The Bitcoin Halving: A Fundamental Shift or a Technical Non-Event?
CoinDesk Research examines the expectations, models and potential reactions as bitcoin's third halving approaches. We also discuss miner economics, the role of hardware technology and the impact that geopolitical shifts could have on the network’s structure.
CoinDesk’s Quarterly Review Q1 2020: A World In Crisis
March 12 changed how investors look at crypto markets and assets, shook out some participants and left others unmoved. The CoinDesk Quarterly Review is a crypto assets analysis of how the narrative has changed for blue-chips like Bitcoin and Ethereum, which assets outperformed, and how the participants in crypto markets are shifting in the wake of Q1’s defining event. Will Bitcoin move beyond “digital gold? Is ether viable as money? In 24 charts, CoinDesk Research shows what happened to crypto assets in Q1 2020 and begins to examine what may emerge in the future. Join the CoinDesk Research team as we discuss the most salient trends and what they mean for the future of crypto investment.
CoinDesk Quarterly Review: A year in suspended animation (live webinar)
In the first of a new Quarterly Review presentation series, CoinDesk Research examines metrics for investors in bitcoin, ethereum and other crypto assets, looking for indications that those assets' critical use cases are gaining real-world traction. In 35 charts, we look at institutional interest, digital gold, speculation and Web 3 use cases.
How fund managers think about crypto lending and staking
In December, we invited two fund managers, both long bitcoin and other crypto assets, for a CoinDesk Research webinar on lending and staking. Jordan Clifford of Scalar Capital and Kyle Samani of Multicoin Capital joined us to discuss how they evaluate risk and returns in crypto lending and staking.
3 Insights on Crypto Derivatives and Risk From Veteran OTC Traders
CoinDesk Research talked to two veteran OTC traders in a live webinar on Oct. 28. Martin Garcia is managing director and co-head of trading at Genesis Trading. Yinfeng Shao is a former trader at Circle and now the CEO of a development-stage OTC firm, Reciprocity Trading.