Bitcoin Drops $9K in an Hour on Spot Market Selling; El Salvador Again Buys the Dip
The Wall Street Journal
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies fell sharply Saturday, another sign that investors were pulling back from riskier bets after this week’s stock-market selloff. Bitcoin, the largest cryptocurrency by market value, was trading at $48,125.67 around 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Saturday, down more than 12% in 24 hours, according to data from CoinDesk. Ether, the second-largest cryptocurrency, was down more than 7% on Saturday afternoon.