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 Nikola Tesla used to say: Let’s make it rock!
We closed the day, February 05 2020, at a price of $9,613. That’s a respectable 4.68 percent increase in 24 hours, or $430. It was the highest closing price in one hundred and thirty-four days.
We’re still 52 percent below Bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (December 17 2017).
Bitcoin market cap
Bitcoin’s market cap ended the day at $174,983,423,933. It now commands 65 percent of the total crypto market.
Yesterday’s volume of $35,222,060,874 was the highest in eighteen days, 98 percent above last year’s average, and 21 percent below last year’s high. That means that yesterday, the Bitcoin network shifted the equivalent of 701 tons of gold.
A total of 368,445 transactions were conducted yesterday, which is 13 percent above last year’s average and 18 percent below last year’s high.
Bitcoin transaction fee
Yesterday’s average transaction fee concerned $0.30. That’s $3.41 below last year’s high of $3.71.
Bitcoin distribution by address
As of now, there are 13,778 Bitcoin millionaires, or addresses containing more than $1 million worth of Bitcoin.
Furthermore, the top 10 Bitcoin addresses house 6.1 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 $175 Billion, Oracle 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 95.2 percent behind being on track. Bitcoin‘s price should have been $203,180 by now, according to dickline.info.
Bitcoin on Twitter
Yesterday 34,975 fresh tweets about Bitcoin were sent out into the world. That’s 91.7 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:
So @calibra (facebook's crypto platform) just joined @chainlink in the IC3 (@initc3org – Initiative for Cryptocurrencies and Contracts), alongside the other huge names in the group like: @Microsoft @Siemens @IBM @digitalassetcom @Cisco @intel, @DigitalAssets @jpmorgan $LINK pic.twitter.com/DZKFaHAmeZ
— TheLinkMarine🦆 (@TheLinkMarine1) February 5, 2020
This was yesterday’s most upvoted Reddit post about Bitcoin:
And this was yesterday’s top submission on Hacker News about Bitcoin:
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