USAA has launched a pilot that allows a limited group of USAA members to view their bitcoin balance on USAA.com and the USAA Mobile App. This pilot was rolled out to USAA employees in September and is now being extended to a select group of USAA members.
The price of bitcoin shot past the $400 mark today for the first time since November 2014.
According to CoinDesk’s USD Bitcoin Price Index (BPI), bitcoin opened yesterday at $359.35 before increasing over 11% to $403.30 at 17:15pm (UTC). It has since decreased to $401.79 at press time.
The digital currency began the year hovering slightly over $300, before dropping below the $200 mark to $177.28 on 14th January.
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