Why Did Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Spike?

Bitcoin Cash

Bitcoin Cash (BCH) spiked today because it was added to Coinbase, the most popular cryptocurrency trading platform in the U.S. Bitcoin Cash is a hard fork of the original Bitcoin blockchain. The hard fork happened on August 1st, 2017. A hard fork is a change in the software rules regarding how the blockchain functions, specifically how the blockchain allows new blocks to be created, validated and added to the chain. The fork changed the block size limit from one megabyte (Bitcoin) to eight megabytes (Bitcoin Cash). Holders (HODLers?) of Bitcoin before August…

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