Bitcoin is abuzz of late. News of its meteoric rise and periodic crashes is everywhere; and for good reason. The cryptocurrency began 2017 at less than $1,000 and skyrocketed to nearly $19,000 before reversing direction on December 18. Bitcoin has fallen more than 40% since then. So, perhaps now is a good time to evaluate its investment merits and consider whether the recent decline represents a buying opportunity. Before we go there, let’s take a closer look at what Bitcoin is……….