03 Apr '13, 10pm

Explained: Bitcoin and its dramatic plunge in value today

Regardless of your views of the Bitcoin currency, it’s become large enough and in enough market flux at the moment that we need to pay it mind. Today news is out that a major Bitcoin ‘wallet’ has shuttered. Also, market disruption caused the price of Bitcoin to fall precipitously. Just as the currency of a country falls in value in relation to other currencies when its banks begin to encounter difficulty, so too is Bitcoin experiencing turbulence, if you will allow the analogy. Before we look into today’s news, let’s dig into just what Bitcoin is, and why people are paying it so much mind. Let’s go mining Bitcoin is a decentralized, open-source digital currency that will eventually have a fixed number of units: 21 million. That amount will not be reached until 2140, however. The currency releases 25 new Bitcoins per 10 minutes. That number will decline, being set to halve ...

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