The Euro crashes as CPI data casts a shadow
The euro was last worth the same as the dollar in December 2002, shortly after the currency was established. 19 European countries use the Euro and that’s a lot of GDP to make a mess of. And of course we’re looking to the Fed’s interest rate hikes which have made the dollar dollar bill a…
Do Kwon’s Folly – Dai Was Never Going to Die. Here’s Why
“Dai is a stablecoin implemented as an ERC20 token on the Ethereum blockchain. Designed to maintain 1:1 parity with the US Dollar its value is backed by collateral which is locked up in a smart contract, the Maker collateral vault.”
Latest on Terra
GM, Good monday to one and all. Are we in a bear market? Yes, we are and we have been for some time already. The truth is the bottom most likely hasn’t happened yet. I would expect that to be much closer to the previous ATH of 20k. And that will hurt. Details on losses…
BTC is a Terrible Hedge Against Inflation. Or is it?
In the last two years the US government has printed a scarcely believable 4.6 trillion dollars. Quantitative easing the only card they could play to combat the pandemic and keep the economy on its feet. The result, rampant inflation over 8% leaving the Fed only one move – raise interest rates to reduce its balance…
Will UST and LUNA Make It Back? Solutions for Terra
It’s Monday, time for a quick take on what’s happened since the apocalyptic events of last week. To recap. UST depegged, Terra’s supposedly blue chip ecosystem death spiraled leading to rampant inflation in the Luna token and catastrophic contagion throughout the entire crypto space.
How to Track What Crypto Whales Are Buying
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Eric Wall of Arcane Assets: "Bitcoiners Protect BTC Against 'Shitcoinism' But They're Also Keeping it From Valid Technical Ideas"
In this week’s episode Camila Russo speaks with Eric Wall, chief investment officer at Arcane Assets. Eric has many claims to fame. One is the now renowned Bitcoin rainbow chart which overlays the color scheme over the bitcoin price in a way that would imply it helps predict future prices. But that’s exactly what he wanted to debunk. After diving…
5 Things for 2021 in Crypto & Tech
With 2020 coming to an end, the torch is being passed over to 2021. The bull market seems inevitable as Bitcoin is just shy of $20,000, although that probably won’t be the only exciting thing for the upcoming year. Here are 5 other things we’re looking forward to in 2021.
DeFi Blue Wave is Sweeping Over Losses
There’s a blue wave and we’re not talking about US politics; it’s the latest meme making the rounds in DeFi as tokens with blue logos are rallying ahead of the rest this month: That’s AAVE, YFI and SNX up at least 50% just in the past 10 days. Image Source: CoinGecko Top Gainers DeFi tokens…
DeFi Rebound Underpinned by Strong Fundamentals
DeFi tokens are rebounding after a slump in October amid increased coronavirus cases and election uncertainty, dragging down most financial assets. All of the major DeFi tokens are up today, enough to erase each of their losses in the past week. 0x’s ZRX and Uniswap’s UNI are the biggest gainers, both up more than 10%…
No, DeFi is Not Dead
DeFi Token Price Doesn’t Show the Full Picture The DeFi bubble might have popped but DeFi itself is stronger than ever. After an absolute DeFi explosion this (northern hemisphere) summer, with food-themed coins popping up everywhere, hundreds of millions in digital assets flowing into untested and unaudited protocols, anonymous founders based off cartoon characters hailed…
Hypebeast Culture Drives MEME Rally Amid Market Bloodbath
It was a sea of red in the market yesterday. But while Ether slid by almost 10% and all DeFi tokens plunged even deeper, one project astonished the crypto world accelerating the 10x increase it had seen in the last seven days: $MEME A ticker most would pass off as a pump and dump. But…