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Published: Jan 24, 2022 4 min read

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Bitcoin Rolling In Front Of A Crashing Stock Market Graphic

The cryptocurrency market is once again proving that in order to invest in Bitcoin, Ether or any other virtual currency, you have to be able to stomach massive price drops.

Bitcoin's price was around $33,000 per coin Monday morning. That's a six-month low and a 50% decline from its high of $68,000 in November.

Ether, the second largest cryptocurrency by market value, is down near $2,200, compared to $4,800 record in November. Many other coins and tokens have gotten off to a rough start in 2022, with prices dipping sharply over the last few days.

The fact that the crypto market is extremely volatile is no secret, but if you're new to crypto investing (and, even if you're experienced), it can be very scary.

Here are 3 things to remember.