Bitcoin jumps back above $40,000 as Russians switch to crypto

Bitcoin jumped 13% over the last 24 hours to $43,163

Originally Published: 01 MAR 22 05:50 ET By Michelle Toh, CNN Business (CNN) -- Cryptocurrency prices are climbing after Russia's ruble sank to another record low and Moscow was hit with new sanctions. As of 5:25 a.m. ET on Tuesday,…

Bitcoin falls below $30,000 as Delta variant fears spread globally

The cryptocurrency is down roughly 6% over the last 24 hours

Originally Published: 20 JUL 21 04:24 ET By Diksha Madhok, CNN Business (CNN) -- Bitcoin fell below $30,000 again as investors worldwide fret about the Delta variant and what it means for the next stage of the coronavirus pandemic. The…

Cryptocurrencies crashed this week. Digital coins are still the future

US Federal Reserve takes steps in developing the digital dollar

Originally Published: 21 MAY 21 07:48 ET By Charles Riley, CNN Business (CNN) -- It hasn't been a great week for digital currencies. Bitcoin is trading nearly 40% below its record price of $64,000 following a sudden crash sparked by…

Ethereum's 27-year-old creator is now a billionaire

The cryptocurrency is currently the second-largest digital currency by market value

Originally Published: 04 MAY 21 10:52 ET Updated: 04 MAY 21 22:01 ET By Alexis Benveniste, CNN Business (CNN) -- Vitalik Buterin, a 27-year-old Russian-Canadian programmer, created ethereum in 2013 when he was 19. The cryptocurrency launched in 2015, and…

How Mueller used Bitcoin to catch Russia

Russian operatives used cryptocurrency at almost every stage in their online efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, according to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's final report on his investigation.

Bitcoin prices are soaring again

Bitcoin prices shot up 15% Tuesday and briefly rose above the $5,000 level for the first time since November. But good luck finding a reason to explain the sudden spike.