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Bullion dealer Agora Commodities plans to launch cryptocurrency exchange

Posted on 25th August, 2014

In a new CoinDesk profile of bitcoin-friendly precious metals retailer Agora Commodities, the credit-card eschewing bullion company dropped an interesting detail about their future plans. Agora founder Joseph Castillo told the website that his company is in the process of preparing to open a new digital currency exchange. Although there was no stated timeline for […]

Noted bitcoin critic Peter Schiff now accepts bitcoin

Posted on 22nd May, 2014

In late 2013, as bitcoin prices were reaching their historical peak, noted commodity investor and radio show host Peter Schiff mockingly dismissed the growth in the virtual currency as “modern-day tulip mania.” Since then, Schiff has continued to be a vocal critic of bitcoin as an investment, claiming it to be poor competition for the […]