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Hedge Fund Behind Mystery "Bitcoin To $50,000" Bet Revealed

The crypto space was thrown into chaos today as the price of bitcoin and its peers plunged overnight, cementing the pioneering digital currency's worst week since December 2013, only to rebound dramatically into the close, wiping out virtually all losses. Also today, just as the rout was nearing its trough, we shared a story from the Wall Street Journal about a mystery trader who placed a $1 million bet that bitcoin will climb above $50,000 by December 28, 2018.

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Panic-Selling Turns To Buying-Scramble As Cryptocurrencies Recover Dramatically

Update 1600ET: Thanks to some serious dip-buying, the landcape across cryptocurrencies is not as completely devastating as it appeared this morning...

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Bitcoin Rebounds Sharply After Biggest Drop In 2 Weeks

Update: Bitcoin spot and futures are bid and have reebounded notably off the after-hours lows...

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World's Largest Oil-Pipeline Company Uncovers Illegal Crypto Mining Operation

The world’s largest oil pipeline company has a cryptocurrency problem.

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Long Island Woman Indicted For Funding ISIS With Bitcoin

With intriguingly coincidental timing, as cryptocurrencies reach mainstream and grab the world's attention, the US Justice Department has unsealed a grand-jury indictment that shows a Long Island woman has been indicted on charges that she tried to funnel money to ISIS using Bitcoin.

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White House Says It Is "Monitoring The Bitcoin Situation"

In the past few days two Federal Reserve presidents have discussed cryptocurrencies and concluded they are "niche" and "don't matter today."

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