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Proof of Physical Work protocol encapsulates real-world use cases

4 Aug 2022 2 minute read 2 comments fklivestolearn

The blockchain protocol rewards users for performing verifiable physical work like deploying a 5G hotspot etc. It has always been a challenge for even the most die-hard blockchain/ crypto evangelists to explain real-world use cases to a layman. And...

Market Minute: July marked the best month for Bitcoin since Oct. 2021

2 Aug 2022 1 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

Bitcoin briefly hit its highest level since the beginning of June at ~ $24,500   July has provided the much-needed relief rally in the crypto market — a welcome turn of events for the battered digital assets’ investors/traders. While Ethereum invest...

Market Minute: Ethereum investment products lead July gains

30 Jul 2022 1 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

Ethereum-based investment products have been leading the bounce-back in the second half of the year To put it nicely, it has been a turbulent first half of the year, with the digital assets declining along with other risk assets in the financial mar...

Market Minute: Dollar vs. BTC — a perfect inverse relationship

21 Jul 2022 1 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

Visualizing the strong negative correlation between the global reserve currency and the premier digital coin recently   Historically speaking, the US Dollar acts as a safe haven asset and investors scramble to the safety of the global reserve curren...

Crypto Market Overview Q2 2022

20 Jul 2022 5 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

Visualizing the performance of different segments of the crypto market at the end of the second quarter While the first half of the year and the second quarter specifically have brought a lot of pain for the crypto bulls, the third quarter is shaping...

Defi hacks continue to pose a challenge for the Blockchain ecosystem

14 Jul 2022 1 minute read 2 comments fklivestolearn

The boom in decentralized finance has brought with it the problem of major hacks, thefts, and fraud 2021 saw a rapid growth of virtual assets including the Decentralized Finance (Defi) space which boomed. At the same time though, it also proved to b...

Market Minute: Solana catches up on Ethereum in the NFT space

8 Jul 2022 1 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

Although the broader NFT market has seen decreasing trading volume recently, the gap between the two platforms has shrunk   Back in May, I wrote about how the explosive growth of NFTs in 2021 had leveled off this year. For those of you not familiar...

Market Minute: Bitcoin posted the worst monthly performance since 2011

5 Jul 2022 1 minute read 2 comments fklivestolearn

The price for BTCUSD traded down -37.9% this June — competing for the worst month on record   Price gains over the last weekend provided much-needed relief from the relentless selling that we have seen in Bitcoin (BTC) — this year in general, and fo...

Market Minute: First Short Bitcoin ETF will offer a hedge against BTC exposure

27 Jun 2022 1 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

The launch of ProShares first U.S. Short Bitcoin-linked ETF begs the question — does this mark another inflection point for BTC? This year has brought a lot of pain for Bitcoin HODLers and short-term traders alike as the broader crypto market has los...

Market Minute: Visualizing BTC cumulative returns by trading sessions

11 Jun 2022 1 minute read 4 comments fklivestolearn

Bitcoin trading data since April 1st of this year suggests that most of the sell-off happened during U.S trading hours This year overall, and the second quarter of 2022 specifically, has been a very painful one for cryptocurrencies. The sell-off in...