Bitcoin is rapidly moving forward, targeting the $50,000 milestone. This comes during a week-end jump, merely ten weeks prior to its halving event. Data from Santiment, one of the leading data analytics firms, shows a remarkable 90.5% of all Bitcoin coins have made profits since they started. This beats Ethereum (ETH) and Ripple (XRP), where 84.7% and 79.9% of their coins have seen profits respectively.
Insights from Santiment reveal Bitcoin’s impressive rise. Its price jumped 13% this week, leading to many speculations about its new floors and ceilings. The milestone of $50K is eagerly awaited—proof of Bitcoin’s strong standing. But, as Bitcoin’s value tops past highs, a fascinating shift is seen among altcoins.
Over the weekend, altcoins grabbed the limelight, taking it from Bitcoin’s significant climb. This bull cycle unveiled a particular pattern beginning in October. First, Bitcoin alone zooms up, capturing people’s focus and dominance. Later, Bitcoin profits shift to altcoins as traders hunt for bigger returns. This started an era of altcoin rule marked by greed and speculation.
Indeed, history tends to loop, and BTC gently dips, signaling the altseason’s close with a sharper decline. The repeated patterns in the market highlight the fine line between Bitcoin’s strong presence and the appeal of other cryptocurrencies.
A Cautious Outlook on Bitcoin
While most of the sentiment looks bull, there is also a cautious perspective from analyst CryptoCon, who puts emphasis on the cycle timing and historical data. CryptoCon also believes that key mid-top points have been reached and that a correction phase is imminent, followed by a sideways period.
In this case, the analyst identifies a cyclical market action of BTC to form lower highs that might lead to a bear market. As more people are predicting a comeback for BTC in value, CryptoCon is being patient on additional development on price before drawing a conclusion, especially when it is possible to still retain a portion of coin positions.
In contrast to the fervor for rapid wealth accumulation, CryptoCon brings a clear insight into the market dynamics. In the activity of the coin held for 2-3 years, CryptoCon pinpoints a repetitive pattern where the active coins reach their peak right in the middle of the cycle before plunging to a low.
This observation gives rise to the timing of one to one and a half years in this data trend for the peak of the cycle. This contravenes the majority of cycle timing models at the current moment, but CryptoCon values diversity of views amidst the ever-volatile cryptoshere.
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