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BTC - Realized Profit & Loss Split (USD)


The Bitcoin Realized Profit & Loss shows the sum of profits (USD) from all profitable transactions, and sum of all losses (USD) for all unprofitable transactions, for each timeframe. Profits are shown as positive values, losses as negative.

Bitcoin's USD Market Price is included for reference.


for each block in blockchain:
  for each tx in block:
    pl_usd := tx.val_usd - tx.costbasis_usd
    if (pl_usd > 0):
      block.profit += tx.pl_usd
      block.loss += tx.pl_usd
  (x,y1,y2) := (block.time, block.loss, block.profit)

for each hour in blockchain:
  hr_p_usd := sum(blockchain[hr_start:hr_end].profit)
  hr_l_usd := sum(blockchain[hr_start:hr_end].loss)
  (x,y1,y2) := (hour, hr_l_usd, hr_p_usd)

for each day in blockchain:
  day_p_usd := sum(blockchain[day_start:day_end].profit)
  day_l_usd := sum(blockchain[day_start:day_end].loss)
  (x,y1,y2) := (day, day_l_usd, day_p_usd)

Technical Info

As coins move between TXOs, we track the difference between the values of acquisition and sale, and we do this for every transaction on the chain. Each time a coin moves, its cost basis and profit values reset. Here we chart the sum of all profitable transactions in green and all loss transactions in red.

  • This metric is based on transactions (unadjusted).
  • Hourly and daily aggregations are derived from block data using sum for this metric.
  • Hourly data contains occasional gaps; no blocks were generated during these times.
  • The availability of this data is unique to on-chain analytics.

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