Prices for bitcoin tumbled Thursday, moving well below $4,000 on heavy volume.

Bitcoin fell 9% to $3,686 over the previous 24 hours, according to Coinmarketcap.com.

Prices for other so-called cryptocurrencies fell as well.

On Sunday, Bitcoin worked its way above $4,000 for the first time since before Christmas.

A year ago, bitcoin was trading close to $15,000.

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