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Derivatives’ Disparities: Surveying the Bitcoin Perpetual Swap Market

Derivatives’ Disparities: Surveying the Bitcoin Perpetual Swap Market

by Karim Helmy and the Coin Metrics Team Key Takeaways The derivatives market is fragmented and contract terms differ dramatically ... Read More
Introducing Coin Metrics’ Trusted Volume Framework

Introducing Coin Metrics’ Trusted Volume Framework

By Jon Geenty and the Coin Metrics Team Key Takeaways Fake trading volumes have been a dark mark on the ... Read More
Analyzing The Early Uses of Bitcoin

Analyzing The Early Uses of Bitcoin

This feature is adapted from Antoine Le Calvez’ presentation at the MIT Bitcoin Expo 2020. Since its inception in 2009, ... Read More
When Markets Misalign: Mispricings and Reference Rates

When Markets Misalign: Mispricings and Reference Rates

by Karim Helmy and the Coin Metrics Team Key Takeaways Price discrepancies between exchanges can emerge for a variety of ... Read More
Introducing Free Float Supply

Introducing Free Float Supply

By Ben Celermajer and the Coin Metrics Team Key Takeaways Until now, a standardized approach to determining the free float ... Read More
Digital Alchemy: Do Coinbase Listings Turn Altcoins Into Gold?

Digital Alchemy: Do Coinbase Listings Turn Altcoins Into Gold?

A review on the impact of Coinbase’s Listings and “Exploration” announcements on the markets of those assets included in the ... Read More
Analyzing Stablecoin Supply and Activity Distribution

Analyzing Stablecoin Supply and Activity Distribution

By Antoine Le Calvez and the Coin Metrics Team Key Takeaways The supply and activity distribution of a stablecoin can ... Read More
Spotting and Exploiting Market Volatility

Spotting and Exploiting Market Volatility

Cryptoasset data has been increasingly amassing the interest of researchers and investors looking to build an edge in the market ... Read More
CRYPTOASSET FREE FLOAT: AN EXPLORATION OF SUPPLY DYNAMICS

CRYPTOASSET FREE FLOAT: AN EXPLORATION OF SUPPLY DYNAMICS

© Coin Metrics In designing market cap weighted indexes, the primary goal of a benchmark administrator is to provide the ... Read More