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The Bitcoin exchange rate is on the bull run at the moment reaching new high moving past the $850 USD mark and maybe even trying to test $900 USD in the next couple of days. Of course as it usually happens when BTC is on the rise pretty much all other altcoins are going down, so no surprises there either. We are still not as high as the price from a few years ago during the MtGox crisis that has artificially increased the exchange rate of Bitcoin, but still things are looking very positive. At the moment predictions for a price of $1000 USD or more during early 2017 do not seem too pessimistic, even $2000 USD by the end of the next year is not so far fetched anymore.

To keep a track of the up tod ate exchange rates of Bitcoin and other altcoins on Bitcoinwisdom…

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There is still a month before the second Bitcoin block reward halving occurs, but the last two weeks or so the exchange rate of Bitcoin has been steadily increasing from a little over $400 USD to over $700 already. The driving force behind this a bit unexpected significant increase is considered to be the Chinese markets that have been quite active lately with a lot of people buying bitcoins as a means of investment instead of keeping their fiat money (getting devaluated) or investing in other more traditional means such as stocks or gold for example. With this serious increase in price even before the halving of the block reward (the second one for Bitcoin) some of the people that jumped in early have managed to already get a nice profit. The big question however is how high will the BTC price go before the halving occurs and after it happens early next month…

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The Bitcoin exchange rate has jumped significantly going all the way up to $500 USD on many EU and US-based exchanges and skyrocketing even higher on some Asian exchanges. The jump seems to be caused mostly the Chinese BTC markets driving the price up as as the national currency apparently suffers another devaluation and people are moving to investing their money in Bitcoins. The side effect from this jump in BTC exchange rate however is the drop in price for many altcoins that might suffer loosing some of their value, but it might be just temporary. This creates a good opportunity for profiting by doing some arbitrage trading between different exchanges and buying the right altcoins at the right price, it is risky, but might result in a good profit later on. Another thing that might be influencing the recent uptrend in the BTC price on exchanges is the upcoming block reward halving that should hit in about a month and a half around the start on July. So be smart and do trades carefully during this turbulent moment…


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