As the Bitcoin price goes higher, more investors are seeking out information on the No. 1 cryptocurrency. And one of their first instincts is to search for a Bitcoin stock symbol.
The first thing to know is that Bitcoin is a decentralized digital asset. It's not a company. So, strictly speaking, there is no such thing as a "Bitcoin stock symbol."
There are crypto and Bitcoin-oriented companies one could describe as "Bitcoin stocks." And each one of those, if publicly traded, will have a stock symbol.
About the Author
David Zeiler, Associate Editor for Money Morning at Money Map Press, has been a journalist for more than 35 years, including 18 spent at The Baltimore Sun. He has worked as a writer, editor, and page designer at different times in his career. He's interviewed a number of well-known personalities - ranging from punk rock icon Joey Ramone to Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak.
Over the course of his journalistic career, Dave has covered many diverse subjects. Since arriving at Money Morning in 2011, he has focused primarily on technology. He's an expert on both Apple and cryptocurrencies. He started writing about Apple for The Sun in the mid-1990s, and had an Apple blog on The Sun's web site from 2007-2009. Dave's been writing about Bitcoin since 2011 - long before most people had even heard of it. He even mined it for a short time.
Dave has a BA in English and Mass Communications from Loyola University Maryland.