Musk's statements raise "Bitcoin" to 40 thousand dollars
The cryptocurrency, "Bitcoin", rose above $ 40,000 today, after new volatility over the weekend, following tweets from Tesla CEO, Elon Musk, who responded to criticism regarding his impact on the market, and said that "Tesla" sold... She has Bitcoin, but may resume dealing with it.
Bitcoin has swayed from Musk's views for months since Tesla announced a $1.5 billion purchase of the cryptocurrency in February and said it would accept it as a payment medium.
But he later returned to say that the electric car maker would not accept "Bitcoin" due to concerns about the electricity-intensive mining process used to extract the currency and the impact on climate change.
"When it is confirmed that miners are using a reasonable percentage of clean energy (in the order of 50%) and that this is sustainable in the future, (Tesla) will re-allow (Bitcoin) transactions," Musk said on Twitter yesterday.
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