Bitcoin Lurches Lower Amid China Crackdown

Bitcoin entered the week on the back foot, following a slew of negative headlines. Most significantly, China’s crackdown on bitcoin mining expanded to the province of Sichuan, a major mining center.

Bitcoin Slips After Elon Musk Tweets Broken Heart

Bitcoin fell sharply in early Friday trading after Elon Musk posted a tweet suggesting a split with the cryptocurrency. The eccentric billionaire tweeted a picture of a couple breaking up, using the hashtag #bitcoin and a broken heart.