Stablecoins – the good, the bad and the bizarre

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“There is nothing stable in the world; uproar’s your only music” – John Keats It’s no secret that cryptocurrencies are volatile. With violent price swings being a frequent occurrence with this asset class during the last few years, crypto has earned a reputation for delivering spectacular gains and dramatic losses to investors. Indeed, between 2016 and 2017, the American Institute for Economic Research found that Bitcoin’s average daily price change was over 6 times greater than the average of three benchmark currencies – the pound, the euro, the yen, and gold. Partly in response to this environment of unmanageable volatility,…...

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Dr Justin Chan Dr Chan founded DataDrivenInvestor.com (DDI) and is the CEO for JCube Capital Partners. Specialized in strategy development, alternative data analytics and behavioral finance, Dr Chan also has extensive experience in investment management and financial services industries. Prior to forming JCube and DDI, Dr Chan served in the capacity of strategy development in multiple hedge funds, fintech companies, and also served as a senior quantitative strategist at GMO. A published author at professional journals in finance, Dr. Chan holds a Ph.D. degree in finance from UCLA.