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 bitcoin.org. The Reddit community for Bitcoin is https://reddit.com/r/bitcoin and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here. The official message board for Bitcoin is bitcointalk.org.

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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