Bitcoin Prices May Peak At Around $250k Mark By July
"It’s been a blockbuster year so far for Bitcoin, whose gains have left other assets in the dust. Bitcoin has seen its price more than double already through the first three months of the year thanks to growing acceptance and soaring demand from some of the world's biggest companies.
Historically, the Chinese market has been relatively isolated from international investors, but much is changing there now, making China virtually impossible for the diversified investor to ignore. Earlier this year, CNBC pointed to signs that Chinese regulators may start easing up on their scrutiny of companies after months of clamping down on tech firms. That Read More
"We expect strong institutional demand to continue in months ahead, eventually driving Bitcoin prices to above the $100,000-level, with prices peaking at around the $250K mark by July.
"However, as Bitcoin moves into the mainstream and captures greater attention, it will likely draw further scrutiny from regulators in the United States and Asia. Incoming Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen in the past has warned investors over Bitcoin during her time as Fed Chair, calling it a highly speculative asset and not a stable store of value.
"Indeed, the potential for more scrutiny and tighter regulation remains the biggest headwind for Bitcoin in the future."
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