Worried about Bitcoin's Volatility? It's OK, Just Part of its 9-Year History

Although Bitcoin has been on the steep decline in 2018, its fluctuations throughout the years are part of its 9-year history from less than $0.01 (October 2009) to its all-time high of $19,783 (December 17, 2017), and most recently $6000 (start of February 2018).

Enthusiasts are still very optimistic that this year the cryptocurrency will continue to grow even further than in 2017 due to increasing adoption and government acceptance, while others worry about the overall security exposure to fraud and lack of legitimacy.

Read the full article below on key dates and events of Bitcoin to get caught up on the cryptocurrency's journey from the Financial Crisis to today.  

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