As bitcoin crosses $17,000 it’s not retail speculation but a new, long-term investor mindset driving the price up.
Our main discussion: HODL FOMO vs. Speculative FOMO.
The 2017-2018 bull run was driven by ICO mania and a relentless get-richism that was nothing if not short-term. As bitcoin passes $17,000 and questions of looming all-time highs start to make their way into mainstream press, it is a very new set of actors and a new set of thinking that is driving this movement.
Originally published at CoinDesk