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24 Hour Change 3.35 %
Market Cap $ 62,852,941,302
Market Share 54.82%
Circulating Supply 17,415,375
24 Hour Volume $ 4,977,382,409
24 Hour vWAP $ 3,610.9948
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Price Change Mkt. Cap Volume
BTC Price
USD $ 4,500.590000 EUR 3,938.047754
GBP £ 3,531.162914 AUD $ 6,233.803214
CAD $ 5,986.491293 CHF CHF 4,448.738703
JPY ¥ 506,077.843730 CNY ¥ 31,020.766634
KRW 5,068,001.884250 RUB руб 298,670.853934
ZAR R 63,599.128959 NOK kr 38,192.456799
BRL R$ 17,586.955543 IDR Rp 65,354,552.584700
INR 321,190.006058 MXN $ 91,170.157354
TRY 23,895.288527 MYR RM 18,769.670090
BTC 1.000000 ETH 38.393960
LTC 141.640526 ZEC 60.192575
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What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a new currency that was created in 2009 by an unknown person using the alias Satoshi Nakamoto. Transactions are made with no middle men – meaning, no banks! ... The price of bitcoin skyrocketed into the thousands in 2017.

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system. It is the first decentralized digital currency, as the system works without a central bank or single administrator. The network is peer-to-peer and transactions take place between users directly, without an intermediary.

Why Bitcoins?

Bitcoins can be used to buy merchandise anonymously. In addition, international payments are easy and cheap because bitcoins are not tied to any country or subject to regulation. Small businesses may like them because there are no credit card fees. Some people just buy bitcoins as an investment, hoping that they’ll go up in value.

Many marketplaces called “bitcoin exchanges” allow people to buy or sell bitcoins using different currencies. Coinbase is a leading exchange, along with Bitstamp and Bitfinex. But security can be a concern: bitcoins worth tens of millions of dollars were stolen from Bitfinex when it was hacked in 2016.

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