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FRED Adds Cryptocurrency Series

FRED has added four series of cryptocurrency prices to its database. Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin price data dating back to 2014 are available, and each series will be updated daily. All data were obtained from Coinbase, a cryptocurrency exchange company.

For a more detailed overview of cryptocurrency and its history, read Aleksander Berentsen and Fabian Schar's recent Review article.