To the outsider, crypto enthusiasts largely look like a bunch of libertarian leaning, wanna be economists who appear to have a major axe to grind with the financial system as we’ve known it for the past 80 years or so.
You are undoubtedly familiar with the idea of a “Trojan Horse,” an idiom derived from the Trojan War of Homer’s Iliad. A large, hollow, wooden horse is left behind by the Greeks after their supposed failure to take the city
Even casual crypto observers are aware of the dramatic downward price action across the crypto space over the past few weeks. This price action has market participants weighing in with opinions regarding where the crypto market stands: on the cusp
While Bitcoin is undoubtedly the most recognized crypto currency in the world, there are literally thousands of other cryptos in existence. While we tend to call everything in the crypto space “cryptocurrencies”, this is misleading because the only thing these
If Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies were to disappear tomorrow, what legacy would they leave behind? I can think of three main impacts: First, Bitcoin raised awareness of the flaws in fiat money, the superiority of sound money, and the potential
Bitcoin can seem like the merger of the Wild West and the Jetsons. If you aren’t already an expert, keeping away might seem safer. Fortunately, Vellum Capital prepared a whitepaper that makes sense of the cryptocurrency space without being technical or
In November of 2020, we posted an article that looked at whether Bitcoin was poised to push past the $20,000 barrier. Entitled, “Will Bitcoin Go Over $20K to Reach a New ATH,” that article is worth exploring again several months
Will Bitcoin go over $20,000 and reach all-time new highs by December 2020? Here’s a quick guide for investors to know what’s happening now: The first question: does Bitcoin over 19,000USD represent a new thesis or outlook for the market?
This week the United States economy reported an additional 4+ million people filing for unemployment. The cost of COVID19 lockdowns and their destabilizing effect in business is an economic wave unlike anything in our lifetimes. This extraordinary investment environment has also provided tremendous qualitative indication and information about the market’s current assessment of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general. At Vellum Capital, we want to share the most important observations we've studied over the past three months:
There are valid reasons to criticize Bitcoin, but price volatility is not one of them. Why does the price of Bitcoin change so much from day to day? The answer is simple: the value of Bitcoin derives almost entirely from speculation