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CBDC Part 1: An Introduction to Central Bank Digital Currencies

1/14– 1/20 WEEKLY RECAP Total market cap. reached $120bn (a 1.9% increase), and 7 day trading volume dropped 3.8% for top 100 crypto WEEK AHEAD 25 Jan: CME BTC futures last trade date THOUGHTS OF THE WEEK...

51% Attack on ETC Should Trigger Death of PoW Chains

1/7– 1/13 WEEKLY RECAP Total market cap. reached $122bn (a 6.9% decrease), and 7 day trading volume surged 6.4% for top 100 crypto WEEK AHEAD 16 Jan: ETH Constantinople hard fork 16 Jan: Cboe XBT expiration...

ETCV and ETN Hard Forks

1/8 1. BACKGROUND Ahead of the much-discussed Constantinople hard fork on 16 Jan, there are two other Ethereum (ETH) hard forks drawing the community’s attention. Firstly is the Ethereum Classic Vision (ETCV)...

Five Trends to Keep an Eye on in 2019

12/31– 1/6 WEEKLY RECAP Total market cap. reached $131bn (a 1.6% increase), and 7 day trading volume slumped 7.1% for top 100 crypto WEEK AHEAD 7 Jan: Trade talks b/w China and U.S. in Beijing 11-12 Jan: ETCV...

EOS: An Introductory Report

TECHNOLOGY FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Centralized Decentralization. The following technology report examines the past, current, and expected future state of the platform protocol EOS. The introduction of...

ETCV and ETN Hard Forks

1/8 1. BACKGROUND Ahead of the much-discussed Constantinople hard fork on 16 Jan, there are two other Ethereum (ETH) hard forks drawing the community’s attention. Firstly is the Ethereum Classic Vision (ETCV) hard fork...

EOS: An Introductory Report

TECHNOLOGY FOUNDATION EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Centralized Decentralization. The following technology report examines the past, current, and expected future state of the platform protocol EOS. The introduction of Ethereum in...

Winter or Doomsday for the Crypto Market?

12/10 – 12/16 WEEKLY RECAP Total market cap. reached $103bn (a 6.6% decrease), and 7 day trading volume slumped 27.1% for top 100 crypto WEEK AHEAD 18 Dec: XMR to list on DEEX Exchange 19 Dec: Cboe XBT expiration date...

Tax Pressure Could Spell End to Crypto Anonymity

12/03 – 12/09 WEEKLY RECAP Total market cap. reached $111bn (a 18.3% decrease), and 7 day trading volume slumped 7.4% for top 100 crypto WEEK AHEAD 12 Dec: IOTA at London Hard Fork Decentralized 15 Dec: XMR at XMR...

The Role of Digital Asset Custodians

Custodian is one of the most important market infrastructure in traditional finance. As the traditional giants stepping into the asset class, we see the growing influence of digital asset custodians. In this article we...

BCH Fork Squeezes BTC Mining Margins

11/19 – 11/25 WEEKLY RECAP Total market cap. reached $121bn (a 34.6% decrease), and 7 day trading volume surged 6% for top 100 crypto WEEK AHEAD 30 Nov: Last trade date of CME Bitcoin Futures 1 Dec: XLM to launch...

SEC Makes First Move Against Crypto Exchanges

11/05 – 11/11 WEEKLY RECAP Total market cap. reached $213bn (a 2.8% increase), and 7 day trading volume surged 17.2% for top 100 crypto WEEK AHEAD 12 Nov: IOTA at SZ Economic Summit in Berlin 14 Nov: Cboe XBT expiration...