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Bitcoin: higher returns on investment in 2019 compared to 2017

For the moment, 2019 is a better year than even 2017 in terms of return on bitcoin investments. 

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In fact, according to a chart published on Twitter by Messari, those who had invested in bitcoin on January 1st, 2019, would have had a return of 180% on July 14th. 

On the other hand, in 2017, the year of the last major speculative bubble on bitcoin, the return between January 1st and July 14th was 122%. Whereas in 2018, a loss of 54% occurred in the same period. 

In reality, these values are rather arbitrary, because the timeframe that was chosen (January 1st – July 14th) has no specific rationale, however, the graph also compares the trend of the day-to-day return in these periods, showing that the 2019 curve is actually very similar to that of 2017, although until mid-June the 2017 return was higher than that of 2019, whereas from roughly the end of June the positions have reversed. 

The tweet of the chart says the following: 

“2019 is well ahead, but this is right around the time where 2017 took off. To keep up with 2017’s second half pace, 2019 will need to end at ~$52K (5x from here)”.

In another analysis, Felix Molen also reveals that over the years, investments in bitcoin have generated very significant returns to date. 

The hypothesis involves investing 1 dollar a day in bitcoin, every day, regardless of the price, and calculating the return. If you had started buying bitcoin 9 years ago at a rate of $1 a day, you would have invested $3,286 by now, earning over $18 million with a 550.450% return. 

Those who would’ve started 5 years ago, or in 2014, would have invested $1,826, with a gain of $22,850 and a ROI of 1,151%. 

Whereas those who would have started only 3 years ago, i.e. in 2016, would have invested 1,095 by now, with a gain of $4,406 equal to a ROI of 302%. Even those who would have started a year ago, today would have invested $365 with a gain of $580, or a ROI of 59%. 

These are considerable returns since even 59% in one year is to be considered remarkable. Of course, a ROI of 550.450% in 9 years is incredible, but who would have imagined in 2010 that they could achieve a similar return by investing only 1 dollar a day in bitcoin? 

Marco Cavicchioli
Marco Cavicchioli
Born in 1975, Marco has been the first to talk about Bitcoin on YouTube in Italy. He founded ilBitcoin.news and the Facebook group" Bitcoin Italia (open and without scam) ".