Author: brandon egbert

Hi, I’m Brandon! I’ve been in the forex and crypto sphere for nearly 20 years and I want to share my knowledge and experience with you!

Derivatives in DeFi

Traditional, centralized finance has a financial instrument called a derivative. Derivatives are a cornerstone of finance because they allow those in the financial industry to...

Derivatives in DeFi
Ethereum: Commodity, Store of Value, or Security?

One of the more important questions surrounding Ethereum, and all cryptocurrencies, is what cryptocurrencies should be classified as? Should Ethereum be classified as a commodity,...

Ethereum: Commodity, Store of Value, or Security?
Algorithmic Stablecoins and The Future Dollar

Algorithmic stablecoins were a fantasy relegated to academic papers as recently as 2017. However, it’s 2021 and a few cryptocurrencies have used the algorithmic stablecoin...

Algorithmic Stablecoins and The Future Dollar
A Decentralized Battle: Uniwap Versus Sushiswap

Decentralized exchanges are the latest trend in decentralized finance (DeFi). At the moment, there are two decentralized exchanges fighting for the top spot – Uniswap...

A Decentralized Battle: Uniwap Versus Sushiswap
Biggest Risks in DeFi

Decentralized finance (DeFi) is the hottest trend in cryptocurrency. However, it is not without risks. This article will cover some of the biggest risks in...

Biggest Risks in DeFi
Investing in Crypto Indices Using DeFi

Stock indexes have become a staple of the stock market. In the stock market, these are most often traded as exchange traded funds (ETFs).  Basically,...

Investing in Crypto Indices Using DeFi
What Institutions Are Buying Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is currently in the middle of a bull run. However, this bull run is driven more by institutional investors than retail investors.   The question...

What Institutions Are Buying Bitcoin?
The Best Privacy Coins

Bitcoin, as great as it is as a cryptocurrency, is not a very good coin if you want privacy. Transactions are all public, which makes...

The Best Privacy Coins
Will Ethereum Flip Bitcoin?

A common sentiment in the cryptocurrency community is that Ethereum will flip Bitcoin. For those that don’t know, flip refers to Ethereum surpassing the market...

Will Ethereum Flip Bitcoin?
Returns With No Risk? The Carry Trade In Crypto

Do you want to earn returns on your cryptocurrency with little to no risk? This sounds impossible, but it’s actually possible with something called a...

Returns With No Risk? The Carry Trade In Crypto
Does Ripple Have a Future?

Ripple (XRP) currently has the fourth largest market cap of any cryptocurrency with a market cap of $12 billion. However, the Security and Exchange Commision...

Does Ripple Have a Future?
Is This The Final Cycle For Bitcoin?

Bitcoin operates in four year cycles based around a halving event. Basically, a halving event occurs when the amount of bitcoin awarded to mining a...

Is This The Final Cycle For Bitcoin?
What Does The Coinbase IPO Mean For Crypto?

Bitcoin is having an amazing bull run. The price has risen from $7,400 in October to over $40,000 in January.  That has been great for...

What Does The Coinbase IPO Mean For Crypto?
Decentralized Option Trading

Decentralized finance (DeFi) is quickly taking over cryptocurrency. The total amount of capital locked up in DeFi totals over $14 billion USD.  Most of that...

Decentralized Option Trading
Asset Allocation in Crypto

Asset allocation is one of the most important factors to consider when building a cryptocurrency. And financial advisors all recommend one thing when it comes...

Asset Allocation in Crypto
Why Has Bitcoin Exceeded Its All-Time High?

If you have been following the cryptocurrency industry, then you may have noticed that Bitcoin finally exceeded its all-time high. Bitcoin investors have been quite...

Why Has Bitcoin Exceeded Its All-Time High?
4 Reasons Why Bitcoin Can Replace Gold

Bitcoin has often been compared to gold. It shares many of the same financial properties of gold. In fact, it does a better job at...

4 Reasons Why Bitcoin Can Replace Gold
Bitcoin Miners Make More Money Than Software Developers?

Have you heard the stories of people becoming millionaires from a bitcoin mining operation? These stories do exist. There are people out there making a...

Bitcoin Miners Make More Money Than Software Developers?
Crypto Businesses are Interested in Becoming Banks

Banks have increasingly been interested in cryptocurrency – Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan, and Bank of America all have cryptocurrency aspects to their business. However, cryptocurrency businesses...

Crypto Businesses are Interested in Becoming Banks
The Risk of Flash Loans to Oracles

DeFi is an emerging industry in cryptocurrency. It experienced exponential growth in 2020 when it went from a total locked in capitalization of a few...

The Risk of Flash Loans to Oracles
Can DeFi Work With Sharding?

Sharding is one of the most talked about aspects about the new Ethereum 2.0 update. However, as good as sharding is, many experts have wondered...

Can DeFi Work With Sharding?
Uniswap, Sushi and the Battle For Decentralized Trading

Decentralized trading is the next feather in the cap for cryptocurrency. In fact, it’s the one aspect of cryptocurrency that the cryptocurrency community has rallied...

Uniswap, Sushi and the Battle For Decentralized Trading
xDai, Honey and Uniswap: DEXes Outside Ethereum

2020 has been the year of the decentralized cryptocurrency exchange (DEX). This year has seen DEXs rise from a total market share of less than...

xDai, Honey and Uniswap: DEXes Outside Ethereum
Ethereum 2.0 and The Future of DeFi

Ethereum still ranks as the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization with a market cap of $61 billion USD. A large portion of this market...

Ethereum 2.0 and The Future of DeFi
Can Anyone Overtake Ethereum?

Ethereum has the second highest market cap of any cryptocurrency. The market cap currently stands at $67.2 billion USD, which trails Bitcoin’s market cap of...

Can Anyone Overtake Ethereum?