Bitcoin (^BTC): Rolling Returns

Data Source: from January 2009 to January 2024 (~15 years)
Consolidated Returns as of 31 January 2024

Holding the Bitcoin (^BTC) Commodity, how long should you stay invested to have high probability to obtain a positive return?

Considering all the available data source (~15 years), the longest period with a negative return lasted 40 months (from December 2013 to March 2017).

This means that every rolling period of 41 months or above has always granted a positive return.

To obtain comprehensive information, please consult the Bitcoin (^BTC) Commodity: Historical Returns page.

Rolling Returns

A rolling return is a measure of investment performance that calculates the return of an investment over a set period of time, with the starting date rolling forward. This approach can provide a more accurate representation of the investment's historical performance and helps investors to evaluate the investment's consistency over time.

BITCOIN (^BTC) COMMODITY
Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Returns - Inflation Adjusted
Data Source: 1 February 2014 - 31 January 2024 (10 Years)
Data Source: 1 January 2009 - 31 January 2024 (~15 years)
Inflation Adjusted:
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Rolling
Period
Worst Period
15th Percentile
50th Percentile
85th Percentile
Best Period
Latest Negative
Periods
Ann.
Return
From
To
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
From
To
Growth
of 1$
1Y -73.03 02/2014
01/2015
0.26$ -49.20 0.50$ 62.89 1.62$ 304.10 4.04$ 1340.96 12/2016
11/2017
14.40$ 82.85 31.19%
2Y -32.96 02/2014
01/2016
0.44$ -12.10 0.77$ 78.69 3.19$ 229.52 10.85$ 454.41 01/2016
12/2017
30.73$ 5.33 24.74%
3Y 3.07 02/2014
01/2017
1.09$ 31.69 2.28$ 83.53 6.18$ 158.20 17.21$ 252.20 02/2015
01/2018
43.68$ 8.94 0.00%
4Y 28.67 09/2019
08/2023
2.74$ 37.22 3.54$ 92.33 13.68$ 126.87 26.49$ 173.54 04/2017
03/2021
55.98$ 46.10 0.00%
5Y 5.22 01/2018
12/2022
1.28$ 30.92 3.84$ 85.41 21.91$ 132.89 68.50$ 169.32 04/2016
03/2021
141.69$ 65.74 0.00%
6Y 21.82 01/2018
12/2023
3.26$ 48.89 10.89$ 76.17 29.89$ 131.28 153.03$ 151.58 05/2015
04/2021
253.55$ 27.59 0.00%
7Y 68.97 02/2014
01/2021
39.32$ 73.02 46.41$ 83.61 70.34$ 104.48 149.45$ 110.80 04/2015
03/2022
184.94$ 73.03 0.00%
8Y 54.09 07/2014
06/2022
31.77$ 61.30 45.82$ 77.10 96.78$ 81.18 116.12$ 84.11 05/2015
04/2023
132.03$ 80.59 0.00%
9Y 44.70 02/2014
01/2023
27.80$ 51.36 41.70$ 58.10 61.70$ 67.11 101.62$ 78.98 02/2015
01/2024
188.51$ 78.98 0.00%
10Y 48.12 02/2014
01/2024
50.83$ 48.12 50.83$ 48.12 50.83$ 48.12 50.83$ 48.12 02/2014
01/2024
50.83$ 48.12 0.00%
Annualized rolling and percentiles/median returns over full calendar month periods
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Rolling
Period
Worst Period
15th Percentile
50th Percentile
85th Percentile
Best Period
Latest Negative
Periods
Ann.
Return
From
To
