How to DYOR (Do Your Own Research) in cryptocurrencies

Crypto Zen Monk
Crypto & Zen
5 min readJan 17, 2023


To be a better investor, it is important that we form our independent opinions and manage our own risks. DYOR is therefore an important discipline and habit.

The only thing unsustainable is your cluelessness.


  • There are a lot of mis-information and conflicting opinions on the social media. These information may all be right, but may not be right for your portfolio and investment style.
  • DYOR makes you a better and informed investor.
  • DYOR results in better risk management of your portfolio.

Listed below are a few resources that have helped me in DYOR.

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Messari: Activities by Major Blockchains

Messari, a firm based in New York City, provides open data libraries for cryptocurrencies.

One of the useful features is on-chain 24-hour volume by major blockchains.

Chains Activity providced by Messari

How to use



Crypto Zen Monk
Crypto & Zen

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