Alex Benfield

| Crypto Analyst

Alex Benfield 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 works closely with Juan Villaverde on the Weiss Crypto Investor and Weiss Crypto Portfolio. He focuses on timing the market to optimize medium-/long-term swing trades on blue-chip cryptocurrencies. He also gauges market sentiment data to find rising lesser-known crypto assets ready to explode in growth.

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Let’s use this lull in price action to review our portfolio and prepare for the next bull market.
Now you see your wealth, now you don’t. Here’s why …
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Bullish headlines are being tampered by tightening liquidity and our transitional cycle. Here’s how to make the most of this time.
Even if the Fed resumes its rate hikes today, crypto continues to hold strong appeal.
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Corrective phases are essential to help build a solid foundation for the next set of rallies, and that’s what we believe is happening here.
This transition year is setting the stage for the upcoming bull market, slated for late 2023 or early 2024.
TradFi bigshots and even presidential candidates have Bitcoin on their radar.
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Improving regulatory and macroeconomic factors are helping to create a more favorable environment for crypto.
Ripple’s recent win has helped foster a friendlier regulatory environment for crypto.
Like an energy boost, the increased liquidity entering the market will fuel crypto to its next big bull run.
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