[ExI] Bitcoin

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Mon Apr 8 08:36:21 UTC 2013

On Mon, Apr 08, 2013 at 01:17:24AM -0700, Gordon wrote:
> When I started this thread about five days ago, on April 3, BTC was trading around $100 USD. The last trade as of this moment was $180 USD. An 80% return in five days! I think it is fair to say that something extraordinary is going on here.

Yes, the playground has become sufficiently large that
it has attracted professional gamblers, sorry, investors.
> Assuming one would want to climb on board this frenzied rally 
> (or bubble, as it may be) what is the best way for a US citizen 
> to fund an account at mtgox.com? And is mtgox the best place to trade?

If you cannot find such information on its own, it is perhaps
not a good idea for you to play. You're late, and you'll 
probably be not happy if your trading platform is down
or cannot execute your orders while the value excursion 
corrects itself.

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