A game-changer holding its own

There was a period in history when the ancient world discovered humankind’s limited capacity to remember things. They deemed the need to document important events that transpired lest future generations forget where they were coming from.

With that in history, and so was with the economy. Ancient traders, buyers, and sellers were a detailed lot in terms of dealing, transacting, authenticating, dating, and sealing. Such was the early Mesopotamians who recorded quantities on clay tablets containing pictographic representations of items including the division of labor. This earliest Excel- like ledgering was called Proto-cuneiform and Cuneiform. …


The difference between the two

The decentralizing power of cryptocurrencies has given owners the power to handle their own funds with ease of use across borders. This trustless concept requires then that the owners themselves needed digital storage to keep their money at their beck and call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year. And so, the crypto wallet was born, twins at that — hot and cold.

Cryptocurrency Wallet Essentials

In its actuality, cryptocurrency wallets do not really secure one’s coins and tokens, but the keys that are utilized to access these coins and tokens. It keeps the public and private keys…


Decryptionary defines the flippening in crypto as “the transition of other cryptocurrencies (such as Ethereum) growing bigger, more important, and more valuable than Bitcoin.”

But the possible future occurrence of the flippening refers more specifically to Ethereum overtaking Bitcoin to become the most valuable cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization. For the most part since its creation in 2009, Bitcoin reigns supreme in being the top cryptocurrency without serious threat from contenders, where its market capitalization even represented 86.74% of the total market capitalization on February 24, 2017. Though its current unit price of at least $32,000 in just twelve…


Is it applicable in crypto, too?

All-or-None Orders are orders that fall under a type of contingency order that is executed and must be filled entirely at a single price without recourse to partial fills. All-or-None (AON) transactions are only allowed in some specific products that meet or even exceed the minimum quantity for the product. It involves a directive applied on a buy or sell order giving instructions to the broker to completely fill out the order, or not at all. It can also be that an AON transaction is executed opposite many other counterparties provided all opposing parties meet or exceed the minimum counterparty…


Does it exist in crypto?

The race in progress involves a lot of participation from all sectors and industries. While some may be neck-and-neck in the production of goods and services, others have an unfair and absolute advantage over other producers and competitors.

What is Absolute Advantage?

Absolute Advantage means that an individual, entity, or country can produce greater quantities of goods or services over the others given the same quantity of inputs in the same span of time.

Absolute advantage is also the ability to produce the same quantity of goods and services with a lesser quantity of inputs than another producer or competitor.

Absolute Advantage can also…


Friend or foe?

The world of cryptocurrencies is widely known for its volatility. Wild market swings are so unpredictable that many consider this new asset class as a very risky endeavor to store one’s wealth as it is full of uncertainties and doubts. Prices are highly speculative and can change in an instant and, therefore, reserved only for the seasoned trader, and not recommended for the weak of heart.

But on the other hand,

While others are pessimistic about it, the crypto space is very promising. Once understood, the crypto market can be tamed to work in one’s favor provided you are doing…


Another way of effectively reading the market

Due to the unpredictability of the crypto market, newbies in crypto trading more often than not are locked in FOMOs and FUDs, revenge, and impulsive trading that can hurt their chances of making it big in the league. One significant thing that must be learned is the ability to read spreads, which many do not know or consider its significance. Educating oneself on how to manage the spread increases the chances of gaining from market volatility.

What is Spread?

A spread is the price difference between the buying and selling price of a coin or token. if, for example, the buying price is…


Get smart for a CDP headstart

The world of cryptocurrencies is shown to be flexible enough for fintechs and DeFis to design numerous ways of servicing the multitude to easily access financial markets. Where the limits of traditional banking rest in rigid and obsolete structures, blockchains and smart contracts allow for digital financial designs that can reach out to the vast majority across borders. One genius of a design is the collateralized debt position or CDP.

What is a CDP?

MakerDao creatively designed a financial variant in 2014 on the Ethereum blockchain wherein one can collateralize a debt while maximizing the volatility of the market by retaining the exposure of…


Pros and cons

Cryptocurrency mining, as in Bitcoin, is an integral part of securing the integrity of a distributed ledger on a blockchain. It is also a way of minting new coins to be awarded to miners who can solve a complex mathematical puzzle before verifying transactions that can be included in a block. Miners must possess high-powered computers called ASICS which are needed to perform such difficult computational tasks.

Due to the dizzying costs of having ASICS computers and related hardware, and its consumption of a lot of electrical energy just to earn bitcoins, cloud mining began to be taken notice of…


First in the market before DEXs

The cryptocurrency industry has grown rapidly to leaps and bounds that as of the latest, there are currently 310 active cryptocurrency exchanges listed by Coinmarketcap. The global crypto market capitalization is $1.78 trillion, while the total crypto market volume over the last 24 hours $267.33 billion. The total volume in DeFi is currently $24.17billion, sharing 9.04% of the total crypto market 24-hour volume. The volume of all stablecoins is now $220.65 billion, which is 82.54% of the total crypto market 24-hour volume. Bitcoin’s dominance is currently 51.59% of the total crypto market.

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