Gemini clients can currently trade bitcoin and ethereum, though there is some speculation the exchange will expand to include other cryptocurrencies. The exchange is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency, or cryptocurrency, based on a peer-to-peer network and can be exchanged through computers internationally without a financial intermediary. The system was first introduced by an unidentified programmer or group under the name of Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009.

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