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What Is Bitcoin Services ORD SHS?

Bitcoin is a digital asset and a payment system invented by Satoshi Nakamoto. Transactions are verified by network nodes through cryptography and recorded in a public dispersed ledger called a blockchain.

Bitcoin is unique in that there are a finite number of them: 21 million.

Bitcoins are created as a reward for a process known as mining. They can be exchanged for other currencies, products, and services.

NOTE: Bitcoin Services ORD SHS is a stock that provides exposure to the performance of the Bitcoin industry. As with any investment, there are risks associated with investing in Bitcoin Services ORD SHS. Investors should be aware that the value of their investment can go up or down depending on the performance of the Bitcoin industry. Additionally, investors should understand that investing in Bitcoin Services ORD SHS may involve foreign exchange risk, liquidity risk and other market risks. It is recommended that investors seek professional financial advice before investing in any form of cryptocurrency or stock.

As of February 2015, over 100,000 merchants and vendors accepted bitcoin as payment.

Bitcoin can be used to pay for things electronically, if both parties are willing. In that sense, it’s like conventional dollars, euros, or yen, which are also traded digitally.

However, bitcoin’s most important characteristic, and the thing that makes it different to conventional money, is that it is decentralized. No single institution or person controls it.

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