FILE: A coin representing Bitcoin cryptocurrency sits reflected on a polished surface and photographed against a photo illustration of electronic data indicating stocks falling in this arranged photograph in London, U.K., on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. The great cryptocurrency crash of 2018 is heading for its worst week yet. Bitcoin sank toward $4,000 and most of its peers tumbled on Friday, extending the Bloomberg Galaxy Crypto Index’s weekly decline to 25 percent. That’s the worst five-day stretch since crypto-mania peaked in early January. Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg
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