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Bitcoin Jumps Most in 2 Weeks to $36K After El Salvador Passes Currency Law
The cryptocurrency is up from a low price of about $31,000.
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It's Official: El Salvador's Legislature Votes to Adopt Bitcoin as Legal Tender
A supermajority of the El Salvadoran legislature voted to adopt bitcoin as legal tender early Wednesday morning.
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El Salvador President Nayib Bukele with his wife, Gabriela Rodriguez.
El Salvador Legislature Indicates Favor Toward President's Bitcoin Bill
The government would also create a trust that would enable the “instantaneous convertibility of bitcoin to dollars,” the bill said.
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele with his wife, Gabriela Rodriguez.

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El Salvador Residents Are Split on Bitcoin Adoption Bill
Some Salvadoran residents are excited by the thought of bitcoin being treated as legal tender, while others are concerned it may just be a tool for corrupt officials.
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El Salvador Commerce Secretary: Bitcoin Won’t Replace Dollar
El Salvador Commerce Secretary: Bitcoin Won’t Replace Dollar
El Salvador seeks to be the first country to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. Responding to Salvadorans fearful of a full pivot to a bitcoin standard, El Salvador’s Secretary of...
El Salvador Commerce Secretary: Bitcoin Won’t Replace Dollar

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El Salvador Adopts Bitcoin: Hype or History in the Making?
What does it mean for a country like El Salvador to adopt bitcoin as "legal tender"? It depends on whom you ask, says our columnist.
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El Salvador Commerce Secretary: Bitcoin Won't Replace Dollar
Miguel Kattán, a member of President Nayib Bukele’s cabinet, sought to reassure Salvadorans fearful of a full pivot to a bitcoin standard.
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Bitcoin’s 'Authoritarian Hipster'
El Salvador's Nayib Bukele has built a career by courting the vulnerable while attacking the establishment. Now he wants bitcoin as legal tender.
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El Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele speaks via video during a presentation at the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami.
Investors See Possible El Salvador Bitcoin Embrace as Too Little to Move Market
El Salvador's announcement was largely ignored by markets, possibly due to the country's small size, analysts say.
El Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele speaks via video during a presentation at the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami.

Bitcoin Could Become Legal Tender in El Salvador
Bitcoin Could Become Legal Tender in El Salvador
Avik Roy, the president of Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity and Forbes Policy Editor, joins “All About Bitcoin” to explain why he thinks the U.S. cannot deny bitco...
Bitcoin Could Become Legal Tender in El Salvador