Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Pushes Toward $470

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Pushes Toward $470

The Bitstamp Price Index came close to hitting the $470 mark late on 26th April. The bitcoin price is the latest in a series of key milestones of $444, 450 and $460, all setting respective yearly highs. Bitcoin has been experiencing a resurgence, with a rally began last week following a plateau for a month which saw price remain fairly steady, hovering between $400-$420. At the time of publishing, Bitcoin price was trading at $458.50. The forward momentum is attributed by common opinion toward the release of the Segregated Witness code by developers. As an upgrade to the Bitcoin protocol,....


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Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Scales a New Year-High

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Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Soars Past $450

Another day, another peak scaled by bitcoin. Today, the Bitstamp Price Index rang $450 for the first time this year. The bitcoin price struck $450.38 at 10:44 UTC today and scaled yet another year high of $483 at the time of publishing. For a live Bitcoin Price chart, click here.

Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Touches $444, a 100-day High

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Newsflash: Bitcoin Price Gallops Beyond $450

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Rick Falkvinge, IT Enterpreneur, Politician. Founder of the Swedish pirate party