With crypto derivatives comprising a record ~79% share of crypto trading volume globally, we provide an overview of common derivatives and their use cases.
Crypto Commentary April 2023
Bitcoin delivered its fourth consecutive month of positive returns, increasing 3% after entering April at ~$28,500 and finishing at ~$29,300.
Enabling Staked ETH Withdrawals: Shapella
Ethereum’s Shapella (Shanghai + Capella) upgrade is scheduled to activate on mainnet on April 12th, enabling validators to withdraw staked ETH positions for the first time since the Beacon Chain’s launch in December 2020.
Crypto Commentary March 2023
Following flattish price action in February, Bitcoin resumed its upward trend in March, rising ~23% after entering the month at ~$23,150 and finishing at ~$28,500.
Bitcoin for Institutions
Bitcoin is a revolutionary digital asset, disrupting the traditional financial system and capturing the attention of investors worldwide.
Crypto Commentary February 2023
Despite significant price movements throughout the month, bitcoin ended February almost precisely where it began at ~$23,150, eking out a minuscule 0.03% gain.
Crypto Commentary January 2023
Bitcoin reversed its recent weakness in January, rising ~40% after entering the month around $16,500 and finishing at $23,100. It was an up-and-to-the-right type of month, barring a few exceptions.
Believe: Our Crypto Thesis
With rampant frauds and hacks, a precipitous fall in prices, and a general loss of trust and faith, we reassess our views on crypto. We analyze recent price action and ponder various blockchain/crypto analyses to see what the technology may become.
Crypto Commentary December 2022
Bitcoin continued in its trend downwards in December, falling ~4% after entering the month around $17,200 and finishing at $16,500. Ethereum fared worse than bitcoin, falling ~8% during the month after entering at ~$1,300 and finishing around ~$1,200.
Ethereum’s Updated Roadmap: A Guide to The Merge and Beyond
This report dives into Ethereum’s implementation of proof-of-stake, the execution of The Merge, and a post-mortem analysis of the transition. It subsequently covers Ethereum’s recently-revised roadmap, previewing future upgrades such as Single-Slot Finality, Sharding, Statelessness…