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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This extended period of sideways trading could point to a big move upward, confirming a market bottom.
Bleak market conditions can’t get in the way of crypto innovations.
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If BTC and ETH can continue to trade flat, we can leave the worst of the bear market in the rearview.
Here’s why investors are watching the crypto markets carefully, even as inflation rates soar.
Despite the volatility in the equity markets recently, the crypto market has been relatively stable over the past two weeks.
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Can Uptober kick crypto into gear and out of neutral?
Despite worldwide market mayhem, crypto’s been cruising in neutral.
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Crypto is once again serving as a safety raft among the mayhem in the broader market.
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Inflation is still holding both the crypto and traditional markets by the reins.
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