Digital Asset Strategy - Sean Farrell

In the dynamic world of digital assets, Fundstrat's Digital Asset strategy is at the forefront, providing clear-cut insights into the cryptocurrency market. Leveraging our macro strategy's strong foundation, we bring our expertise to bear to dissect the nuances of the crypto ecosystem. Whether you're keen on understanding trends, potential flash points, or seeking actionable crypto investment ideas, our Digital Asset strategy delivers comprehensive guidance.

About the Strategist

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Sean Farrell – Head of Digital Asset Strategy

Sean Farrell is the Head of Digital Asset Strategy at Fundstrat Global Advisors. Prior to joining Fundstrat, Sean was a manager in the Transaction Opinions group at Alvarez & Marsal, and also worked as an associate with Anvil Advisors. Sean holds a B.S. in Finance from Lehigh University.

Our Approach

Market Dynamics and Capital Flows

  • Real-time updates and analysis on regulatory changes in major jurisdictions and how they might impact the crypto ecosystem

Cryptocurrency Valuation Models

  • Development and presentation of new and evolving valuation models tailored specifically to various cryptocurrencies, ensuring investors understand the intrinsic and speculative values of their holdings

Technical Analysis

  • Examination of price charts, patterns, and historical data to predict future price movements and identify key support and resistance levels

Blockchain Technology Updates

  • In-depth analysis of advancements in blockchain technology, network upgrades (e.g. forks or halvings) and their potential market implications

Regulatory and Compliance Landscape

  • Real-time updates and analysis on regulatory changes in major jurisdictions, and how they might impact the crypto ecosystem

Security and Risk Management

  • Comprehensive guidelines on best practices for securing digital assets, understanding smart contract vulnerabilities, and navigating the decentralized finance (DeFi) space

Global Macroeconomic Impact

  • Analysis of how global economic conditions, monetary policies, and geopolitical events might influence the crypto market

Crypto Derivatives and Financial Instruments

  • Insight into the growing world of crypto derivatives, futures, options, and how these financial instruments can be used in hedging and trading strategies

Sentiment Analysis

  • Using social media, news sources, and other online platforms to gauge market sentiment and its potential impact on crypto prices

Inter-Chain and Cross-Chain Developments

  • Exploration of inter-operability solutions, cross-chain platforms, and how they could shape the future of the decentralized ecosystem

Project and Token Analysis

  • Detailed research into new and existing projects, ICOs, token sales, and their potential for success, utility, and growth

Liquidity and Exchange Dynamics

  • Monitoring liquidity pools, major exchange inflows and outflows, and the implications of major liquidations or whale activities

Research and Coverage

Reports

Weekly Strategy

Delve deep into our strategic analysis where we scrutinize weekly trends, market movements, and vital data points to outline practical strategies for navigating the ever-evolving cryptocurrency landscape.

LDO Risk/Reward Looks Good Here, Immediate-term Macro Picture Still Uncertain (Core Strategy Rebalance)

Last week, we received a better-than-expected CPI print, but the DXY continued to move higher due to global weakness and a hawkish Fed. We discussed the risks appearing in the metrics we use to gauge sentiment and flows. The overall lack of...

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MARA
Sean Farrell - June 21, 2024

⚡️FlashInsights

Dive into real-time market insights with Sean Farrell as he navigates through crucial market dynamics and events pivotal to the crypto ecosystem. Stay informed, stay ahead.

Sean Farrell
Sean Farrell
Head of Digital Asset Strategy

If we are identifying areas of strength in the crypto market, #ETH continues to exhibit relative strength to #BTC, with a gain of about 3% today. Additionally, #LDO, which was added to our Core Strategy on Friday, demonstrated a robust recovery following...

Jun 24
4:30 PM
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Sean Farrell
Head of Digital Asset Strategy

Today's crypto market downturn was triggered by the announcement that Mt. Gox will commence creditor repayments in July, involving approximately $9 billion in #BTC. We have previously discussed these creditors and continue to believe that the perceived supply risk from Gox coins...

Jun 24
4:21 PM

Weekly Roadmap

End your week with our Weekly Roadmap, a summary that encapsulates our expert views and closing remarks for the week. This digest melds all market happenings and our insights into one coherent context, ensuring you're well-informed and ready for the week ahead.

