Sep 29, 2022
After a fierce jump, the price may move more or less horizontally for a while. Only to then shoot through to higher levels again. This temporary consolidation is called a bull flag. It is a pretty reliable pattern.
Sep 22, 2022
Shorting a stock or crypto is trying to profit from a drop in the price. You borrow the shares and sell them immediately, hoping for further price declines. If the reverse happens, you find yourself forced to buy back at a higher price. If a large proportion of traders hare forced to do that, it leads to a fierce price rise: the short squeeze.
Sep 20, 2022
It all started with an app that counts your steps: the Sweatcoin app. This app has been around for many years and in many countries. You could earn Sweatcoins by walking (or running, if you’re really sporty). On September 13th, Sweatcoin finally launched their long anticipated token: SWEAT.
Sep 16, 2022
In finance, you can assess how crypto currencies are doing by comparing market capitalization between them. Bitcoin dominance is the value of all Bitcoins added together divided by the total value of all other crypto coins. Let's see why this is an important percentage.
Sep 12, 2022
Maximal Extractable Value (MEV) is the (potential) profits for miners or validators producing blocks on a blockchain. They do this by picking and re-ordering transactions within blocks. You can view MEV as a tax on users of the blockchain.
Sep 10, 2022
Many analysts were of the opinion that Bitcoin is digital gold and that, in that sense, Litcoin would be silver. But what is Litecoin in the first place and can we still come to the same conclusion years later?
Sep 08, 2022
NFTs are one of the fastest-growing markets and it already caught the interest of global players like eBay. The biggest NFT marketplace worldwide remains OpenSea with a yearly multi-billion Dollar revenue. There are quite a few reasons why NFTs became successful. First of all, NFT collections are fun and they are creating strong communities. But what’s even more important is that there is a variety of use-cases for non-fungible tokens involved. It is possible to tokenize event tickets, art, music, and even digital property, just to name a few examples. Many analysts believe that NFTs will see even more growth with the adoption of the metaverse. This underlines how important NFT marketplaces are and what potential they could possibly unlock once this vision becomes reality. LooksRare is a challenger that is not only offering an NFT marketplace with similar options as OpenSea but also its own token that completes its ecosystem.
Sep 02, 2022
Especially in a bear market, the mood of crypto investors is a bit off. Not infrequently, they fly at each other's throats. The Bitcoin maximalists, the hard core of Bitcoin defenders, go the furthest in this. But what is this Bitcoin maximalism anyway? Pete Rizzo proposed a test.
Aug 29, 2022
Is most of the value in the crypto world going to be in the base layer? In other words, the blockchains like Ethereum and Bitcoin? Or will the applications built on them be the winners? Think Uniswap or Aave. This is the main question many followers of crypto are asking.
Aug 25, 2022
Staking is highly lucrative for many investors. Once the decision is made that a coin is a long-term investment staking adds value by creating additional yield. Since many retail investors lack the capital to run validator nodes most of them are dependent on staking pools or delegating their funds to a validator.