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Bitcoin Hits $1,900 Milestone, Rapidly Heads Towards $2,000

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Bitcoin Hits $1,900 Milestone, Rapidly Heads Towards $2,000Bitcoin is soaring to new heights, hitting $1,939 per coin at the time of writing. At this point, it wouldn't be surprising to see BTC reaching $2,000 in the next few days.  Bitcoin is smashing record after record. After reaching $1,800 just a few days ago, Bitcoin has climbed to a new high, hitting $1,967 at its best point today.  The hike is believed to be connected with the political uncertainty that's currently impacting global currencies, which, in turn, push people towards digital currencies instead of traditional ones.   According to Coinmarketcap, Bitcoin's market cap reached $32.161 billion today after moving $989.952 million in the past 24 hours. Today's high is a 7-point gain over the past week, with more than $4 billion being added to its market cap.  Digital currencies, safe from political turmoil Bitcoin has become increasingly attractive for investors who see it as a safe haven during times of political turmoil. While Bitcoin has ...
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News video: Bitcoin Value Surges To An All-Time High

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Digital currency bitcoin hit a record high on Tuesday as demand for crypto-assets soared with the creation of new tokens to raise funding for start-ups using blockchain technology. Blockchain, the underlying technology behind bitcoin, is a financial ledger maintained by a network of computers that...

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