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Is Bitcoin Back?05:04

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Time, Inc. announced Tuesday it is teaming up with the popular Bitcoin wallet Coinbase to accept payments in the crypto-currency for certain subscriptions like Fortune, Health, This Old House and Travel + Leisure.

The announcement comes just as financial analysts are naming Bitcoin, along with the Russian ruble, as the worst investments of 2014, both down roughly 50 percent since the start of the year.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson spoke with currency analyst Christopher Vecchio of DailyFX for a look at the Time announcement and the year in Bitcoin.


This segment aired on December 17, 2014.

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