Bitcoin

Specialist Meric Greenbaum, left, and trader Fred DeMarco work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as the market makes up some of the ground it lost a day earlier. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 17, 2018 - 3:45 pm
U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in late-afternoon trading Wednesday as the market bounced back from modest losses a day earlier. The rally drove the Dow Jones industrial average back above 26,000 points and had the Standard & Poor's 500 index on course for a record high close. Technology and...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Shares were lower in early Asian trading Wednesday after a lackluster session on Wall Street, where the Dow industrial average ended almost flat after backtracking from a broad rally earlier in the day. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
January 17, 2018 - 4:38 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were lower Wednesday in Asia after a flip-flop session on Wall Street, where the Dow industrial average ended almost flat after backtracking from a broad rally earlier in the day. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 slipped 0.3 percent to 7,733.92 and the CAC 40 of France also...
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Trader Gregory Rowe, center, wears a "Dow 26,000" hat as he works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. The Dow Jones industrial average traded above 26,000 for the first time. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 16, 2018 - 1:32 pm
Gains by health care companies helped lift U.S. stocks higher in afternoon trading Tuesday as investors sized up the latest company earnings and deal news. The gains briefly sent the Dow Jones industrial average past the 26,000-point threshold for the first time. Technology stocks also notched...
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A man watches a screen showing the prices of bitcoin at a virtual currency exchange office in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Prices of bitcoin and other digital currencies have skidded after South Korea's top financial policymaker said a crackdown on trading of crypto currencies was still possible. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 16, 2018 - 3:48 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Prices of bitcoin and other digital currencies have skidded after South Korea's top financial policymaker said Tuesday that a crackdown on trading of crypto currencies was still possible. Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon said in an interview with local radio station TBS that...
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A currency trader stands near the screens showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI), left, and the foreign exchange rate between U.S. dollar and South Korean won at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018. Strong manufacturing data and overnight gains on Wall Street gave Asian markets a boost on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
January 03, 2018 - 12:20 am
TOKYO (AP) — Strong manufacturing data and overnight gains on Wall Street gave Asian markets a boost on Wednesday. Oil prices held steady. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index picked up 0.3 percent to 30,604.48 and the Shanghai Composite index jumped 0.9 percent to 3,379.44. South Korea's...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a statue of George Washington stands near the New York Stock Exchange, in background. U.S. stock indexes edged lower early Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, on the final day of trading for 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
December 29, 2017 - 1:41 pm
U.S. stock indexes edged lower Friday afternoon on the final day of trading for 2017. Losses by technology and financial companies outweighed gains by consumer products makers and industrials stocks. Oil prices were headed higher. Trading volume was light ahead of the New Year's holiday. Despite...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, American flags fly in front of the New York Stock Exchange. World stock markets were mixed on Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, in quiet post-Christmas holiday trading. Strong economic data from Asia and the U.S. boosted investor confidence in some markets. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
December 28, 2017 - 3:21 pm
U.S. stock indexes were up slightly in light trading late Thursday afternoon, on course to extend modest gains as the market heads into the final trading day of 2017. Banks were among the big gainers. Energy companies also rose following a spike in natural gas prices. Consumer-goods makers lagged...
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A currency trader walks by the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017. Asian markets were higher on Thursday in a quiet post-Christmas holiday trading as strong economic data from the region and in the U.S. boosted confidence. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
December 28, 2017 - 4:56 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — European stocks were flat after Asian markets finished mostly higher on Thursday in quiet post-Christmas holiday trading. Strong economic data from the region and in the U.S. boosted investor confidence in some markets. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 added 0.1 percent...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2014, file photo, Bitcoin logos are displayed at the Inside Bitcoins conference and trade show in New York. A bitcoin sell-off that began at the beginning of the week is gaining momentum, with a quarter of its value evaporating in the past 24 hours. Just hours before U.S. markets opened Friday, Dec. 22, 2017, bitcoin was trading at $13,659.85, according to the tracking site CoinDesk. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
December 22, 2017 - 6:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — What's a bitcoin worth? Lately nobody knows for sure, but after a wild ride on Friday, it's worth a good deal less than it was Thursday. After losses over the last few days, the digital currency fell as much as 30 percent overnight in Asia, and the action became so frenzied that the...
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FILE - This Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange in Lower Manhattan. Another month of strong hiring in the U.S. and improved manufacturing in Europe have stocks climbing early Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018, as the Dow Jones industrial average trades above 25,000 points for the first time. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
December 22, 2017 - 5:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks finished slightly lower Friday in subdued trading ahead of a three-day holiday weekend. Health care companies and banks slipped. President Donald Trump signed the Republican-backed tax bill into law, but for the fourth day in a row, stocks didn't move much. They had made...
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