Yahoo Finance shared the results of a survey designed to find out how investors treat Bitcoin.
In the survey participated 6300 readers. First, they were asked to answer whether they bought bitcoins. Then they were asked what they think about this cryptocurrency.
23% of the surveyed investors said that they bought bitcoins, and 20% of them still own them. More than half of those who bought BTC, started buying them from 2017.
71% of buyers of Bitcoin, said that it earned, and 8% said that they lost their money. The median profit was $3,000, loss $500.
Approximately 25% of the buyers of Bitcoin said that this investment changed their lives. They have become richer and have more money for spending. About 12% of the respondents from this group said that they earned enough money to quit your job.
56% of those who already own bitcoins, and plans to buy more BTC. 15% believe that have acquired enough.
Of those respondents who do not have bitcoins, 11% plan to buy cryptocurrency, and 38% – think about it.
Overall, 56% of investors believe that bitcoin is overvalued. Moreover, among those who are just planning to buy cryptocurrency, this opinion is shared by only 15%, and among those who do not plan to purchase bitcoins is 56%.
As for Bitcoin, only 4% of buyers of BTC said that they use them mainly for shopping. 53% consider their acquired bitcoins only as an investment, and 37% believe bitcoin and investment, and means of payment.
While investors are not sure bitcoin will survive. Only 36% of respondents believe that Bitcoin will exist in 10 years. 34% of respondents do not believe that bitcoin will last as long and one third were undecided on this question.