This Is the Happiest Bitcoin Investors Have Been Since 2016: Tom Lee


This Is the Happiest Bitcoin Investors Have Been Since 2016: Tom Lee
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Fundstrat’s Tom Lee keeps bringing positivity to the crypto market by revealing that his ‘Bitcoin Misery Index’ (BMI) has reached its highest level since 2016. However, this shouldn’t be treated as a surefire indicator of another bullish trend.

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A new dose of happiness   

The BMI determines how Bitcoin investors feel about the market situation on a scale from 0 (the most miserable) to 100 (the happiest). On Apr. 2, when Bitcoin surged 20 percent in less than one hour, it reached a value of 89 –the highest it’s been since 2016.

This is supposed to prove that Bitcoin might record further gains in the nearest future given that a happiness level above 67 was only recorded during bull markets. On the flip side, the prescient Wall Street analyst points out that it could also precede a sharp price drop (case in point: January 2018).


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Institutions are betting on BTC  

As reported by U.Today, institutional Bitcoin trading volumes have been on the rise for four consecutive months with a huge spike in April. Lee believes that Bitcoin’s negative correlation to the S&P 500 (coupled with low volatility) could be the main reason why.

Earlier, Anthony ‘Pomp’ Pompliano claimed that there was practically zero correlation between BTC and the S&P 500.

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