How a ‘Smart Money’ Earned $7 Million Through Strategic ETH Trades
- The ‘Smart Money’ profited $7 million on March 21, 2023, following well-timed trades.
- After the profits, the ‘Smart Money’ currently holds 20,891 ETH worth $36.7 million.
On-chain analyst Lookonchain shared details of transactions from a ‘Smart Money’ who made $7 million in profits by trading Ethereum (ETH). The Smart Money made well-timed trades that resulted in impressive gains. Currently, they hold 20,891 ETH worth $36.7 million. Lookonchain refers to similar wise traders as ‘Smart Money.’
Lookonchain shared a two-part Twitter thread explaining the ‘Smart Money’’s transactions alongside screenshots of the trades.
On July 5, 2022, the ‘Smart Money’ withdrew 10,579 ETH from the then-functional FTX platform at a price of $1,120. Following that, they used 44 million USDC to purchase 27,957 ETH at a discounted price of $1,573 during a USDC de-pegging event.
Then on March 21, 2023, six hours before the tweet, the ‘Smart Money’ sold 4,000 ETH on Uniswap for a profitable price of $1,753 per ETH, yielding $7 million. Notably, according to Lookonchain’s observations, the price of ETH may have dropped by 2% because of the ‘Smart Money’’s sell-off.
Afterward, the ‘Smart Money’ transferred 16,000 ETH worth $28 million to the Binance platform. Currently, they hold 20,891 ETH worth $36.7M and have an average holding cost of $1,464.
Lookonchain highlighted the trades to inspire its followers to trade strategically. The ‘Smart Money’ identified the opportunity presented by the USDC de-pegging event for their advantage, buying ETH at a discounted price. Furthermore, they timed their sale of 4,000 ETH on Uniswap to coincide with a peak in ETH’s price, maximizing their profits.
The On-chain analyst advises their followers to keep an eye out for the ‘Smart Money’’s next sell-off.