Cryptocurrency analysis is separate from news on Crypto Briefing. Although it’s important to write about what’s going on in the blockchain world, we find it just as important to offer context and perspective to our readers.

Sure, the hash rate for Bitcoin is going up – what does that mean? The Ethereum network is congested – by what?

Our analysis writers also examine industry trends, developments, and the overarching theme of cryptocurrency adoption, to bring you insightful commentary that helps all readers navigate the cryptosphere successfully.

Bitcoin is the holy grail, according to some institutional investors

Bitcoin Is The ‘Holy Grail’: How Institutions Are Changing Crypto

Institutions are increasing their involvement in cryptocurrencies. In the past year, investment banks gave their clients access to digital assets, Fidelity Investments set up a...
ethereum brings miners back into the green

Ethereum Prices Are Bringing GPU Miners Back Into The Green

Crypto markets are green again, especially if you have an extra video card. Thanks to rising prices, it's once again possible to make a...
BTC mining helps power renewable electricty

Bitcoin Mining Consumes More Electricity Than New Zealand, Report Finds

Bitcoin mining currently consumes more electricity than the entire country of New Zealand, according to a new report. But the cloud has a green...
JPMorgan Says Bitcoin Is A Commodity And Has Intrinsic Value

JPMorgan Casts A Sly Glance At Bitcoin: But Don’t Get Too Excited Yet

Not for the first time, JPMorgan & Chase is raising a stir in the crypto community. In a recent note, the bank's strategists announced...
how whales help the crypto ecosystem

Save The Whales? Why Big Traders Aren’t That Bad For The Crypto Ecosystem

Bitcoin tumbled overnight, dropping around fourteen percent within a few hours from around $8,500 to $7,700. With it fell the wider crypto market, as...
how decentralized governance can make crypto stateless

ndau: How Decentralized Governance Can Make Crypto Stateless

Few cryptocurrencies can provide a long-term store of value. Some tokens are pegged to fiat, but the consistent inflation of national currencies means these...
Whales could bring bitcoin back above $20 thousand, says asset manager

Whales Could Pull Bitcoin Back To $20,000, Says Asset Manager

A small group of deep-pocketed traders has been able to exploit market sentiment and set the trajectory for crypto prices, according to one asset...
sec slaps longfin with fraud charges

Long Fin Of The Law: SEC Slaps LongFin With Fraud Charges

Kik isn't the only company facing regulatory blowback. LongFin, a fintech company which drew controversy for an abrupt blockchain pivot, is now fighting allegations...
cashless economies and negative interest could propel bitcoin adoption

Killer Combo: How Negative Interest And Cashless Economies Could Propel Bitcoin Adoption

History is the best of teachers. If you want to learn something about Bitcoin's future, it might be instructive to study our economic past...
binance traders betting big on nano and icx

Binance Traders Are Betting Big on Nano And ICX

The week has just started and sentiment already looks positive, as cryptocurrency traders move more value into riskier digital assets. Millions of dollars have...
Bitcoin may have crossed a point of no return

Institutions Could Push Crypto Past A ‘Point Of No Return’

Today's Financial Times carried an interesting morsel this morning: Bitcoin (BTC) has proven to be a better store of value than the Argentine peso...
P2P Exchange Paxful Hits 3m Wallets During 2019 Growth Spurt

The Growing Use Cases of Blockchain in Cannabis

Cannabis is growing the U.S. and Canadian economies as the push for decriminalization moves forward.  In fact, as American industries go, its 250,000+ employees...
Kraken open the world of democratic finance

Kraken Open The World Of Democratic Investment

Kraken has opened its doors to small investors with an offering listed on the Bnk to the Future crowdfunding platform. The San Francisco-based exchange...
Why is the SEC so scared of a Bitcoin ETF?

Why Is The SEC So Scared Of A Bitcoin ETF?

Manipulation is not unique to crypto. It's alive and well in stock markets, not to mention the Forex market. So why is the SEC...
Can EOS' Dan Larimer unseat Facebook

From Steemit To Voice: Can EOS’ Dan Larimer Unseat Mark Zuckerberg?

Last week confirmed the launch of an EOS-based social network. Having purchased over $20 million worth of RAM prior to the announcement, pundits...
decentralization advances one giant corporation at a time

Decentralization Advances, One Giant Corporation At A Time

The blockchain is out of the bottle, with Facebook the latest corporate giant to announce a native cryptocurrency. It won’t be without competitors, though. Telegram’s...
cross border payments race heating up

The Cross Border Payments Race Is Heating Up

Cross border payments represent one of the most self-evident use cases of cryptocurrencies. Digital currencies move across borders faster than traditional payment pathways, with...
5 altcoins likely to fall against Bitcoin

These Five Altcoins Are Outrunning BTC: History Suggests They Can’t Run Forever

Bitcoin prices have settled to $7850, according to BitMEX, forming what some describe as a “bart” pattern over the course of the last week. ...
Sparkster ICO could become landmark UK cryptocurrency case

ICO Investors Threaten Legal Action Against Sparkster

Sparkster raised $30M, but is facing legal action from investors who allege the project ran a misleading sale.
Coinbase Pushes Binance Launchpad Project MATIC To New Heights

Irony: Coinbase Pushes Binance Launchpad Project MATIC To New Heights

Scalability is one of the biggest issues in cryptocurrency, and several leading blockchains are throttled at a handful of transactions per second. High-throughput networks...

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