Ethereum Price Drivers: 10% Increase Today

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Ethereum Price Drivers


The Ethereum price driver is a few things. Right now obviously defi is huge, but what drove the 10% ETH spike today?


Key Ethereum price drivers include:

  1. Microstrategy calling bitcoin "superior to cash"
  2. Eth 2.0 hype
  3. Defi applications



Source: Cointelegraph.com


Why Microstrategy is a big deal

Microstrategy is a business analytics company like SAP that recently bought up roughly 21,000 bitcoin as a hedge to inflation, and it's expected that other companies like it will follow in the company's footsteps.

With the political environment now companies are beginning to value fiat currencies and finally listening to the message the blockchain community has been saying for over ten years now, bitcoin is digital gold!

Though this connection is not officially stated it's a driver of Ethereum's recent price increase, I think it is. Because when people make a lot of profit in one coin, they move that profit oftentimes to another, which I think is ETH right now...


Source: Coindesk.com


Ethereum 2.0 hype

Another driver is definitely going to be surrounding the 2.0 upgrade. Since it's not officially known when it will be implemented, there are many investment firms closely monitoring the price and the slightest movement can trigger serious fear of missing out.

FOMO is not something to underestimate and we may never see Eth at this price again, who knows we could see it go past it's previous all time high in a matter of months. We've all seen it happen before, well if you've been around blockchain longer than 3 years.


You know what this means?

Well if things play out like they have been lately then I expect soon Cardano will follow and see a nice uptick. Some of the people who made profit from the ETH gain are going to hedge and buy up other alt coins, and I think ADA is the first choice for a lot of Ethereum holders.

If you're buying up Ethereum right now, I would probably wait and put that money in ADA instead. Then, once ADA goes up you can consider where ETH is then, so it will be a better time to buy in a few weeks if you ask me!


Source: Coindesk.com


I am not a financial expert, this is my opinion only! So DYOR please :)


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Wow...21,000 bitcoin to hedge against inflation. That is a company who truly believes in Bitcoin. There will only be 21 million total bitcoin, minus all those that were lost it will never be recovered...fiat on the other hand will be created until infinity. All fiat ends in hyper inflation.
I also like the progress ADA has been making. Cards no has plenty of room to move up. Good luck!

I think there is a lot of companies that have been sitting on the sidelines, the US started by allowing banks to hold crypto. I imagine this may be the catalyst for lots of hedge FOMO! We'll see...

ADA is the sleeping giant, could take eth long term imo