Bitcoin lost nearly a fifth of its value over the weekend, raising concerns that investors are losing faith in the cryptocurrency.» Read More
As Zynga becomes the latest adopter of the digital currency, the move highlights a budding trend: businesses adopting bitcoin to woo a key consumer demographic.
Overstock recently announced it would accept bitcoin as payment. Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne explains the business — and philosophical — reasons behind the decision.
Relatively low risk and guaranteed media attention mean other companies are likely to jump on board with bitcoin payments soon.
Overstock plans to become the first big U.S. online retailer to accept Bitcoin. The FT reports.
The S&P continues to soar, but a Nobel warns of a bubble and 'the smartest guys in the room' get plenty wrong: This week's market winners and losers.
Nobel laureate worries that stocks and real estate may be nearing a bubble, though others think a growing economy will support higher prices.
U.S. stocks fall.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to decide whether Internet retailers need to collect sales taxes in states where they have no physical presence.
New York and Illinois court rulings on 'Amazon taxes' may head to the U.S. Supreme Court to settle questions about the taxing online retail sales.
EBay beat expectations by a penny on earnings but its outlook fell short. Shares fell more than 4 percent.
The Street.com reports on stocks you might consider as presents under your virtual Christmas tree.
More and more states are moving to impose new sales taxes for online purchases to make up for budget deficits. As online prices move in line with brick and mortar retailers, will online stocks take a hit?
Residents are supposed to declare and pay sales tax on goods they buy from out-of-state retailers, but few do, which deprives states of tax revenue and gives Internet retailers an advantage over physical stores. Caught in the crossfire of the nationwide fight are a large but rarely examined part of the Internet economy, affiliate marketers.
With the average price of regular gasoline now hovering near $3.80 a gallon nationally, prices at the pump are nearly a dollar higher than a year ago. For the average American who drives about about 15,000 miles a year and uses roughly 750 gallons of gas annually, that dollar increase per gallon has eaten about a $750 hole into the household budget per car.
The fight over collecting online sales tax is an ongoing issue that is especially heated this holiday season as online retail sales hit new records—and taxes goes uncollected.
Stocks ended modestly higher Wednesday as the dollar rose and Treasurys hit six-month highs on fears the economy would heat up under the tax plan under consideration in Washington. BofA rose, McDonald's fell.
Stocks were struggling for direction Wednesday as the dollar rose and Treasurys hit six-month highs on fears the economy would heat up under the tax plan under consideration in Washington. BofA rose, while McDonald's fell.
Stocks ended 2 percent higher for the first trading day of the month, wiping out November's losses, after several economic reports gave investors confidence the U.S. economy is improving. Home Depot and Microsoft rose.
Stocks continued to soar more than 2 percent on the first day of December after news the Federal Reserve's regional survey showed growth is rising throughout most of the U.S. The market was strong from the start after an upbeat report on private sector jobs and news that manufacturing activity in China reached a seven-month high. Home Depot and Microsoft rose.