SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives on the red carpet for the Axel Springer Award 2020 on December 01, 2020 in Berlin, Germany.
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Early Friday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter that the electric carmaker’s merchandise can be purchased with dogecoin.
Dogecoin topped $0.20 a coin at around 01:19 ET before paring some of those gains, according to Coindesk data. It was up more than 9% at $0.18 at 07:06 ET.
Only a small number of items were buyable with the cryptocurrency, which originally started life as a…