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If you had buy $100 worth of Bitcoin back in 2011, this is what would’ve happened.

When it comes to investing, only one rule rules and applies. Often, what is comfortable is never profitable. In its beginning days, a lot of people looked at Bitcoin with such skepticism because they were convinced that a decentralized peer to peer currency would never, in a lifetime amount to much. Well, they were wrong, really long. I don’t think there is a person who lives daily with the burden of regret more than a person who had a golden opportunity to invest in Bitcoin but just let it slide. Anywhere, to break your heart a little bit, here is where you would be if you had just spared a $100 to purchase bitcoins. NB. The prices are estimates, didn’t have a calculator 


When 2011 began, the bitcoin was valued at $0.3 per coin. Yes, it was that cheap and amazingly affordable. Using your $100 to purchase your bitcoin, you would have gotten a total of 333.3 bitcoins in your wallet. In 2011, the Bitcoin was highly volatile, it reached the price of $31 by mid-year that year which means your investment would have swelled to a whopping $10 000. Nevertheless, as I said, the Bitcoin was highly volatile throughout 2011 which caused it to close the year valued at $4 which would have reduced your investment to $1500


In 2012, particularly the first four months until May, the overall price of Bitcoin stayed below $5 which means your initial $100 investments would have stayed between $1400 and $1700. Nevertheless, from May to December 2012, the overall price appreciated to close off the year at $13 which meant your investment would have been $4503 by the end of 2012.


2013, the bitcoin begain by taking a hit but I won’t mention the price because it’s really insignificant as compared to what followed. Before I go on to speak on the prices, we can say 2013 was Bitcoin’s toughest year to date as some exchanges were hacked which had a large influence on market price. Nevertheless, Bitcoin received acclaim in China when Baidu started accepting it and this resulted in Bitcoin taking a bullish trend reaching a high of $1 140. Now looking at your 333.33 Bitcoins you purchased with $100, it means your investment would have been standing at around $300 000 by the end of 2013.


In 2914, not a lot happened. It’s only that the Bitcoin took a hard hit in price that saw it ending the year valued at $305 which would have depreciated your investment to $105 000.


In 2015, the prices didn’t vary much. The only difference is that the Bitcoin gained and closed off trading at $400 which would have placed your total investment at about $130 000


2016 saw the bitcoin achieving establishing an upward trend on its price to close at a high of $638 placing your initial investment at $250 000.


I don’t have much to say about 2017 except that you would have ended the year with $4 000 000 in the pocket of you had purchased $100 worth of Bitcoin back in 2011.

But before you give up hope, I have to remind you that it’s not too late to invest in Bitcoin. It’s likely to be valued at $1000 000 in five years. So, right now, even if it’s valued slightly above $12000, it’s still really affordable. Get investing.