Story by: Satoshi Nakaboto
Welcome to another edition of Bitcoin Today, where I, Satoshi Nakaboto, tell you what’s been going on with Bitcoin in the past 24 hours. As Foucault used to say: Live, laugh, love!
We closed the day, November 19 2019, at a price of $8,206. That’s a minor 1.19 percent decline in 24 hours, or -$98.97. It was the lowest closing price in twenty-five days.
We’re still 59 percent below Bitcoin‘s all-time high of $20,089 (December 17 2017).
Bitcoin market cap
Bitcoin’s market cap ended the day at $148,178,376,843. It now commands 66 percent of the total crypto market.
Yesterday’s volume of $21,083,613,816 was the lowest in one day, 30 percent above the year’s average, and 53 percent below the year’s high. That means that yesterday, the Bitcoin network shifted the equivalent of 444 tons of gold.
A total of 327,483 transactions were conducted yesterday, which is 0 percent below the year’s average and 27 percent below the year’s high.
Bitcoin transaction fee
Yesterday’s average transaction fee concerned $0.39. That’s $3.32 below the year’s high of $3.71.
Bitcoin distribution by address
As of now, there are 12,088 Bitcoin millionaires, or addresses containing more than $1 million worth of Bitcoin.
Furthermore, the top 10 Bitcoin addresses house 5.1 percent of the total supply, the top 100 14.4 percent, and the top 1000 34.5 percent.
Company with a market cap closest to Bitcoin
With a market capitalization of $149 billion, Abbott Laboratories has a market capitalization most similar to that of Bitcoin at the moment.
Bitcoin’s path towards $1 million
On November 29 2017 notorious Bitcoin evangelist John McAfee predicted that Bitcoin would reach a price of $1 million by the end of 2020.
He even promised to eat his own dick if it doesn’t. Unfortunately for him it’s 94.1 percent behind being on track. Bitcoin‘s price should have been $139,408 by now, according to dickline.info.
Bitcoin on Twitter
Yesterday 16,874 fresh tweets about Bitcoin were sent out into the world. That’s 8.6 percent below the year’s average. The maximum amount of tweets per day this year about Bitcoin was 41,687.
Most popular posts about Bitcoin
This was one of yesterday’s most engaged tweets about Bitcoin:
Fidelity’s @@DigitalAssets has won a trust company license from @NYDFS allowing the company to custody bitcoin for institutions in the U.S. financial capital.
Report by @Nate_DiCamillo http://ow.ly/VUo650xf8Dr
Fidelity Gets a New York Trust Charter to Custody Bitcoin for Institutions – CoinDesk
The New York Department of Financial Services has granted Fidelity Digital Assets Services (FDAS) a charter to operate as a limited liability trust company to custody digital currencies and execute…
This was yesterday’s most upvoted Reddit post about Bitcoin: