Analysis: Is Cardano Dead?

Cardano is, at time of writing, the 7th most popular cryptocurrency by market cap of it’s native token, ADA. The coin has gathered much attention, particularly on Reddit and in retail investor circles, due in part to its low unit price. ADA’s price has continued to fall for almost a year despite the launch of … Read more

Crypto Market Temperature Check

Crypto markets bleed red today. Terra uses BTC reserves to save the UST from going to zero, and LUNA nukes. Learn why, now.

May FOMC Takeaway

The FED continues to try to tame inflation. FED raises rates 50 bps, and announces plans for balance sheet reduction, QT, beginning June 1. Currently the FED shows no plans for rate hikes higher than 50 bps.

A Quick Update on CBDCs

A CBDC Update for the US, EU, China, and Russia projects. Things are moving along very quickly as 9 countries already use a CBDC, and 14 more are in pilot.

Permisionless Money Markets: Fuse Protocol Overview

Virtually all lending/borrowing protocols are permissioned. Governance or developer intervention is required to support new tokens, etc. There is an important exception to this rule: Fuse. In this article, we’re going to to cover a high level overview of the Fuse protocol ecosystem. Buckle up, kiddos. We’re going on a trip. First, a bit of … Read more

The Importance of Hardware Wallets

When you keep your coins on Coinbase, Binance, Crypto.com, and all other centralized exchanges you leave them vulnerable to bad actors. Worst part of all? You don’t own the coins, the exchange does because the exchange has your keys. If you’re serious about crypto you need a hardware wallet. “Not Your Keys, Not Your Coins.”

Summarizing the 2022 BIS Innovation Summit

The Bank for International Settlements had their annual Innovation Summit this week. Here is a background summary of the BIS, their intentions for CBDCs, and the ongoing project that is setting the stage.