Bitcoin hits new highs

The Bitcoin rollercoaster continues with a surge to $7,350 which was easily a new all-time high this week. The surge up was followed by a drop down to $6,850 shortly after and now we've seen it go back up to ~$7,100 this morning. If nothing else, investing in Bitcoin is a thrill ride.

CNBC has the story.

Bitcoin hit another all-time high Thursday morning, surpassing $7,000 for the first time.


The cryptocurrency has had a bullish streak throughout the week following the CME's announcement that it will introduce bitcoin futures contracts.

According to data from CoinDesk, the virtual currency reached an all-time high of $7,355.35 at about 7:16 a.m. ET. The jump in price saw the virtual coin rise by more than 7 percent on the day.