Crypto Long & Short

Cuando China habló, bitcoin reaccionó. ¿Cuando lo hizo Estados Unidos? No tanto

Días después de que China reiterara medidas drásticas contra el segmento cripto, bitcoin cayó hasta 30%. Estados Unidos, por su parte, parece no ser el centro del universo cripto.

News  ·  23 August 2021

Crypto Long & Short: When China Spoke, Bitcoin Reacted. America? Not So Much

It could just be the U.S. is not the center of the crypto universe.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 August 2021

Crypto Long & Short: How Do You Measure Relative Value in Crypto?

Until recently, the manipulable “market cap” was nearly all investors had to go on when measuring the relative value of digital assets. More sophisticated yardsticks are emerging.

Markets  ·  8 August 2021

Crypto Long & Short: What’s Going On With Tether?

Since the end of May, tether's growth has gone completely flat.

Markets  ·  1 August 2021

Crypto Long & Short: Why Ethereum’s ‘London’ Upgrade Matters

Plus: The risks and rewards of Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1559.

Markets  ·  25 July 2021

Crypto Long & Short: Crypto Needs More Than VC Interest

Plus: Correcting misconceptions about institutional interest in crypto, and why Circle going public may bring greater regulatory clarity in the U.S. for stablecoins.

Markets  ·  18 July 2021

Crypto Long & Short: A Bear Market Doesn’t Spell Doom

Plus: China’s Bitcoin crackdown, and why bitcoin isn’t a “boomer coin.”

Policy & regulation  ·  11 July 2021

Crypto Long & Short: This Bear Market May Not Last Long

Cryptocurrency markets will likely stay under sell pressure for the next few weeks, but data points indicate this bear market may be short-lived.

Markets  ·  27 June 2021

Crypto Long & Short: Commerce, Dollarization or Speculation?

Data from services on Bitcoin and Ethereum shows what's real in crypto adoption stories.

Markets  ·  20 June 2021

Crypto Long & Short: The Market Gets Smarter

This week, the cryptocurrency markets displayed a more sophisticated understanding of regulatory and technology risk.

Markets  ·  13 June 2021

Crypto Long & Short: What I’ve Learned in the Past Five Years

Seven main takeaways on crypto markets from my time at CoinDesk. Plus: the future of the Bitcoin Mining Council.

Markets  ·  30 May 2021

Crypto Long & Short: Crypto Markets Are Volatile Because They’re Free

For crypto investors who have been in the market a while, volatility is not a bug – it's a feature.

Markets  ·  23 May 2021

Crypto Long & Short: Why Tesla’s Reversal Is Good for Bitcoin

The company's recent move is more about policy than price. Plus: Did this week mark the start of a meaningful shift in the stablecoin market?

Markets  ·  16 May 2021

Crypto Long & Short: Why Bitcoin’s Taproot Upgrade Matters

The most important impact for the investing market overall: It's a reminder that Bitcoin is a technology. Plus: What's next for dogecoin?

Markets  ·  9 May 2021

Crypto Long & Short: Bitcoin’s Potential as a Collateral Class

Signs point to a new avenue of growth for crypto-backed lending.

Markets  ·  2 May 2021