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.

Buy in May and Go Away (Core Strategy Rebalance)

We generally refrain from overly frequent adjustments to our allocation strategy. However, recent developments have shifted the immediate-term risk/reward balance for our Core Strategy, necessitating a relatively more cautious approach. Based on our analysis below, we also have a good idea for...

Sean Farrell - April 17, 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

Escalating war tensions on Saturday sparked a rush to liquidate assets in the only market open on the weekend. This acute selling impulse triggered major selloffs, particularly in the longer tail of crypto assets. The market experienced over $700 million in long...

Apr 15
10:15 AM
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Sean Farrell
Head of Digital Asset Strategy

The aggregate stablecoin market cap has surged by over $3 billion in the past 7 days, a growth notably helped by a $600 million increase from Ethena Labs. This suggests a favorable environment for altcoins in the near term.

Apr 4
11:55 AM

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 Sink After Israel-Iran Escalation

The S&P 500 has closed out its third consecutive down week, and there is no denying that investors had much to worry about this week. Stocks had already come under pressure last week with shrinking expectations for rate...

April 19, 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.

Q1 2024 Funding Report

Click HERE to download the full report. KEY SLIDES FROM THIS REPORT QUARTERLY FUNDING (SLIDE 4) Q1 OVERVIEW (SLIDE 5) DEAL VERTICAL SUMMARY (SLIDE 7) DEAL STAGE SUMMARY (SLIDE 8)

April 18, 2024
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Tom Couture
Vice President of Crypto 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.

Mind Language

Mind Language is an agnostic graph-based meta-programming language designed to enable easy program creation and modification through natural language or a drag-and-drop editor. Mind Language hopes to revolutionize programming by bridging the gap between human creativity and AI...

March 20, 2024
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Tom Couture
Vice President of Crypto 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 Crypto 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

Uncertainty Still Looming

In today's video, we rehash some of the near-term uncertainties plaguing risk assets and why we think markets will find their footing in May.

April 18, 2024
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Sean Farrell
Head of Digital Asset Strategy

Q1 2024 Funding Report

Click HERE to download the full report. KEY SLIDES FROM THIS REPORT QUARTERLY FUNDING (SLIDE 4) Q1 OVERVIEW (SLIDE 5) DEAL VERTICAL SUMMARY (SLIDE 7) DEAL STAGE SUMMARY (SLIDE 8)

April 18, 2024
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Tom Couture
Vice President of Crypto Strategy

New Stablecoin Bill Introduced, Ronin Onboards Ragnarok

Equities and crypto assets are selling off in tandem today as inflation and geopolitical fears have spooked risk assets. The SPY and QQQ have decreased by 0.46% and 0.92%, respectively, while crypto is selling off more aggressively. $BTC (-5.49%)...

SUI
April 18, 2024
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Tom Couture
Vice President of Crypto Strategy

Buy in May and Go Away (Core Strategy Rebalance)

We generally refrain from overly frequent adjustments to our allocation strategy. However, recent developments have shifted the immediate-term risk/reward balance for our Core Strategy, necessitating a relatively more cautious approach. Based on our analysis below, we also have...

April 17, 2024
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Sean Farrell
Head of Digital Asset Strategy

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