Measuring Conviction Of Bitcoin Holders With Reserve Risk

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In today’s Daily Dive we will take an in-depth look at Reserve Risk.

Source: Glassnode

Reserve risk is a metric founded by Hans Hauge, and it is a cyclical market indicator which aims to quantify the risk/reward of allocating to bitcoin based on the conviction of long-term holders. Simply, reserve risk is a ratio between the current price of bitcoin and the conviction of long-term holders. The current price can be thought of as the incentive to sell, and the conviction of long-term holders/investors can be quantified as the opportunity cost of not selling.