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In this document we discuss about the bitcoin price values and its fluctuations in its value which is mentioned below Bitcoin value history (comparison to US$) Date USD : 1 BTC Notes Jan 2009 - Mar 2010 basically nothing No exchanges or market, users were mainly cryptography fans who were sending bitcoins for hobby purposes representing low or no value. In March 2010, user “SmokeTooMuch” auctioned 10,000 BTC for $50 (cumulatively), but no buyer was found.[137][138] Mar 2010 $0.003 On 17 Mar 2010, the now-defunct BitcoinMarket.com exchange is the first one that starts operating. May 2010 less than $0.01 On 22 May 2010,[139] Laszlo Hanyecz made the first real-world transaction by buying two pizzas in Jacksonville, Florida for 10,000 BTC.[140][141][142] July 2010 $0.08 In five days, the price grew 900%, rising from $0.008 to $0.08 for 1 bitcoin. Feb 2011 - April 2011 $1.00 Bitcoin takes parity with US dollar.[143] 8 July 2011 $31.00 top of first “bubble”, followed by the first price drop Dec 2011 $2.00 minimum after few months Dec 2012 $13.00 slowly rising for a year 11 April 2013 $266 top of a price rally, during which the value was growing by 5-10% daily. May 2013 $130 basically stable, again slowly rising. June 2013 $100 in June slowly dropping to $70, but rising in July to $110 Nov 2013 $350-$1,242 from October $150-$200 in November, rising to $1,242 on 29 November 2013.[144] Dec 2013 $600-$1,000 Price crashed to $600, rebounded to $1,000, crashed again to the $500 range. Stabilized to the ~ $650-$800 range. Jan 2014 $750-$1,000 Price spiked to $1000 briefly, then settled in the $800-$900 range for the rest of the month.[145] Feb 2014 $550-$750 Price fell following the shutdown of Mt. Gox before recovering to the $600-$700 range. Mar 2014 $450-$700 Price continued to fall due to a false report regarding bitcoin ban in China[146] and uncertainty over whether the Chinese government would seek to prohibit banks from working with digital currency exchanges.[147] Apr 2014 $340-$530 The lowest price since the 2012-2013 Cypriot financial crisis had been reached at 3:25 AM on 11 April[148] May 2014 $440-$630 The downtrend first slow down and then reverse, increasing over 30% in the last days of May. Mar 2015 $200-$300 Price fell through to early 2015. Early Nov 2015 $395-$504 Large spike in value from $225-$250 at the start of October to the 2015 record high of $504. May-June 2016 $450-$750 Large spike in value starting from $450 and reaching a maximum of $750. July-September 2016 $600-$630 Price stabilized in the low $600 range. October-November 2016 $600-$780 As the Chinese Renminbi depreciated against the US Dollar, bitcoin rose to the upper $700s. January 2017 $800-$1,150
5-12 January 2017 $750-$920 Price fell 30% in a week, reaching a multi-month low of $750. 2-3 March 2017 $1,290+ Price broke above the November 2013 high of $1,242[149] and then traded above $1,290.[150] April 2017 $1,210-$1,250
May 2017 $2,000 Price reached a new high, reaching US$1,402.03 on 1 May 2017,[151] and over US$1,800 on 11 May 2017.[152] On 20 May 2017, the price of one bitcoin passed US$2,000 for the first time. May-June 2017 $2,000-$3,200+ Price reached an all-time high of $3,000 on 12 June and is oscilating around $2,500 since then. As of 6 August 2017, the price is $3,270. August 2017 $4,400 On 5 August 2017, the price of one BTC passed US$3,000 for the first time. On 12 August 2017, the price of one BTC passed US$4,000 for the first time. Two days later, the price of one BTC passed US$4,400 for the first time. September 2017 $5,000 On 1 September 2017, bitcoin broke US$5,000 for the first time, topping out at US$5,013.91.[153] 12 September 2017 $2,900 Price dipped harshly from China’s bitcoin ICO and exchange crackdown (those following improper practices) 13 October 2017 $5,600 Price shot back up as the world moves on past the incident following China’s crackdown 21 October 2017 $6,180 Price hit another all time high as the impending forks draw closer 6 November 2017 $7,300
17-20 November 2017 $7,600-8,100 Briefly topped at USD $8004.59/BTC at 01:14:11 UTC before retreating from highs. At 05:35 UTC on 20 November 2017 it stood at USD$7,988.23/BTC according to CoinDesk.[154] This surge in bitcoin may be related to developments in the 2017 Zimbabwean coup d’état. The market reaction in one bitcoin exchange is alarming as 1 BTC topped nearly US$13,500, just shy of 2 times the value of the International market.[155][156] 15 December 2017 17,900 Bitcoin price reached $17,900[157] 22 December 2017 13,800 Bitcoin price loses one third of its value in 24 hours, dropping below $14,000.[158]

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