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"Dr. Doom" Marc Faber told CNBC on Friday that bitcoin's price surge was a sign of too much money.
Bitcoin's most widely watched exchange has interesting origins from the world of online role-playing games.
By the end of the day Friday, the virtual currency may have surpassed the real metal.
A surge in Chinese demand underlies bitcoin's astronomical rise over the past few months, but the question lingers: is it only a matter of time before the government steps in?
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports 31 percent of shoppers plan to buy electronics this Black Friday weekend.
CNBC's Jane Wells speaks with shoppers this holiday season. One shopper tells Wells she rather "stick a needle in my eye" than shop on Thanksgiving.
Jerry Castellini, CastleArk Management, says to focus on the rest of the market that hasn't gotten going yet instead of the risks.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on one of the stadiums being used for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil which collapsed today leaving 3 dead.
CNBC's Jon Fortt reports on voices in Silicon Valley, speaking up.
Craig Columbus, First Allied Asset Management, expects more upside in the markets but says to prepare for more volatility.
Mad Money host Jim Cramer reacts to Hewlett Packard's Q4 earnings and says Intel has some gain ahead.
Sean Darby, Chief Global Equity Strategist at Jefferies discusses the risks and opportunities in equity markets.
The traders covered it all on a big week of "Fast Money."
Sir Richard Branson appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box" on Friday and announced that his commercial space flight venture will accept bitcoin as payment, "a new exciting currency."
While adoption among merchants is small, more businesses are accepting bitcoin as a way of avoiding credit card fees and attracting enthusiasts.
"Bitcoin is a fraction of what it could become in terms of a global asset class," Bobby Lee of BTC China says.
Those two tickets to paradise may be available for purchase with bitcoin, now that real-world tour companies are accepting the currency.
Since Sapan Shah began accepting the digital currency two weeks ago, fans have been coming from out of state to visit his shop.
Altai Khangai, CEO of the Mongolian Stock Exchange describes the exchange's growth trajectory and how it plans to adopt global index methodology by next year.
Coal is "a perfect contrarian's play," Dennis Gartman says.