bankruptcy today (Friday) in Japan, but this Bitcoin news was so much expected that prices on other exchanges hardly moved.

    Bitcoin prices on most major exchanges briefly dipped about 5% on the news, but recovered quickly. The composite Bitcoin price on CoinDesk was $565 at midday, down less than 2% for the day.

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  • Bitcoin News: Answers to Questions About the Mt. Gox Situation mtgox-bitcoin

    Problems at the Mt. Gox exchange have dominated Bitcoin news this past week, creating concern and confusion within the Bitcoin community and leaving everyone else wondering what in the world is going on.

    Here's what's happened...
  • Bitcoin Regulation Is Coming – Here's What To Expect Bitcoin-digital With the use of Bitcoin spreading rapidly, regulators are scrambling to study the digital currency. And while well-crafted regulation would grant Bitcoin much-needed legitimacy, too much would stifle its growth. Striking an ideal balance won't be easy, but at least one regulator seems to be on the right track...
  • What Is Bitcoin? Here's Everything You Need to Know What is Bitcoin? Many people just finding out about the digital currency are justifiably confused, as most Bitcoin news stories only provide a cursory explanation. And many of them have made matters worse by using photos of "bitcoins," when in fact bitcoins have no physical existence. They exist only as digital code on the Internet. […] Read More...
  • How Mt. Gox Angered the Entire Bitcoin Community Today – and Sent Prices Falling Bitcoin in red Mt. Gox threw a scare into the Bitcoin world when it blamed some technical problems on a bug in the digital currency itself -- a bug that would allow fraudulent transactions. The revelation sent Bitcoin prices plummeting. But when the real story came out, a lot of people were seeing red...
  • Why Bitcoin Prices Are Falling – And What That Means

    A fresh crisis may be the beginning of the end for Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox, but the harm to the digital currency itself will be temporary.

    Fans of the digital currency woke up Friday trying to figure out why Bitcoin prices are falling after more than a month of relative price stability on the Japan-based exchange.

    Long plagued by issues in getting fiat currencies from Mt. Gox accounts to user bank accounts, the exchange in recent days started having trouble transferring bitcoins as well.

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  • Bitcoin Penny Stock Hits the Market penny

    One bitcoin will cost you more than $700 at current prices, but now investors can get a piece of the virtual currency's potential for $4 with this new Bitcoin penny stock.

    Bitcoin Shop Inc. started trading Thursday - the first company with "Bitcoin" in its name to be publicly traded.

    See how to cash in on these Bitcoin penny stocks today...
  • Why the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF Is a Game-Changer winklevoss-001 One of the things holding many people back from investing in Bitcoin is the technical knowledge required to buy and sell the actual Bitcoins. But the Winklevoss Twins are about to change all that when their Bitcoin ETF gets approved by the SEC later this year. Here's how it will work...
  • Bitcoin News Like This Gives Public the Wrong Idea Silk Road Bitcoin Ever since it popped onto the public's radar, Bitcoin has been unfairly saddled with a reputation for being little more than a high-tech tool for illegal activities. So when the BitInstant CEO got arrested for money laundering, the critics were crowing, "I told you so." But this incident is just one more distraction from why Bitcoin is going to be such a huge deal...
  • Bitcoin News: Five Predictions for the Digital Currency in 2014 Bitcoin blue From soaring prices (and crashes) to the saga of Silk Road, the now-defunct Web marketplace for illegal drugs, Bitcoin had a eventful year in 2013. The Bitcoin story this year will have far less drama - but what happens will determine the ultimate fate of the digital currency. Here's what 2014 has in store for Bitcoin...