Bitcoin has seen a historic price surge in recent weeks — and this time media hype doesn't appear to be a driving factor. Here are the top-line bullets you need to know.
In December 2020, the price of bitcoin broke $20,000 to hit new all-time highs.
Notably, news mentions of bitcoin and blockchain are quite low compared to the late 2017 peak, when bitcoin experienced a similar run-up in price. This suggests that recent price movements were driven by professional investors and not by retail buyers.