The Dash to Cash

Market Overview

Digital asset prices were up on the week with total industry market cap up 2.2% to $186.9B. Large-cap relative winners on the week were Ethereum (ETH +5.9%), Bitcoin Cash (BCH +5.4%) and Bitcoin SV (BSV +4.5%). Laggards in the large-cap category were EOS (EOS +1.3%), Tezos (XTZ +1.7%) and LEO (LEO +2.2%). Other noteworthy positive movers across the industry were Synthetix (SNX +19.8%), ICON (ICX +18.3%) and Cardano (ADA +6.9%). Other notable laggards on the week included KuCoin Shares (KCS -8.6%), Kyber Network (KNC -6.7%) and Maker (MKR -6.3%).

The Dash to Cash

In times of crisis and economic uncertainty…


The Fed Wants Inflation

Market Overview

Digital asset prices were up on the week with total industry market cap up 7.1% to $182.9B. Large-cap relative winners on the week were XRP (XRP +4.1%), Bitcoin SV (BSV 2.0%) and Bitcoin (BTC +1.4%). Laggards in the large-cap category were Ethereum (ETH -4.5%), Litecoin (LTC -3.8%), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH -3.1%). Other noteworthy positive movers across the industry were Augur (REP +18.0%), Monero (XMR +17.4%), and Synthetix (SNX +15.3%). Other notable laggards on the week included Steem (STEEM -30.2%), Hadera Hashgraph (HBAR -20.6%), and Storj (STORJ -19.9%).

The Case for Inflation

It’s been a wild 5 weeks in financial…


Does Crypto Need Circuit Breakers?

Market Overview

Digital asset prices rose significantly in the week after last week’s brutal drop with the global market cap up 20.9% to $185.1B. Large-cap winners on the week were Bitcoin SV (BSV +45.53%), Bitcoin Cash (BCH +36.69%), and Binance Coin (BNB 24.89%). Relative laggards in the large cap-category were XRP (XRP +9.81%), Chainlink (LINK +10.16%) and Tezos (XTZ +11.56%). Other noteworthy positive movers across the industry were OKB (OKB +49.16%), Dash (DASH +40.36%), and Cosmos (ATOM +29.82%). Other notable laggards on the week included QTUM (QTUM +8.60%), UNUS SED LEO (LEO +5.32%), and 0x (ZRX +2.65%).

Does Crypto Need a Circuit Breaker?


When the Levee Breaks

Market Overview

It was a brutal week for digital assets as prices were down significantly for the week — the total industry market cap down 46.5% to $135.5B. Large-cap relative winners on the week were XRP (XRP -34.5%), Bitcoin (BTC -37.2%), and Litecoin (LTC -43.1%). Laggards in the large-cap category were Bitcoin SV (BSV -51.5%), Bitcoin Cash (BCH -49.7%), and Binance Coin (BNB -49.5%). Other noteworthy relative outperformers across the industry were UNUS SED LEO (LEO -1.4%), KuCoin Shares (KCS -5.4%), and Factom (FCT -27.1%). Other notable laggards on the week included Beam (BEAM -60.1%), Harmony (ONE -60.0%)…


Hostile Takeovers in Crypto

Market Overview

Digital asset prices rose on the week after several nations announced support for cryptocurrencies with the global market cap up 2.8% to 253.1. Large-cap winners on the week were Chainlink (LINK +17.7%), Tezos (XTZ +15.9%), and Binance Coin (BNB 14.7%). Relative laggards in the large cap-category were Monero (XRM +1.4%), Stellar (XLM +3.9%) and XRP (XRP +4.1%). Other noteworthy positive movers across the industry were Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR +63.4%), Kyber Network (KNC +43.2%), and Bitcoin Gold (BTG +40.9%). Other notable laggards on the week included Synthetix Network (SNX -18.3%), Maker (MKR -0.9%) and OKB (OKB -0.6%).

DAR Research and Events


Bitcoin — For Protection?

