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The bitcoin in the first Italian bitcoin cryptocurrency shop on Dec. 11, 2017 in Rovereto, northern Italy. (Pierre Teyssot/AFP/Getty Images)
The bitcoin in the first Italian bitcoin cryptocurrency shop on Dec. 11, 2017 in Rovereto, northern Italy. (Pierre Teyssot/AFP/Getty Images)
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Bitcoin fell nearly 40 percent this week from a high of over $19,000 on Monday. But the cryptocurrency ecosystem continues to grow: Goldman Sachs says it plans to open a trading desk devoted to bitcoin and similar currencies.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Michael Regan (@Reganonymous), senior editor at Bloomberg News.

This segment aired on December 22, 2017.

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