🧘‍♂️Recap: Crypto Week of Aug.16

Market Meditations | August 21, 2021

Giving you ALL the updates you need.

Dear Meditators

It’s been a busy week yet again, including:

  • Hints of a New Bull Market emerging.

  • Yet more hacks.

  • Rug pulls on the Solana blockchain.

  • More legislation and DeFi news.

  • More TA and FA than you could possibly need.

And so much more.

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  • ? Did You Listen? This Friday we have Bitcoin, Ethereum and one other altcoin for our technical analysis. We have key levels, resistance, potential plays, upside targets and much more. Click to find our take.

  • ?Buyers Beware. SolPAD, Solana’s IDO (Initial DEX Offering) platform, may have experienced its first rug pull yesterday. Click to find out what we know so far.

  • ? This Week In DeFi. There’s been a lot going on in DeFi this week. From funds to regulations it’s all happening. Click to catch what you’ve missed.


  • ? ALERT: Your Security Has Been Compromised. Earlier today, we learnt that Japan’s Liquid Global Exchange was hacked. Click to find out what we know so far.

  • ?‍♀️ NFT Celebrity Fans. Do you know which celebrity explained NFTs on the American TV show “The Tonight Show”? Click to find out. 

  • ? Another One Bites The Dust. It seems that every couple of weeks, there is some report outlining some sort of hack or illegal activity connected with cryptocurrency. But what are the consequences of doing such a hack? Click to find out.


  • ? Solana Nodes How. As discussed on Monday, Solana hit a new ATH and there are reports of growing institutional interest. What does this mean for the market and what are the key takeaways? Click to find out.

  • ? The Ostrich Effect: Getting Your Head out of the Sand. Most traders are not profitable. Worse yet, many of these traders deliberately avoid information that could help them improve their profitability. Why? Because of the Ostrich Effect which describes our tendency to deliberately avoid negative information, even where this information would allow us to reach a more desirable outcome. Click to find out how you can avoid this.

  • ?‍? Crypto Punks Take Two & Three. Unless you have been ‘living under a rock’ (a cool NFT rock), you are probably aware of the bewildering NFT market. But how has this changed in recent months? And what can you take advantage of. Click to find out.


  • ✅ This Project Is Making History. Polygon always seems to find its way into major headlines. But why is that? And what do you need to know? Click to find out.

  • ⚽ Doge is Coming Home. Do you know which Premier League football team will be sporting the Dogecoin Logo on their shirts thanks to a sponsorship with Stake.com? Click to find out.

  • ? Parachain Reaction. Two months ago we covered the launch of the first Kusama parachain auctions. Let’s take a look at how they went, when the next auctions are and the knock-on effect on KSM.


  •  ? This Week’s Shopping List: Apples, Noodles and BTC. It seems that Walmart are looking for a “Digital Currency and Cryptocurrency Product Lead”. But what are the key takeaways and how does this apply to you. Click to find out

  • ? Bull Market 2.0? Here is your dose of TA for Bitcoin, Ethereum and Solana. With key levels, plays, breakouts and much much more. Click here to catch the trends.

  • ? Who Let The Doge Back? Everything crypto is heating back up. XRP, Ethereum, Cardano, and Solana have seen a big price increase as of late. Even DOGE is coming back. Click to find out what you NEED to know.

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