Meet the 23-Year-Old Behind Tom Brady’s NFT Play

It’s no surprise Tom Brady would get a lot of attention for his new non-fungible token (NFT) company. The six-time Super Bowl wner is an American superstar and his off-field venture, Autograph, is thrivg. But Autograph is not just the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback’s dog. Behd it stands 23-year-old Dillon Rosenblatt. The son of entrepreneur … Read more

BTX: CoinDesk’s Basic Attention Token Price Index

The CoinDesk Basic Attention Token Price Index (BTX) is the world’s leading reference for the price of the basic attention token (BAT), used by the largest institutions that are active in the crypto market. Asset allocators, asset managers, market participants and exchanges all rely on the BTX to provide a real-time, USD-equivalent spot rate for … Read more

DFX: CoinDesk’s DeFi Index

The DFX provides a market-cap-weighted benchmark for a representative basket of DeFi sector cryptocurrencies.It is replicable by professional investors operating from regulated jurisdictions that are integrated with global financial markets.The DFX is composed of assets suitable for long-term holding, based on their measured liquidity, their support by reliable service providers and their longevity among the … Read more

DLCX: CoinDesk’s Large Cap Index

The CoinDesk Large Cap Index (DLCX) is designed to track an investable basket of large-cap digital assets via a market cap-weighted benchmark index. The index targets a minimum of 70% coverage of the digital asset market capitalization, through a rules-based index construction process. The DLCX is one of a portfolio of single- and multi-asset indices … Read more

ECX: CoinDesk’s Ether Classic Price Index

The CoinDesk Ether Classic Price Index (ECX) is the world’s leading reference for the price of ether classic (ETC), used by the largest institutions that are active in the crypto market. Asset allocators, asset managers, market participants and exchanges all rely on the ECX to provide a real-time, USD-equivalent spot rate for ether classic. The … Read more

EOSX: CoinDesk’s EOS Price Index

The CoinDesk EOS Price Index (EOSX) is the world’s leading reference for the price of EOS, used by the largest institutions that are active in the crypto market. Asset allocators, asset managers, market participants and exchanges all rely on the EOSX to provide a real-time, USD-equivalent spot rate for EOS. The EOSX is one of … Read more

ETX: CoinDesk’s Ether Price Index

The CoinDesk Ether Price Index (ETX) is the world’s leading reference for the price of ether, used by the largest institutions that are active in the crypto market. Asset allocators, asset managers, market participants and exchanges all rely on the ETX to provide a real-time, USD-equivalent spot rate for Ethereum’s native currency. The ETX is … Read more

LNX: CoinDesk’s Chainlink Price Index

The CoinDesk Chainlink Price Index (LNX) is the world’s leading reference for the price of chainlink, used by the largest institutions that are active in the crypto market. Asset allocators, asset managers, market participants and exchanges all rely on the LNX to provide a real-time, USD-equivalent spot rate for chainlink. The LNX is one of … Read more

LTX: CoinDesk’s Litecoin Price Index

The CoinDesk Litecoin Price Index (LTX) is the world’s leading reference for the price of litecoin, used by the largest institutions that are active in the crypto market. Asset allocators, asset managers, market participants and exchanges all rely on the LTX to provide a real-time, USD-equivalent spot rate for litecoin. The LTX is one of … Read more

XLMX: CoinDesk’s Stellar Lumens Price Index

The CoinDesk Stellar Lumens Price Index (XLMX) is the world’s leading reference for the price of Stellar lumens (XLM), used by the largest institutions that are active in the crypto market. Asset allocators, asset managers, market participants and exchanges all rely on the XLMX to provide a real-time, USD-equivalent spot rate for Stellar lumens. The … Read more

ZCX: CoinDesk’s Zcash Price Index

The CoinDesk Zcash Price Index (ZCX) is the world’s leading reference for the price of zcash, used by the largest institutions that are active in the crypto market. Asset allocators, asset managers, market participants and exchanges all rely on the ZCX to provide a real-time, USD-equivalent spot rate for zcash. The ZCX is one of … Read more

