Closing Bell:January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018
Updated 2mo ago

South Korea bans Crypto, Ethereum hit an all time high. MoneyGram and Ripple team up. Arizona considers letting residents pay taxes with digital currency. John Detrixhe, future of finance reporter at Quartz weighs in on all the latest headlines.

Do you wish you could just pay for the gym on the days you use it instead of investing in a year-long or month-long membership? POPiN is a startup that enables users to pay for the gym only when they use it. CEO Patrick Byrne discusses the glitch that caused the website to unknowingly accept Bitcoin cash instead of Bitcoin.

The Wrap releasing a report saying Viacom and CBS are looking to merge. With competitors such as Walt Disney and Time Warner getting bigger through multibillion-dollar deals - pressure is building on Viacom and CBS to bulk up. A time frame for any potential merger is unclear.