Bitcoin News Roundup for Nov. 17, 2020

With bitcoin above $17K for the first time since 2018, CoinDesk's Markets Daily is back with your bitcoin news roundup.

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This episode is sponsored by Crypto.com and Nexo.io.

Today's stories:

Bitcoin last traded above $17,000 on Jan. 7, 2018.

Coinbase has suffered a number of outages during busy trading periods this year, including most recently on Oct. 27.

Bitcoin is outshining the precious metal by a significant margin as expectations soar of a swift global economic recovery enabled by promising coronavirus vaccines.

Miners in China have reportedly been struggling to pay for electricity after authorities started cracking down on over-the-counter brokers in the country.

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