Author Archive: Jeremy Parkinson

Crypto Regulation Is Coming. Which Tokens Could Be Affected? 

Crypto Regulation Is Coming. Which Tokens Could Be Affected? 

Key Takeaways The White House’s new crypto framework and other developments out of Washington DC show that regulation is coming to the digital assets space. The Treasury Department recently sanctioned Tornado Cash and could extend its blacklisting to other privacy-focused projects. The likes of XMR, DAI, and XMR could suffer amid increased regulatory pressure, but […]
Do Kwon Is Wanted in 195 Countries. What Happens Next?

Do Kwon Is Wanted in 195 Countries. What Happens Next?

Key Takeaways Do Kwon has been added to Interpol’s red notice list, Korean prosecutors have said. Prosecutors want to speak to Kwon and five other associates for alleged violation of capital markets law, but the full details of their case remain unclear. Thanks to the attention Terra’s collapse drew, the consequences for Kwon, Terraform Labs, […]
Which Ethereum Layer 2 Will Be Next to Airdrop a Token?

Which Ethereum Layer 2 Will Be Next to Airdrop a Token?

Key Takeaways Several Ethereum Layer 2 projects could soon launch their own native tokens. Arbitrum, StarkNet and zkSync have all hinted that launching their own token may be necessary to help them decentralize. StarkNet has already confirmed that it will launch a token in the future, though no date has been announced. Several Ethereum Layer […]
Why the Ethereum Merge Was a “Sell the News” Event

Why the Ethereum Merge Was a “Sell the News” Event

Key Takeaways Ethereum has successfully shipped the Merge after years of anticipation, but ETH is down. The number two crypto has lost 25% of its market value over the past week. Though the Merge brought several notable upgrades, it will likely take time for the market to digest the event. The weak macro environment has […]
Ethereum Makes History With Merge to Proof-of-Stake

Ethereum Makes History With Merge to Proof-of-Stake

Key Takeaways Ethereum has successfully “merged” from Proof-of-Work to Proof-of-Stake. The landmark update will bring major changes to the Ethereum network, including a 99.95% reduction in energy consumption and a 90% cut in ETH issuance. Many believe that the Merge could act as a bullish catalyst for ETH on a long-term timeframe, but there are […]
Our Predictions on the Ethereum Merge

Our Predictions on the Ethereum Merge

Key Takeaways Ethereum is about to complete its transition from Proof-of-Work to Proof-of-Stake, otherwise known as “the Merge.” The Merge will bring major changes to Ethereum, including a 99.95% reduction in energy consumption and a 90% cut in ETH issuance. It’s also likely to have major implications for the broader cryptocurrency ecosystem. The Ethereum Merge […]
How Rocket Pool Plans to Help Ethereum Post-Merge

How Rocket Pool Plans to Help Ethereum Post-Merge

Key Takeaways With Ethereum’s Proof-of-Stake upgrade now days away, concerns about the network’s ability to resist regulatory capture have never been more pertinent. Crypto Briefing sat down with Rocket Pool to discuss this issue and the role of liquid staking protocol in Ethereum’s long-term security prospects. Rocket Pool is the largest decentralized liquid staking protocol, […]
The Ethereum Merge Is Coming—Here’s How to Earn ETH From Staking

The Ethereum Merge Is Coming—Here’s How to Earn ETH From Staking

Key Takeaways Ethereum is about to transition from Proof-of-Work to Proof-of-Stake. ETH holders can already stake their assets to earn yield. Liquid staking protocols, centralized exchanges, independent staking pools, and solo staking are the four major ways to earn yield by staking ETH. “The Merge” is approaching, and ETH holders have the option to stake […]
Meme Coins Are So 2021—It’s All About Meme Chains Now

Meme Coins Are So 2021—It’s All About Meme Chains Now

Key Takeaways Several meme-themed blockchains have hit the crypto space, offering users some respite from the ongoing crypto winter.  Dogechain, Berachain, and Kekchain are among the projects utilizing popular memes to promote themselves. While meme chains are often highly speculative, some have ambitions to change the way blockchains and DeFi function.  The most popular memes […]
“Real Yield” Mania Has Hit DeFi. Here Are Five Projects to Watch

“Real Yield” Mania Has Hit DeFi. Here Are Five Projects to Watch

Key Takeaways Over recent months, DeFi has been captured by a new narrative centered around protocols that generate “real yield.” Instead of incentivizing stakeholders with dilutionary token emissions, real yield protocols pay token holders with revenues generated from fees. As older tactics of sourcing liquidity have caused many DeFi tokens to underperform, projects are now […]