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Making Sen$e with Paul Solman: Bitcoin gains mainstream interest after initial ‘outlier’ appeal

Updated: October 4 2013,
Author: barrel fan
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Bitcoin, a digital currency, has appealed to high-tech skeptics of government-issued money, as well as global criminals who are eager and able to capitalize on a totally free market. But mainstream investors are taking notice. Paul Solman reports on the potential, advantages and risks of this crypto-currency.