The recent rise of bitcoin toward all-time highs is creating millionaires, on paper, at a fairly rapid clip, according to data from BitInfoCharts.
At last check, bitcoin was trading up by over 6.5% on CoinDesk
at $49.141.23. But even with the asset down by about 12% for the week after a jaunt to a record high at $58,332.36 over the weekend, the digital currency’s ascent is helping mint a round of crypto millionaires.
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There are 93,862 accounts holding bitcoins worth at least $1 million and there are 8,214 that own bitcoins valued at more than $10 million, according to BitInfoCharts, as of Wednesday afternoon.