The unfortunate side effect of making specific predictions about future events is that you will eventually have to measure your claims against reality.
For cryptocurrency bulls who achieved the 2018 price targets in December and early January, that showdown is rapidly approaching and such a price forecast has been around social media this week .
Revisitation of a "Flippening" Call by Ethereum Bull
On January 2, ConsenSys Capital co-founder Andrew Keys played the new year with an article titled "18 Blockchain Predictions for 2018."
Like many cryptocurrency analysts, Keys anticipated that the cryptocurrency market would continue to expand in 2018, further extending the historical rally of the previous year  "There will be a crypto-winter, even if not in the 18, given that the industry is in the spring of its youth, "he wrote," The total market capitalization of the blockchain technology-based digital assets will exceed $ 2 trillion US dollars by January 1, 2019. "
Instead, the market capitalization of cryptocurrencies peaked at the beginning of the year less than a week after Keys published his article. While technically it is still time to change, it is increasingly doubtful that the market – which is currently only a day away from a historic low – will reach a high of around $ 835 billion in January, much less $ 2 trillion dollars , before the end of the year