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Will The Crypto Crash Lead To The Market Shedding 35% In Valuation By Year-End?

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Qadir AK

Qadir Ak is the founder of Coinpedia. He has over a decade of experience writing about technology and has been covering the blockchain and cryptocurrency space since 2010. He has also interviewed a few prominent experts within the cryptocurrency space.

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Dec 30, 2021

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Article Highlights
  • Fear and uncertainty creeps in the crypto town, as novices fall prey to another round of corrections.

  • Folks from the business now plan to abide by the golden rule ahead of the skittish market cycle.

The crypto-sphere has been sailing along with a narrow bandwidth for a brief time now. Whilst partisans have been yearning for bullish initiatives, that could bestow relief from the burdens of the market cycle. The recent corrections have eradicated gains of about 2.1% from the market cap, which now hovers at about $2.3 Trillion.

The corrections have escorted fear amongst newbies in the crypto-verse. As a result of which the fear and greed index now weighs heavier at extreme fear with a score of 22. The corrections have persuaded newer retailers to hand over their bags of holdings to the whales. However, veterans have learnt the ins and outs of the game, and are making calculated moves.

Is This How Veterans Are Extracting Profits?

The crypto town is now witnessing FUD striding in amongst novices, in the midst of market-wide corrections. FUD amongst newcomers has been a chronic bug in the business, which has been a pivotal catalyst for market crashes. However, older hands have been making calculated moves, since the brunt borne by the consequences of DOGE’s run.

Similar consequences like that of the Chinese crackdown, Evergrande crisis, amongst others have seasoned veterans for the bigger picture. Which could be a plausible factor for the lengthening in the market cycle. However, the golden rule for the skittish market remains intact, which is to buy the lows and extract profits over the course of time. And to invest only which one can afford to lose.

The star crypto has most often been the first to face the wrath, which is then passed on to the altcoins. Similarly, NFTs and DeFi tokens have been tracing Ethereum’s suit. Successively, the market cap of the NFT sector is down marginally by 0.69% at $21,990,254.24. While the market cap of DeFi is down by 10.68% at $152.33 B. Metaverse values at $39,467,703,199, which is down by 2.17%.

Proponents from the industry have been contemplating the ebbing dominance of market leaders Bitcoin and Ethereum. Some find an increase in centralization to be a stimulant. As three out of the top five cryptos are centralized to a greater extent. Centralization has been persuading VCs, deep-pocket traders, and developers to flock in. Which has also been a possible factor in the lengthening of the market cycle. 

Summing up, although ascending spikes are less expected for the fast-approaching year. We can expect linear progress on the charts as the perspective of merchants and hodlers have been secluding away from get-rich-quick schemes. Hopefully, a major announcement opens the door for a bullish narrative with the start of the year.

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Qadir AK

Qadir Ak is the founder of Coinpedia. He has over a decade of experience writing about technology and has been covering the blockchain and cryptocurrency space since 2010. He has also interviewed a few prominent experts within the cryptocurrency space.

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