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As crypto investors look to capitalize on recent price drops in bitcoin and ethereum, many are asking, "Is this the bottom or are we going lower?" Mark Newton, Head of Technical Strategy at FSInsight, provides a timely technical analysis for both bitcoin and ethereum. CRYPTO...

Crypto Chat: Is this the bottom for bitcoin and ethereum?

Crypto Chat: VC funding in the digital assets space has dropped more than 50% week over week, with the trend continuing, but why are they pumping the brakes?

Will McEvoy provides insight on what’s behind the recent decline in venture capital funding in the digital assets space. CRYPTO FUNDING FRIDAYS: BACKING FUNDS IS THE NEW HOLDING CASH

Crypto Chat: Terra's UST stablecoin unraveled last week and the entire crypto market was shaken up, now what?

Last week Terra’s UST took a drastic plunge, losing its dollar peg, shaking up the crypto market, and the incident exposed the weakness of algorithmic stablecoins.  Walter Teng & Carrie Presley discuss the Terra Luna ecosystem, including recent developments from Do Kwon, co-founder of Terra Luna blockchain. CRYPTO WEEKLY: THE...

Fed confirmations, Ukraine center stage, DC and Crypto

Powell confirmed for second term as Fed Chair, two Biden Fed Governors approved by Senate. Next FOMC meeting June 14/15.Ukraine aid moving quickly through Congress.  Trips by Speaker Pelosi and Senate Republican Leader McConnell demonstrate rare bipartisan agreement.Large crypto losses likely to lead to increased interest in DC. The Federal...

Crypto Market Update from Sean Farrell

Sean Farrell, Head of Digital Asset Strategy, provides an update on the historical week in crypto. CRYPTO WEEKLY REPORT: THE UST UNWIND AND ITS IMPLICATIONS

Crypto Chat: What's the latest in crypto and are you still bullish as we approach 2H2022?

Sean Farrell, Head of Digital Asset Strategy, provides insights on the current state of the crypto market, along with headwinds and tailwinds to watch as we approach the second half of 2022. CRYPTO WEEKLY: CRAB SEASON

Crypto Never Sleeps

WEEKLY RECAP Outside of a Sunday-night dip, cryptoassets have performed robustly, with bitcoin reclaiming the $40k level and ether reestablishing its perch above $3k. This week, crypto investors ventured further out on the risk curve as DeFi and Web3 sectors outperformed currencies. Interestingly, the privacy sector recorded another green weekly...

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Crypto Chat: 2022 Bitcoin Conference Recap

The FSInsight digital assets team provides a recap of the 2022 Bitcoin Conference in Miami Beach! Highlights from Tom Lee on the Nakamoto Main Stage, our media guru Carrie Presley explores the expo, and our digital asset strategists Sean Farrell & Walter Teng provide their takeaways from the conference. CRYPTO...

Crypto Chat: “Upril” and the outlook for digital assets into April 2022

Jack Runge, Digital Asset Strategy Associate, explains the term “Upril” and what we can glean from historical crypto price action in April. CRYPTO WEEKLY: LFG

VCs Target Infrastructure with a Hint of DeFi

VENTURE CAPITAL DEALS zkLend is an Ethereum-based crypto money market similar to Aave and Compound, but will use zero-knowledge rollups to allow users to borrow and lend liquidity without broadcasting identifying information to the Ethereum chain. The project raised $5 million in a seed round led by Delphi Digital with...

Crypto Thrives as a Global Payments System and an Escape Pod

We continue to focus on the key narratives surrounding bitcoin and assess recent adoption trends driven by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.We review on-chain data (realized cap, STH SOPR, and wallet addresses) to determine whether there is a sustained level of organic demand supporting the recent uptick in bitcoin’s price.Recent price...