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Market Minute: A simplistic comparison of two market bubbles

27 Nov 2022 2 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

Cyclicality is a feature of financial markets but its extreme nature reflects itself a little more evidently in cryptos led by Bitcoin The Cryptoverse was rocked earlier this month when one of the biggest crypto exchanges, FTX, squeezed by a liquidit...

Market Minute: Crypto spot trading volume drops to its lowest since Dec. 2020

19 Nov 2022 1 minute read 3 comments fklivestolearn

Dwindling interest in crypto trading this year was dealt an even more severe blow by the sudden collapse of FTX If 2022 was a bad year for cryptocurrencies, November is turning out to be the most horrendous month for digital currencies this year. The...

How is blockchain being used by the Top 100 public companies?

17 Nov 2022 2 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

Comparing enterprise or permission blockchains & how they are being used by top companies to improve business functions Like it or not blockchain technology has revolutionized the way top companies are conducting business these days. The novel tech h...

RIP FTX: Another one bites the dust as Crypto mayhem continues

14 Nov 2022 3 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

Chaos in cryptocurrencies continues as FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried quits and the company files for bankruptcy amid news of a hack   What a tumultuous last week it has been in the crypto markets. And the muted price action that we were witnessing the di...

Another contagion event hits the Cryptoverse. What now?

9 Nov 2022 4 minute read 3 comments fklivestolearn

The clash between the two most influential crypto exchanges that has escalated throughout 2022 is shaking up the entire space What a difference 24 hours can make in the Cryptoverse. That’s why I have mentioned in many of my previous pieces that crypt...

Market Minute: BTC & ETH haven’t really acted as a hedge against inflation

6 Nov 2022 1 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

The chart highlights the inverse relationship between the top two crypto-assets compared to inflation & interest rates One of the most famous narratives floated by Crypto proponents over the years has been the ability of Bitcoin and other cryptos to...

Market Minute: How has NFT Marketplace activity dwindled in 2022?

3 Nov 2022 1 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

In conjunction with the crypto bear market, Non-Fungible Token (NFT) market activity has taken a nose dive this year Everybody is willing to pay a premium on buying assets that are promising healthy returns and this narrative seemed to play out well...

Major Bitcoin drawdowns have provided investing opportunities so far

1 Nov 2022 2 minute read 5 comments fklivestolearn

Volatility in BTC nears a 6-year low amid another major drawdown — which has historically provided a good opportunity for investing   Figure 1 — Image Credit: CoinShares Volatility has been a persistent theme in Bitcoin ever since it exploded onto t...

Market Minute: Is Ethereum’s record low volatility signaling a trend shift?

22 Oct 2022 1 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

The general crypto market’s volatility has dropped significantly in recent weeks, and it is most evident in Ethereum   While the sentiment in legacy financial markets has been extremely unpredictable with the bout of volatility, the case is the oppo...

Market Minute: Bitcoin correlations stay at extreme levels

19 Oct 2022 1 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

BTC correlations with the Dollar Index, Gold, S&P 500, and Nasdaq may indicate that a peak in these may be near   Cross-asset correlations have played out perfectly this year. I have covered this topic more than once on occasion on previous occasion...