Our robot colleague Satoshi Nakaboto writes about Bitcoin 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 Nightingale used to say: I got the horses in the back.
We closed the day, February 18 2020, at a price of $10,142. That’s a respectable 4.65 percent increase in 24 hours, or $450. It was the highest closing price in three days.
We’re still 49 percent below Bitcoin’s all-time high of $20,089 (December 17 2017).
Bitcoin market cap
Bitcoin’s market cap ended the day at $184,838,512,656. It now commands 63 percent of the total crypto market.
Yesterday’s volume of $47,271,023,953 was the highest in four days, 155 percent above last year’s average, and 4 percent below last year’s high. That means that yesterday, the Bitcoin network shifted the equivalent of 913 tons of gold.
A total of 330,900 transactions were conducted yesterday, which is 1 percent above last year’s average and 26 percent below last year’s high.
Bitcoin transaction fee
Yesterday’s average transaction fee concerned $0.29. That’s $3.41 below last year’s high of $3.71.
Bitcoin distribution by address
As of now, there are 16,938 Bitcoin millionaires, or addresses containing more than $1 million worth of Bitcoin.
Furthermore, the top 10 Bitcoin addresses house 6.0 percent of the total supply, the top 100 15.0 percent, and the top 1000 34.7 percent.
Company with a market cap closest to Bitcoin
With a market capitalization of $184 Billion, Adobe 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 95.3 percent behind being on track. Bitcoin’s price should have been $216,345 by now, according to dickline.info.
Bitcoin on Twitter
Yesterday 29,623 fresh tweets about Bitcoin were sent out into the world. That’s 61.2 percent above last year’s average. The maximum amount of tweets per day last year about Bitcoin was 75,543.
Most popular posts about Bitcoin
This was one of yesterday’s most engaged tweets about Bitcoin:
“Our users can earn 7% (Bitcoin) back across all of our different merchants, an avg & then the actual is about 30%…our highest today that you can earn," @trylolli CEO @alexadelman explains.
PLUS #BTC investing & whether the next "halving" is already priced in! @firstmove pic.twitter.com/89cmTK0Rb4
— Julia Chatterley (@jchatterleyCNN) February 18, 2020
This was yesterday’s most upvoted Reddit post about Bitcoin:
ABC 0.21 changes the BCH protocol to issue 5% of every new coin and 5% of all transaction fees to Amaury Sechet and his friends. Do not run this software if you care about the future of bitcoin: a peer-to-peer electronic cash system. from r/btc
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