Bitcoin’s volatility is a feature, not a bug with Bitcoin, says Bitcoin expert. Volatility is not a feature of Bitcoin, but it’s a feature that is a bug, he says. There are many reasons why the price of Bitcoin can fall sharply at times. Geopolitics plays an important role, as did all other liquid markets. Bitcoin is no exception to the rule in this kind of situation. The more confidence you have in Bitcoin, the less you will be affected by these events that add short-term volatility to the price.