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Grayscale Wins Landmark SEC Lawsuit: What It Means for Bitcoin ETFs and Crypto Investors

The United States District Court of Appeals has just ruled in favour of Grayscale Investments in a pivotal lawsuit against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The lawsuit centred around Grayscale's attempt to launch a Bitcoin spot ETF, which the SEC had initially denied. This landmark deci...

30.08.23 05:20 AM - Comment(s)
The Battle Rages On: SEC, Ripple, and the Latest Developments in Crypto Regulation

The curtain has not yet fallen on the riveting drama between the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Ripple Labs. What once was hailed as a pivotal moment with the July 13 ruling is now heating up with an appeal, bringing further uncertainty to the crypto sphere.

17.08.23 01:12 AM - Comment(s)
Everyone Gets the Bitcoin Price They Deserve: Timing & Conviction

In the rapidly evolving world of cryptocurrencies, Bitcoin stands out as a pioneering stalwart. But when it comes to buying Bitcoin, there's an old adage that goes, “Everyone gets the price they deserve." This phrase may sound philosophical at first, but it carries deep financial wisdom, especi...

02.08.23 02:28 AM - Comment(s)
"The 'C' students run the world"

The 33rd President of the United States, Harry S Truman is credited with the quote "The 'C' students run the world". Truman was incredible at understanding people and communication. A keen student of human psychology Truman, knew every white house employee by name in...

26.07.23 02:31 AM - Comment(s)
Mastering Risk Management in Cryptocurrency Trading

The allure of the cryptocurrency market, with its rapid growth and volatility, has attracted both new and seasoned investors alike. While assets like Bitcoin have revolutionised the way we perceive global finance, they also come with their fair share of risks. Effective risk management is the corner...

19.07.23 01:36 AM - Comment(s)
Judge rules on SEC vs Ripple (XRP) Court Case in Pivotal Moment for Investors

In a landmark case, the United States District Court in the Southern District of New York has granted a partial victory to Ripple Labs in its lawsuit with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The lawsuit, initiated back in December 2020, had profound implications not just for Ripple and its...

14.07.23 12:06 AM - Comment(s)
Why Would Anyone Ressurect FTX?

FTX - Once the worlds best crypto exchange, went bankrupt under a crowd of impropriety and fraud. Now the administrators are seeking to reestablish the FTX Exchange as a functioning business. You might ask why anyone would attempt this given all the bad blood but here we explore th...

29.06.23 07:34 AM - Comment(s)
Institutional Interest and Market Expansion Drive Crypto Brokerage Opportunities

Institutional investors are increasingly embracing cryptocurrencies, igniting a possible multi-year bull market.

The information contained here is for general information only. It should not be taken as constituting financial advice. Stormrake is not a financial adviser. You should consider seeking i...

26.06.23 03:49 AM - Comment(s)

The recent lawsuits filed by the SEC against Binance and Coinbase have sparked discussions about the classification of cryptocurrencies as securities. The Howey Test, a legal framework used by the SEC to determine whether an investment qualifies as a security, plays a crucial role in these debates. ...

15.06.23 03:01 AM - Comment(s)

Throughout history, gold has held a prominent place in human civilization, representing wealth, power, and stability. In the United States, the relationship between the government and gold has had its share of significant events, including the infamous "Great Gold Confiscation" in the 20th...

15.06.23 03:01 AM - Comment(s)

If you're delving into the world of cryptocurrencies, you've likely come across terms like "Hashing" and "SHA-256". In this piece, we'll explore the significance of SHA-256, a vital component of cryptocurrency security, especially Bitcoin. Without diving too deep into the mathema...

02.06.23 12:50 AM - Comment(s)
The History of the Debt Ceiling and Why It Underlines the Value of Bitcoins Supply Mechanism

In the labyrinthine world of economic policy, one term that has frequently made headlines is the U.S. debt ceiling. The recent crisis underlines the contentious nature of this mechanism and brings to the forefront questions about our modern central banking system. In contrast, Bitcoin’s predetermine...

29.05.23 12:54 AM - Comment(s)

In today's Thunder Trading Update we take a dive deep into some of the trade opportunities and investment theses that are gaining traction amongst crypto insiders. This article will also serve as a fantastic snapshot to reflect on at the end of the year. 

After a brutal 2022 for digital asset in...
06.01.23 03:17 AM - Comment(s)
A Beginners Guide To Crypto Self-Custody

In light of recent events concerning the collapse of FTX, the opaque nature of centralised exchanges and the importance of self-custody has been brought to light.
In today's Thunder Trading Update, we aim to educate our readers on how to start your self-custody journey and why it's so important to g...

18.11.22 12:43 AM - Comment(s)
FTX Collapse: Key Market Update

Crypto markets are once again facing a huge stress test. This time in the form of the worlds second largest exchange, proving to be insolvent and allegedly fraudulent. In today's report we aim to deliver you the key facts of what has happened so far and what to anticipate next. 

Early Monday mor...
10.11.22 02:30 AM - Comment(s)
Arbitrum: Airdrop Inbound 

Arbitrum is lighting up the crypto trading community with activity as speculation around an airdrop gains momentum. In today's Thunder Trading update, we will jump into the vibrant Arbitrum ecosystem and learn about the hype.

On Aug. 31, 2021, Offchain Labs, the company behin...
16.10.22 01:19 PM - Comment(s)
THORCHAIN: The One Chain To Unite Them All

Understanding how crypto ecosystems work can be a hellish experience. Now add in the complexity of a blockchain that allows you to trade between different chains, without any bridges or wrapped assets and it can make even the most hardened crypto investor's head spin. The Stormrake research team has...

07.09.22 07:07 AM - Comment(s)
The importance of financial privacy and decentralisation 

“He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from oppression; for if he violates this duty, he establishes a precedent that will reach to himself.” – Thomas Paine

17.08.22 02:17 AM - Comment(s)
The Fork Wars: The Miners Strike Back

We are going to use a lot of terminology so going through this article will require some assumed knowledge. To get up to speed prior to reading this article, please review our article on 'The Merge' to ensure a great reading experience.

There is a monumental change about to occur on the Ethereum bloc...
10.08.22 11:55 PM - Comment(s)
The Ethereum Merge is one of the most impactful events in crypto history

For the last four years "The Merge" has been one of the most fundamental shifts in the crypto landscape since it caught wind in mainstream media back in 2017. To those who are uninitiated and are new to the crypto space, the merge is the transition for the Ethereum Blockchain from Proof-of...
10.08.22 11:54 PM - Comment(s)