What is Bitcoin? How do you buy it?

What is Bitcoin? How do you buy it?

The virtual currency bitcoin continues surging to new highs as a frenzy of investors get in on the action. WSJ’s Paul Vigna explains what you need to know, and how to invest should you want to join the mania. Photo: Alexander Hotz/The Wall Street Journal.

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It's Okay to Be an NPC #435786324 says:

SPECULATIVE:
The STOCK MARKET with it's phony record highs.
Silver & Gold prices suppressed.
USD losing value.
US Bonds

Not Speculative:
Bitcoin
Real Estate in a thriving area

Vocaloid Media says:

What is WSJ? Cunts.

April Sunshine says:

The only thing speculative here is how long it'll take for old has been companies like WSJ to hurry up and die.

K Moore says:

You support bitcoin, then you support illegal activities such as; terrorism; child porn; slavery. That's about the worst 3.
Any business trading in bitcoin, *blackban them (*Sorry about the name, not my idea). and shop elsewhere!

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Albanianator says:

Bitcoin future happens, now wall street want's people to invest so their investment increases so they can dump. Either way if and when it pops , it will go up again regardless.

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quick everyone start planting your bitcoin bulbs! oh wait….

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Woobens Lormil says:

Bitcoin bought me other cryptos
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Li Sumaperaly says:

These poor suckers who bought Bitcoin. Soon all the big time companies will sell all of the bitcoins they amassed and this thing is gonna tank. I GARUNTEE PEOPLE ARE GOING TO KILL THEMSELVES OVER BIT COIN WHEN THEY LOSE EVERYTHING!

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Sar K T says:

How is this Bitcoin101, when you mentioned anything at all except maybe Bitcoin is fringe and volatile.

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You know when its the best time to sell, when people start to advertise it.
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Godly MangoMC says:

so i picked up that.. erm.. uhh….. wait what did i pick up from this video oh yeah that's right basically NOTHING i don't think a multi million dollar business can be explained in 1:44 seconds

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fanon the Bad says:

Wow how convincing… But what did you say,,,, buy one? For??? Investing???? In to what??? Oh invest in the Idea behind it.. Let me think about it..

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