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From Reuters story linked below.
You've probably heard something about bitcoin, but if you're like me you don't know much about it. If you found a bitcoin token on a beach would you know what it is? Would you know how much it is worth?
The value of a bitcoin is now somewhere around $500, down sharply after Tuesday. A one point it had been around $1200.
Here is an article that explains bitcoin.
The bitcoin exchange in Tokyo recently filed for bankruptcy protection after 850,000 bitcoins went missing. The missing bitcoins would be worth around $400,000,000 at recent prices.