Your grandfather’s investment advice may not make sense in 2020

If you were born before the 1980s, your financial decisions are likely based on advice passed down from your Baby Boomer or Greatest Generation parents. They are probably more financially comfortable than you are, so it’s probably safe to follow…

Technology is evolving at a rapid pace. Twenty years ago, the internet began to play a major role in our life. Fast forward a few years and hardware devices such as iPhones began to take society by storm. Today, it is blockchain technology that is seeking to transform current business…

What does it mean to be decentralized?

The textbook definition of decentralization is the process by which the activities of an organization, particularly those regarding planning and decision making, are distributed or delegated away from a central, authoritative location or group.In other words. …

There is no fooling anybody, Bitcoin uses a lot of energy… BUT is it really as bad as the media is painting it out to be? To understand Bitcoin’s consumption of energy, we first need to dive into the basics of Bitcoin and mining.

There are only a finite number…

Picture what a Friday night at a bar would look like if the atmosphere was personalized to your liking. With the rising help of technology that may be possible soon. Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAO) are gaining popularity amongst the cryptocurrency community that may soon translate over into the tangible world…

(Originally in the Defiant Blog)

One of the most important building blocks in DeFi is the governance token. When blockchains have on-chain governance, there is no built-in central entity that controls how any given upgrade is managed. Seeing the opportunity, developers all over the world are creating programmatic systems for…

The crypto market was up big for the month of November. At the end of the month, bitcoin is trading well above its 200-day moving average which is a bullish sign from a technical perspective. Market structure changed in the month of October with more of the entire crypto asset…

The crypto market was up for the month of August. At the end of the month, Bitcoin is trading well above its 200-day moving average which is a bullish sign from a technical perspective. Market structure continued with risk assets doing well in the current environment. The Fed’s massive liquidity…

The crypto market was up for the month of August. At the end of the month, Bitcoin is trading well above its 200-day moving average which is a bullish sign from a technical perspective. Market structure continued with risk assets doing well in the current environment. The Fed’s massive liquidity…

There are many valuation models for Bitcoin. Some are based on fundamentals like much of the work done by Chris Burniske in his book, Cryptoassets. Many models are outlined in CoinMetrics work starting, here. I think relating to Bitcoin as a network and measuring the network’s usage and utility is…

Jake Ryan

CIO at Tradecraft Capital & Author of Crypto Asset Investing in the Age of Autonomy, published by Wiley

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