Bitcoin Prices


Oil Prices Are Now More Volatile Than Bitcoin

For skeptics and traditional market investors, bitcoin is synonymous with extreme bouts of price volatility. However, in recent times, oil has become a relatively risky asset.

Markets  ·  20 February 2020

Bitcoin Price Will Be Golden in 2020 Thanks to Limited Supply, Increasing Use: Bloomberg Report

Bitcoin, like gold, is a limited asset that can't be easily increased to meet demand. Bloomberg analysts predict the price of both will rise this year.

News  ·  8 January 2020

Bitcoin Price Spikes to Nearly $9K on Little-Known Crypto Exchange

Crypto exchange WEX, formerly known as BTC-e, saw its BTC/USD market spike to nearly $9,000 on Wednesday.

Markets  ·  11 July 2018

Futures Launch Weighed on Bitcoin’s Price, Say Fed Researchers

Researchers from the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank believe that the launch of bitcoin futures played a role in bitcoin's recent price slump.

Markets  ·  7 May 2018

Goldman Sachs to Begin Bitcoin Futures Trading

Goldman Sachs is launching a new operation that will use the firm's own money to trade bitcoin-related contracts on behalf of its clients.

Markets  ·  3 May 2018

MarketWatch Is Tracking Eight More Cryptocurrencies

MarketWatch is now tracking nine cryptocurrencies in total on its website, with the eight additions announced today.

Markets  ·  25 April 2018

Ex-IMF Economist: Bitcoin Could Drop to $100 in the Next Decade

Economist Kenneth Rogoff said Tuesday that he expects bitcoin's price will decrease by 2028.

Policy & regulation  ·  7 March 2018

Massachusetts Securities Regulator: Bitcoin Fails ‘The Smell Test’

The top securities regulator in Massachusetts raised concerns on the bitcoin bubble and called the bitcoin market "entirely speculation."

Policy & regulation  ·  28 December 2017

Bitcoin Price Drops Below $15k, Down 25% from All-Time High

The price of bitcoin is down more than 25 percent from its recent all-time highs, spurred by futures listings from major derivatives exchanges.

Markets  ·  22 December 2017

Bitcoin Price Rally Has Been ‘Amazing’ Says Nuveen’s Bob Doll

Bitcoin "feels speculative," according to the chief equity strategist for Nuveen Asset Management. 

Markets  ·  27 November 2017

Bitcoin Prices Break Past $800

Bitcoin prices have broken past $800 for the first time since February 2014, setting a fresh 34-month high.

Markets  ·  21 December 2016

From Brexit to Bitfinex: What Shaped Bitcoin’s Price in 2016

Bitcoin prices surged more than 80% in 2016, pushed higher by developments such as the Brexit, the halving and the Bitfinex hack.

Markets  ·  20 December 2016

The Bitcoin Price Keeps Breaching $750

Bitcoin surpassed $750 on 1st December, rising past this key psychological level but failing to reach $755.

Markets  ·  1 December 2016