TLDR: As equity markets basked in the glow of the S&P 500 hitting the 5K milestone, Bitcoin was quietly scripting its own headline-grabbing narrative.
Last week, the cryptocurrency notched a 10% surge, edging tantalizingly close to the $50,000 mark.
In the lead-up to Bitcoin's anticipated supply cut, the entry of financial titans into the Bitcoin ETF market signals a potential supply shock poised to squeeze prices higher.
This strategic accumulation by the likes of BlackRock and Fidelity is not just portfolio diversification—it's a bet on the scarcity-induced premium post-halving. With these ETFs now controlling nearly 1% of Bitcoin's finite supply, the shift from speculative trading to institutional endorsement is palpable.
The impending halving event, traditionally a precursor to major price movements, is cast in a new light against the backdrop of the burgeoning ETF market. Insights from analysts at Ryze Labs and Grayscale suggest a fundamentally altered market structure that could mitigate the traditional post-halving sell-off driven by miner revenue crunches.
As the countdown to the halving continues, the crypto sphere remains on edge. Toggle highlights that BTCUSD could hit ~$60,000 in the next few months, based on previous episodes when the coin's native transaction value was at a low.
Now the question is not just about how high Bitcoin can climb, but whether the institutional embrace, symbolized by the ETF boom, can redefine market volatility.
Here is the 1-month performance of the largest altcoins when BTCUSD has historically crossed $50,000:
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This has led to a positive outlook, with Coca-Cola now expecting full-year organic revenue growth of 10% to 11% and annual core earnings per share to rise between 7% and 8%.
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In the 11 past occurrences when SPY saw a big price jump, analysis from Toggle indicated a pattern of a median upward movement in the stock price over the next 1 month.
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