Bitcoin reached a new all-time high of $50,001.35 Tuesday morning, just days after breaking above $48,000 for the first time.
- The cryptocurrency's latest pop pushes 2021 gains to 69%.
- Bitcoin futures contracts on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange hit a high of $50,500.
- Bitcoin's latest record high follows a flurry of institutional and corporate interest in the leading cryptocurrency.
- The overall crypto market broke $1.5 trillion for the first time on Monday.
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