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Dogecoin’s (DOGE) co-founder wishes for Bitcoin to hit $1M

Dogecoin's (DOGE) co-founder wishes for Bitcoin to hit $1M Source: FX Empire

Billy Markus, one of the co-founders of Dogecoin, jokingly expressed his desire for Bitcoin to attain a value of $1 million per coin, even though the market prices of cryptocurrencies are constantly changing.

The assertion, sometimes referred to as “Shibetoshi Nakamoto,” arises after Bitcoin saw an 11% decline from its peak value of $73,737, subsequent to a 134% surge over the course of the year.

Presently, Bitcoin has had a little rebound, with a 1.39% increase to $65,839, after a decline to $60,760 last week as a result of diminished demand for US exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that hold Bitcoin.

While some see Markus’s comment as a jest, others interpret it as a profound observation on Bitcoin’s capacity to disrupt conventional financial systems and reshape the economy.

This combination of wit and contemplation over the future of Bitcoin exemplifies the current debates around the reliability and transformative capabilities of cryptocurrencies in reconfiguring the global financial landscape.

Currently, the memecoin is trading at $0.1834, Dogecoin is up by over 6% in the last 24 hours.


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