Bitcoin Market Cap Achieves $1,296.89 Billion (BTC)

Bitcoin (BTC) traded up 0.5% against the U.S. dollar during the 1-day period ending at 11:00 AM ET on April 3rd. Bitcoin has a market capitalization of $1,296.89 billion and approximately $37.61 billion worth of Bitcoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. One Bitcoin coin can now be bought for approximately $65,925.28 on exchanges. Over the last week, Bitcoin has traded down 4.5% against the U.S. dollar.

Here is how related cryptocurrencies have performed over the last 24 hours:

  • Bitcoin Cash (BCH) traded down 6.5% against the dollar and now trades at $594.15 or 0.00902702 BTC.
  • Arweave (AR) traded down 1.5% against the dollar and now trades at $34.04 or 0.00051717 BTC.
  • Bitcoin SV (BSV) traded up 3.6% against the dollar and now trades at $91.36 or 0.00138797 BTC.
  • eCash (XEC) traded up 0.3% against the dollar and now trades at $0.0001 or 0.00000000 BTC.
  • Syscoin (SYS) traded 1.1% lower against the dollar and now trades at $0.27 or 0.00000414 BTC.

Bitcoin Coin Profile

Bitcoin (CRYPTO: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 19,672,156 coins. Bitcoin’s official Twitter account is @bitcoin and its Facebook page is accessible here. The official website for Bitcoin is The Reddit community for Bitcoin is and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here. The official message board for Bitcoin is

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 acquire Bitcoin using US dollars directly can do so using Changelly, GDAX or Gemini.

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