It’s a bit of an understatement to say that Bitcoin has had a wild run in the past couple of days, hitting an all-time high above $18,000 on Thursday only to plunge about $3,000 within hours. By mid-Friday, Bitcoin prices seemed to be in a slow, rocky descent. And Twitter, of course, was there for market watchers to chronicle the madness.
Conversation over today’s coffee. WIFE: “Bitcoin is at $13K. I told you we should buy!” ME “It’s a tulip bubble” WIFE: “That’s what you said at $2K” ME: “Well, even bigger bubble now” WIFE “I can’t believe anybody actually pays you to talk about money…”
— Moshe A. Milevsky (@RetirementQuant) December 7, 2017
Mr. Bit Coin is getting all of the attention. I’m bummed pic.twitter.com/iBvCAtKrYc
— Jim Cramer (@jimcramer) December 8, 2017
Co-worker: “Are you investing in bitcoin?”
Me: “Steve one of my shoes is held together with tape and I don’t have time to understand your invisible nerd dollars”
— TechnicallyRon (@TechnicallyRon) December 8, 2017
A boy asked his bitcoin-investing dad for 1 bitcoin for his birthday.
Dad: What? $15,554??? $14,354 is a lot of money! What do you need $16,782 for anyway?