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Bubble or Hyperdeflation?

Since December, Bitcoin’s price dropped 69 % from a high of $19,224 to a low of $5,920 in early February.[1] The last time Bitcoin’s price plummeted this much was after the 2013 rally when it reached $1,000 per coin for the first time. During a 411-day correction, Bitcoin’s price dropped 87% from $1,163 on November 30,...   READ MORE

Demelza Hays

Constructing a Cryptocurrency Index

The world of cryptocurrencies has seen a plethora of coins appear during the past five years. In total, the cryptocurrency market has reached a number of more than 1000 tokens and a total market capitalization[1] of about USD 260 billion[2] as of November 2017, as the following chart shows. Total Market Capitalization This amounts to an increase...   READ MORE

Georg Bühler

ICOs: Money, Scams and Big Hopes

Summer 2017 was the summer of Initial Coin Offerings. ICOs and token sales in the crypto sector have seen explosive growth. In 2017, more money has been raised in this market than through venture capital or angel investments. However, this new market is a minefield for investors. Although no ICO regulation exists at the moment,...   READ MORE

Nikolaus Jilch

U.S. Regulated Bitcoin Derivatives: Blessing or Curse?

Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group Inc. and the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced plans to launch a cash-settled Bitcoin futures product by the end of 2017. This chapter explains what cryptocurrency derivatives are, how investors are using them to trade, and how derivatives can impact the price of Bitcoin. A regulated and liquid option...   READ MORE

Demelza Hays

Taxation of Cryptocurrencies in Europe

The countries in Europe are following a decentralized approach to cryptocurrency regulation. The UK treats Bitcoin like a foreign Currency. In Germany, bitcoin sales do not incur a capital gains tax; however, if the investment is held for less than one-year German income taxes apply. Income taxes in Germany are progressive and can be up...   READ MORE

Matthias Langer

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Decrypting the World of Crypto Assets

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