Tesla’s $1.5 billion Bitcoin bet sends cryptocurrency to record high

He returns to his true nature – sales spoofer. He will be fine when bit coin collapses but many will lose fortunes that never existed in addition to the real money they invested in nothing but hoped for riches.

News that electric carmaker #Tesla has bought $1.5 billion worth of #Bitcoin, and that will start accepting payments in the cryptocurrency, sent its price to record highs. Bitcoin was trading over $47,000 early on Tuesday, according to the website Coindesk. Also today, we look at the boardroom battle for French waste and water giant Suez. Its rival Veolia launched a hostile takeover bid on Monday, after months of wrangling with the company’s board. France’s finance minister has called on the markets regulator to investigate.

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