Bitcoin Ready to Break $70,000? Experts Debate Current Bull Run

Bitcoin’s price surges past $67,000 for the first time in a month, sparking a wave of optimism among investors.

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  • The Bitcoin price has unexpectedly climbed above $67,000 for the first time in a month.
  • Sentiment has reached its most bullish level since January. This major shift has coincided with the recent surge.
  • The fear of missing out (FOMO) can threaten the sustainability of the current rally.

Bitcoin has been on a thrill-seeker’s adventure in 2024. We soared to record highs in March, only to sputter and stall in the weeks since. The April halving event, hyped as a potential price rocket launch, fizzled instead. But hold onto your mining rigs because Bitcoin might pull a surprise U-turn.

Price Surge Ignites Optimism

Over the past week, Bitcoin defied expectations by breaching the $67,000 mark for the first time in nearly a month. Even more intriguing, this isn’t just a blip on the radar. This price surge seems to be triggering a seismic shift in people’s attitudes about the cryptocurrency.


Imagine a giant online mood ring for Bitcoin. That’s essentially what Santiment, an on-chain analytics firm, offers. Their “Weighted Sentiment” metric tracks the overall positive or negative sentiment surrounding Bitcoin. It has two key ingredients: the chatter (social volume) and the general vibes (sentiment score). 

When social media explodes with Bitcoin discussions, and the overall tone is rosy, the Weighted Sentiment jumps through the roof. According to Santiment, Bitcoin’s sentiment just hit its most bullish level since January, fueled by this recent price surge. 

This surge in optimism rivals the euphoria that followed the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s green light for Bitcoin spot ETFs, a major vote of confidence for the cryptocurrency’s legitimacy.

Don’t Let FOMO Fool You

The good vibes aren’t just a Bitcoin lovefest. Santiment’s data reveals that Chainlink (LINK), another major cryptocurrency, is also experiencing its most bullish sentiment in over a year, coinciding with a near 20% price increase last week. This has analysts debating whether this could be the start of the second leg of the bull run.


A bullish market is generally a cause for celebration. But there’s a dark side: FOMO, the fear of missing out. When everyone seems to be striking gold in crypto, it’s easy to get swept up in the frenzy and make rash decisions. Santiment emphasizes that keeping FOMO “under control” is crucial for a sustained Bitcoin price rally and a potential push toward the highly anticipated $70,000 mark.

Predicting the future of Bitcoin is like trying to predict the weather, which is notoriously tricky. But one thing’s for sure: the recent price surge and the shift in sentiment paint an intriguing picture for the future of Bitcoin and the broader cryptocurrency market. 

On the Flipside

  • Bitcoin’s price is still highly volatile. This surge could be temporary and could be followed by another correction.
  • The recent rise in Bitcoin’s price coincides with a general upswing in traditional markets. A downturn in the stock market could dampen Bitcoin’s momentum.
  • Bullish sentiment can be a contrarian indicator. When everyone is optimistic, it might signal that the market is nearing a top.

Why This Matters

Beyond Bitcoin’s price action, this surge coincides with a massive increase in positive sentiment across the market, mirroring the pre-ETF euphoria. This combined momentum could signal a broader bull run for cryptocurrencies, but cautious optimism is key to avoiding impulsive investment decisions fueled by FOMO.

This article explores Bitcoin ETFs attracting inflows, discussing Bitcoin surging over 7% and spot Bitcoin ETFs witnessing their second-largest inflows of the month:
Bitcoin Bull is Back: Why BTC’s 7% Jump Is Just the Beginning

If you’re interested in the recent surge in Bitcoin’s price, this article about Bitcoin ETFs might be of interest:
Bitcoin ETFs See $303M Inflows as BTC Soars North of $65K

This article is for information purposes only and should not be considered trading or investment advice. Nothing herein shall be construed as financial, legal, or tax advice. Trading forex, cryptocurrencies, and CFDs pose a considerable risk of loss.

Kyle Calvert

Kyle Calvert is a cryptocurrency news reporter for DailyCoin, specializing in Ripple, stablecoins, as well as price and market analysis news. Before his current role, Kyle worked as a student researcher in the cryptocurrency industry, gaining an understanding of how digital currencies work, their potential uses, and their impact on the economy and society. He completed his Masters and Honors degrees in Blockchain Technology within Esports and Business and Event management within Esports at Staffordshire University.