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Here Is Why Tim Draper Believes Bitcoin (BTC) Will Hit $250,000 by 2022

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The King of Crypto, Bitcoin (BTC), continues to make headlines across the globe with its impressive run in the markets. BTC seems to be firmly rooted in its new value above $8,000. The total crypto market capitalization has also increased to $301 Billion at the moment of writing this, with BTC dominance having increased to 47%. It is with such market action that many crypto-enthusiasts and prominent BTC crusaders are bullish about the coin moving forward.

One such individual is Tim Draper who believes Bitcoin will hit $250,000 by 2022. He made this comments during a recent interview with The Street. When asked about the future of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, Tim Draper stated that:

“I’m not really interested in holding fiat, because it loses value over time. I have no interest in selling my Bitcoin. What would I sell it into anyway? Moving from crypto to fiat is like trading shells for gold. It is reverting to the past. I’m thinking long term I’ll use it, spend it, invest it, or just keep it.

Price-wise, we’ll continue to see Bitcoin move higher. I’ve revised my estimate up to $250,000 four years out, so we’ll see Bitcoin trade around the $250,000 mark in 2022.”

The reason for his bold price prediction is that the popularity of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will continue to grow in the next 4 years. He also expects alt-coins to grow and surprise us along the way. This will be made possible through by crypto-adoption as more people start paying for goods and services using cryptocurrencies.

Draper was quick to praise Japan for recognizing Bitcoin as a legal currency. Such an act should be used by the American SEC to also make a strong statement as described by Draper below:

“The United States is open for business! We intend to compete to retain the world’s best innovators.”

Draper also predicted the possibility of the American Federal Reserve becoming obsolete in the foreseeable future due to cryptocurrencies and decentralization. He actually suggested that they start looking for new jobs.

In conclusion, the future of Bitcoin and alt-coins is looking bright as we tread down this year and the next 4 years as mentioned by Tim Draper. His bold prediction of $250,000 might seem a bit insane right now, but anything is possible in the crypto-markets.

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Stepping off the rollercoaster: Why I’ve fallen out of love with Bitcoin

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The very word Bitcoin has almost become synonymous with that of cryptocurrency. It’s basically just a medium of conducting digital transactions – it’s a virtual currency and one of many. So how has it taken on a definition of its own and asserted itself as a leader in the digital financial ecosystem?

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Cryptocurrency Collateralized Debt Positions Are Growing in Popularity

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While Bitcoin (BTC) continues to hover around the magical 10,000 price level, altcoins continue to fight an uphill battle.  Simply put, hopes of a future bull run continue to diminish as Bitcoin maintains its dominance.  One school of thought is that a few altcoins will survive and flourish, but which ones are anyone’s guess.  That being said, it’s hard to go wrong picking against the top coins like Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Litecoin (LTC), and EOS.  These projects have managed to find a foothold in the market and have a better chance than most of staying there.  While traders wait for their positions to increase in value, one opportunity that may be worth looking at is initiating a collateralized debt position.

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Hodium Presents a Compelling Opportunity for Outsized Investment Returns

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I’m sure all of us remember the cryptocurrency glory days of 2017 and early 2018.  It was one of the biggest bull runs in history and created incredibly wealth for quite a few early entrants.  Unfortunately, for most of us, those gains have most likely been wiped out during the altcoin apocalypse.  The truth is that traders probably thought a bit too highly of their trading abilities when the reality was that anyone could have thrown a dart at a board and ended up making money.

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