Bitcoin (CRYPTO: BTC) is having a wild year. The optimism surrounding bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general is still promising, though, and governments, companies, and consumers alike are increasingly willing to accept and hold onto the digital currency. Three stocks that have bet on bitcoin and are worth buying right now are Square (NYSE: SQ), MercadoLibre (NASDAQ: MELI), and Silvergate Capital (NYSE: SI).
The Nasdaq stock market prides itself on having so many companies that focus on innovation choose to list their shares on its exchange. Many of the biggest technology companies on the planet call the Nasdaq home, and the moves they make have a huge influence on the Nasdaq Composite (NASDAQINDEX: ^IXIC). On Thursday, the Nasdaq was back above the 14,000 level as of 1 p.m. EDT as it tries to make its way to new record levels.
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