Riot Platforms, Marathon Digital lead the way as Bitcoin price surges

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Riot Platforms, Marathon Digital lead the way as Bitcoin price surges

Riot Platforms, Inc. RIOT and Marathon Digital Holdings, Inc. MARA shares are trading higher today as the price of Bitcoin BTC/USD is up nearly 8% over the last five days.

What should I know?

Riot Platforms and Marathon Digital are among the companies that have surged as Bitcoin prices have climbed above $28,000 for the first time since August.

Marathon Digital shares have outsized short interest, with 29.44% of MARA shares being sold short.

Riot Platforms has a significant short interest, with 17.47% of available shares being sold short, according to data from Benzinga Pro.

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Riot Platforms shares are up 16% at $10.84, and Marathon Digital Holdings shares are up 12% at $9.54 at the time of release.