In early 2017, bitcoin cost less than $ 1,000, in mid-October its price exceeded 5000, and by the end of the year it reached $ 10,000. It is difficult not to see here a strong uptrend in the asset. The investment of 1,000 dollars at the beginning of the year led to earnings of 9,000 at the end, which is 900%. No other asset has brought such a profit in 2017. The ascent of bitcoin and other crypto-currencies will continue, however, working on the trend, it is necessary to correctly assess the risks and comply with financial management, otherwise a temporary correction will lead to the liquidation of your positions. It is necessary to take into account all the indicators – volume, leverage, level of volatility of the instrument and much more.