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Bitcoin fares better than major fiat currencies against USD in Q3 2022

12 Oct 2022 1 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

Despite remaining under pressure, the premier digital currency outperformed the major fiat currencies   September saw the traditional financial markets and cryptocurrencies both continue with their bearish trend, which we have seen for the good part...

Market Minute: Money pours in record numbers from Euro & Pound into Bitcoin

3 Oct 2022 1 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

The recent devaluation of the two major European fiat currencies triggered a demand for Bitcoin in the corresponding pairs   It won't be inaccurate to say that might dollar has steamrolled everything in its path this year. And this tremendous streng...

Market Minute: Upcoming ‘Merge’ propels ETHBTC to 2021 highs

16 Aug 2022 1 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

The second half of 2022 has seen Ether take the lead in gains as the biggest altcoin transitions to a more scalable network     Ethereum‘s upcoming Merge has provided the much-needed bullish momentum in not only the pioneering smart contract platfor...

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 2 comments 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...