Fundamental Analysis

Fundamental Investing Is Alive and Well in Crypto
Crypto News, Fundamental Analysis

Fundamental Investing Is Alive and Well in Crypto

Following the recent moves in GameStop (GME) and AMC (AMC) stocks, and DOGE and XRP tokens, investors across the globe are rightfully questioning fundamental investment analysis. While cryptocurrencies are often heralded as a gambler’s playground, the irony is that digital assets might be one of the few asset classes left for true fundamental investment analysis.Jeff Dorman, a CoinDesk columnist, is chief investment officer at Arca, where he leads the investment committee and is responsible for portfolio sizing and risk management.Ideas are a dime a dozen. What separates good investments from bad investments is how you express those ideas to maximize upside and minimize downside. For example, in 2011-2012, many very smart investors looked for ways to express the same idea: that...
Fundamental vs Technical. What Analysis Type to Choose?
Fundamental Analysis, Technical Analysis

Fundamental vs Technical. What Analysis Type to Choose?

A lot of traders believe in either technical or fundamental analysis. The adherents of the former state that the market is a perfect validating machine and all factors (that can affect the asset price and are widely known) are by default reflected in the price chart. It can, therefore, be used on its own in the decision-making process. Those who believe in fundamental analysis pay more attention to the intrinsic value of the asset, which, according to them, is not always taken into account by the market.  In today’s article we will take a closer look at both types of analysis and decide which one to choose — if there is at all the need to pick one.Fundamental AnalysisFundamental analysis is a method of an asset assessment based on the concept of intrinsic value. The latter i...