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Jamie Dimon talks about bitcoin one day after saying 'I'm not going to talk about bitcoin anymore'

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Getty/Win McNamee Jamie Dimon can't get bitcoin off his mind.
JPMorgan's CEO popped off about bitcoin one day after saying he was done talking about the red-hot digital currency , which Friday morning reached more than $5,800 per coin .
The billionaire banker, who in mid-September called bitcoin "a fraud" said on Friday "who cares about bitcoin" while speaking at a conference in Washington DC, according to Bloomberg.
He added "governments are going to crush bitcoin one day."
During JPMorgan's earning call on Thursday, Dimon said he wouldn't put bitcoin into "the category of important...
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TILLERSON: Trump will not withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal

TILLERSON: Trump will not withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal

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Spencer Platt/Getty Images WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says President Donald Trump will not withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal or reimpose sanctions, but he will say the pact is not in U.S. national security interests.
Trump is scheduled to give a speech Friday afternoon on the nuclear accord, which he has repeatedly denounced as the worst deal in American history. The plan would allow Trump to keep up his criticism of the deal, while also reassuring U.S. allies that Washington will not walk away from it - at least not immediately.
Tillerson said Friday that Trump would...
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Trump says 'people don't talk about' Christmas 'anymore'

Trump says 'people don't talk about' Christmas 'anymore'

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Mark Wilson/Getty Images President Donald Trump said Friday at the Values Voter Summit in Washington that "people don't talk about " Christmas anymore, promising to say "Merry Christmas again."
"You know we're getting into that beautiful Christmas season that people don't talk about anymore," Trump said. "They don't use the word Christmas because it's not politically correct. You go into department stores and they'll say 'happy new year' or they'll say other things. And it will be red, they'll have it painted."
"Well, guess what, we're saying 'Merry Christmas' again," Trump said to raucous...
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