Bad news for bitcoin miners

ArticleCurrencyMarch 19, 2018 - 7:18:14 AM

Bitcoin has dropped to a point where it's not that profitable to produce, according to some estimates.

"Bitcoin currently trades essentially at the break-even cost of mining a bitcoin, currently at $8,038 based on a mining model developed by our data science team," Fundstrat's Thomas Lee said in a report Thursday.

Fundstrat's model incorporates three factors: the cost of equipment, electricity and other overhead such as maintaining cooling facilities...

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