Bitcoin prices were at $1,000 one year ago. They're now near $12,000.

But over the past month, bitcoin prices have been slammed. Its peak of 19,000 in December has since been crushed. 

So take a break from your excitement about bitcoin and check out the stock of Boeing (BA) , which was trading at $290 a month ago and is now near $340 a share. That's a much better return than losing $7,000 on one bitcoin.

Boeing has helped fuel the Dow Jones Industrial Average past 26,000.

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