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Source:  The Wall Street Journal

In 2017, bitcoin was one of the greatest investment manias in recent memory. This year, that boom has turned to bust.

To understand what drives the wild cryptocurrency market—the technology, hype, and innovation, combined with the hacking, market manipulation, and increased regulation—the Wall Street Journal decided to experiment with a digital currency of its own: WSJcoin.

In an original Wall Street Journal documentary, markets reporter Steven Russolillo ventures to Japan and Hong Kong to explore the universe of cryptocurrencies.

Russolillo’s mission: create WSJCoin, a virtual token that could save the newspaper industry — or not.

Read the story at The Wall Street Journal.

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