By All Accounts, 2011 was Volatile Year for the Economy in the United States.
“an entire infrastructure is being conceived and built to support a phenomenon whose promise and utility is only now starting to gain meaningful traction. The ascendancy of cryptocurrency, with Bitcoin by far the clear leader, is still rising, while the city around it is being constructed ‘on spec’… ”
from the article ‘Forget everything you think you know about crypto…’ by Dorian Duffy and P.E. Kelley