A Newsweek article purporting to identify the creator of bitcoin shot through the community of investors and traders who have helped build the $8 billion market for the virtual currency.
Americans' wealth reached an inflation-adjusted record last year thanks to a surging stock market and rising home values, laying the groundwork for stronger economic growth. But benefits have unfolded unevenly.
African countries are having a devil of a year, due in large part to a slump in their currencies. The situation has led some pastors to sermonize for their currencies to rise again.
The sales mark the first time any Carlyle employees have reduced stakes in the firm since it went public in May 2012.
As the economic recovery continues, new entrants see an opportunity to lend at interest rates approaching 10% and sometimes much more.
Companies are launching IPOs at the fastest pace in years to take advantage of booming share prices and investor demand while they last.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi reiterated that the central bank is ready to act if needed, but refrained from introducing new stimulus measures to help the euro-zone recovery.
Coffee production in Vietnam, the world's biggest producer of robusta beans, will be significantly lower than last year due to cold and dry weather in the coffee-growing region.
In the months before Mt. Gox's collapse, one of its banks complained about an unmanageable volume of money transfers and repeatedly asked the exchange to close its account.