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
From
To
Growth
of 1$
1Y -72.97 02/2014
01/2015
0.27$ -49.32 0.50$ 58.06 1.58$ 294.62 3.94$ 1310.32 12/2016
11/2017
14.10$ 77.34 31.19%
2Y -33.98 04/2021
03/2023
0.43$ -12.67 0.76$ 73.39 3.00$ 222.32 10.38$ 443.06 01/2016
12/2017
29.49$ 0.58 24.74%
3Y 1.88 02/2014
01/2017
1.05$ 27.15 2.05$ 79.74 5.80$ 153.04 16.20$ 245.41 02/2015
01/2018
41.21$ 3.10 0.00%
4Y 23.04 09/2019
08/2023
2.29$ 33.00 3.12$ 89.50 12.89$ 122.65 24.57$ 167.95 04/2017
03/2021
51.54$ 39.71 0.00%
5Y 1.36 01/2018
12/2022
1.06$ 25.97 3.17$ 82.59 20.29$ 127.80 61.34$ 163.63 04/2016
03/2021
127.33$ 59.12 0.00%
6Y 17.43 01/2018
12/2023
2.62$ 43.51 8.73$ 70.29 24.38$ 125.26 130.64$ 146.54 05/2015
04/2021
224.53$ 23.03 0.00%
7Y 63.73 01/2016
12/2022
31.54$ 67.20 36.52$ 77.50 55.50$ 99.49 125.73$ 105.25 11/2014
10/2021
153.43$ 67.20 0.00%
8Y 49.95 07/2014
06/2022
25.55$ 56.87 36.67$ 72.21 77.35$ 75.57 90.27$ 78.47 05/2015
04/2023
102.92$ 74.71 0.00%
9Y 40.82 02/2014
01/2023
21.78$ 47.27 32.57$ 53.84 48.26$ 62.37 78.46$ 73.56 02/2015
01/2024
142.89$ 73.56 0.00%
10Y 44.11 02/2014
01/2024
38.62$ 44.11 38.62$ 44.11 38.62$ 44.11 38.62$ 44.11 02/2014
01/2024
38.62$ 44.11 0.00%
Annualized rolling and percentiles/median returns over full calendar month periods
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Rolling
Period
Worst Period
15th Percentile
50th Percentile
85th Percentile
Best Period
Latest Negative
Periods
Ann.
Return
From
To
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
From
To
Growth
of 1$
1Y -73.03 02/2014
01/2015
0.26$ -41.26 0.58$ 111.82 2.11$ 976.08 10.76$ 23946.19 07/2010
06/2011
240.46$ 82.85 22.94%
2Y -43.00 12/2013
11/2015
0.32$ -3.83 0.92$ 130.32 5.30$ 730.18 68.92$ 1987.58 12/2011
11/2013
435.80$ 5.33 16.46%
3Y -14.12 12/2013
11/2016
0.63$ 35.97 2.51$ 125.78 11.50$ 415.63 137.09$ 1738.60 12/2010
11/2013
6215.27$ 8.94 0.68%
4Y 28.67 09/2019
08/2023
2.74$ 49.79 5.03$ 121.49 24.06$ 507.72 1364.00$ 1079.10 12/2009
11/2013
19328.87$ 46.10 0.00%
5Y 5.22 01/2018
12/2022
1.28$ 40.75 5.52$ 133.05 68.74$ 422.79 3905.06$ 575.68 02/2009
01/2014
14083.18$ 65.74 0.00%
6Y 21.82 01/2018
12/2023
3.26$ 61.42 17.69$ 137.02 177.29$ 300.68 4138.21$ 368.96 08/2010
07/2016
10637.22$ 27.59 0.00%
7Y 49.62 12/2013
11/2020
16.78$ 76.79 53.97$ 138.70 441.53$ 283.70 12244.74$ 400.12 09/2010
08/2017
78260.06$ 73.03 0.00%
8Y 54.09 07/2014
06/2022
31.77$ 74.68 86.67$ 147.67 1415.73$ 303.61 70422.28$ 365.01 01/2010
12/2017
218608.45$ 80.59 0.00%
9Y 35.19 12/2013
11/2022
15.08$ 60.94 72.45$ 159.15 5271.27$ 265.92 117628.32$ 292.01 01/2009
12/2017
218608.45$ 78.98 0.00%
10Y 41.81 12/2013
11/2023
32.87$ 77.95 318.35$ 153.59 10997.26$ 229.93 152823.57$ 238.15 09/2010
08/2020
195449.63$ 48.12 0.00%
11Y 92.19 07/2011
06/2022
1321.60$ 110.30 3558.46$ 180.05 83096.48$ 234.33 583345.16$ 250.57 04/2010
03/2021
982817.90$ 102.85 0.00%
