Crypto Bear Market Analysis (And My 5 Plans For 2019)

In today's episode, I'm talking about my thoughts on this crypto bear market, the future of crypto, and 5 plans I have for 2019…

Like I said in my last market update video in August, I wasn't convinced that this bear market was over and I expected things to get a lot uglier before they got better.

As we've seen over the past few months, that's turned out to be true. Some crypto projects are starting to fail, and many more are strapped for capital due to Bitcoin and Ethereum prices falling 0ver 80% off the bubble's highs.

Last year I became very uncomfortable when Bitcoin's price went from $8k to $20k in a few weeks because I knew that was driven purely by speculation (e.g. the greater fool theory).

While it was "exciting" to see prices go up so fast (and everyone feeling like a genius), those of us that had been through prior market cycles knew how risky markets become when over-exuberant bullishness takes hold.

As most people understand today, cryptocurrencies are still the most volatile asset class on the planet! This means if someone is going to play in this space, they need to be comfortable with 90%+ drawdowns and have excellent emotional control so they stay on the right side of the market.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

– The 3 possible outcomes I see for Bitcoin over the next couple of years
– Why I'm excited for the future of crypto, especially Security Tokens
– How I'm stepping into a bigger role with a venture capital firm in 2019
– Why I've pulled back from actively trading altcoins during this market cycle
– The focus of my YouTube channel going forward

Links and resources:

– 5 phases of crypto market cycles:
– how to prepare for a crypto bear market:

– Harbor creates $20M STO


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16 Comments on Crypto Bear Market Analysis (And My 5 Plans For 2019)

  1. Chris, I have a question about the non fungible tokens, like cryptokitties is using. For me getting into crypto was a big lesson and I learn about this market but because we have this issue with security token now it is difficult for people without big funding to get into this space. I think NF tokens are going to be good alternatives to stay away from regulations and build your own crypto brand. I am wondering if you can comment and share your opinion on this.

  2. You’re one of the most level headed guys in the space. Great video and I agree with every single word you’ve said.

  3. Always look forward to seeing your content. On another note I really wish I listened to you when you warned of the coming bear market. I just remember a lot of “experts” back then that said the multi year crypto bull run is finally here, and I believed it.

  4. so what about all those people you signed up at fair expense to your trading school… now you say you’re not day trading. they are still i take it?! and losing…

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