Bitcoin hits 18-month low

Bitcoin's teasing its holders with a sub-$20k valuation for the first time in 18 months, reports NBC News. It's at $21,013 this morning.

The world's largest cryptocurrency fell as much as 7.8 percent to $20,289, its lowest since December 2020. It has lost around 28 percent since Friday and more than half of its value this year. It has slumped about 70 percent from its record high of $69,000 in November.