One of the largest online gold dealers has announced that it will begin accepting bitcoin.
APMEX said on Dec. 8 that it would begin to accept the cryptocurrency through an integration with payment processor BitPay. It's also offering a small discount on purchases made with bitcoin in order to drum up interest in the new feature.
The company said in a statement:
Dealers of precious metals have moved to adopt the cryptocurrency in recent years, including a decision in September by U.K.-based Sharps Pixley to begin accepting bitcoin.
"It's an absolute bubble – there's no question in my mind that it's in a bubble," Hathaway said in September.
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