April 2018 | Huobi Academy of Blockchain Application
A sentiment index was compiled with results from 1,797 respondents from 23 countries through multiple channels. The index aims to quantitatively reflect the confidence and sentiment of global Blockchain assets investors in the market for different time periods.
April 2018 | CoinGecko
The debut quarterly report by CoinGecko – cryptocurrency valuation and ranking website. The beginning of 2018 has seen a tremendous consolidation of the cryptocurrency market. The massive bull run of the previous year ended with a sharp correction early this quarter. This correction saw many cryptocurrencies shaving 75% off previous highs.
January 2018 | Sachin Malik
The once celebrated stocks of companies with bitcoin or blockchain exposure are falling alongside the top coins today. Corporate America has been looking to the blockchain and cryptocurrencies as a way to resonate with investors, a strategy that while profitable during the best of blockchain times has proven to backfire when cryptocurrency prices suffer declines.
Meanwhile, the bitcoin price suffered declines as steep as 20%, with the price recovering slightly to a 16% drop most recently. Ripple, meanwhile, lost as much as one-third of its market cap. The declines appear to be tied to chatter of tighter cryptocurrency controls in China that would place a wider ban on the trading of bitcoin and altcoins. US equities that investors previously celebrated for their blockchain presence are now being punished, as a more highly regulated cryptocurrency market threatens to take shape.