bitcoins

  • 16 Apr 2014 at 2:50 PM

The Bitcoin Bugle: Sinobits!

The Chinese may not like bitcoin. And they may not want their banks doing any kind of business with anything bitcoin-related. But they aren’t going to be so vulgar as to ban it. In fact, they’ll even let their citizens waste their hard-earned yuan on it. Read more »

  • 28 Mar 2014 at 1:31 PM

The Bitcoin Bugle: China Fucking With Bit Again

The People’s Republic is doing its part to make sure the year 2014 is the cryptocurrency’s last, upping its December bar on banks trading in bitcoins to and outright ban on banks doing any kind of business with bitcoiners at all. Read more »

  • 25 Mar 2014 at 6:50 PM

The Bitcoin Bugle: Derivatives and Taxes

Those 200,000 bitcoins that Mt. Gox forgot about? Yea, well, they’re still not legal tender, according to the IRS, which will have some unpleasant consequences in about three weeks. Read more »

The Bitcoin Bugle: Not Mt. Gox Gets Some Real Money

Someone is profiting handsomely from Mt. Gox’s difficulties, and it’s a hedge fund manager. Indeed, it’s the hedge fund manager to whom Mike Novogratz entrusts his bitcoin betting. Read more »

  • 13 Mar 2014 at 2:23 PM

The Bitcoin Bugle: The Race is On

To regulate a certain sullied sort-of currency (or commodity?), that is. Read more »

“I’m not sure I understand it. I mean, it is totally surreal. I mean, who’s the founder, this guy in L.A. What’s going on with Mt. Gox? I mean, there are so many moving parts. Let’s just say I would think and hope that the regulators are paying a lot of attention to it.” [FBN]