Bitcoin, despite its ups and downs, had a monster decade of growth

Bitcoin, despite its ups and downs, had a monster decade of growth

Emerging out of the financial crisis, Bitcoin was created as a bypass to the banks and government agencies mired in Wall Street’s greatest calamity in decades. The cryptocurrency was slow to break into the market at first, muddied by a slew of scandals. But since joining the mainstream, it’s proved to be the decade’s best-performing asset.