- Bitcoin tops $13,000 today afternoon at 14:12 EST, and quickly adds an hundred to reach a record high of $13,111, according to Coinbase. We saw bitcoin at $9000 on 2017/11/26. So it has climber $4000 in 10 days.
- The digital currency now has a market value of about $221 billion, according to coinmarketcap.
- Bitcoin has surged more than 1600% this year, according to coinbase.
A bitcoin was $764 an year ago. The climb to today’s high means the cryptocurrency has gained 1,600 percent over that time span. We still have 15 days to end the 2017 year. Let’s see where the price ends with CBOE and CME Group launching bitcoin futures contracts for the first time in history. Is it going to be bullish or bearish for regular investors?