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 week promises to be volatile as multiple major events happen within the crypto market and the broader macro environment.
Two major upcoming events are likely to affect the crypto market next week.
A look across the pond may hold the Central Bank pivot investors have been hoping for.
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The Ethereum Merge could happen even earlier than expected.
As we head into September, 3 pivotal events will shake up the crypto market. As always, patience — rather than panic — is key.
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September is full of important events in the crypto market, which will affect the trajectory over the rest of the year.
The crypto and traditional markets are both holding their breath as the next FOMC meeting and CPI report release draw near.
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The crypto market looks to be heading into a period of volatility.
The FOMC meeting could determine the fate of the crypto rally.
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Higher price action is in the cards for ETH as its Merge draws closer, but BTC needs a little boost to keep its momentum going.
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