Daily market update: “Bitcoin’s stock-to-flow will eclipse that of gold following the next halving (2024)”

Welcome back! It’s Monday so we won’t waffle on – here’s your roundup of all the Bitcoin metrics that matter for your perusal.

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Bitcoin price

We closed yesterday, 23 August 2020, at a price of $11,664.85 – with a daily high of $11,713.43 and a low of $11,559.92.

On the same day last year, the closing price was $10,407.97 and a year before that for $6,534.88. On 23 August, 2017, it was $4,151.52 and 2016 it was $583.41.

We’re 41.34% below Bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (17 December 2017).

As of today, buying bitcoin has been profitable for…

96.4% of all days since 2013-04-28.

Market capitalisation

Bitcoin’s market capitalisation as of yesterday was $215,439,967,321, down from $215,742,068,895 the day before. To put that into context, Jeff Bezos’s net worth is $188,500,000,000, which means he could only buy 87.5% of all Bitcoin. You can’t have everything, Jeff!

Bitcoin volume

The volume traded yesterday was $18,482,062,658. That’s the lowests it’s been since 9 August 2020.

To put that into context, the highest ever 24-hour volume is $53,060,690,000, last year’s high was $29,060,690,000, and last year’s average was $15,060,690,000.

Bitcoin’s market dominance

Bitcoin’s market dominance stands at 61.16. Its lowest recorded dominance was 37.09 on 8 January, 2018.

Fear and Greed Index

We’re still in the Extreme Greed zone, at 78. That means we’ve only spent 7 days this month outside the Extreme Greed zone. Extreme fear can be a sign that investors are too worried, which could be a buying opportunity. When Investors are getting too greedy, that means the market may be due for a correction.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The daily RSI is currently 57.08. Values of 70 or above indicate that an asset is becoming overbought and may be primed for a trend reversal or experience correction in price. – an RSI reading of 30 or below indicates an oversold or undervalued condition.

Resistance and support

What they said yesterday…

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