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  • U.S. officials urge greater oversight of virtual currency Bitcoin

    U.S. officials urge greater oversight of virtual currency Bitcoin
    WASHINGTON — Warning that virtual currencies are attracting money-launderers and drug dealers, U.S. officials called for greater government oversight of Bitcoin and other peer-to-peer payment systems during the first-ever congressional hearing on the fast-growing Internet-based technology.
  • Bitcoin digital currency tops $1,000 as acceptance grows

    Bitcoin digital currency tops $1,000 as acceptance grows
    Bitcoin, the unregulated digital currency that once was valued at $10, hit a record Wednesday, trading above $1,000 per bitcoin on the Mt. Gox online exchange. Speculators from China and the U.S. have been snapping up the digital currency as it...

    Mailbag: Time to cut Congress' pay

    The most basic responsibility of Congress is deciding how much money our government takes in and how much it spends, but Congress has only passed spending bills on time four times since 1952, and it has been more than 1,000 days since Congress passed a...

    SEC touts its crackdown on insider trading

     
    Even as it fends off criticism in other areas, the Securities and Exchange Commission is pointing to its crackdown on insider trading as proof of its effectiveness.