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17/12/2017 Bitcoin hits its record high

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Bitcoin Price Increase Record High !( $20400+)

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2017: The Year of Bitcoin

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Money Talks: Bitcoin jumps from $1,000 to $20,000 in 2017

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Bitcoin cost sees record high before dropping – what will happen next?

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World's First Bitcoin Billionaires Explain Why Bitcoin Is Not A Bubble

Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, a form of electronic cash. Bitcoin was invented by an unknown person or group of people using the name Satoshi Nakamoto and released as open-source software. Prices started at $998 in 2017 and rose to $13,412.44 in 2018. Later that year bitcoin's price reached an all-time high of $19,666.
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    • Essentials 

    • Facts 

    • Creation 

    • 2011–2012 

    • 2013–2016 

    • 2017–2019 

    • 2020 

    • Units and divisibility 

    • Blockchain 

    • Transactions 

    • Ownership 

    • Mining 

    • Supply 

    • Wallets 

    • Physical wallets 

    • Implementations 

    • Forks 

    • Trend towards centralization 

    • Fungibility 

    • Scalability 

    • Austrian economics roots 

    • Anarchism and libertarianism 

    • Economics 

    • Acceptance by merchants 

    • Financial institutions 

    • As an investment 

    • Venture capital 

    • Price and volatility 

    • Legal status, tax and regulation 

    • Regulatory warnings 

    • Price manipulation investigation 

    • Criticism 

    • As a speculative bubble 

    • Energy consumption 

    • Carbon footprint 

    • Ponzi scheme and pyramid scheme concerns 

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