On July 17, 2010, two trading parties matched for the first time on the Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange when 20 bitcoin changed hands for just under a dollar. The exact price of that first trade was $0.04951 per whole bitcoin.
This USD/Bitcoin Ratio suggests that by 2024 Bitcoin (+681% vs USD) will outperform both Gold (+95% vs. USD) and Silver (+139% vs. USD) against the US Dollar.
The third bitcoin halving, which is scheduled to take place in May 2020 has seen some lofty predictions on bitcoin prices. Billionaire bitcoin bull Tim Draper believes that the price of one bitcoin could rise to $250,000; Buffett’s Books founder Preston Pysh thinks that bitcoin could skyrocket to $300,000 after the halving; former Goldman Sachs GS hedge fund manager Raoul Pal predicts that the price of bitcoin to hit $1,000,000 within 3 years.
Harold Burger makes broad predictions concerning the long-term future price of bitcoin using the Bitcoin price corridor.