Well, if you ever read “Market Wizards” book by Jack Schwager, you might rethink your ideas about Trend Analysis. ;-)
As far as Utility goes, talking specifically for Bitcoin, according to coinmap.org there are 13,361 places to spend your BTC, from dentists, to restaurants, and coffee shops (etcetera). BTC as a dollar alternative.
The innovation of BTC is that it is superior to the dollar — which is a longer conversation, and beaten to death in plenty of articles.
Yes, see you in 6 months.