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Bitcoin: What's driving the frenzy (OVER $16k--THANKS FOR THE TRASH TALK, GREENSPAN ET AL?)

Some leading economists and financiers are calling bitcoin a bubble and a fraud, but industry insiders say they think it's only going to get bigger as it gains more widespread acceptance.... Bitcoin is also being driven higher by the hands-off approach many financial regulators seem to be taking toward the digital currency, Chapman said.Japan's government, for example, gave bitcoin the seal of approval and started licensing bitcoin exchanges earlier this year.
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