Bitcoin Searches Pick Up

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Bitcoin has risen above $40,000, twice its previous all time high, but interest remains still just half of 2017 levels going by Google trends. In America, such interest has doubled recently, from 22 to 48 out of the 100 peak set in December 2017. Meaning currently bitcoin is getting 48% of the attention it was receiving when price first reached $20,000. Worldwide the picture isn’t too different, although interest here is projected to reach 63% for this week. What might be more interesting in this chart is the grey areas than the blue ones. For China, they have Baidu but that region still used to be blue. Russia likewise has Yandex, however it has just about made it on the map. While the stanis region, some of them very oil rich, we suspect are not quite on the map. That might be changing as some miners move there to take…

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