Lynn Thomasson and Olivia Raimonde

Business, Technology, Autonomous

Bitcoin Surges to Almost $45,000 After Tesla Discloses Purchase

A Tesla showroom in New York A Tesla Inc. showroom in New York. (Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg News)

Bitcoin surged to an all-time high after Tesla Inc. said it has invested $1.5 billion, the biggest endorsement of the controversial cryptocurrency by a mainstream company.

February 8, 2021