Bitcoin prices tumbled almost 13% Friday after a division of China's biggest Internet search company stopped accepting payment in the virtual currency following a warning by China's central bank.
Stocks on Wall Street closed higher on Friday after a stronger-than-expected payrolls report gave traders confidence that the economy could be healthy enough to withstand a scaling back of the Federal Reserve's stimulus.
Credit-card borrowing rose by the most since May as job gains, income growth and rising household wealth gave Americans the confidence to borrow.
A former Goldman Sachs vice president and trader, was on Friday sentenced to nine months in prison by a federal judge in Manhattan for trying to cover up an $8.3 billion trade.
Struggling Sears Holdings Corp. said Friday it will spin off its Lands' End clothing business, adding to the list of units it has been getting rid of to raise cash.