Bitcoin Mining Stocks Soar as BTC Blows Past $20K
Share prices for publicly traded bitcoin mining companies are climbing as the leading cryptocurrency sliced through $20,000 Wednesday.
The largest public pension in the U.S. bought more RIOT shares for the first time since 2017.
Mason Jappa is the latest addition to Riot's changing boards of directors and advisers.
Les has served as the board's director since 2017.
Riot's value was less than $50 million when it started mining bitcoin three years ago.
Riot has ordered over 31,000 machines from Bitmain this year.