The swings in price occurred as the trading community prepares for the virtual currency to start trading on two established USA exchanges.
On the CoinDesk exchange, Bitcoin jumped more than 25% on Thursday, hitting an intraday record of $16,569 per coin, just eight days after topping the $10,000 milestone. The best-known is Bitcoin, although there are now more than 1,000 in circulation, including Ethereum, Ripple and Dash.
Coinbase isn't alone in seeing bitcoin prices above $16,000. "But to think prices are at mania levels where this could suffer a serious crash here... is a bit ridiculous". "Now we need people profiting immensely all around us and making forecasts for $1 million, etc., for it to truly have reached a euphoric peak", Newton said.
The latest swing higher came as bitcoin topped $12,000 Tuesday night in a rapid recovery from a 20% drop last week.
The concerns about its volatility have led some Wall Street banks and trade groups to raise concerns about the potential implications of trading bitcoin.
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"Personally, I am a believer in how digital currency can play a role in our society... but for now, it seems like it's more driven by the hype of investing and getting a return rather than using it as a transaction currency".
Bitcoin is to be offered on the CBOE Futures Exchange from this weekend and on the world's biggest futures venue, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), from December 18. The futures are created to reflect the price of bitcoin without an investor having to physically hold the virtual currency, not unlike how oil, gold, copper or cocoa prices are determined by futures contracts.
A person familiar with the matter said JPMorgan Chase will not allow clients access to the futures on the first trading day, and will make an evaluation after that based on what it sees in the futures market.
The futures signal more mainstream acceptance of the currency, but also open up bitcoin to additional market forces.
From a currency associated with terrorism and illegal activities to developing into a "mass frenzy", Bitcoin's value has surpassed all expectations and many bears have turned into bulls now.
She concluded by writing, "What I learned from Maddie is that fame affects her differently than how it affected me". Maddie was eight when she started appearing in Lifetime's reality series Dance Moms in 2011.
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During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock. On average, equities analysts anticipate that SAGE Therapeutics will post ($6.70) earnings per share for the current year.
Apple usually pushes out security updates for its various devices and software on the same day, but not this time. The exploit required an iPhone or iPad iOS 11.2, while connected to a user's iCloud account.
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He added that his administration would begin a process of moving the U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. At least 31 Palestinians were wounded in clashes in the Gaza Strip and across the occupied West Bank.
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Ms Palaszczuk said the Labor caucus would meet at 11am Monday, with her new cabinet sworn in the next day. Treasurer Curtis Pitt is expected to be on the chopping block and could be offered the Speaker's role.
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