5/16, 11:11 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Bitcoin trades below $45,000 after Musk comments

Bitcoin dropped below the $45,000 mark following fresh comments from Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

According to a new Twitter thread, Musk suggested his electric vehicle company either sold or is selling the rest of its Bitcoin holdings, sending the price of the popular cryptocurrency lower.

Bitcoin was down 4.25% to $44,859 at 5:06 pm ET.

Breaking the News / JC