Bitcoin (BTC) Price Reaches $72,098.98

Bitcoin (BTC) traded up 4.5% against the U.S. dollar during the 24-hour period ending at 20:00 PM E.T. on March 11th. One Bitcoin coin can currently be bought for about $72,098.98 on exchanges. Bitcoin has a total market cap of $1,416.87 billion and approximately $65.71 billion worth of Bitcoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. Over the last seven days, Bitcoin has traded 5.5% higher against the U.S. dollar.

Here’s how similar cryptocurrencies have performed over the last 24 hours:

  • Bitcoin Cash (BCH) traded up 5.8% against the dollar and now trades at $448.74 or 0.00622392 BTC.
  • Arweave (AR) traded down 4.1% against the dollar and now trades at $39.64 or 0.00054979 BTC.
  • Bitcoin SV (BSV) traded up 6.3% against the dollar and now trades at $115.86 or 0.00160702 BTC.
  • eCash (XEC) traded up 3.4% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0001 or 0.00000000 BTC.
  • Syscoin (SYS) traded up 22.7% against the dollar and now trades at $0.34 or 0.00000465 BTC.

Bitcoin Coin Profile

BTC is a proof-of-work (PoW) coin that uses the SHA-256 hashing algorithm. Its genesis date was July 13th, 2010. Bitcoin’s total supply is 19,651,693 coins. The official website for Bitcoin is Bitcoin’s official Twitter account is @bitcoin and its Facebook page is accessible here. Bitcoin’s official message board is The Reddit community for Bitcoin is and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here.

According to CryptoCompare, “Bitcoin is a decentralized cryptocurrency that uses peer-to-peer technology and a blockchain to record transactions. It was created by Satoshi Nakamoto and the first block was mined on January 3, 2009. Bitcoin transactions are recorded on a blockchain, which is a distributed ledger that can be accessed by anyone to verify transactions. Transactions are verified by miners, who are rewarded with a set amount of Bitcoin and transaction fees. The supply of Bitcoin is limited to 21 million coins and it is divisible to eight decimal places. A wallet is needed to use Bitcoin and it consists of a public key, which is used to send and receive payments, and a private key, which is used to control the wallet. Bitcoin can be used for a variety of purposes, including everyday transactions, as a store of value, or for investment.”

Bitcoin Coin Trading

Investors seeking to trade Bitcoin using US dollars directly can do so using Gemini, Changelly or GDAX.

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