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Ethereum, TRON, Iota Lead in Peformance Adjusted for Risk by Sharpe Ratio, Bitcoin Underperforms

Ethereum, TRON, and Iota have outperformed most other major cryptocurrencies by the 30-day Sharpe ratio, a measure developed by Nobel laureate William F. Sharpe to evaluate the return of an investment relative to its risk. Meanwhile, Bitcoin’s performance was...

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Could Ripple’s Multi-Billion Dollar XRP Reserves Pose a Risk to Token Holders?

Ripple, the custodial company to the open-source cryptocurrency XRP, owns 60 percent of all XRP ever created; these holdings are valued at $22 billion at current prices. Furthermore, company ‘insiders’ also hold a large percentage of circulating XRP. Could...

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Tether’s Billion Dollar Reserves May Not Equate to ‘One-to-One Backing’ or ‘No Misconduct’

Bloomberg reported that Tether “has the billions it promised,” suggesting that USDT could be backed one-to-one by dollars. That said, the reserves do not necessarily prove Tether’s innocence in a laundry list of other misconduct. On Dec. 18th, Bloomberg...

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Data Shows that Women Are Underrepresented in Blockchain and Crypto

New data shows that the blockchain and cryptocurrency industries are male-dominated, severely underrepresenting women in the workforce. A LongHash report published on December 11, 2018, analyzed the most recent 100 blockchain startups and found that the industry employs significantly...

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