• CRYPTO INSIDER: Markets dive towards their lowest levels of the year

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Welcome to Crypto Insider, Business Insider's roundup of all the bitcoin and cryptocurrency news you need to know today. Sign up here to get this email delivered direct to your inbox .
    Bitcoin got smoked Friday morning as crypto markets dived towards their lowest levels of the years. Here's what you need to know.
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  • Bitcoin is getting smoked as the crypto market eyes its lowest level of the year

    Bitcoin is getting smoked as the crypto market eyes its lowest level of the year

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    Bitcoin was gunning for a year-to-date low Friday morning, according to Markets Insider data.
    The crypto was trading at $6,144 a coin at 9:48 a.m. ET.
    Watch bitcoin trade in real time here .
    Bitcoin was eyeing its lowest level of the year Friday morning, according to Markets Insider data .
    The coin, which soared close to $20,000 at the end of 2017, was trading down 8.6% at $6,144 as all of the major cryptos were under pressure. Ethereum was trading down 11% at $467 a token while bitcoin cash , a spin-off of the original bitcoin, was trading down 13% at $751 a coin.
    As for bitcoin, it hit...
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