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Crypto Fear and Greed Index


What is the Crypto Fear and Greed Index?

The Crypto  Fear and Greed Index is a metric used to measure the sentiments of Crypto investors based on various sources of data. The index ranges from 0 to 100, where lower values represent "fear" (indicating that investors are worried, which might be a buying opportunity) and higher values represent "greed" (suggesting that the market may be due for a correction as investors are getting too bullish).

Why is the Crypto Fear and Greed index important?

The index is calculated daily and takes into account different factors such as:

  • Volatility (25% of the index): Measures the current volatility and max drawdowns of Bitcoin.
  • Market Momentum/Volume (25%): Looks at the current volume and market momentum in comparison to the last 30/90 days.
  • Social Media (15%): Analyzes the interaction and hastags on social media about Bitcoin.Surveys
  • Surveys (15%): Weekly polls sent to a group of traders and investors about their sentiments.
  • Dominance (10%): Looks at Bitcoin's market dominance.
  • Trends (10%): Analyzes search volumes on Google and other search trends related to Bitcoin.By combining these elements, the index aims to gauge the prevailing sentiment in the Bitcoin market and help investors make more informed decisions.