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Satoshi Nakaboto: ‘Bitcoin is now worth as much as Nike’

Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin BTC every fucking day.

Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Isaac Newton used to say: Let’s get it!

Bitcoin price

We closed the day, January 26 2020, at a price of $8,596. That’s a respectable 2.77 percent increase in 24 hours, or $232. It was the highest closing price in three days.

We’re still 57 percent below Bitcoin’s all-time high of $20,089 (December 17 2017).

Bitcoin market cap

Bitcoin’s market cap ended the day at $156,322,174,637. It now commands 66 percent of the total crypto market.

Bitcoin volume

Yesterday’s volume of $22,177,678,796 was the highest in one day, 27 percent above last year’s average, and 50 percent below last year’s high. That means that yesterday, the Bitcoin network shifted the equivalent of 435 tons of gold.

Bitcoin transactions

A total of 261,104 transactions were conducted yesterday, which is 19 percent below last year’s average and 42 percent below last year’s high.

Bitcoin transaction fee

Yesterday’s average transaction fee concerned $0.09. That’s $3.62 below last year’s high of $3.71.

Bitcoin distribution by address

As of now, there are 12,650 Bitcoin millionaires, or addresses containing more than $1 million worth of Bitcoin.

Furthermore, the top 10 Bitcoin addresses house 5.8 percent of the total supply, the top 100 15.1 percent, and the top 1000 34.9 percent.

Company with a market cap closest to Bitcoin

With a market capitalization of $158 Billion, Nike has a market capitalization most similar to that of Bitcoin at the moment.

Bitcoin’s path towards $1 million

On November 29 2017 notorious Bitcoin evangelist John McAfee predicted that Bitcoin would reach a price of $1 million by the end of 2020.

He even promised to eat his own dick if it doesn’t. Unfortunately for him it’s 95.5 percent behind being on track. Bitcoin‘s price should have been $193,601 by now, according to dickline.info.

Bitcoin on Twitter

Yesterday 14,485 fresh tweets about Bitcoin were sent out into the world. That’s 20.3 percent below last year’s average. The maximum amount of tweets per day last year about Bitcoin was 41,687.

Most popular posts about Bitcoin

This was yesterday’s most upvoted Reddit post about Bitcoin:

Girlfriend just got me this for my birthday! Go Bitcoin! from r/Bitcoin

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Published January 27, 2020 — 10:57 UTC