U.S. Behind on Cryptocurrency Rules as Facebook Presses Ahead, Top Lawmaker Says

U.S. Behind on Cryptocurrency Rules as Facebook Presses Ahead, Top Lawmaker Says

U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, a California Democrat who heads the House Financial Services Committee, tells Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell that regulators aren't prepared for the emergence of cryptocurrencies, amid gnawing fears that Facebook's proposed digital currency, Libra, might serve to erode the supremacy of the U.S. dollar in the global financial system.

Bitcoin Climbs Back Above $13,000, Then Plummets as Volatility Persists

Bitcoin Climbs Back Above $13,000, Then Plummets as Volatility Persists

Bitcoin, the most valuable cryptocurrency, was experiencing some big price swings on Wednesday.

Tracing Bitcoin's Potential as a Store of Wealth

Tracing Bitcoin's Potential as a Store of Wealth

Bitcoin's move higher against easy money central bank policies showed its potential as a hedge against inflation.

Week Starts Off With a Whimper

Week Starts Off With a Whimper

Despite the trade war with China and the upcoming Fed meeting, it was detachment in the end that likely bogged down trading on Monday.

Late Buying Saves Day, But Get Ready for Slow End of Week

Late Buying Saves Day, But Get Ready for Slow End of Week

Last-hour buying sent the indexes into positive territory, but breadth remained negative, oil-related stocks were brutalized as money flowed into precious metals, bitcoin and bonds.

Gold and Bitcoin Are Bouncing Back: How I'm Playing Them

Gold and Bitcoin Are Bouncing Back: How I'm Playing Them

There has been some correlation lately between gold and bitcoin.

It's Not All About Libra: Bitcoin Price Driven by Halving on the Horizon

It's Not All About Libra: Bitcoin Price Driven by Halving on the Horizon

Facebook's Libra has dominated crypto market headlines as of late, but bitcoin 'halving' is an equally important factor behind the flagship cryptocurrency's recent price jump.

Russia, Saudi Arabia, Agree to OPEC Oil Cut Extension

Russia, Saudi Arabia, Agree to OPEC Oil Cut Extension

Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on curbing oil production -- a move meant to keep global supplies at or below current levels, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the G-20 summit on Saturday.

Kass: 7 Surprises From the First Half of 2019, With More Uncertainty to Come

Kass: 7 Surprises From the First Half of 2019, With More Uncertainty to Come

We all would love to have a crystal ball in predicting the course of the last half of this year - but mine, to be honest, is fairly cloudy.

Overstock.com's tZERO Announces Launch of Digital Currency Wallet

Overstock.com's tZERO Announces Launch of Digital Currency Wallet

Investors will be able to buy, sell and hold digital assets through an app.