Market Overview

Digital asset prices were down for the second consecutive week with total industry market cap down 8.1% to $250.6B. Large-cap relative winners on the week were Chainlink (LINK -5.2%), Monero (XMR -6.3%) and Bitcoin (BTC -7.1%). Laggards in the large-cap category were Tezos (XTZ -18.8%), Bitcoin SV (BSV -18.7%), and TRON (TRX -11.6%). Other noteworthy positive movers across the industry were UNUS SED LEO (LEO -3.4%), Theta (THETA -3.7%), and Algorand (ALGO -5.7%). Other notable laggards on the week included Siacoin (SC -19.9%), Waves (WAVES -17.4%), and NEO (NEO -16.6%).

DAR Research and Events

Our co-founder Greg Cipolaro got tapped…


How to Use the News

Market Overview

Digital asset prices were down on the week with total industry market cap down 8.0% to $272.6B. Large-cap winners on the week were Tezos (XTZ +6.7%), Chainlink (LINK +3.9%), and Huobi Token (HT -3.5%). Laggards in the large-cap category were Bitcoin Cash (BCH -22.3%), EOS (EOS -22.0%), and TRON (TRX -21.4%). Other noteworthy positive movers across the industry were Algorand (ALGO +18.4%), ICON (ICX +8.2%), and OKB (OKB+5.6%). Other notable laggards on the week included Ravencoin (RVN -21.2%), Lisk (LSK -20.2%), and Bitcoin Diamond (BCD -20.1%).

How to Use the News

Understanding what’s happening in crypto is a tough job…


Central Banking and the Opt-Out Society

Market Overview

Digital asset prices soared again this week with the total industry market cap up 9% to $301.25. Large-cap winner on the week were Tezos (XTZ +44.1%), Ethereum (ETH +24.5%), and Binance Coin (BNB +23.2%). Relative laggards in the large-cap category were Ethereum Classic (ETC +0.6%), Bitcoin (BTC +4.7%), and Tron (TRX +5.8%). Other noteworthy positive movers across the industry were Hedera Hashgraph (HBAR +162.6%), Chainlink (LINK +31.6%), and Huobi Token (HT +27.1%). Other notable laggards on the week included ICON (ICX -12.8%), Synthetix (SNX -15.4%), and IOTA (MIOTA -2.4%).

DAR Research and Events

Over the years, there has…


Halvings and Hash Rates

Market Overview

Digital asset prices soared on the week with the total industry market cap up 7.1% to $278.2. Large-cap winner on the week were Tezos (XTZ +29.3%), Ethereum (ETH +18.9%), and Binance Coin (BNB +2.4%). Relative laggards in the large-cap category were Ethereum Classic (ETC -1.5%), Dash (DASH -0.6%), and Bitcoin SV (BSV +2.1%). Other noteworthy positive movers across the industry were ICON (ICON +86.2%), NEM (NEM +46.5%), and Enjin Coin (ENJ +44.0%). Other notable laggards on the week included Synthetix (SNX -7.9%), FTX Token (FTT +2.5%), and LEO (LEO +2.0%).

DAR Research and Events

The Block picked up a version…


4Q19 Review of Crypto Markets

Market Overview

Digital asset prices were down on the week as the total industry market cap up 9.7% to $255.7B. Large-cap winners on the week were Ethereum Classic (ETC +46.0%), Cardano (ADA +30.5%), and Litecoin (LTC + 27.6%). Laggards in the large-cap category were XRP (XRP +8.4%), Tezos (XTZ +9.9%), and Stellar (XLM +10.0%). Other noteworthy positive movers across the industry were ICON (ICX +72.6%), Zcash (ZEC +39.1%), and Lisk (LSK +37.8%). Other notable laggards on the week included LEO (LEO -2.7%), Cosmos (ATOM +1.0%), and Holo (HOLO +3.1%).

DAR Research and Events

It was a busy week for DAR, with…

Greg Cipolaro

Co-founder of Digital Asset Research. I love tech, finance, and childhood nostalgia.

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