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Articles by

Kevin Kelly

Kevin Kelly comes with a background in traditional equity research. In his prior role as a U.S. Equity Strategist, Kevin provided insight on global equity markets for a vast array of institutional clients. He brings with him extensive experience in equity market data, analytics, and research, often being cited in financial journalism or discussing markets on financial media outlets (TV, radio, etc.). Kevin’s passion for this space has afforded him the opportunity to bridge the gap between traditional market analysis and blockchain-specific applications. He strives to grow institutional awareness of cryptoassets and their allocation benefits in today's unique investing environment. Kevin is a CFA charterholder with a bachelor's degree in finance and economics.

August 2019

The Perfect Storm for Bitcoin

Trade wars. Slowing global growth. Weak inflation. $14 trillion of negative-yielding debt. Unprecedented monetary policies. It’s easy to get lost in the mayhem of markets when these are just some of the notable trends investors face today. Amid the chaos, the narrative surrounding Bitcoin has shifted quite dramatically since the beginning of the year as […]

July 2019

The Effects of the G20 Summit on Bitcoin

There are very few events market participants are watching more intently than the ongoing trade disputes between the world’s two largest economies. In one corner, the Trump administration has recently stoked the trade war fire with threats of additional tariffs on $300 billion of Chinese imports, on top of the $250 billion worth of Chinese […]

April 2019

Investors May Flock to Crypto as Central Banks Back Off Interest Rate Hikes

For investors, risk assets appear more attractive, at least in the near-term, as global central banks walk back plans to raise interest rates. The Federal Reserve’s dovish pivot in recent months has fueled a rebound in stocks. Although some people remain skeptical of the recent rally, investors don’t seem to have many alternatives given the […]

February 2019

We’ve Been Here Before: Framing the Current Bitcoin Cycle

Bear markets are painful. Plain and simple. Looking back, there were numerous signs in mid-to-late 2017 a price bubble was forming. But then again, hindsight is always 20/20. It’s important (and if nothing else reassuring) to remember: we’ve been here before. Bitcoin surged more than 10x in the second half of 2013, peaking over $1,000 […]