Bitcoin was carving out fresh history on Friday, and generating a ton of buzz on Wall Street and Main Street alike, as well as on social-media platforms, as the world’s No. 1 cryptocurrency staged a sharp rally that took its market value well above $1 trillion.

At last check, a single bitcoin traded near a record at $54,827.69, up 5%, and was pushing the crypto that was written into code back in 2009 to a total market capitalization $1 trillion.


Dow Jones Market Data via CoinMarketCap

The stratospheric rise of the digital asset created by a person or persons known as Satoshi Nakamoto had investors putting the historic move into…

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