If You Invested $100 in Bitcoin in July 2010, Here’s How Much You’d Have Now – Motley Fool

If You Invested $100 in Bitcoin in July 2010, Here’s How Much You’d Have Now – Motley Fool

Over the very long-term, no asset class has been more successful at making investors richer than the stock market. Although there have been instances where housing, bonds, oil, and other commodities have outperformed equities in the short-term, no other investment vehicles have produced a higher average annual return than stocks.

Over the short-term, it’s a completely different story.

Since the coronavirus pandemic trough for equities in March 2020, the broad-based S&P 500 has returned a little over 100%. Meanwhile, the total value of all cryptocurrencies has jumped almost 20-fold, from $141 billion to $2.8 trillion, as of Nov. 12, 2021.

A physical gold Bitcoin stood on its side.

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Here’s how much $100 invested in Bitcoin on its debut day is worth now

Much of the buzz in recent months has gone to the dogs, literally. Meme coin Shiba Inu (CRYPTO:SHIB) has galloped higher by more than 10,600,000% since its debut on Aug. 1, 2020. Dogecoin, which also derives its inspiration from the Japanese Shiba Inu dog breed, gained more than 27,000% in a six-month stretch between early November 2020 and early May 2021.

But potentially lost in this mix is how insane the returns have
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