Retail Investors

DeFi Adoption Is Still Far From Mainstream: Chainalysis

A new report from the blockchain-sleuthing firm says DeFi has been "powered by experienced cryptocurrency traders and investors."

Business  ·  24 August 2021

Changing Crypto Trading Patterns Reveal the Market’s Power Shift to the West

Blockchain data firm Kaiko analyzed trading activity on centralized exchanges from different days and time zones.

Markets  ·  10 August 2021

Market Wrap: Bitcoin Climbs as Elon Musk Tames Shorts

Bitcoin and other cryptos rallied as Musk boosted bullish sentiment during The B Word conference.

Markets  ·  21 July 2021

Crypto Has a Marketing Issue

There’s a troubling cultural trend around cryptocurrency, one that encourages retail investors to “ape into” the market in search of riches.

Opinion  ·  8 July 2021

‘FOMO’ Traders Rotate From Bitcoin to Meme Stocks

Meme stocks are rising as BTC stabilizes after a volatile May.

Markets  ·  10 June 2021

Mayhem in Binance Leveraged Tokens During Crypto Crash Leaves Traders Fuming

In a word, don't put money in a risky investment that you don't understand well.

Markets  ·  27 May 2021

LoserSwap’s LOWB Is Badge of Honor for Self-Deprecating Chinese Crypto Traders

Bitcoin is for the establishment. LOWB is for losers.

Markets  ·  11 May 2021

Q1 2021: Institutional Growth Slows Down, Retail Ramps Up

The institutional investment that drove crypto markets in late 2020 is starting to slow down, but retail activity is on the rise.

Markets  ·  6 April 2021

Retail Gains Amid Institutional Influx in Q1: CoinDesk Quarterly Review

CoinDesk Research presents its Q1 2021 Quarterly Review, with 100+ slides highlighting the main trends and developments investors should know about.

Markets  ·  1 April 2021

A Quarter of US Investors Own Crypto: Survey

Two-fifths of U.S. investors think investing in the cryptocurrency market is no more risky than putting money into stocks.

News  ·  21 February 2021

Voyager Reports Multiple ‘Service Disruptions’ After Encouraging Users to Trade Dogecoin

Angry users are taking to Twitter, putting the platform in the DOGE house.

Markets  ·  29 January 2021

Blockchain Bites: Crypto in the Red, BlackRock Green Lights Bitcoin Futures

The world's largest asset manager will allow two of its funds to get into bitcoin futures, as Guggenheim speculates a market pullback in the near term.

News  ·  21 January 2021

Some Asian Traders Are Using Polkadot to Predict Bitcoin’s Future

DOT reached its all-time high of $13.22 just six days after bitcoin’s price reached a new all-time high.

Markets  ·  14 January 2021

Think How Well Bitcoin Would Be Doing if You Could Actually Buy It

Bailey Reutzel on the frustrations many newbie investors must be facing right now.

People  ·  9 January 2021

Bitcoin Retail FOMO Brings a Heap of ‘Kimchi Premium’ to S. Korea

Bitcoin's price premiums on South Korean exchanges have returned amid the latest bitcoin bull market.

Markets  ·  5 January 2021