Keeping you up to date & empowered within the fields of Technology, Finance, Science & Space.

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...

Market Minute: Visualizing UST’s crash that rocked the Crypto boat

14 May 2022 1 minute read 2 comments fklivestolearn

The fall from grace of the Terra ecosystem is one of the most impactful events in Crypto’s history It was a rough week for cryptocurrencies in general and the Defi space in particular. The dramatic collapse of Terra (LUNA) caused the Defi projects l...

TerraUSD’s stellar collapse sparks contagion fears in the Crypto markets

12 May 2022 2 minute read 2 comments fklivestolearn

Luna Foundation’s UST failed to hold its value against the USD, bringing into question the viability of such stable coins If there is one word that could sum up the recent financial market action, it’s Volatility. The markets have seen huge swings in...

Market Minute: BFGI hits a new “extreme fear” level

10 May 2022 1 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

The Bitcoin Fear & Greed Index is pointing to the worsening sentiment among the BTC traders and investors   At the time of writing this piece, Bitcoin and the other cryptos have sunk to new lows — replicating the extremely bearish momentum in Equitie...

DeFi platforms have become a favorite target for hackers

25 Apr 2022 2 minute read 4 comments fklivestolearn

Four charts that show how Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting the Defi sector Cybercriminals had a stupendous year, both in terms of the number of successful attacks and the ransom extorted from the companies involved. As pointed out by the blo...

Stablecoins had an impressive run in 2021

12 Feb 2022 2 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

Fiat, Collateral Debt Position (CDP) & Algo Stable coin market caps recorded double-digit growth over successive quarters Stablecoins have become an integral part of the blockchain ecosystem. For those of you, who are not familiar with the concept —...

Illicit Crypto transactions hit an all-time high in 2021

15 Jan 2022 2 minute read 0 comments fklivestolearn

This, however, doesn't tell the full story as the roaring adoption far outstripped the volume of the crypto crime One of the biggest criticisms that digital assets face by the nay-sayers is that they are widely used in illicit and illegal activities....

Crypto assets have recently shown a stronger correlation with U.S stocks

12 Jan 2022 1 minute read 1 comment fklivestolearn

The pandemic seems to have changed the dynamic of digital assets like Bitcoin which are now moving in lockstep with U.S stocks Last year was a really good one for crypto-assets as the cumulative market cap of the digital assets crossed the $3 trilli...