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$100K or $150K as a Bitcoin high? Here’s what Mike Novogratz thinks

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With Bitcoin surpassing the $60,000 milestone, here’s how industry experts have weighed in on the situation.

$100K or $150K as a Bitcoin high? Here's what Mike Novogratz thinks

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The price of Bitcoin [BTC] breaching the $60,000 mark has ignited speculation among crypto enthusiasts about the sustainability of this upward trajectory.

Insights from industry figures like Cathie Wood and Mike Novogratz shed light on Bitcoin’s evolving role as a new asset class and the dynamics driving its current surge.

Bitcoin as a new asset class  

Mike Novogratz, founder of Galaxy Digital, in a conversation with Bloomberg Television on 1st March,  highlighted the significance of the current phase for BTC, characterizing it as a period of true price discovery. 

He noted, 

“This is the first time that anyone who wants to buy it has easy access to buy it.” 

Novogratz’s observation reflected the democratization of Bitcoin ownership, with increased accessibility driving heightened demand and market enthusiasm.

Furthermore, BTC’s trading activity has witnessed a surge in volume, surpassing $80 billion on 28th February and exceeding $93 billion at press time – a milestone last achieved in 2022.

However, this unprecedented market activity has also raised concerns regarding potential price corrections and consolidation. 

Novogratz acknowledging the possibility of a correction, stated,

“I wouldn’t be surprised to see some correction and some consolidation, but I’m very loathe to pick a Bitcoin high.” 

Despite these apprehensions, the overall sentiment remains bullish, fueled by institutional interest and scarcity-driven value propositions.

Separately, in a YouTube stream with Peter H. Diamandis, on 29th February, Cathie Wood, founder of ARK Invest, emphasized Bitcoin’s significance beyond mere technology, branding it as a new asset class within the global monetary system.

She asserted, 

“This is not just a technology; it’s a new asset class and beyond that a global monetary system—it’s a big idea, everybody.” 

Wood’s perspective underscored the profound shift in perception surrounding BTC, attracting attention from both institutional investors and retail traders.

What’s more to come?

The ongoing Bitcoin rally underscores its growing prominence as a new asset class and a cornerstone of the evolving global monetary system. Institutional influx, coupled with increased accessibility and scarcity, continues to drive demand and market momentum. 

While concerns about potential price corrections linger, the broader outlook remains optimistic. BTC is poised to maintain its position as a diversifier with a low correlation to traditional assets. 

As the market navigates through these dynamics, the resilience and long-term potential of Bitcoin remains firmly intact.

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Ishika is a graduate of Political Science from the University of Delhi. From writing content as a hobby to now pursuing it as a professional career, she has been living and breathing content all her life. Her interests lie in making sure articles are very digestible to a common reader, despite all its technicalities and jargons.
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