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Bitcoin’s (BTC) price rose today. As of 9:13 a.m. ET, the price of Bitcoin is $35,999.72. That’s up 4.75% in the last 24 hours and up 20.82% from last week, according to CoinMarketCap.
There’s a 24-hour trading volume of $36,560,027,725, with a market cap of $674,798,908,581. The market cap of Bitcoin, of course, is the largest of the thousands of cryptocurrencies available.
Bitcoin’s 52-week high is $64,863. It has a 52-week low of $8,977.02.
Keep in mind that cryptocurrency prices fluctuate throughout the day. Bitcoin may open at one price and close at another. Yesterday, for example, Bitcoin opened at $34,679.12 and closed at $34,434.34.
If you purchased a single Bitcoin at the 52-week low of $8,977.02 and sold it at today’s price of $35,999.72, you’d earn $27,022.7 for a positive return of 75.06%. If you’d like to start investing in Bitcoin, you’ll need a crypto exchange to get started. Remember, you may have to pay taxes on any gains you realize.
Alternatively, if you purchased a single Bitcoin at the 52-week high of $64,863 and sold it at today’s price, you’d have a negative return of $28,863.38.
Bitcoin Price Over Time
Bitcoin has risen by 4.75% within the last 24 hours. Overall, its price today is relatively high compared to its 52-week low of $8,977.02.
Over the past week, Bitcoin has hit a high of $35,951.08 and a low of $28,893.62.
The cryptocurrency, overall, has moved down during the past three months. Now it’s fallen to its current price of $35,999.72.
How Many Bitcoins (BTC) Are There?
There are currently 18,744,562 Bitcoin in circulation. There’s a maximum supply of 21 million.
As the first cryptocurrency, Bitcoin is the best known of the more than 5,000 cryptocurrencies on the market today. But the ins and outs of this cryptocurrency can be difficult to understand. Here’s a look at how Bitcoin works.
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