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Does Ethereum have an Inflation problem?

January 11, 2021

With the recent highs seen in the price of Ether (ETH), market validation of the smart-contract blockchain platform is strong. But as the price has risen, so has the question of ‘inflation’ on the platform.

The Evolution of the Cryptocurrency Derivatives Market

January 8, 2021

We believe the emergence of cryptocurrency derivatives is the inevitable evolution of the digital asset class and should contribute to reductions in volatility and enhancing market efficiency.

Introduction to Leverage, Margin, and Liquidation

January 7, 2021

Many virtual currency exchanges advertise the ability to trade products with leverage. In traditional finance, there are a number of popular leveraged products, such as ETFs. An ETF is a product that moves as a function of the underlying factor and the leverage factor. For example, an ETF that has 5x leverage will lose or gain 5% if the underlying asset moves by 1%. Leverage defines your position’s exposure to the underlying asset class.

Digital Assets Decoded: What are Consensus Algorithms — Proof-of-Stake

January 7, 2021

Kelvin Ting, Head of Blockchain Strategy

This is the fourth article of our Digital Assets Decoded series which aims to give you a fundamental understanding of the cryptocurrency space.

Beginners Guide to Derivatives

December 19, 2020

What are derivatives? Derivatives have been around for millennia; their use can be traced back to ancient times when people bartered with one another to trade perishable goods such as grain and livestock[1]. They gained widespread popularity during the rise of the financial services sector, when newer valuation techniques were created in the 1970s and rapidly developed the derivatives market. It is difficult to imagine modern finance without derivatives now.

Digital Assets Decoded: What are Consensus Algorithms — Proof-of-Work

December 7, 2020

This is the third article of our Digital Assets Decoded series which aims to give you a fundamental understanding of the cryptocurrency space.

What is Ethereum 2.0? Overview, Features, and Price Implications

November 27, 2020

The second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, Ethereum, has had the most significant update in its 5-year history. A major milestone has been achieved on the path to ‘Ethereum 2.0’, also known as ‘Eth2’, which represents a pivotal development in the evolution of the Ethereum blockchain.

Digital Assets Decoded: What are Consensus Algorithms?

November 19, 2020

This is the second article of our Digital Assets Decoded series which aims to give you a fundamental understanding of the cryptocurrency space. In our previous article, “What is Blockchain?”, we discussed what a blockchain is and how it stores data as a series of events.

A Beginner’s Guide to Trading Ethereum (ETH)

September 22, 2020

You have probably heard a lot about Ethereum (ETH) lately, given it has been one of the best performing cryptocurrencies this year… but what is it?

What are the Top 5 Trading Indicators on TradingView and What do They Mean?

August 24, 2020

TradingView is an industry-leading platform that provides a comprehensive charting system, allowing investors and traders to track and analyze the movements of securities and cryptocurrencies. It is the first point of call for investors looking to analyze and screen companies by utilizing the website’s stock and cryptocurrency screener.