Bitcoin Futures Open Sees Price Spike, CBOE Crash
The CBOE's website became unavailable just as it launched its first bitcoin futures contracts on Sunday.
Bitcoin traders might need a neck brace from watching Wednesday's price action.
As bitcoin and ether prices fell below technically significant levels, some traders are citing fear emanating from a report about the alleged PlusToken Ponzi scheme as the reason for the plunge
Bitcoin jumped the most in two weeks after a U.S. drone strike killed a top Iranian military commander, fueling speculation that heightened geopolitical turmoil might spur demand for the cryptocurrency in 2020.
Bitcoin prices tumbled on Monday by the most in two months, falling below a key threshold of $8,200 not seen since late October.
The price of bitcoin has fallen below $4,000 for the first time since September 26, 2017 and is now down 30 percent in the last 7 days alone.