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Bitcoin is closely related to derivatives and inversely correlated to major currencies. • As a currency, Bitcoin fails as a unit of account, despite its transactional value. • The diffusion of Bitcoin can be modelled by the sigmoidal richards function. • Bitcoin is diffusing like a technology-based product rather than like a currency. For this reason, Yermack concludes that bitcoin looks more like a speculative vehicle than a real currency. The following chart shows bitcoin's volatility compared to four other fiat currencies ... 37 See “Is Bitcoin a real currency? An economic appraisal”, David Yermack, 2014. Moreover, see “Expedia to accept Bitcoin payments for hotel bookings”, . Chart 1 Market capitalisation of Bitcoin and money supply (M1) of EUR, USD, AUD and BOB; on 23 April 2014 for BTC and Q1 2014 for EUR, USD, AUD and BOB (EUR billions) 5,493 1,953 184 Market Bitcoin became a sensation in 2013, when the value of a single unit of the virtual currency rose from $13 to more than $1,000 and people began to use it for daily commerce (see chart on page 18). Bitcoin became a sensation in 2013, when the value of a single unit of the virtual currency rose from $13 to more than $1,000 and people began to use it for daily commerce (see chart on page 18). Travelers toured the world subsisting on bitcoins. A Bitcoin ATM appeared in a Vancouver coffee shop. And…

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