IVCA Feature: 2022 Predictions for Cryptocurrency, As Reported by the Online Financial Media

January 19, 2022

IVCA Feature: 2022 Predictions for Cryptocurrency, As Reported by the Online Financial Media
 
There is no doubt that cryptocurrency has made significant inroads in viability during the last year, and is poised to explode as both an investment and real-world source of trade. What is the financial media saying about the upcoming year in all forms of crypto, including the latest offshoot iteration, NonFungible Tokens (NFTs)?
 
Forbes.com, ‘10 Predictions For Blockchain, Crypto Assets, DeFi, And NFTs For 2022’
 
Last year, the market capitalization of cryptocurrencies reached $3 trillion USD for the first time. At the beginning of the 2021, it was less than $800 billion USD.
 
READ MORE: https://www.forbes.com/sites/philippsandner/2022/01/13/10-predictions-for-blockchain-crypto-assets-defi-and-nfts-for-2022/?sh=cdf31634911e 
 
CNBC.com, From a Bitcoin Crash to Regulatory Crackdowns: Analysts Give their Top Predictions for Crypto in 2022
 
It’s a year that’s seen the first major crypto company go public with the debut of Coinbase in April, increased participation from Wall Street banks like Goldman Sachs, and the approval of the first U.S. exchange-traded fund linked to bitcoin.
 
READ MORE: https://www.cnbc.com/2021/12/22/top-predictions-for-crypto-in-2022-from-bitcoin-crash-to-regulation.html 
 
Coindesk.com, ’21 Predictions for Crypto and Beyond in 2022’
 
2021 has been the cryptocurrency industry’s biggest year ever. And that’s not just because token prices went up, which some did by thousands of percentage points, proving that epic crypto gains are still very much on the table. More importantly, crypto growth this year came in the form of major adoption, integration and innovation, such as El Savador’s bitcoin policy and the embrace of NFTs by major brands and mainstream celebrities.
 
READ MORE: https://www.coindesk.com/layer2/2021/12/30/21-predictions-for-crypto-and-beyond-in-2022/ 
 
Benzinga.com, ‘EXCLUSIVE: NFT Experts On What’s Hot for 2022’
 
The year 2021 could go down as the year that NFTs (non-fungible tokens) took over talk in cryptocurrency and amongst investors. Could this be the start of a multiple-year run — or just be a one-time phenomenon?
READ MORE: https://www.benzinga.com/markets/cryptocurrency/21/12/24842574/exclusive-nft-experts-on-whats-hot-for-2022-predictions-coinbase-launch-nfl-nfts-and-more 
 
Trailty.com, ‘Best Cryptocurrency Podcasts in 2022’
 
We’ve pooled our collective listening experience and chosen some of best crypto podcasts worth listening. Some are widely recognized as industry standards, while others might come as a bit of a surprise. In no particular order, here are our picks and some compelling reasons why we’ve chosen them.
 
READ MORE: https://www.trality.com/blog/best-cryptocurrency-podcasts 
 
CoinMarketCap.com, ‘Podcast: What Will Happen to Crypto in 2022’
 
Is Bitcoin going to race to $100,000... or is a crypto winter upon us? In this special episode, the last of the current series, Connor Sephton speaks to Molly Jane Zuckerman and Mike McGlone.
 
LISTEN HERE (36 Minutes): https://coinmarketcap.com/alexandria/article/podcast-what-will-happen-to-crypto-in-2022 
 
Nasdaq.com, ‘How to Spot a Bitcoin Crash’
 
Bitcoin reached an all-time high of $68,940 in 2021 and since then, its price slumped nearly 36%. The big question for crypto traders is whether this is a good opportunity to buy at a bargain price, or if we are heading towards an even deeper sell-off.
 
READ MORE: https://www.nasdaq.com/articles/how-to-spot-a-bitcoin-crash