We are in the brink of a downward fall of the crypto market. After reaching nearly $20,000, the price of Bitcoin has corrected many times this year and is currently below the $7,000 market gap.
For investors, this means a lot – and the optimistic views of a new recovery are less and less present. However, when we compare crypto to some of the biggest names in technology such as Amazon, Intel, and Microsoft, we can easily see that they also struggled for 10+ years before going in the green.
One of the analysts who recently confirmed this is Phillip Nunn. As a CEO of Wealth Chain Capital and a crypto-centric entrepreneur, he published a tweet to remind his followers that they should keep their heads high despite the falling BTC prices.
Amazon at its peak took nine years to recover from peak, troff, back to peak.
— Phillip Nunn 🚀 (@PhillipNunnUK) August 19, 2018
Nunn also drew attention to the fact that the prices of the publicly-traded Amazon, Intel, and Microsoft all took over a decade to recover. As he said, investors need to “change their outlook – bravery will return massive amounts in Bitcoin and Crypto.”
Nunn was not the first analyst to make such bold statements and comparison so far. In a recent CNBC Fast Money episode, the CSO of Coinshares, Meltem Demirors, also drew connections to the two markets, stating:
“Let’s go back to the analogy that everyone uses… 1999 and the internet stocks. So if we look at Amazon, Amazon at its peak took 9 years to recover from peak, troff, back to peak. Right? So you had to hold Amazon for nine years to recover your value. If you look at Intel, 15 years — Microsoft, 17 years.”
So, it is safe to say that the crypto and blockchain industries today lie in a similar position to the Internet in the mid-90s.
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"In my opinion, blockchain and crypto-related investment opportunities will be one of the fastest growing sectors in the alternative asset management space in the next 10 years. This means that every alternative asset manager will have to create a strategy to help their LPs gain exposure to the nascent industry," Pompliano said.Aside from the greens recorded in the top 20 cryptocurrencies, the best performers on the day include the names of Ontology, Ravencoin, Tezos, Huobi Token, and KuCoin Shares - all recording gains from 12% to 25% on the day.
Analyst: 90% Of Smaller Crypto Projects Will Result In Complete Loss
“No matter how these small projects are financed (via an ICO, premine, fair launch, dev reward, self-funded etc.), they are essentially young startups in a completely unproven technological field. Such startups are known to have an extremely high failure rate of about 90%,” the analyst explained.The "Wolf of Qtrade.io" also said that only Bitcoin, Ethereum and Monero are the coins that have "traction" and ones that should make up core crypto exposure.
"There’s no denying that there’s a realistic chance that somewhere in the 10% of the projects that survive lies a gem that ends up providing a 10x, 100x, or even 1000x return on investment," he said.Overall, his thoughts are very much in line with the other traders in the crypto community which now recommend investing only in the cryptocurrencies one can afford to lose and building the portfolio around high-cap coins such as Bitcoin and Ethereum.
Mayor Of Chicago: Cryptocurrency Will Save Countries From Financial Crises
“The trend lines are affirmative for its future. I don’t know if that’s ten years, and I don’t know if that’s 20 years, but it’s affirmative. I don’t know what it is. I know it’s an alternative way to trade, and therefore, I gotta learn about it, and I gotta be honest, as mayor, it’s not the top 100 things I would have to learn about.”Emmanuel also noted that the nation states are falling apart while the "city states are emerging." This is why Chicago and other major cities have their own wage laws, some of them even have their own income taxes and many other different regulations. In times when countries like Iran and Venezuela are facing financial embargoes, cryptocurrency can be a possible way to maintain global transactions, according to Emanuel.
"Nation states are falling apart, or receding. City states are emerging, so the political structures we all grew up under are changing. One day, somebody's going to figure out - whether that's Argentina, ten years from now, five years from now - how to use cryptocurrencies to stay alive when their facing a financial crisis, and then you're going to find out that this moment has arrived," he confidently said.To sum things up, Emanuel said that he believes that "an alternative way of currency dealing with the debt markets is going to happen" at some point in the future.
The trend lines are affirmative for its future. I don't know if that's ten years, and I don't know if that's 20 years, but it's affirmative. I don't know what it is. I know it's an alternative way to trade, and therefore, I gotta learn about it, and I gotta be honest, as mayor, it's not the top 100 things I would have to learn about," Emanuel concluded.
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