Following a tumultuous Friday evening in the cryptocurrency markets and a similarly shaky weekend, Bitcoin (BTC) managed to bounce back to levels above $6,200 late on Sunday and depending on your time zone. the King of Crypto had seen its value depreciate to new low levels of $5,800 on the same Sunday. BTC is currently trading at $6,183 and has exemplified stability in the last few days.
It is therefore not surprising that Spencer Bogart, a Blockchain Venture Capitalist, is very much bullish about the digital asset and the entire cryptocurrency market in general. In an interview with CNBC, Bogart stated that:
“I’m super bullish on crypto right now…I think the prices are pretty good right now if I was looking into going and buying something like Bitcoin”
He also cautioned against waiting for Bitcoin to bottom out as is the current conversation amongst traders hoping to buy a lower priced BTC:
“Most people that are going to wait for lower prices will end up paying higher prices than they are today. So I think the right move is to not try and time the market and try and average into it.”
“If we go back to the summer of 2017 when crypto prices were booming, there was about a 100, 200, maybe 300 new crypto hedge funds that were formed…many of these funds are hitting their one-year lock up…They’re saying, ‘hey, I want to redeem out of that fund’…That means forced selling on behalf of all of these new crypto funds that have popped up. I think that could take prices artificially lower.”
To add on Mr. Bogart’s comments, many seasoned Crypto-traders believe the crypto markets are behaving like they are supposed to. After every market rally, there is bound to be a phase of serious market correction that will leave many inexperienced traders and HODLers panicking and force selling. The best course of action is to learn from previous mistakes of probably being caught up with the hype of Bitcoin and crypto that started mid last year. Once traders learn from their mistakes, they can make wiser investment options moving forward with ‘battle wounds’ in the form of losses and lessons.
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— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) February 4, 2021
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Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 25th January, 2021, // ChainWire //
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