Market Behaviour: Bitcoin Mimetism, Reflexivity, and Memes

The digital asset market, like any other market, is fundamentally driven by human input. At the end of Q3 this year, the Bitcoin (BTC) network recorded 351 417 daily transactions and the industry continues to be mostly retail-aligned. Retail investors are particulary exposed to emotional investing and trading, furthermore the access to higher-level information is scarce and limited. Additionally there’s a clear information asymmetry, granting a de facto edge to institutional investors.

Mimetism and Investing