Bitcoin (BTC) Price Trend Remains Bullish, Hashrate Skyrockets: Glassnode Analysts

While the Bitcoin (BTC) community changes its overall sentiments to bearish, Glassnode data reveals that the game isn’t over for bulls.

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Rafael Shultze-Kraft, Chief Technical Officer of Glassnode’s on-chain data vendor, excited his followers with a tweetstorm. It showcased how powerful Bitcoin (BTC) hodlers (long-term confident holders) are right now.

Hodlers Gonna Hodl

First of all, Mr. Shultze-Kraft demonstrated the number of coins that haven't moved in the last one to three years. According to his statistics, 61% of the Bitcoin (BTC) supply has been dormant for at least 12 months, while one in three Bitcoins (BTC) hasn’t moved since 2017, the year of its all-time high (ATH).

Some of his statistics chart a new metric called ‘Coin Days Destroyed’, an integral indicator of Bitcoin (BTC) wallet activity, has inched to an all-time low.

He added that Bitcoin (BTC) holders are heavily accumulating this year. According to this metric, which was proposed by macro analyst Tuur Demeester of Adamant Capital, there have been only 16 days (since the beginning of this year) when the net position of Bitcoin (BTC) holders’ was reduced.

Mr. Schultze-Kraft treated the last fact as evidence of hodlers’ aggression:

HODLers doing what they do best.

Hashrate Has Gone Through the Roof

The Glassnode CTO also admitted that the rapid outflow of Bitcoin (BTC) on exchanges may be partially explained by the same aggression of hodlers. Bitcoin (BTC) velocity, the speed at which coins circulate, is moving closer to its ten-year lows. 

So, the engineer concluded that these processes made him very optimistic about the prospects of Bitcoin’s price:

Don't let yourself get distracted by short-term price action – and always remember to zoom out and look at the bigger picture.

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It should be also noted that the hashrate of Bitcoin (BTC) skyrocketed to an insane level of 141.6 EH/s yesterday, on June 26th. This is a new all-time high: the flagship blockchain has never been so secure.

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Vera Yurina

Crypto writer, blockchain geek & Bitcoin holder with a strong belief in the power of cryptocurrency. Veronika combines in-depth analytical approach with creative writing to deliver the texts that both inform and entertain. With hundreds of reviews, SEO articles and marketing texts under the belt, she has experience of working for blockchain Medium channels, Cryptodiffer site and ICOs. Part of U.Today team since 2018, she focuses on crypto price predictions and monitors the market to provide the most relevant info & opinions.