Correction vs Crash

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 of a short consolidation and follow-on breakout, or has the

By John Schroder, ago

How Many Horses are in the Crypto Asset Race?

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 digital assets have in common is that they have issued

By John Schroder, ago

Will Bitcoin ever go to Zero?

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 later as we look to gain some perspective on where

By John Schroder, ago

Will Bitcoin go over $20K to reach a new ATH?

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? No. As for nearly all digital assets, Bitcoin’s value is

By Eric Kovalak, ago

Three Key Differences Between Traditional and Crypto Asset Markets

What is the real market value of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin? The numbers used to explain the performance of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are less meaningful than most assume. Cryptocurrencies are not exactly like stocks, and cryptocurrency exchanges do not work like traditional securities markets. As a result, many crypto-asset investment

By David Veksler, ago

Will Bitcoin burn the planet to ashes? Not so fast.

Environmentalists have recently become concerned about the impact Bitcoin mining has on global warming. Headlines such as “Bitcoin Will Burn the Planet Down. The Question: How Fast?” and “Bitcoin Mining Alone Could Raise Global Temperatures Above Critical Limit By 2033” suggest that Bitcoin is an unfolding environmental disaster. However, those panicking about crypto make three fundamental errors. First, they do not understand how Bitcoin works, second, they do not understand what mass adoption would look like, and third, they do not understand the problem Bitcoin is intended to solve.

By David Veksler, ago