459 Million Bitcoins: Exchange Volume Reached Peak Levels in Q4
The fourth quarter of 2016 was a volatile period for the price of bitcoin, as speculation increased and exchange-traded volume reached peak levels.
Every quarter, CoinDesk Research surfaces the key data, trends, and events with its State of Blockchains reports. As our research efforts evolve and expand, we hope to provide amplification to perspectives within the crypto community. We reached out to analysts, builders, and lawyers to understand the industry from their unique vantage point. Let’s dive in: […]
To use crypto parlance, Q2 was a painful time if you were HODLing – but a productive one if you were BUIDLing, our quarterly research report shows.
Transaction fees make the bitcoin blockchain go round. The miners are compensated for their efforts, not only through inflationary block rewards but also through fees charged to users for adding their transaction to blocks. While fees on average make up about 4% of the total miner revenue per day, with the lion’s share coming from […]
The 2017 State of Blockchain report examines key trends, data and events in the industry over the last year. Here are 6 takeaways.
CoinDesk Research highlights the key findings from its first ‘Spotlight Study’ of 2017: an in-depth look at the blockchain token sales or ICOs.