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A reputation of high volatility accompanies the emergence of Bitcoin as a financial asset. This paper intends to nuance this reputation and clarify our understanding of Bitcoin's volatility. Using daily, weekly, and monthly closing prices and log-returns data going from September 2014 to January 2021, we find that Bitcoin is a prime example of an asset for which the two conceptions of volatility diverge. We show that, historically, Bitcoin allies both high volatility (high Standard Deviation)arXiv:2103.00395v1 fatcat:hcrfqxcqrnbetmyysyiyb3iuwm