It’s fair to say sentiment toward crypto among the general public has plummeted in the past year. This may have a secondary effect of pushing financial advisors to shy away from the category, and digital assets in general, at least until there is more certainty in the markets and the forces driving them.
Looking at the long term — as advisors are supposed to do — lends itself to a different perspective. Crypto is still a relatively new technology, and with all new technologies, there is an adoption curve, and a good way to evaluate this is Metcalfe’s Law. Metcalfe’s Law states that a network’s impact is the square of the number of nodes in the network. For example, if a network has 10 nodes, its inherent value is 100 (10 x 10).
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