Bitcoin put options, derivatives offering downside protection, continue to become pricier, implying bearish sentiment. The price volatility may rise as major exchanges, including Deribit, are due to settle monthly options on Friday.The three-month put-call skew, which measures the cost of puts relative to calls, has turned positive, hit...
Tokens tied to the so-called metaverse, or shared virtual environments, have surged since October, when Facebook said it was changing its corporate name to Meta to signal an increasing focus on the sector. At the time, Decentraland’s market cap was just over $2 billion. Team Valhalla
Alzuru even thinks the psychological effects that transparent blockchains foster, the same mental forces that drive people to display NFTs as avatars on social media, could benefit charity. “With crypto, you have this proof that you’ve given back to the community,” Alzuru said, referring to the paper trail...
At its best, inflation is a measure of optimism. You know when else it was high? In 1942, U.S. annual inflation was 10.2%. In 1946, it was 8.5%. In 1947, it was 14.4%. You know what those spikes represented? Sending our soldiers across the pond to save millions...
Good morning. Here’s what’s happening this morning:Market moves: Bitcoin broke above $59,000 with at least one analyst expecting a “healthy” holiday rally. Technician’s take (Editor’s Note): On account of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, today’s First Mover Asia will include a column in place of the usual Technician’s take.Catch...
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) offers a variety of blockchain-related courses for students. The career prospects and awards that its students enjoy in the field reflect the thorough education they receive. table border-collapse: collapse; width: 100%; tr border: 1pt solid black; td ...
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) lives up to its name by providing one of the most advanced blockchain educations available in the world. table border-collapse: collapse; width: 100%; tr border: 1pt solid black; td padding:5px; font-size: 24px; text-align: center; tr...
University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) offers students several courses that touch on blockchain technology across disciplines, including engineering, law and public affairs. table border-collapse: collapse; width: 100%; tr border: 1pt solid black; td padding:5px; font-size: 24px; text-align: center; tr td:nth-child(1) ...
A large part of the pools’ operations are located in China, which has vowed to eliminate crypto mining. While their hashrate does not come only from China, and they have said they plan to exit the country by year-end, the publication of material in Mandarin could be interpreted...
Located in the city of Daejeon in the center of South Korea, KAIST was the country’s first public science-focused research institution when it was founded in the 1970s. It is now considered the country’s top university in that field. The city of Daejeon is itself a center of...