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Market Minute: ETH exchange flows dominance has grown

10 Jan 2023 1 minute read 2 comments fklivestolearn

While USD-denominated exchange flows for both BTC and ETH have shrunk, Bitcoin has lost a bigger share of dominance The good news for the digital assets markets in the new year has seen a nice constructive upward move so far. On the downside though,...

A look back at Cryptos in 2022

6 Jan 2023 4 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

The following charts show how last year turned out to be one of the most challenging years for digital assets Two massive contagion events, macroeconomic headwinds, rising inflation, and aggressive rate hikes made 2022 a year that all crypto proponen...

Visualizing the current landscape of Crypto payment providers

30 Dec 2022 3 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

Crypto payments acceptance is on the rise despite a severe downturn in the digital assets market in 2022 Despite traditional payment systems controlling the majority of money flow in the financial ecosystem, cryptocurrencies have made some serious in...

Market Minute: Crypto AUM plummet in 2022

27 Dec 2022 1 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

Contagion events and macroeconomic headwinds gave significantly soured the investor sentiment in digital assets December marks the second consecutive month that crypto assets under management (AUM) has hovered around levels not seen since December 2...

Market Minute: Bitcoin hits an all-time high in retail-owned supply

22 Dec 2022 1 minute read 4 comments fklivestolearn

Despite the downward pressure on prices, retail traders have increased their holding exponentially in 2022 If there is one bunch of people that would be waiting for the year to come to an end, it would be the crypto investors/traders. Needless to rep...

A brief overview of Crypto compliance providers

16 Dec 2022 2 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

Blockdata looks in detail at some prominent crypto compliance providers & how they are shaping the Cryptoverse As cryptocurrencies continue to make their mark with mainstream adoption, regulatory compliance has become a central theme in the nascent d...

Market Minute: From record yearly profit to loss in Bitcoin

14 Dec 2022 1 minute read 2 comments fklivestolearn

Visualizing how Bitcoin on-chain yearly Profits and Losses played out since 2017 It wouldn’t be wrong to say that the preceding 24 months have been a story of two opposite years — when it comes to broader financial markets. The monetary policy author...

4 common crypto market manipulation practices

12 Dec 2022 2 minute read 2 comments fklivestolearn

Crypto market integrity issues are rampant in the nascent digital assets sector due to its decentralized & fragmented nature Not that market manipulation is non-existent in the established legacy financial markets, but it becomes a much bigger issue...

Market Minute: Bitcoin hits an all-time low in realized Profit/Loss ratio

7 Dec 2022 1 minute read 2 comments fklivestolearn

The 7–day moving average puts the realized loss at 14x larger than the realized profit, however, the severity of losses is diminishing Recent weeks in the Cryptoverse have just highlighted some of the problems that the digital assets space has seen t...

Market Minute: BTC shrimps continue to accumulate amid a very long & cold crypto winter

30 Nov 2022 1 minute read 7 comments fklivestolearn

While small retail traders showed enthusiasm in buying the premier digital asset, the sentiment wasn’t shared by Bitcoin whales At least there’s one thing consistent about Bitcoin and the associated cryptos. It’s one hell of a roller coaster drive in...