Research: Why the Ethereum/Bitcoin ratio will continue to fall

Much has been said about Ethereum flipping Bitcoin in the past, particularly during the 2017 bull cycle when the ETH/BTC ratio peaked at 0.157. However, fast forward to now, spurred by the ongoing banking crisis narrative, Glassnode data analyzed by CryptoSlate suggests a period of Ethereum underperformance ahead – putting paid to the idea of … Read more

Research: BTC, ETH address momentum shows significant divergence

Ad Glassnode data analyzed by CryptoSlate shows that new address momentum metrics of Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) reflect that the BTC network is growing while the sentiment on the ETH network is the opposite. An uptick in daily active users, more transaction throughput, and increased demand for backspace often characterize healthy network adoption. Considering … Read more

Research: Asia, EU, US are bullish on Bitcoin, Ethereum

Glassnode data analyzed by CryptoSlate analysts shows that Asia, the U.S., and the EU have been bullish on Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) since late January. As the regional price metrics indicate, investors from all three regions feel more bullish on BTC than they do on ETH. In the meantime, year-over-year BTC supply for Asia … Read more

Research: NFTs accounted for 28% of the ETH gas usage in January

CryptoSlate analysts examined the gas usage shares of different transaction categories on the Ethereum (ETH) network and found that the NFTs category accounted for 28% in the first month of the year. The analysis divides all transactions on the ETH network into eight categories as Vanilla, ERC20, Stablecoins, DeFi, Bridges, NFTs, MEV Bots, and others. … Read more

Shift toward Liquid Staking Derivatives expected after ETH Shanghai upgrade

The Ethereum (ETH) Shanghai upgrade is due to release March, enabling withdrawals from beacon chain and allowing ETH currently staked in ETH 2.0 validators to be unstaked. With over 70% of ETH stakers currently at a loss with their ETH inaccessible, the Shanghai upgrade will enable stakers access to their ETH and decide whether to … Read more

Research: Bitcoin shrimp, crab cohorts aggressively buying; ETH equivalent cohorts selling

Glassnode data analyzed by CryptoSlate showed a significant trend difference between Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) shrimp and crab cohorts. BTC fundamentals’ core narrative is the reason that so many investors believe in the asset — and buy regardless of the price. Evidence of this can be seen below as Shrimps (who hold one BTC or … Read more

ATOM and SOL beat BTC returns over the past 2 weeks

Altcoins often mirror the price movements of Bitcoin (BTC), the largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. However, Cosmos (ATOM) and Solana (SOL), over the past two weeks, managed to outperform BTC. Cosmos is up nearly 15% compared to BTC over the past two weeks, Glassnode data indicates. On the other hand, SOL beat BTC by almost … Read more

Research: BTC and ETH bear market started in mid-2021, data suggests

On Nov. 10, 2021, (BTC) established an all-time high of over $68,600, according to CryptoSlate data. On the same day, Ethereum (ETH) reached an all-time high price of $4,864.11, CryptoSlate data shows. The peak in the price of the two largest cryptocurrencies by market cap would lead investors to believe that the market was still experiencing a bull run. … Read more

Research: Nearly $9B worth of ETH was burned in 1.4 years

The second largest cryptocurrency by market cap, Ethereum (ETH), implemented a token burn mechanism on Aug. 5, 2021, through the Ethereum Improvement Proposal (EIP) 1559 upgrade. Since then, nearly $9 billion worth of tokens have been burned cumulatively, data from Glassnode indicates. A total of around 2.8 million ETH tokens have been removed from the … Read more

Ethereum token issuance continues inflationary, deflationary swing

After years in the making, the Merge was finalized on Sept. 15, switching Ethereum from Proof-of-Work (PoW) to Proof-of-Stake (PoS). The roll-out enacted several benefits, including cutting the chain’s energy consumption by a reported 99% and setting the groundwork for sharding to improve scaling in a future hard fork. The Merge also picked up with … Read more