Alex Benfield

| Crypto Analyst

Alex Benfield is an analyst and contributor to Weiss Crypto Alert and Weiss Crypto Portfolio. He graduated with a degree in industrial and operating engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and has been actively researching and investing in cryptocurrencies since 2017.

Prior to joining Weiss Ratings, Alex worked as a data analyst at a major cryptocurrency data firm. There, he worked with crypto asset managers and created trading strategies using data such as on-chain analysis, market trends and smart-contract data.

Alex focuses on timing the market to optimize medium-/long-term swing trades on blue-chip cryptocurrencies and also gauges market sentiment data to find rising lesser-known crypto assets ready to explode in growth.

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While 2023 has started strong, the crypto markets may not be bullish just yet.
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After a long period of stability, it’s refreshing to see crypto’s trademark volatility return.
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We’re looking at 2 BTC ‘Buy’ signals, and both are very important.
2023 is looking to be a good year for crypto, but when will the next bull market start?
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Ethereum started out as a long shot for investors, but we anticipate big things in its near future.
Volatility is slowly creeping back into the crypto market, despite the lack of a market-driving catalyst.
Here’s why we don’t listen to anyone who calls for the death of crypto following the CeFi fiasco.
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2022 was a rough year for crypto, but does 2023 look better?
This uncharacteristically low volatility in the crypto markets won’t last forever, and brighter days lie ahead.
Alex Benfield sat down with compliance expert Slava Demchuk to talk about crypto regulation.
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