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The Ethereum Upgrade Roadmap

Ethereum (ETH) is one of the most prominent blockchain networks, with its native cryptocurrency being the second largest in terms of market cap (i.e. $264 billion as of now).  A brainchild of Vitalik Buterin, the network was first thought of in the early 2010s. With its whitepaper being released in 2013, the project launched in

Is the Santa Rally Coming to Town?   

As 2023 comes to a close, there is much excitement about trading in various types of assets. But will this excitement continue into the second half of the month? Moreover, do we see an incoming Santa Rally that promises better returns on our investments?   Let’s Dive Right In! Santa Rally : What is It? First,

Bear Markets Explained

Table of Contents As financial markets perform cyclically, it is theoretically unavoidable to run from down or “bad” market conditions. These highs and lows are often brought about by various market trends, sentiments and economic changes. Although deemed a negative term, Bear markets can be profitable for investors who leverage the downturned markets to make

Proof Of Stake Explained

Summary Proof of Stake (PoS) is a method to secure and validate transactions on a blockchain network. PoS aims to reduce the environmental impact of PoW by replacing the computational power-based validation with a system based on participants’ ownership or stake in the cryptocurrency. Proof of stake has participants, called validators, lock up a certain

What Are Crypto Derivatives & How Do They Work?

Summary Derivatives are financial agreements whose value is linked to an asset, spanning from stocks and bonds to commodities and interest rates. There are types of crypto derivatives, which include futures contracts, options contracts, Perpetual contracts, and perpetual swaps. Table of Contents Derivatives Explained Derivatives are financial agreements whose value is tethered to an underlying

Exploring The Potential Of Litecoin

Summary Litecoin is a cryptocurrency designed from a fork in the Bitcoin blockchain, and it is the first Altcoin to be created. Litecoin was created by Charlie Lee. It was designed as an open-source, peer-to-peer cryptocurrency with lower transaction fees, four times faster than Bitcoin in processing and confirming transactions. Table of Contents Introduction Bitcoin

Proof of Work Explained

Summary A blockchain consensus mechanism is how a blockchain network operates its nodes. Proof of Work (PoW) serves as a mechanism that secures and validates transactions on a decentralised network. Table of Contents Introduction The Web3 ecosystem is a fast-growing, innovative ecosystem. One of the innovations that make the Web3 ecosystem stand out from any

Tokenized RWAs: A New Dawn in Finance?

Table of Contents As digital assets keep expanding and gaining more popularity by the day, tokenized Real-World Assets (RWAs) have stolen the spotlight, and are currently getting all the hype. Tokenized Real-World Assets Simply put, real-world assets transformed into digital tokens and stored on a blockchain (or any other distributed ledger technology), are known as

All-Time High (ATH) Explained

Table of Contents What is ATH? “All-Time High” refers to the highest or peak price level ever reached by an asset (cryptocurrency, stock, commodity) since its inception, or the beginning of available data. For example, if an asset trades at $10 per unit on Monday and goes up to $20 but falls back to $15

Top Five Most Traded Indices

Summary Stock market indices are essential tools for checking the general performance of the market. They give investors a quick insight into how the whole market is performing, helping them make smart choices. There are several stock market indices globally, but the five most traded indices include the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average, FTSE

Stablecoins And The Future of Money

Summary Stablecoins are cryptocurrencies whose value is pegged to another stable/high-performing currency like the Dollar or Pound. Stablecoins are sometimes called the fiat of crypto and maintain stability for investors and traders in the highly volatile crypto market. There are four types of stablecoins: Fiat-backed stablecoins, Crypto-backed stablecoins, Commodity-backed stablecoins, and Algorithmic stablecoins. Table of

Bitcoin ETF: Could Things Go Wrong?

Table of Contents Wall Street Welcoming a BTC ETF The crypto community is currently buzzing with news on the launch of the first spot Bitcoin ETF for the U.S. market, closely monitoring the price of the coin, which has been significantly fluctuating over the past few weeks. If rumours were to come true, a Bitcoin