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Musk Sends Bitcoin Tumbling With Shock U-Turn on Payments

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Tesla Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said the electric-vehicle manufacturer is suspending purchases using Bitcoin, triggering a slide in the digital currency.