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Bloomberg adds WinkDex to ticker

Posted on 17th June, 2014

Although the Winklevoss Bitcoin Trust is still making its way through the SEC maze, the “Winklevii” do have some good news to share. The duo’s “blended bitcoin price index,” better known as the WinkDex, was added to the official Bloomberg price ticker today. Bloomberg subscribers can view the index under the symbol WINKBTCO. While the […]

Bloomberg adds bitcoin price ticker

Posted on 30th April, 2014

Bitcoin’s steady march towards Wall Street passed another milestone today, as Bloomberg added a price ticker the virtual currency to its Bloomberg Professional service. The subscription-based service reaches more than 320,000 investors and financial professionals across the globe, adding an additional level of legitimacy for a currency widely considered to be “hacker money” only a […]

Former Deputy Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau endorses bitcoin

Posted on 18th April, 2014

During a segment on Bloomberg TV’s “Street Smart,” Raj Date, former Deputy Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, gave a clear nod to digital currencies like bitcoin. Date noted that the creation of a faster, more secure financial network is a huge boon for consumers. The thing I like about innovation in consumer finance, […]

Legg Mason Chairman: Potential return on bitcoin is huge

Posted on 20th March, 2014

As the Chairman and CIO of Legg Mason Capital Management, Bill Miller is used to thinking big. His company manages an estimated $695 billion in assets, making it one of the top 20 investment management groups in the world. Miller is very much an insider in the world of high finance, and the kind of […]