Bitcoin shoots past $40,000 for the first time ever
January 7, 2021, 1:23PM EST
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Bitcoin's price has exceeded the $40,000 mark for the first time.
As of the time of writing, bitcoin is changing hands at roughly $38,800 on Coinbase, per price data from the exchange. Coinbase saw a high above $40,400.
The movement above $40,000 — and the drop from that level — was similarly reflected by data published on TradingView:
On Wednesday, the collective market capitalization for all cryptocurrencies exceeded $1 trillion for the first time, according to data published by CoinGecko.