Coinbase soars in market debut, valued near $86 billion
April 14, 2021
Coinbase made a rousing debut on Wall Street Wednesday, with shares of the digital currency exchange rising as high as $429, briefly giving it a market value over $100 billion.
Coinbase Global Inc.'s initial public offering happened with cryptocurrency chatter seemingly everywhere, even at the U.S. Federal Reserve. Digital currencies are being incorporated into business plans and accepted for payment by major corporations like Tesla, PayPal and Visa.
The San Francisco-based company's listing on a public stock exchange is seen by some as an inflection point for digital currencies, as Coinb...