Bitcoin Surges Above $5,000, but the Bull Hasn’t Come Yet

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This article was originally published by 8btc and written by Chloe Jiang.The price of bitcoin surged above $5,000 for the first time in 2019, bringing other major cryptocurrencies up with it. The collective market surged and broke the $140 billion mark for the first time in a week. Many investors who suffered from the crypto crash rekindled their hopes and now believe that the bull market is coming back. However, that may not be the case.For example, Zhao Dong, one of China’s most influential bitcoin billionaires and a famed over-the-counter (OTC) trader, holds the opposite view on this. Zhao repeated, “This is not a bull market” triple times in a Weibo post.He stated that the bear market would wear down people’s patience and the bull market should come after most of the investors fail to HODL and leave the market.In Zhao’s argument, the bull market is defined as the stage…

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