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Listen: Can bitcoin disappear? Study says nearly 4 million bitcoin are lost

BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 11: A sticker on the window of a local pub indicates the acceptance of Bitcoins for payment on April 11, 2013 in Berlin, Germany. Bitcoins are a digital currency traded on the MTGox exchange, and the value of the virtual money fluctuated from USD 260 per bitcoin down to USD 130 per bitcoin yesterday and recovered somewhat in trading today. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Fortune writer Jeff Roberts has some concerns about bitcoin. Is it possible for bitcoin to disappear?

On today's show, Roberts explained why he believes far more bitcoin will be mined than the amount available for trading or spending. He recently wrote about the phenomenon of "lost" bitcoin; a study has found that as much as 23 percent of bitcoin in circulation has disappeared because people lost their private keys or can't access it for other reasons.

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