Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, the man named by Newsweek as the creator of virtual currency Bitcoin, has taken on a lawyer to "clear his name", the 64-year-old said in a statement.
U.S. stock futures rose as investors took Crimea's widely expected vote to secede from Ukraine in stride. European markets also gained ground, with Russian stocks rallying to snap a four-session losing streak.
... * Feb annual euro zone inflation revised down to 0.7 pct. * That level triggered ECB rate cut in November. * Rate is joint-lowest since Nov 2009, when it was 0.5 pct.
Amid all the "sound and fury" about the tightening monetary policy in the United States, the Federal Reserve slipped by the napping market vigilantes one of the largest monthly expansions of its balance sheet on record.
Investigators said Monday that they believe that the co-pilot of vanished Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 gave the final communication heard by air traffic controllers shortly before the plane disappeared from civilian radar screens.