Bitcoin Trading 2% Higher Over Last Week (BTC)

Bitcoin (BTC) traded up 1.9% against the U.S. dollar during the twenty-four hour period ending at 14:00 PM E.T. on May 27th. Bitcoin has a total market capitalization of $1,379.51 billion and approximately $24.17 billion worth of Bitcoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. In the last seven days, Bitcoin has traded up 2% against the U.S. dollar. One Bitcoin coin can currently be bought for about $70,010.33 on cryptocurrency exchanges.

Here’s how related cryptocurrencies have performed in the last 24 hours:

  • Bitcoin Cash (BCH) traded 2.3% higher against the dollar and now trades at $494.14 or 0.00705805 BTC.
  • Arweave (AR) traded 6% higher against the dollar and now trades at $40.76 or 0.00058215 BTC.
  • Bitcoin SV (BSV) traded 1.2% higher against the dollar and now trades at $64.28 or 0.00091810 BTC.
  • eCash (XEC) traded 3.5% higher against the dollar and now trades at $0.0000 or 0.00000000 BTC.
  • Syscoin (SYS) traded up 2.3% against the dollar and now trades at $0.19 or 0.00000277 BTC.

Bitcoin Coin Profile

Bitcoin (CRYPTO:BTC) is a proof-of-work (PoW) coin that uses the SHA-256 hashing algorithm. Its launch date was July 13th, 2010. Bitcoin’s total supply is 19,704,318 coins. The Reddit community for Bitcoin is and the currency’s Github account can be viewed here. The official message board for Bitcoin is Bitcoin’s official Twitter account is @bitcoin and its Facebook page is accessible here. The official website for Bitcoin is

According to CryptoCompare, “Bitcoin is a decentralized cryptocurrency that uses peer-to-peer technology and a blockchain to record transactions. It was created by Satoshi Nakamoto and the first block was mined on January 3, 2009. Bitcoin transactions are recorded on a blockchain, which is a distributed ledger that can be accessed by anyone to verify transactions. Transactions are verified by miners, who are rewarded with a set amount of Bitcoin and transaction fees. The supply of Bitcoin is limited to 21 million coins and it is divisible to eight decimal places. A wallet is needed to use Bitcoin and it consists of a public key, which is used to send and receive payments, and a private key, which is used to control the wallet. Bitcoin can be used for a variety of purposes, including everyday transactions, as a store of value, or for investment.”

Buying and Selling Bitcoin

Investors seeking to acquire Bitcoin using US dollars directly can do so using GDAX, Changelly or Gemini.

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