12Y 89.56 07/2011
06/2023
2152.69$ 113.06 8749.24$ 189.23 342744.59$ 209.26 765329.29$ 216.93 11/2009
10/2021
1027161.74$ 113.06 0.00%
13Y 140.93 02/2011
01/2024
92182.01$ 156.15 204357.32$ 169.57 396974.99$ 179.84 645293.97$ 183.81 01/2009
12/2021
775143.00$ 140.93 0.00%
14Y 145.08 01/2009
12/2022
281989.32$ 150.89 391576.80$ 154.87 487928.07$ 159.72 635530.85$ 161.94 02/2010
01/2024
715978.84$ 161.94 0.00%
15Y 145.62 01/2009
12/2023
714369.15$ 145.62 714369.15$ 145.62 714369.15$ 145.66 715978.84$ 145.66 02/2009
01/2024
715978.84$ 145.66 0.00%
Annualized rolling and percentiles/median returns over full calendar month periods
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Rolling
Period
Worst Period
15th Percentile
50th Percentile
85th Percentile
Best Period
Latest Negative
Periods
Ann.
Return
From
To
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
Growth
of 1$
Ann.
Return
From
To
Growth
of 1$
1Y -72.97 02/2014
01/2015
0.27$ -42.81 0.57$ 108.31 2.08$ 953.42 10.53$ 23132.51 07/2010
06/2011
232.32$ 77.34 28.82%
2Y -43.47 12/2013
11/2015
0.31$ -5.44 0.89$ 122.86 4.96$ 714.47 66.33$ 1956.45 12/2011
11/2013
422.89$ 0.58 16.46%
3Y -15.06 12/2013
11/2016
0.61$ 29.03 2.14$ 120.92 10.78$ 404.99 128.77$ 1699.80 12/2010
11/2013
5830.03$ 3.10 0.68%
4Y 23.04 09/2019
08/2023
2.29$ 43.29 4.21$ 118.49 22.78$ 494.34 1247.80$ 1057.27 12/2009
11/2013
17936.30$ 39.71 0.00%
5Y 1.36 01/2018
12/2022
1.06$ 35.71 4.60$ 128.41 62.16$ 413.79 3580.28$ 561.70 02/2009
01/2014
12685.27$ 59.12 0.00%
6Y 17.43 01/2018
12/2023
2.62$ 55.91 14.36$ 132.81 159.24$ 293.75 3726.43$ 361.34 08/2010
07/2016
9640.57$ 23.03 0.00%
7Y 47.32 12/2013
11/2020
15.05$ 70.85 42.49$ 134.97 395.42$ 277.82 10990.45$ 391.77 09/2010
08/2017
69558.93$ 67.20 0.00%
8Y 49.95 07/2014
06/2022
25.55$ 70.37 70.97$ 144.09 1260.08$ 296.98 61685.33$ 357.44 01/2010
12/2017
191739.03$ 74.71 0.00%
9Y 31.58 12/2013
11/2022
11.82$ 56.40 55.99$ 154.27 4442.85$ 259.66 100699.88$ 285.15 01/2009
12/2017
186490.94$ 73.56 0.00%
10Y 37.97 12/2013
11/2023
24.98$ 73.23 243.39$ 148.27 8898.71$ 224.30 128668.23$ 232.31 09/2010
08/2020
164219.56$ 44.11 0.00%
11Y 87.50 07/2011
06/2022
1007.14$ 104.95 2680.30$ 173.90 65086.80$ 227.71 468115.40$ 244.32 04/2010
03/2021
806381.11$ 97.57 0.00%
12Y 84.85 07/2011
06/2023
1591.88$ 107.68 6437.01$ 182.01 253013.73$ 203.05 599965.12$ 210.55 11/2009
10/2021
804494.96$ 107.68 0.00%
13Y 134.78 02/2011
01/2024
65839.36$ 149.57 145686.13$ 163.07 288974.57$ 173.33 475335.69$ 177.68 01/2009
12/2021
583543.48$ 134.78 0.00%
14Y 139.09 01/2009
12/2022
199496.60$ 144.72 276298.94$ 148.56 343610.06$ 153.32 448208.28$ 155.42 01/2010
12/2023
502898.83$ 155.41 0.00%
15Y 139.49 01/2009
12/2023
489134.00$ 139.49 489134.00$ 139.49 489134.00$ 139.52 489980.28$ 139.52 02/2009
01/2024
489980.28$ 139.52 0.00%
Annualized rolling and percentiles/median returns over full calendar month periods

