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Bitcoin rises 4.2% to $50,947.94
Bitcoin rose 4.18 % to $50,947.94 on Sunday, adding $2,043.31 to its previous close.
Bitcoin, the world’s biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, is up 83.7% from the year’s low of $27,734 on Jan. 4. The currency’s peak this year was $58,354.14 on Feb. 21.
37 days ago
And why did it raise? Oh ya pump and dump to a greater sucker, as we know it has no real value
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