Opinions and news on the world of crypto, the future of global finance.

FIAT vs Bitcoin

21 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments alturn

What are FIAT currencies? FIAT currencies are currencies that are printed and backed by central banks. The name FIAT comes from the Latin 'Fiat Lux et Lux Fuit', that is 'let there be light and there was light', to indicate the fact that if central b...

PrimeXBT: stock trading with BTC

18 Dec 2020 2 minute read 0 comments alturn

PrimeXBT is a trading platform with a detail that makes it unique: it allows you to trade on stock markets as well! The platform can be reached via their website or via App that can be downloaded on the play store or app store. It is also possible t...

Arbitrage: another way to earn money with liquidity pools

6 Dec 2020 2 minute read 5 comments alturn

Arbitrage trading, even if there is no guaranteed profit, is the closest thing you can get. It is a substantially low risk strategy, which attempts to take advantage of price differences between the various exchanges. A concrete example of arbitrage...

Bitcoin: watch out for scams!

4 Dec 2020 4 minute read 0 comments alturn

There are many types of scams in the world of cryptocurrency. Some of the most famous and most used are: blackmail; the false exchanges; false gifts; phishing attacks on social media and email; Ponzi schemes and pyramids ransomware.   Unfortunately...

Binance: Staking and BETH

1 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments alturn

After Coinbase's announcement that it will support ETH 2.0 staking, comes the announcement of the Chinese company Binance (see article on Coinbase here).The service will be launched from December 02, 2020 at 00:00 AM (UTC). ETH 2.0 participants will...

Coinbase: staking will be possible

1 Dec 2020 1 minute read 0 comments alturn

The Californian company announced yesterday, November 30, 2020, one day before the launch of the Beacon Chain, scheduled for today, December 1, 2020, which it will support on its platform ETH2 through staking and trading. It will be possible, for ETH...

Stock-to-flow model: a reliable forecasting mechanism?

30 Nov 2020 2 minute read 0 comments alturn

Today we are going to define the stock-to-flow model and apply it to the crypto context, in particular on Bitcoin.The stock-to-flow model (SF or S2F) is a simple way to quantify the abundance of a resource. In particular, the stock-to-flow ratio is d...

Impermanent Loss: one of the Liquidity Provider's risks

29 Nov 2020 4 minute read 3 comments alturn

With the explosion of DeFi, one platform that has aroused particular interest is Uniswap, which is a decentralized protocol executed on the Ethereum network in 2018. In order to provide a completely decentralized service (so called DEX, Decentralized...

Cryptocurrency in the current social context

28 Nov 2020 2 minute read 0 comments alturn

Bitcoin is seen as a collective development, an unexpressed single potential that turns into a collective realization.We have seen how the growth of blockchain technology in its recent stages is only comparable to previous industrial or technological...

ETH 2.0 Staking: the start for a new bull run?

27 Nov 2020 1 minute read 2 comments alturn

Finally the Network Status bar has filled up, at the moment when I register (November 27th, 2020) the amount deposited amounts to 793,152 ETH, much more than the 524,288 ETH needed for the launch, and is constantly growing. Attention however, even i...