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It’s a good day for the price of Bitcoin (BTC). As of 9:18 a.m. ET, the price of Bitcoin is $34,424.70, up 3.12% in the last 24 hours. It’s up 6.21% from last week, according to CoinMarketCap.
There’s a 24-hour trading volume of $34,263,927,825, with a market cap of $645,254,445,837. The market cap of Bitcoin, of course, is the largest of the thousands of cryptocurrencies available.
The 52-week high of Bitcoin is $64,863, while the 52-week low is $8,977.02.
Keep in mind that cryptocurrency prices aren’t static throughout the day. Bitcoin may open at one price and close at another. For example, Bitcoin opened at $32,287.52 yesterday and closed at $34,649.64.
If you purchased a single Bitcoin at the 52-week low of $8,977.02 and sold it at today’s price of $34,424.70, you’d earn $25,447.68 for a positive return of 73.92%. If you’d like to start investing in Bitcoin, you’ll need a crypto exchange to get started. Remember, you may have to pay taxes on any gains you realize.
Alternatively, if you purchased a single Bitcoin at the 52-week high of $64,863 and sold it at today’s price, you’d