ARK Invest CEO Cathie Wood On What Will Drive Bitcoin Correction
The price of bitcoin continues to struggle and investors look towards various indicators to know when the price of the digital asset would begin to correct once again. While some indicators have shown promise in predicting what may yet come, it remains a guessing game as bitcoin has always been known to have a mind of its own when it comes to price movements.
To this end, Cathie Wood, famed CEO of ARK Invest, has shared some interesting thoughts around the market correction and what will drive it. The bitcoin bull continues to look towards the crypto market through a positive lens as she shares what will bring about the market correction.
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Crypto Market Succumbs To Strike Against Technology
The whole of the crypto market is built on the back of new technology and as such, will sometimes follow technology trends in the broader market. ARK Invest CEO Cathie Wood posits in a new video on the ARK Invest YouTube channel that this is what is behind the recent crashes.
Basically, there has been a strike against technology, growth, and innovation in the equity markets and the spillover of this strike is what brought down prices across the crypto market. However, the CEO does not expect this strike to last long.
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Addressing the concerns about technology and innovation stocks being in a bubble, the CEO discounts this theory. Instead, explaining that these stocks are merely in what she refers to as a “deep value territory.”
Wood is known to take risky bets on technology and innovation assets, which have paid off in the long run for her fund, as well as her clients. For the CEO, Bitcoin falls into this territory and has been vocal about her support for the digital asset.
She also predicts a highly profitable future for tech and innovation assets, expecting a 10x growth in the next 10 years.
“Based on the last eight years of our research, the opportunities will scale from $10-12 trillion today, or roughly 10% of the global public equity market cap, to $200+ trillion during the next ten years.”
Where Is Bitcoin Headed?
The new year is now in full swing and the implications of the holiday spending have been showing on the markets. Bitcoin which hit its all-time high of $69K last year has since lost over 30% of its value. The price is not in the $41,000 range, where it continues to struggle as bears try to pull it down.
BTC trading north of $41K | Source: BTCUSD on TradingView.com
For Cathie Wood, it has always been about the long game. Last year, the CEO, at various times, said that she expects the price of bitcoin to grow 10x from its value at the time. She attributes this growth to institutional investors finally moving at least 5% of their portfolios into the digital asset, at which point, bitcoin’s price will grow as high as $500,000 apiece.
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