Given the performance of Bitcoin (BTC) since the start of 2019, especially the major gains realized in April, several analysts say BTC is set for a bullish year.

Bitcoin Winter is Over

According to Tom Lee of Fundstrat Global Advisors, the prolonged bear market of 2018 is now a thing of the past. Lee posits that there is already a significant flip in market sentiment leading to increasing investor appetite for Bitcoin.

Speaking to MarketWatch, The Fundstrat chief analyst opined:

Risk appetite is positive for bitcoin. If the S&P 500 made a 2.5 standard deviation move [as it has done year-to-date] and investors are looking for vol [volatility] that’s building a base case for bitcoin.

Bitcoin 1-year price chart

Lee, known for making BTC price forecasts believes Bitcoin will top $10,000 sometime in 2019. Earlier in April, Lee made the case for Bitcoin’s fair value amounting to about $14,000 based on the present mining cost.

As previously reported by Bitcoinist, Fundstrat analysts say fundamental market forces have shifted to the positive side. This…

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