Bitcoin surged as much as 18% after a wild day that saw the cryptocurrency briefly drop below $30,000
Bitcoin continued to rebound from its lows for the year on Wednesday. The cryptocurrency sank below the key $30,000 threshold Tuesday, at one point briefly erasing all its 2021 gains. It later recovered to turn positive for the day. On Wednesday, bitcoin surged 18%, climbing back above the $34,000 mark in early morning trading, according to Coin Metrics data.