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Several years ago, Bitcoin was a relatively unknown phenomenon and only people ahead of the tech curve were mining and exchanging it on a regular basis. By 2017, that all changed, Bitcoin skyrocketed from around $900 to over $20,000. Overnight millionaires populated headlines, and hesitant investors on the sidelines began debating whether they should jump in at $20k or wait for a drop. That drop eventually came, of course, as Bitcoin now hovers around $8k. The ripple effect from this introduction is still hurting Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies' growth.