Bitcoin Reaches New Highs

Bitcoin’s price has been gaining in recent days; CNBC reports on its new high of $3,586.23 on Friday; over the weekend it continued to gain, surpassing $4,000; with the new highs the cryptocurrency’s value has gained over 24% in the past week and tripled in value for the year; its split into bitcoin and bitcoin cash has been a lead catalyst for its recent price gains; an additional upgrade called “segregated witness” is also being supported. Source