The 5-minute newsletter on the important stuff in finance — explaining what’s going on, and why.

Let’s see what’s going on this week:

  • Memery at Work: Doge Holders and Tesla Fans Benefit from Doge Drop
  • NFTs Becoming Default Digital Asset Among Big Tech
  • DeFi Continues to Look for Alternatives to Father Ethereum
  • Bitcoin Dips Under $40k; One Solid Indicator Remaining
  • Hedge Funds Spy on Retail Traders

Elon Musk Revitalizes Ageing Doge, Momentarily

  • Tesla Now Accepts Dogecoin for Some Items…

The 5-minute newsletter on the important stuff in finance — explaining what’s going on, and why.

Let’s see what’s going on this week:

  • The Fed’s Inflation Shines a Light on Why Bitcoin Exists
  • Stablecoins: No One Left Behind
  • NFTs Trend Toward a Different Crypto Lane
  • IMF Concerned with Crypto. Are CBDCs Around the Corner?
  • Robinhood Shares Hit Rock Bottom as Citadel Securities Makes Crypto Plans

Inflation Pulling Bitcoin Out of Triple Cascade Fall

  • ​​Bitcoin Gains After Inflation Sees 7% YoY Increase…

The 5-minute newsletter on the important stuff in finance — explaining what’s going on, and why.

Let’s see what’s going on this week:

  • Did the Crypto Industry Already Leave Wall Street Behind?
  • We’ve Yet to See Decentralization, Scalability, & Security in Layer-1s
  • Ethereum Leads Web3 Developer Count (and Outperformed BTC)
  • Why Are All Markets Down?
  • Samsung Leveraging the Blockchain for Reforestation

Can Crypto Become Wall Street’s Playground?

  • In 2021, we saw Coinbase receive a valuation of roughly $100 billion…

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Let’s see what’s going on this week:

  • Web2 Architects Clash with Web3
  • Ubisoft…

The 5-minute newsletter on the important stuff in finance — explaining what’s going on, and why.

Let’s see what’s going on this week:

  • Recalculating BTC Price Predictions
  • BTC-backed Mortgages Arrive on Scene
  • What Happened: Polygon (MATIC) Stealth Hard Fork
  • Stablecoins as Magic Internet Money
  • The Fed’s Tapering May Take Inflation’s ‘Transitory’ Form

Bitcoin’s On-Chain Metrics: Calm Before the Storm?

  • All-time-high stablecoin on-chain flow indicates whales could be prepping to buy the dip. (link)
  • With only 10% of Bitcoin’s supply left…

The 5-minute newsletter on the important stuff in finance — explaining what’s going on, and why.

Let’s see what’s going on this week:

  • Calling Bitcoin’s Bear is Overhasty
  • More Mainstream Brands Plunge Into NFTs
  • WhatsApp and Reddit on the Web3 Road
  • US Congress on Digital Assets: Takeaways
  • Diving In: Recent Moves on GME and AAPL

Double-Edged BTC Volatility Sword Strikes Again

  • 55% of Americans who hold BTC bought within the last 12 months. Of these new buyers, 66% are…

The 5-minute newsletter on the important stuff in finance — explaining what’s going on, and why.

Let’s see what’s going on this week:

  • EIP-1559 Has Saved Almost $1B in Tx Fees
  • Twitter and Ethereum: Best Friends?
  • BTC: Fear is Strong, but So is Open Interest
  • Crypto Crime and Carbon Footprint Analyzed
  • NFT Market Exhausts Enthusiasm, but Not in China

Gas Fees Are Sky High, but Without EIP-1559, They’d be Even Higher

  • Ethereum’s EIP-1559 upgrade within August’s London hard fork was expected to alleviate ridiculous ETH…

The 5-minute newsletter on the important stuff in finance — explaining what’s going on, and why.

Let’s see what’s going on this week:

  • VR, AR, NFTs…the Metaverse Train Onboards All
  • Ethereum Fees Remain High, but So Does Network Use
  • Bitcoin Dips on Covid Variant Fears
  • Banking Consortium Outlines Crypto Handling
  • Recovering US Economy Just Hit a Roadblock

Metaverse to Fully Engulf the World

  • A large number of metaverse crypto coins outperform Meta (Facebook) stock by 5–50 times. Nonetheless, Meta’s…

The 5-minute newsletter on the important stuff in finance — explaining what’s going on, and why.

Let’s see what’s going on this week:

  • Anti-Crypto Bill Solidifies Market Fears
  • Is DeFi’s Biggest Question, ‘Wen CeFi’?
  • Melting Pot of NFTs, Crypto, & Sports Just Grew
  • Stablecoin Yield Farming Attracts the Mainstream
  • Stonks React to Potential Federal Weed Legalization

Infrastructure Bill Trips Bitcoin’s Bull Leg

  • As the Federal Reserve tries to cool down the overheated economy with an interest rate hike, there…

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