Bitcoin whales grow after price cuts, analysts say coins are moving to very strong holders – markets and prices bitcoin news
While the price of Bitcoin has consolidated just above the $ 30,000 handle, onchain data shows that Bitcoin whales bought the dip when the price fell to $ 28,800. The statics of the Glassnode web portal show that the number of addresses with more than 1,000 Bitcoin has risen after the price low.
The number of addresses with 1,000 bitcoin spikes
Bitcoin whales are growing with a balance greater than 1,000 Bitcoin, according to onchain stats, and the recent drop in BTC prices has helped bolster the metric. A few days before the dip into the $ 28,000 zone, BTC prices hovered between $ 35,000 and $ 38,000 in USD value. The drop to $ 28,800 per bitcoin on Thursday was the lowest price drop so far this year. The slump didn’t last long, however, and the Glassnode statistics show that the number of addresses with more than 1,000 Bitcoin has increased significantly.
#Bitcoin whales bought the dip. pic.twitter.com/sviiiQyNSV
– Documentation of Bitcoin 📄 (@DocumentBitcoin) January 16, 2021
A number of analysts on social media platforms spoke about the growth of the whales (over 1,000 BTC holders) after the drop in prices allowed them to scoop up as many units as possible.
Glassnode data shared by researcher Willy Woo showing Bitcoins may get into stronger hands from the market.
“Oh look,” tweeted researcher Willy Woo. “Suddenly there are a number of freshly minted whales…. 1000BTC / $ 32M BTC holders. I see more whales in this bath, ”added Woo.
The Bitcoin advocate went on to write:
Coins move from the market to very strong holders who keep accumulating without selling.
Double-Dipping and the Bitcoin Rich List
The metric of 1,000+ BTC whales declined in part in late 2020 but has increased since the two most recent price cuts. For example, crypto markets suffered heavy losses on January 10, 2021, and the price of Bitcoin fell more than 25% in 24 hours. Similar to the last drop in prices on Thursday, the number of Bitcoin whales with addresses with more than 1,000 Bitcoin had risen by this time.
Glassnode statistics showing the number of addresses with an account balance of 1k BTC or more.
The most recent case of whales scooping bitcoins out of weak hands also follows the purchase of BTC reserves announced by Microstrategy. The company announced this week that it had bought the dip by buying 314 more bitcoins for $ 10 million in cash.
Statistics from the ‘Bitcoin Rich List’ or the 100 richest addresses from bitinfocharts.com show that there was a deep piling on Thursday. Data currently indicates that there are 13,780 addresses that contain between 100 and 1,000 BTC in a single address.
Additionally, at the time of publication, there are 2,345 unique Bitcoin addresses with 1,000 to 10,000 coins. There are only 100 colossal whales (10,000 to 1 million BTC) in the crypto-economy and only one address with 100,000 – 1,000,000 BTC today.
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