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Chainalysis (a blockchain data platform) published a report of predictions regarding Crypto for the year 2022. Some of the top predictions are discussed below;
1. The government will be friendlier to Crypto
The year 2021 was a pivotal year for cryptocurrency when it penetrated conventionally with a spark. Many countries found it attractive and started working to circulate crypto and utilize it to the maximum. It is predicted that in 2022, more countries will accept crypto as a means of trading because it is creating job opportunities.
2. NFTs will stay in the Crypto-Market
In 2021, Non Fungible Tokens captured many market niches using Ether’s Smart Contracts. Chainalysis confirmed that the use of NFTs all over the world was tremendous. So, it is predicted that in 2022, there are bright chances of evolving the NFT market because more individuals will try to capture their fans according to their skills and specialties.
3. Crypto will be Vital to Law Enforcement Investigations
Crypto is considered a facilitator of illegal transactions, black money usage, and money laundering. According to Chainalysis, only 0.15% of the total cryptocurrency transactions were illicit in 2021. There are crypto transactions that are not traceable and not identifiable, but they aid in the solution of cybercrimes. Crypto is being adopted globally, and law enforcement will result in cryptocurrency recognition to overcome these crimes.
4. A Lot More Investors will Adopt Bitcoin
It is a prediction that more than a 500million people will have their Bitcoins by the end of the year 2022 due to the immense rise in the popularity of Bitcoin worldwide. And more software like Bitcoin Trading Software are likely to be developed this year.
5. The First Spot Bitcoin ETF Could Get Approved
There are chances of approval of the Bitcoin Exchange-traded Fund this year. It will provide the traders with a direct revelation of the digital currency. SEC permitted using an ETF last year, but that works only for the transaction made using Bitcoin and no other currency. Now the market is wider and safer, it is predicted that EFTs will be approved soon.
6. Moving Towards Decentralized Finance (Defi)
Decentralized Finance enables the proceeding of a transaction without an intermediary, usually a bank. Possibilities of the emergence of Defi are higher because in 2021, a lot of people will use Decentralized Finance services, and in 2022, the numbers will increase.
7. Bitcoin will Either Outperform or Underperform the S&P 500
It is to be noted that even during the Covid-19 outbreak, which almost crashed the world economy, The Bitcoin and Benchmark Index displayed remarkable growth. Given the situation predicts the Outperforming of Bitcoin in 2022. But there are also some chances of underperforming if the stock market faces a bad year.
8. Ether Will Outperform Bitcoin Again
In 2021, Ethereum performed way better than Bitcoin and 418% compared to 66% of Bitcoin. It is predicted by the analysts that Ether will continue to Outperform in 2022 due to the overflow of sales volume of Non Fungible Tokens (NFTs). The majority of these NFTs already used Ethereum Blockchain for their operations.
9. Most Meme Coins Will Disappear
Dogecoin mounted 445,400% last year. Similarly, a coin “Squid” named after a TV Season “Squid-Game” climbed over 750% in less than seven days, but it disappeared soon. Therefore, it is a prediction that in 2022 most of such coins will be no more on the list.
10. USD coin will Hurdle Tether as Biggest Stablecoin
Tether has maintained its position as the largest stable coin in cryptocurrency valuation. But if the USD coin aims to enter the Crypto world, it will create obstacles for Tether and try to eliminate its stability.
11. Whoever creates the one well-built app first will succeed
The crypto universe encompasses Non Fungible Tokens, Cryptocurrencies, and Decentralized Finance, each of them has its share of the market. There is a need to bring all these three worlds on a single platform for user comfort. Anybody developing such an app will have the first-mover advantage.