Bitcoin Flirting WIth $54K: Hits $1 Trillion Market Cap

The price of Bitcoin continued to rise Friday morning, peaking above the $54000 mark at 11:25 am ET. The cryptocurrency is currently used for more than 80% of transactions with online gambling sites operating in restrictive markets.

Bitcoin also just reached a $1 trillion market cap.

The valuation is a milestone to many crypto supporters who have rallied for the leading currency for the last decade, according to

The conversation about reaching the 1 trillion dollar milestone was a topical conversation all week, as bitcoiners said it was a long time coming. The same day, the software developer, Jameson Lopp, also talked about the $1 trillion event on social media. “The first trillion is the hardest,” Lopp tweeted to his 262,000 followers.

– Aaron Goldstein,

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