Now, one of the most closely-watched bitcoin analysts, an anonymous strategist who claims to be a member of an institutional investment team that manages around $100 billion in assets, has released an update to his so-called stock-to-flow model, suggesting the bitcoin price could be about to surge to around $100,000.
Widely-respected bitcoin analyst PlanB, who created the stock-to-flow bitcoin pricing model, revealed a chart update last night.
The update, which has been expected since bitcoin’s third supply halving last month, is thought to signal the beginning of the next 18-month bitcoin price cycle that puts bitcoin at almost $100,000 before 2021.
The stock-to-flow pricing model calculates a ratio based on the existing supply of an asset against how much is entering circulation.
Commodities such as gold–with the largest stock-to-flow ratio of 62, meaning it would take 62 years of gold production to get the current gold stock–have a higher stock-to-flow ratio and are valued by investors for their scarcity.
Silver has a stock-to-flow ratio of 22 years for its production to reach the current silver stock.
Bitcoin’s stock-to-flow ratio is now 50 following bitcoin’s third halving last month, which saw the number of the number of bitcoin rewarded to those that maintain the bitcoin network, called miners, cut by half—dropping from…
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