Bitcoin rises after report says early Facebook investor Peter Thiel is buying massive amounts

Peter Thiel's Founders Fund has bought millions of dollars in bitcoin, The Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday, citing sources familiar with the situation. Those holdings are worth hundreds of millions of dollars, the newspaper says. It wasn't clear whether Founders had sold any of its holdings, the report …
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Coinbase, one of the biggest bitcoin marketplaces, says buying and selling is temporarily disabled …

Coinbase says at 11:11 a.m. ET that "all buys and sells have been temporarily disabled." The interruption in service comes as bitcoin briefly tumbled below $ 11,000, down 44 percent from its record high hit Sunday. On Thursday, Coinbase had temporarily disabled buys and sells at 5:57 p.m. ET, …
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