Stocks of publicly traded companies tied closely to the fate of bitcoin are following the leading cryptocurrency into a sea of red Wednesday.
- With BTC down roughly 20% in the last 24 hours, leading bitcoin proxy stocks have followed suit.
- MicroStrategy, the business intelligence firm with billions in bitcoin reserves, is down 10% to $435 in the last 24 hours.
- Square, the owner of Cash App and another holder of bitcoin reserves, is down 3% to $197.
- Coinbase, the leading crypto exchange in the U.S., is down 7% and flirting with all-time lows at $222.
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