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Forget the Bitcoin crash—cryptocurrencies are a godsend

Bitcoin and its smaller crypto cousins are not going to disappear

By Andy Davis   April 2018

Bitcoin has crashed—but cryptocurrencies are here to stay

Back before Christmas, Bitcoin was setting the world alight. News stories about it popped up wherever you looked and the line on its price chart was vertical—heading to infinity and beyond, as Buzz Lightyear might have observed.

In fact, Bitcoin rose to $20,000 before the price tumbled. Although I’ve never owned cryptocurrency, I can’t help wondering what happens next.

It’s tempting, especially after such a spectacular bubble, to write off Bitcoin as a speculative fad. The frenzy may have subsided, but I…

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