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Bitcoin was $800 a year ago. Now it's $17,000

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Bitcoin was $800 a year ago. Now it's $17,000

The frenzy over Bitcoin has reached a fevered pitch. Bitcoin surged above the $17,000 mark for the first time ever on Thursday, according to CoinDesk, which calculates the average price of a bitcoin based on data from four popular exchanges. That's a stunning figure considering just one week ago,