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Market cycles explained

by Team Luno 3 minute read

Not to burst the cynics’ bubble, but Bitcoin goes through natural market cycles - and it doesn’t mean the end. All markets move through upward and downward trends let’s break down how it works.

Why stablecoins matter

by Marcus Swanepoel 9 minute read

In short, stablecoins are cryptocurrencies that are, in theory, meant to eliminate the volatility that the more ‘traditional’ cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are usually associated with. There are many different types with a lot of different pros and cons, which we describe in more detail.

The hybrid hype

by Team Luno 3 minute read

What’s a hybrid economy? What does it look like? Will your government-issued money be replaced by crypto? Let’s see what’s happening now to understand what may happen in the future.

The most bizarre uses of crypto so far

by Team Luno 4 minute read

You can do a lot with cryptocurrencies, including things on the more bizarre end of the spectrum. Find out how you can buy a goat, Lambo IRL, and even head to outer space with these bizarre uses of crypto.

Financial freedom: it’s your money

by Team Luno 3 minute read

We dip into the history of currencies to see how cryptocurrency platforms are bridging the gap between traditional banking systems when it comes to managing your own money.

Upgrading the world - we’re not just another crypto company

by Team Luno 3 minute read

Landing on the moon captivated our world. Now we want to go there again, but in a very different way. See how we’re upgrading the world to a better financial system to get us safely to the moon.

The natural evolution of money

by Team Luno 8 minute read

The existing financial system was built for a non-digital age, ignoring the needs of the modern individual and with many unnecessary inefficiencies and gatekeepers. The world now has access to new technologies like decentralised cryptocurrencies that are quickly making these old systems and ways of thinking redundant. Like communication evolving from landlines to mobile phones, or post to email, money is now finally catching up with other information evolutions.

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies

by Team Luno 2 minute read

As we talk about upgrading the world to a better financial system, it’s also important to consider the forces that currently control our money, and the pros and cons of the current system. So we’re taking you on a tour of the Evolution of Money.

From precious metals to paper

by Team Luno 3 minute read

As we talk about upgrading the world to a better financial system, it’s also important to consider the forces that currently control our money, and the pros and cons of the current system. So we’re taking you on a tour of the Evolution of Money.

A very brief history of currency

by Team Luno 3 minute read

As we talk about upgrading the world to a better financial system, it’s also important to consider the forces that currently control our money, and the pros and cons of the current system. So we’re taking you on a tour of the Evolution of Money: where it comes from, why we use it, the secret forces that dictate its behaviour, and what it all means for you. This week we’re looking at the evolution of currency - beginning with its origins.

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