XBX: CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index

The CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index (XBX) is the world’s leading reference for the price of bitcoin, used by the largest institutions active in crypto assets. It is the crypto market standard, benchmarking billions of dollars in registered financial products and pricing hundreds of millions in daily over-the-counter transactions. Built for replicability and reliability, in continuous … Read more

Indices

Digital Asset Classification Standard (DACS) The Digital Asset Classification Standard (DACS) was developed by CoinDesk Indices to provide a reliable, comprehensive, and standardized classification system for digital assets. Currently, the DACS includes the top 500 digital assets by market capitalization and the DACS structure offers 3 levels of granularity across 6 Sectors, 21 Industry Groups … Read more

Indices

Single-asset price indexes Index NameAsset TickerTicker<a href=/indexes/xbx/>CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index</a>BTCXBX<a href=/indexes/etx/>CoinDesk Ether Price Index</a>ETHETX<a href=/indexes/btx/>CoinDesk Basic Attention Token Price Index</a>BATBTX<a href=/indexes/bcx/>CoinDesk Bitcoin Cash Price Index</a>BCHBCX<a href=/indexes/eosx/>CoinDesk EOS Price Index</a>”EOSEOSX<a href=/indexes/ecx/>CoinDesk Ether Classic Price Index</a>ETCECX<a href=/indexes/lnx/>CoinDesk Chainlink Price Index</a>LINKLNX<a href=/indexes/ltx/>CoinDesk Litecoin Price Index</a>LTCLTX<a href=/indexes/xlmx/>CoinDesk Lumens Price Index</a>XLMXLMX<a href=/indexes/zcx/>CoinDesk Zcash Price Index</a>ZECZCX Multi-asset indexes Index NameTicker<a href=/indexes/dlcx/>CoinDesk’s … Read more

BCX: CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Cash Price Index

The CoinDesk Bitcoin Cash Price Index (BCX) is the world’s leading reference for the price of bitcoin cash (BCH), used by the largest institutions that are active in the crypto market. Asset allocators, asset managers, market participants and exchanges all rely on the BCX to provide a real-time, USD-equivalent spot rate for bitcoin cash. The … Read more

What Is an Automated Market Maker?

When Uniswap launched in 2018, it became the first decentralized platform to successfully utilize an automated market maker (AMM) system. An automated market maker (AMM) is the underlying protocol that powers all decentralized exchanges (DEXs), DEXs help users exchange cryptocurrencies by connecting users directly, without an intermediary. Simply put, automated market makers are autonomous trading … Read more

Living in Puerto Rico, Where the Taxes Are Low and Crypto Thrives

Andrew Keys’ last half-hour reverse commute from Manhattan to ConsenSys’ office in Brooklyn, N.Y., was a meditative experience. The founding father of the Ethereum blockchain daydreamed ways blockchain could improve the world, from digitizing money to decentralizing the web, before stepping out of a subway car into a gray winter morning. He much prefers dialing … Read more

PNC Bank Planning Crypto Offering With Coinbase

Crypto exchange Coinbase said Tuesday it’s working with PNC Bank, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the U.S. by assets, on a crypto project. “In recent months, we have formed partnerships with industry leaders including [Tesla CEO] Elon Musk, PNC Bank, SpaceX, Tesla, Third Point LLC and WisdomTree Investments,” a letter from Coinbase to its shareholders … Read more

A Crypto Guide to the Metaverse

The metaverse isn’t just a sci-fi term anymore. When technology changes our lives, it’s not often by surprise. The internet, the smartphone and the cloud, to name a few, all arrived to the world preceded by a presence in science-fiction. It’s likely that the “next big thing” of the digital age is about to arrive, … Read more

Polygon

Polygon (MATIC) is the native cryptocurrency that powers the Polygon Network, a layer 2 platform created in 2017. Originally called the Matic Network, the Polygon Network allows developers to create and deploy their own blockchains that are compatible with the Ethereum blockchain with a single click, as well as enables other Ethereum-based projects to transfer … Read more