Crypto news

2 weeks ago
Crypto venture capitalist: View bitcoin as a survivor like Amazon after the 1990s dot-com bubble

Bitcoin is the "greatest store of value ever created," he contends.

Investing in bitcoin is not for the faint of heart, but over any given two-year period holders have been rewarded, CryptoOracle's Lou Kerner says.

2 weeks ago
Hacker lifts $1 million in cryptocurrency using San Francisco man's phone number, prosecutors say

The 21-year-old hacked into the phones of multiple Silicon Valley execs in what is called "SIM swapping."

Nicholas Truglia hacked into the phones of multiple Silicon Valley executives, prosecutors in California say.

3 weeks ago
Bitcoin bull Tom Lee stands by his reduced year-end $15,000 target despite nose-diving prices

Bitcoin would have to rise 250% in less than 2 months.

Fundstrat's Tom Lee told CNBC he remains bullish on bitcoin and bets on a recovery soon despite prices falling to more than one-year lows.

3 weeks ago
As bitcoin nosedives, regulators are investigating whether it was propped up illegally all along

The U.S. Justice Department is reportedly looking into whether traders used tether to bid up bitcoin prices.

The U.S. Justice Department is reportedly looking into whether traders used another cryptocurrency called tether to bid up bitcoin prices during its rally last year, Bloomberg News reported.

3 weeks ago
Tom Lee cuts bitcoin year-end target to $15,000

Bitcoin plunged 16% Tuesday and fell as low as $4,200.22.

Crypto evangelist Tom Lee joined us to discuss the bitcoin fallout and why he decided to cut his year-end target to $15,000 from $25,000.

3 weeks ago
Bitcoin plunges 16% to below $4,250, a new low for the year

Bitcoin is having a rough week.

Bitcoin hit its lowest point since September 2017 is now down roughly 30 percent for the week.

3 weeks ago
Bitcoin has dropped to below $5,000 to its lowest level in more than a year

Bitcoin is now down 30% since last Thanksgiving.

Bitcoin is now down 18 percent this week, falling to its lowest level in more than a year.

3 weeks ago
Bitcoin skids to a 13-month low, nearing $5,000

Down from its high of nearly $20,000 last December.

Bitcoin is now down 18 percent this week, falling to its lowest level in more than a year.

3 weeks ago
Wall Street's crypto bull Tom Lee slashes year-end bitcoin price forecast nearly in half

From $25,000 to $15,000. Where do you think bitcoin will end?

Fundstrat's Tom Lee is taking his bitcoin price target down to $15,000 from $25,000.

3 weeks ago
In bigger crackdown of crypto abuses, SEC goes after unregistered coin offerings

The SEC announced its first civil penalties.

Cryptocurrency founders have been prosecuted for everything from non-compliant initial coin offerings to outright fraud in recent weeks.