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Bitcoin soars more than $3,000 in under 3 hours on Coinbase —and the site went down





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  • Bitcoin soared from $16,000 a coin on Coinbase’s GDAX exchange to $19,500 in less than three hours Thursday.
  • Coinbase site appears to be down for some users.
  • Bitcoin was trading at $15,398 a coin at 11:59 a.m. ET, according to Markets Insider data.

Bitcoin soared above $19,500 a coin on Coinbase’s GDAX exchange around 11 a.m. ET Thursday, just three hours after it blew past $16,000 on the site.

The massive tear upwards seems to have put pressure on Coinbase. The exchange’s site was down at the time of print. The company said on twitter at 8:07 a.m. read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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