Bitcoin (BTC)

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$38,943.88 USD
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What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin or BTC is considered as the original and world's first cryptocurrency. It is a trendsetter that started the wave of decentralized digital cash and remains as a strong and secure currency. All creations and transactions using BTC is facilitated by blockchain technology, a ledger-like system recording all peer-to-peer transactions involving this crypto. The creator using the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto launched BTC in 2009, intending to popularize decentralized digital currency. Sure enough, it is now the 'Coca Cola' of crypto since many people assume it is the only cryptocurrency in the market today. Market experts regard BTC as the gold of digital cash, calling it a store of value with 21 million token limit and a little over 18 million currently in circulation. Processing speeds average around ten minutes. This cryptocurrency offers the most liquidity and offers an eight-year track record of being one of the top decentralized digital currencies currently in circulation today. Bitcoin's current market cap is a whopping $1 trillion dollars. It provides an easy access for people wanting to invest in crypto. BTC's solid reputation as the innovator gives it the edge over other alternative coins. It offers a larger ecosystem, with plenty of merchants and applications accepting it for different transactions.

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How much is Bitcoin worth?

Bitcoin (BTC) is worth 38,943.88 USD as of March 15, 2022, 2:18 am UTC time. View the interactive graph to see how much Bitcoin has changed in the last hour or historically. The world's first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin is stored and exchanged securely on the internet through a digital ledger known as a blockchain. Bitcoins are divisible into smaller units known as satoshis - each satoshi is worth 0.00000001 bitcoin.

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