Annualized Rolling Returns - 1 Year (12 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +111.82% +23946.19%
Jul 2010 - Jun 2011
-73.03%
Feb 2014 - Jan 2015
22.94%
39 out of 170
US Inflation Adjusted +108.31% +23132.51%
Jul 2010 - Jun 2011
-72.97%
Feb 2014 - Jan 2015
28.82%
49 out of 170
1 Year Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
1 Year Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 2 Years (24 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +130.32% +1987.58%
Dec 2011 - Nov 2013
-43.00%
Dec 2013 - Nov 2015
16.46%
26 out of 158
US Inflation Adjusted +122.86% +1956.45%
Dec 2011 - Nov 2013
-43.47%
Dec 2013 - Nov 2015
16.46%
26 out of 158
2 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
2 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 3 Years (36 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +125.78% +1738.60%
Dec 2010 - Nov 2013
-14.12%
Dec 2013 - Nov 2016
0.68%
1 out of 146
US Inflation Adjusted +120.92% +1699.80%
Dec 2010 - Nov 2013
-15.06%
Dec 2013 - Nov 2016
0.68%
1 out of 146
3 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
3 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 4 Years (48 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +121.49% +1079.10%
Dec 2009 - Nov 2013
+28.67%
Sep 2019 - Aug 2023
0.00%
0 out of 134
US Inflation Adjusted +118.49% +1057.27%
Dec 2009 - Nov 2013
+23.04%
Sep 2019 - Aug 2023
0.00%
0 out of 134
4 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
4 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 5 Years (60 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +133.05% +575.68%
Feb 2009 - Jan 2014
+5.22%
Jan 2018 - Dec 2022
0.00%
0 out of 122
US Inflation Adjusted +128.41% +561.70%
Feb 2009 - Jan 2014
+1.36%
Jan 2018 - Dec 2022
0.00%
0 out of 122
5 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
5 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 6 Years (72 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +137.02% +368.96%
Aug 2010 - Jul 2016
+21.82%
Jan 2018 - Dec 2023
0.00%
0 out of 110
US Inflation Adjusted +132.81% +361.34%
Aug 2010 - Jul 2016
+17.43%
Jan 2018 - Dec 2023
0.00%
0 out of 110
6 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
6 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 7 Years (84 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +138.70% +400.12%
Sep 2010 - Aug 2017
+49.62%
Dec 2013 - Nov 2020
0.00%
0 out of 98
US Inflation Adjusted +134.97% +391.77%
Sep 2010 - Aug 2017
+47.32%
Dec 2013 - Nov 2020
0.00%
0 out of 98
7 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
7 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 8 Years (96 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +147.67% +365.01%
Jan 2010 - Dec 2017
+54.09%
Jul 2014 - Jun 2022
0.00%
0 out of 86
US Inflation Adjusted +144.09% +357.44%
Jan 2010 - Dec 2017
+49.95%
Jul 2014 - Jun 2022
0.00%
0 out of 86
8 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
8 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 9 Years (108 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +159.15% +292.01%
Jan 2009 - Dec 2017
+35.19%
Dec 2013 - Nov 2022
0.00%
0 out of 74
US Inflation Adjusted +154.27% +285.15%
Jan 2009 - Dec 2017
+31.58%
Dec 2013 - Nov 2022
0.00%
0 out of 74
9 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
9 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 10 Years (120 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +153.59% +238.15%
Sep 2010 - Aug 2020
+41.81%
Dec 2013 - Nov 2023
0.00%
0 out of 62
US Inflation Adjusted +148.27% +232.31%
Sep 2010 - Aug 2020
+37.97%
Dec 2013 - Nov 2023
0.00%
0 out of 62
10 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
10 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 11 Years (132 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +180.05% +250.57%
Apr 2010 - Mar 2021
+92.19%
Jul 2011 - Jun 2022
0.00%
0 out of 50
US Inflation Adjusted +173.90% +244.32%
Apr 2010 - Mar 2021
+87.50%
Jul 2011 - Jun 2022
0.00%
0 out of 50
11 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
11 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 12 Years (144 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +189.23% +216.93%
Nov 2009 - Oct 2021
+89.56%
Jul 2011 - Jun 2023
0.00%
0 out of 38
US Inflation Adjusted +182.01% +210.55%
Nov 2009 - Oct 2021
+84.85%
Jul 2011 - Jun 2023
0.00%
0 out of 38
12 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
12 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 13 Years (156 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +169.57% +183.81%
Jan 2009 - Dec 2021
+140.93%
Feb 2011 - Jan 2024
0.00%
0 out of 26
US Inflation Adjusted +163.07% +177.68%
Jan 2009 - Dec 2021
+134.78%
Feb 2011 - Jan 2024
0.00%
0 out of 26
13 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
13 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 14 Years (168 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +154.87% +161.94%
Feb 2010 - Jan 2024
+145.08%
Jan 2009 - Dec 2022
0.00%
0 out of 14
US Inflation Adjusted +148.56% +155.42%
Jan 2010 - Dec 2023
+139.09%
Jan 2009 - Dec 2022
0.00%
0 out of 14
14 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
14 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

Annualized Rolling Returns - 15 Years (180 months)

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Median Best Worst Negative Periods
Annualized Rolling Return +145.62% +145.66%
Feb 2009 - Jan 2024
+145.62%
Jan 2009 - Dec 2023
0.00%
0 out of 2
US Inflation Adjusted +139.49% +139.52%
Feb 2009 - Jan 2024
+139.49%
Jan 2009 - Dec 2023
0.00%
0 out of 2
15 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Timeframes ending in every month
15 Years Annualized Rolling Returns
Annualized Rolling Return Distribution

To obtain comprehensive information, please consult the Bitcoin (^BTC) Commodity: Historical Returns page.