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The Newest New Thing? Initial Exchange Offerings

Sep 11th, 2019 | Filed under: Currencies, Newly Added, The Global Economy & Currencies, Digital currencies, The Alts Industry, Emerging Alternative Investments, Other Topics in Alts

Initial Exchange Offerings, that is, offerings administered by a crypto exchange, on behalf of a startup—where the startup is trying to raise funds with newly issued tokens—has developed as an alternative to an older model, the Initial Coin Offering, where participants make their contributions to a smart contract. Hirander MisraRead More

Modeling the Volatility of Crypto Exchange Rates

Jan 31st, 2019 | Filed under: Newly Added, Regulatory Environment, Digital currencies, Risk Metrics and Measurement, The Alts Industry, Emerging Alternative Investments, Risk Management & Operations, Other Topics in Alts

GARCH (Generalized Autoregressive Conditional Heteroskedasticity) models are very useful for estimating the volatility for a lot of more traditional assets (stocks and bonds) and their indices, which is why they’ve been around since the 1980s. But when they’re used for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin they yield incorrect predictions forRead More

Centralized Exchanges and Cryptocurrencies

Jul 26th, 2018 | Filed under: Currencies, Investing in Commodities, Financial Economics Theory, Newly Added, The Global Economy & Currencies, Digital currencies, Commodities, Emerging Alternative Investments, Finance & Economics

Cryptocurrencies are increasingly traded on centralized exchanges, such as Gemini and Coinbase. This fact itself has generated some resentment in the crypto world, because the very idea of  centralized exchange seems to violate the original anarchic animating spirit of the cryptocurrencies, even of “Satoshi” himself. Vitalik Buterin, who as the creatorRead More