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Bitcoin Surges Towards $45,000 Mark: A Critical Turning Point for Investors

The recent surge of Bitcoin towards the $45,000 mark is proving to be a crucial turning point for investors who entered the market two to three years ago. The cryptocurrency market, known for its volatility, is currently witnessing a significant upward movement with Bitcoin’s price.

Apart from being a technical milestone, this threshold holds deeper significance for a large portion of Bitcoin investors. This importance stems from the fact that this level aligns with the average cost basis for those who invested in Bitcoin between two to three years ago, according to insights from CryptoQuant.

These investors, representing approximately 16% of the total Bitcoin supply and accounting for 33% of its realized capitalization, have now reached a pivotal point as the price approaches their initial investment value.

Reaching a Yearly High

Recently, the price of Bitcoin reached a new peak for the year, hitting $41,911 on the Bitstamp exchange. Analysts attribute this surge to a range of factors, including increasing expectations for the approval of a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) and speculation about potential interest rate cuts in the United States.

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Simultaneously, open interest in perpetual Bitcoin futures on the Deribit exchange reached a yearly high of $740 million. This level of interest has not been seen since November 2021 when Bitcoin reached its all-time high, surpassing $68,000.

Cautious Optimism

Despite the recent price surge, the Bitcoin market has not yet entered a state of extreme greed. The Crypto Fear & Greed Index, a tool used to measure investor sentiment in the cryptocurrency market, currently classifies Bitcoin market sentiment as “greedy” at a level of 75. This index, ranging from 0 (extreme fear) to 100 (extreme greed), provides a general overview of investor emotions and behavior.

Important Notice: The content of this article is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as financial advice. assumes no responsibility for any investment decisions made based on the information provided herein. It is strongly advised to seek the guidance of a qualified specialist or financial advisor before making any investment choices.

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