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2018 Bitcoin price predictions

Every day, another strategist or pundit has a prediction on where the price of bitcoin is headed by year’s end. Modern Consensus wants to help you keep track of it all (also, we want to keep track of it all, too). And, we can hold their feet to the fire if they’re wrong on December 31. It’ll be fun!

Below is our running list of 2018 bitcoin price targets from various prognosticators. Bookmark this page and check back regularly for updates.

Prediction dateMay 14, 2018
Bitcoin price
on date
PrognosticatorArthur Hayes
Price target$50,000
NotesIn July, Hayes told CNBC’s Fast Money that $5,000 level would have to be tested first before hitting $50,000
Prediction dateDecember 27, 2017
Bitcoin price
on date
PrognosticatorNicholas Colas
FirmDataTrek Research
Price target$14,035
NotesExpects range between $6,500 and $22,000; sees four crashes of 40% each during year.
Prediction dateSeptember 14, 2017
Bitcoin price
on date
PrognosticatorTom Lee
Price target$25,000
NotesMaintained price target as of July; predicts BTC at $25m in    the 2030s.


Lawrence Lewitinn, CFA is editor in chief of Modern Consensus. Disclosure: Lewitinn owns no cryptocurrencies in his portfolio.

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