Bitcoin reaches all-time high

Source: USA Today

“What’s backed by no government, created by a mysterious, unknown inventor and reached an all-time high Thursday? If you said the cryptocurrency bitcoin, you’re clearly in the know. Bitcoin, launched in 2009, is decentralized digital currency that is traded from person-to-person, rather than through banks, and has no issuing or regulating country. On Thursday it hit an all-time high of $1,163.59 according to, which tracks bitcoin prices. The previous high was $1,129.86, touched on January 4.” (02/23/17)