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Estimated price impact from a Bitcoin ETF

This infographic of Bitcoin’s price is something I’ve been pondering today. It tells Bitcoin’s often dramatic price story in fundamental trend lines on top of which lives some serious doses of speculative activity. There’s a lot in this chart so lets break it down. In late 2015 through to May...

The Shitcoin Pattern

Seen this price pattern? Yes? Here’s another one… The first graph is XRP/Ripple, while the second one LTC/Litecoin. But really it could have been any altcoin through to 2014 so you should be familiar with it. It’s what I call the “Shitcoin Pattern”. Prior to 2015, nearly all altcoins exhibited...

Historical Bitcoin returns vs Altcoins

In my pursuit to analyse Altcoin returns if you had bought the entire market like an index fund, I just ran some numbers: Period Bitcoins Altcoins Sep 2013-2016 470% 1970% Sep 2015-2016 170% 268% Sep 2014-2015 -47% 20% Sep 2013-2014 300% 369% I’ve yet to work out risk return on altcoins but I...