Riot reported losses
Even though BTC managed to overcome the mark of $20 thousand, it didn't save miners from losses. Riot Blockchain was among those who showed negative results.
In the third quarter, losses amounted to $36.6 million. The company's management made attempts to equalize the situation, however, they failed to reduce operating costs.
Note that on the part of analysts, the expected losses were slightly higher - $54.3 million. Also, Riot Blockchain showed reserves of $255 million and 6,766 bitcoins.
The company's securities lost 1.5% amid the reporting news. In total, for the year the shares fell in price by 74%.