Bitcoin continued its five-day surge, rising from $5,750 on Oct. 28 to just over $7,000 at press time on the GDAX exchange. The currency’s definitive smashing of its most recent all-time high and the $7,000 barrier seems to be tied to its increasing integration in mainstream finance.

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