Steve Bannon backs bitcoin and eyes his own 'deplorables' cryptocurrency

Ex-Trump strategist calls cryptocurrency ‘disruptive populism’ and says he is interested in making a currency of his ownIt’s been a tough few days for bitcoin. On Sunday, South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail was hacked, which caused the price of bitcoin to tumble. Prices fell again on Wednesday after a study found bitcoin’s massive spike last year (the currency reached nearly $20,000) might have been the result of strategic price manipulation. Related: Michael Pack: the Bannon ally critics fear will become Trump's global propagandist Continue reading...

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