Investor Insights Report - Blockchain Industry Shows Signs of Stabilizing Heading Into 2023
January 2023 - Cointelegraph Research
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Bitcoin closed out December at $16,547, a 3.6% decrease from its December opening price of $17,168.
BTC continues to trade below its 50-, 100- and 200-day moving averages, and the MACD histogram is signaling bearish price action.
A Bitcoin mining pool suffered a cyber-attack and lost $3 million in assets. However, payouts continue as usual.
Turkey has completed its first CBDC test and will continue throughout 2023.
November also saw the highest Bitcoin options 25 Delta skew for the 30-day expires at 35%. The new year has brought this down to 19%, which indicates traders are turning bullish.
December had 48 individual VC deals totaling a little over $653 million, an 18.75% decrease from November.
Overall, 2022 ended with over $36.2 billion in VC investment into the crypto sector, just around $5.7 billion over the total invested in all of 2021.
Argo Blockchain avoids bankruptcy, while Core Scientific files for Chapter 11.
Security token market capitalization in December remained stable at around $15.2 billion.