Global bitcoin prices seem to be pulled higher by the continuing problems at Bitfinex. One coin is selling for $1,390 right now, a gain of $150 compared to one week ago. Litecoin is up too albeit at a smaller clip.

Bitcoin Gains on Bitfinex Problems?

Bitcoin continues to gain ground, currently quoted at $1,390 dollars. This is a gain of 12 percent since last Tuesday. Prices on troubled exchange Bitfinex are trading at $1,577 dollars right now. Most USA-based exchanges are quoting BTC/USD around $1,470 dollars. On a side note, Chinese exchanges are still well below USD sites at $1,270 dollars per coin. Read more: