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Bitcoin Transactions Less Viable as Transaction Fees Spike

New data on bitcoin transactions over the past 20 months reveals bitcoin transaction fees are, at times, relatively cheap. Still, when the bitcoin mempool becomes congested, transaction fees can spike substantially, making casual transactions less viable at the base layer. "All About Bitcoin" host Christine Lee breaks down the Chart of the Day.