1 in 10 adults in the United States owns bitcoin, research shows

Coingoback" srcset="https://cointimes.com.br/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Banner-Coingoback-700x150-1.jpg 700w, https://cointimes.com.br/wp-content/ uploads/2021/06/Banner-Coingoback-700x150-1-300x64.jpg 300w, https://cointimes.com.br/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Banner-Coingoback-700x150-1-150x32.jpg 150w, https://cointimes.com.br/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Banner-Coingoback-700x150-1-585x125.jpg 585w" data-sizes="(max-width: 700px) 100vw, 700px " width="700" height="150" style="display: inline-block;"/>A June poll by Washington-based analyst Gallup reveals that Bitcoin is fast becoming a common choice for young investors.According to the data, the number of bitcoin holders has soared in the US over the past three years, especially among investors under 50. Researchers believe Bitcoin is gradually approaching general acceptance among investors. American investors as more and more people oas gain exposure to the asset class. General ownership of bitcoins among US investors, who are defined as adults with more than $10,000 in traditional investment vehicles such as stocks or bonds, skyrocketed from 2% in 2018 to 6% in 2021. For investors over 50, bitcoin investment has remained relatively unpopular, up 3% from just 1% in 2018. However, over the same period, ownership among younger investors aged between 18 and 49 has jumped an astonishing 10 percentage points to 13%. While Bitcoin is still viewed by most as a risky investment, investors are gaining more confidence in the cryptoactive. The percentage of investors generally calling Bitcoin “very risky” has dropped from 75% in 2018 to 60% today. In addition, less than half of investors under 50 believe the BTC is too risky, up from 71% in 2018. Comparing bitcoin ownership in the US with conventional holdings clarifies better the current role of the asset in investors' portfolios. While Bitcoin ownership currently stands at 6%, 84% of investors report that they own stock index funds or mutual funds, 67% own individual stocks and 50% have bonds. With 6% holding BTC in their portfolio, Bitcoin is becoming behaving more like a store of value similar to gold, which is owned by 11% of US investors. For most Bitcoin holders, the world's largest cryptocurrency is primarily serving as a supplement to their portfolios rather than an alternative to more traditional bonds.<strong data-lazy-src=

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