Philip Gradwell, chief economist at Chainalysis, provided this week’s onchain reaction.
(43:40) Bitcoin is in its tenth week with an average price above $10K. Gradwell said it’s pretty extraordinary, considering there’s only been two other times that bitcoin has maintained a high price above 10K for multiple weeks —in late 2017 to early 2018 for 13 weeks and again in mid-to-late 2019.
(44:16) Over the last week, bitcoin exchange balances have likely increased a small amount.
(46:02) Ethereum has become increasingly liquid with the growth in DeFi opportunities.