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Nik Pletikos
Quantitative Analyst with a MSc in Financial Mathematics, currently working on a PhD. Sharing thoughts on Crypto, Math and Finance.

First correction in 2018 caused a large drop in Cryptocurrency World. While the total Crypto market cap was over $830 billion at it’s peak in December, it plunged as far as $280 billion in the first days of February, a huge correction of 66% as a whole. At the time of writing, the market cap is already back at $440 billion, however this still means there is a room for the 88% rise to it’s all time high.

Amid the correction, Ethereum held the price a bit better than the market on average. However, it still dropped, from its peak…


It might, but not so fast, read on.

“In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable.” — Robert Arnott

Amid the first correction in 2018, many are wondering what will happen to the Cryptocurrency World in the following months. Bitcoin for example, plunged about 25% year-to-date, while it’s value almost halved since it’s all time high in December, being $10.900 (Bitstamp) at the time of writing.

What are the major risks that will affect the Crypto market in 2018?

The crackdown in South Korea and China, which are considered to be among the largest Crypto markets in the world, and regulation in USA and EU will greatly affect the price of Bitcoin throughout…

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