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By Ramani Ramachandran and Rohit Alluri

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#264・

BTC flash crash, bZx hack and DeFi watch

BTC Flash CrashesBitcoin volatility jumped to November 2019 highs amid a sudden price collapse during US trading hours on Wednesday. Amid the price decline, 10-day volatility surged to 65%, while the 30-day volatility in the highest since January 28 at 35.40%…

 
#263・

High higher highest - BTC, alts & privacy coins

Amidst the lingering macro uncertainty due to US-China trade wars and Brexit, BTC has recorded a ~35% price appreciation since the beginning of this year, outperforming all other asset classes. BTC prices breached the psychological $10k mark over the weekend.…

 
#262・

Forget halvening, it is macro and Corona impacting BTC prices

The coronavirus outbreak is causing steep turbulence in the global markets with commodities and stocks underperforming due to an expected slump in China’s projected growth. In an effort to counteract the decline in valuations, the Chinese central bank announc…

 
#261・

Trading Update

Global markets are taking a tumble right now in light of the recent coronavirus outbreak in mainland China. Given China’s weight in global consumption, the fall in consumption during the Chinese new year period could have serious consequences for many global …

 
#260・

Revisiting the case for allocating institutional and sovereign capital to bitcoin

Crypto has now been around for well over a decade. There are some clear parallels with the Dotcom boom of the 90s. We are nowhere near achieving the full potential of the decentralization revolution, just like we were nowhere near achieving full potential a f…

 
#259・

BTC laundering through OTC and onto exchanges - Chainalysis study

It is no secret that the perhaps the biggest criticism leveled at bitcoin is its role as medium of exchange for illicit activities. In 2018 we had a series of posts on regulation, and these have aged pretty well, unlike a number of the tech specific posts.The…

 
#258・

As crypto grows, so does regulation

"The trouble with government regulation of the market is that it prohibits capitalistic acts between consenting adults." - Robert NozickIn one of our early 2018 articles, we had touched upon the false dichotomy between liberty and security. While the main sto…

 
#257・

Bitcoin possibly crossing 20k in 2020

"I have often wondered how it is that every man loves himself more than all the rest of men, but yet sets less value on his own opinions of himself than on the opinions of others." - Marcus AureliusJohn Authers, formerly of the FT and currently with Bloomberg…

 
#256・

Looking forward - The Mother of all 2020 Crypto Outlooks

"Life is nothing but a competition to be the criminal rather than the victim" - Bertrand RussellGiven that it is a new year and a new decade to boot, it is probably a good time to look at some 2020 ‘outlook-for-crypto’ posts. Since there are a ton of crypto o…

 
#255・

Trading Briefs

Crypto markets have been robust through the latest macro induced uncertainty. Gold has responded positively as a safe haven/hedge as usual and BTC has held up post the Iranian headlines. After reversing a move down to $6800, BTC has been in an uptrend for the…

 
#254・

A quick look at Crypto M&A; Friday metrics watch

M&A activity in the crypto sphere over the past few years has been predominantly limited to the infrastructure sub-sector with exchanges and miners being the most active buyers. As the crypto industry matures, more crypto firms are looking to expand their…

 
#253・

2019 - when altcoins went from bad to worse

With less than two weeks remaining before we call time on the decade, the year has proven to be another one of underperformance for altcoins. Amongst the top 12 altcoin projects (other than stablecoins) by market cap, only Bitcoin Cash and Binance token (than…

 
#252・

Back after a bit - after some gallivanting around the globe

Over the past couple of weeks, in case you might have noticed, the Satoshi NL has been silent. We have been on the road, talking about crypto, tech, as well as Qume, covering Singapore, the Middle East and the US over the past month or so for various events, …

 
#251・

Eth 2.0 and the future of ETH futures

Ethereum’s transition from proof-of-work to a less energy intensive proof-of-stake consensus mechanism is causing speculation among industry observers as to whether or not Ethereum continues to retain its ‘commodity’ status.CFTC chairman Heath Tarbert last mo…

 
#250・

Revisiting staking yields

A quick glance at the evolution of PoS currencies and staking yields over the past one year shows that the dominance of PoS currencies has declined from about 7% a year ago to ~5% now. This decline was predominantly driven by the run up in BTC prices despite …

 
#249・

BTC ‘halving’- impact on prices and miner behaviour for BTC and BCH

(We are super excited to be participating in conferences in Singapore and NYC this coming week. Aditya and Brian will be representing Qume at The Capital and Blockshow in Singapore. Jasmina and Shreyas will be attending Consensus Invest in New York City. Be s…

 
#248・

Tether tethered now, apparently..

(We are super excited to be participating in conferences in Singapore and NYC this coming week. Aditya and Brian will be representing Qume at The Capital and Blockshow in Singapore. Jasmina and Shreyas will be attending Consensus Invest in New York City. Be s…

 
#247・

A quick look at last week’s exchange ‘covfefes’, DeFi metrics watch

(We are super excited to be participating in conferences in Singapore and NYC this coming week. Aditya and Brian will be representing Qume at The Capital and Blockshow in Singapore. Jasmina and Shreyas Chari will be attending Consensus Invest in New York City…

 
#246・

DeFi convergence; the emergence of ‘Satoxi’ in China

DeFi rates continue to converge across platforms, but are still higher than mainstream rates, at least for now.Over the past few weeks, the interest rates for stablecoin lending and borrowing declined across the board. The decline was triggered by the slashin…

 
#245・

Qume reaches $1M per day; trading insights

It took us 14 months to build a product but it took barely 3 weeks to hit $1M in daily volumes for Qume. Many many thanks to all Satoshi subscribers that signed up and have started trading. Make sure you use your affiliate links when sharing with your friends…