Bitcoin at $318,000 Next December? One Citibank Exec Says It’s Possible

Breaking down a recent report that has Bitcoin Twitter salivating and skeptical at the same time.

CoinDesk Insights
Nov 16, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:31 a.m. UTC

Breaking down a recent Citibank report that has Bitcoin Twitter salivating and skeptical at the same time.

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This episode is sponsored by Crypto.com and Nexo.io.

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Our main discussion: Citibank - BTC $318,000 in December 2021?

That’s the prediction of one Citibank exec in a report called “Bitcoin: 21st Century Gold” sent last week to institutional clients. In this episode, NLW breaks down the report, including the macro justification that sets the stage as well as the technical analysis that led to these numbers. Ultimately, he argues that what matters isn’t the report’s predictions, but the fact that its very existence suggests a shifting narrative for institutional buyers.

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