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MicroStrategy just bought another $489 million in bitcoin to add to its vast trove of the cryptocurrency

MicroStrategy said Monday it spent roughly $489 million to purchase approximately 13,005 bitcoins for an average price of about $37,617 per coin. Bitcoin has fallen sharply in recent days and dropped 8% on Monday to $32,590.Bitcoin bull Michael Saylor's company now holds an aggregate of approximately 105,085 bitcoins, which were acquired at an aggregate purchase price of approximately $2.741 billion and an average purchase price of approximately $26,080 per bitcoin.The last time MicroStrategy announced a large bitcoin purchase was in February, when the company purchased approximately 19,452 bitcoins for about $1.026 billion in cash at an average price of $52,765 per bitcoin, inclusive of fees and expenses.The recent dips in b...