Stocks Continue Notching June Gains

“I just - I love my job. I love doing it. It's a passionate endeavor. And sometimes you can get close to something that you believe is the truth. The truth of something. Not all the time, but...

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NVDA
QQQ
June 21, 2024

Funding Fridays

Often, the best way to understand where the industry is heading is to follow the money. Funding Friday aims to bring you up to speed on the latest deals in the crypto industry. Get up to speed on the latest in crypto capital markets and discover emerging projects before they reach the mainstream.

Solana L2 a Bright Spot in Dim Funding Week

Private funding was suppressed as we enter the summer season, with total funding dropping 43% week-over-week to $66 million and deal count decreasing 52% to 15 deals. Infrastructure still took the top spot from a funding perspective, totaling...

June 21, 2024
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Tom Couture
Vice President of Digital Asset Strategy

Liquid Ventures

A recurring research note focused on delivering unique insights into high-risk investment opportunities within the crypto ecosystem, primarily centered on early-stage or small-cap tokens.

Nuco.Cloud

The creation of the internet has had a significant impact on how enterprises are run and managed. Prior to the internet, companies were required to invest in on-premises infrastructure such as physical hardware, servers, networking equipment, and software...

June 24, 2024
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Tom Couture
Vice President of Digital Asset Strategy

Deep Research

Go deep into the world of cryptocurrency with our exhaustive research reports, where we cover a range of topics from market analysis, technological advancements, regulatory changes, and more, providing you with in-depth insights as a basis for informed decisions.

Blockchain Investment Group

Founded in February 2018, Blockchain Investment Group (BIG) is a fund of funds that identifies, evaluates, and manages investments in crypto and blockchain hedge funds. BIG leverages deep industry connections, a proven manager selection process, and prioritizes diversification...

April 9, 2024
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Tom Couture
Vice President of Digital Asset Strategy

Archives

Appearances Media Archives

Our researchers frequently appear across various media outlets, sharing their technical analysis and market insights. Our extensive archive ensures you have access to these valuable resources at your fingertips.

Video: What Global Liquidity Conditions Mean For Crypto Market Performance (Sean Farrell)

1 year ago

Sample Reports

The Game Is Changing

While we maintain that macro conditions are still the most critical factor in assessing the medium/long-term trajectory of BTC prices, daily returns of the leading cryptoasset continue to exhibit a lack of defined correlation with any major macro...

STX
February 16, 2024
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Sean Farrell
Head of Digital Asset Strategy

Initial Thoughts Post-ETF

The past week has marked a pivotal moment in the evolution of the crypto industry, a testament to the remarkable journey of an asset class that emerged from a distrubuted community of open source software developers just 15...

STX
January 11, 2024
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Sean Farrell
Head of Digital Asset Strategy

Latest Publications

Nuco.Cloud

The creation of the internet has had a significant impact on how enterprises are run and managed. Prior to the internet, companies were required to invest in on-premises infrastructure such as physical hardware, servers, networking equipment, and software...

June 24, 2024
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Tom Couture
Vice President of Digital Asset Strategy

Mt. Gox Repayments to Begin in July, Riot Withdraws its Bitfarms Bid

Equities are mixed this morning, with the $SPY gaining 0.30% and the $QQQ decreasing 0.31%, weighed down by a 5% drop in #NVDA. The #DXY has dropped 0.32%, although it has not boosted crypto assets. #BTC has fallen...

QQQ
SPY
June 24, 2024
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Tom Couture
Vice President of Digital Asset Strategy

Solana L2 a Bright Spot in Dim Funding Week

Private funding was suppressed as we enter the summer season, with total funding dropping 43% week-over-week to $66 million and deal count decreasing 52% to 15 deals. Infrastructure still took the top spot from a funding perspective, totaling...

June 21, 2024
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Tom Couture
Vice President of Digital Asset Strategy

Lido Looks Like a Good Risk/Reward (Core Strategy Rebalance)

In today's video, we discuss our tactical caution, the divergence between equities and crypto, and why we think that, despite our near-term views, now is a good time to build a position in LDO.

June 21, 2024
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Sean Farrell
Head of Digital Asset Strategy

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