Bitcoin tanked earlier today and picked up some key players before bouncing back.
Bitcoin fell below $ 30,000 on Tuesday morning and slid to a low of $ 28,814.75 in the past 24 hours. It’s the first time the cryptocurrency has fallen below $ 30,000 since January 28. The price rebounded towards the end of the day and was $ 32,560.71 at 4:15 p.m. Eastern Time, according to Coindesk.
(Ticker: COIN), the largest publicly traded cryptocurrency exchange, hit an intraday low of $ 210.77, far from its opening price of $ 381 when it went public in April. The shares closed at $ 222.47 on Tuesday. The company made waves by going public with a valuation of $ 100 billion and Bitcoin subsequently rocketing to an all-time high of $ 64,829. Almost all of the growth has recently been wiped out due to China’s crackdown on crypto mining and trading.
(MSTR) ended the trading session down 5.1% to $ 553.72 but hit an intraday low of $ 513.02, down 12.1%. According to a press release, the business intelligence firm recently spent approximately $ 489 million in cash on 13,005 bitcoins at a cost of $ 37,617 per bitcoin. It holds around 105,085 bitcoins in total.
has been viewed as a proxy stock for Bitcoin since it was bought for $ 250 million, or 21,454 bitcoins, last August, citing the digital currency’s capabilities as a hedge against inflation and higher returns as the main drivers.
“This investment reflects our belief that Bitcoin, as the most widely used cryptocurrency in the world, is a reliable store of value and an attractive asset with more long-term appreciation potential than holding cash,” said Michael J. Saylor, CEO of MicroStrategy in the press release. announcing the purchase. “MicroStrategy has recognized Bitcoin as a legitimate asset that can outperform cash, and has accordingly made Bitcoin the main stake in its treasury reserve strategy.”
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The exchange-traded fund (BITQ) finished trading Tuesday, down 1.2% to $ 21.74 after rebounding from a low of $ 20.26.
Grayscale Bitcoin Trust
(GBTC), a digital currency and cryptocurrency investing company, lost 13.4% to $ 24 but rebounded to close 1.1% to $ 28.01.
“Typically, investor behavior used these price declines opportunistically to add to their positions,” said Michael Sonnenshein, CEO of Grayscale, in a television interview with Bloomberg Technology on June 17th. He emphasizes that investors who have committed themselves to the thesis of crypto investments will not be impressed by the periodic volatility and will use the downturns to increase their portfolio.
(SQ), which made it possible to easily buy and sell Bitcoin, closed 1.3% and nearly 1%, respectively.
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