The President of El Salvador announced that the country 420 BTC during the dip. Now El Salvador has 1120 Bitcoin under management.
The president of El Salvador has done it again. As a good Bitcoin maximalist, the price crash didn’t scare him, and instead of complaining or tweeting that his precious coin was going to $0, he just bought more Bitcoin, A LOT of Bitcoin.
In a tweet shared a few hours ago, Nayib Bukele announced that he bought the dip. Buying the dip is an expression that refers to taking advantage of a bear market to buy a cheap asset during the crash and then waiting to profit once the prices recover.
The president of El Salvador said he bought 420 more Bitcoin —a meme number associated with the marijuana community— in what seems to be yet another one of his many jokes, such as calling himself emperor of his country, putting lasers on his eyes, and tweeting with hashtags allusive to the most important cryptocurrency in the crypto world.
It was a long wait, but worth it.
We just bought the di
420 new #Bitcoin🇸🇻
— Nayib Bukele 🇸🇻 (@nayibbukele) October 27,
A Profitable Investment
There is no way to audit the government wallet, and Bukele gave no details on the TXID of the transaction. But the investment appears to already be paying off. Barely an hour after the announcement, the president of El Salvador was already boasting about the returns on his investment.
Hahaha we’re already making a profit of the #bitcoin we just bought.
— Nayib Bukele 🇸🇻 (@nayibbukele) October 27, 2021
If so, Bukele would have shown perfect timing by truly buying the dip of the dip. In a later tweet, he adds that it’s all due to a rebalancing of accounts in the country’s Bitcoin trust, which allows him to cash out in USD when Bitcoin goes up in price.
This rebalancing has allowed him to benefit from rising prices to fund public works. Recently Bukele announced the construction of a large pet hospital which would be paid for with the money obtained from the profits of the Bitcoin Trust.
El Salvador Now Owns 1120 BTC Despite All The Controversies
Despite his authoritarian practices, Nayib Bukele is probably the most beloved president by the Bitcoiner community and his nocoiner people as well. Bukele is often referenced by maximalists such as Anthony Pompliano or Michael Saylor, and polls give him above 80% approval rating according to data from more than a dozen different surveys conducted by reputable institutions, including CID Gallup, Francisco Gavidia University, Mitofsky, and La Prensa Grafica.