Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About the Blockchain* (*But Were Afraid to Ask Mel Ramsden)

Authors: Martin Zeilinger
Keywords: Conceptual Art, Value, Museums, Galleries, Markets
First 100 words: When art engages closely with still-emerging financial technologies such as the blockchain, cryptocurrencies, or smart contracts, there is a great opportunity to rethink established links between artist, art work, audience, and art market; links that have been contested and embattled for centuries, if not millennia. Since the blockchain is so far poised primarily to reconfigure the transaction and ownership models relating to information and other digital goods, perhaps most importantly it is the concept of the ‘value' of art (in all its conflicted and conflicting permutations) that becomes available as a central node around which rich and productive debate can…

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Portfolio & Trading

Total Returns Benchmark Returns Alpha Beta Sharpe Sortino Volatility Max Drawdown
5.34% 11.1% 0.02 0.36 1.37 2.34 0.06 -2.63%
Created with Highstock 1.3.10ZoomFeb 2017Mar 2017Apr 2017May 2017Jun 2017Jul 2017Aug 2017Sep 20170%5%-5%10%15%020-200k10k-10k0k500k-500k

Monthly returns

Returns 1 Month 3 Month 6 Month 12 Month
January 20170.0091N/AN/AN/A
February 2017-0.0049N/AN/AN/A
March 20170.0320.0364N/AN/A
April 20170.00450.0317N/AN/A
May 2017-0.01620.0199N/AN/A
June 20170.0023-0.00940.0267N/A
July 20170.0137-0.00030.0314N/A
August 20170.00680.02310.0435N/A
September 20170.00510.0260.0164N/A

Current positions

TickerQuantityPriceValue
ACN-232$128.36($29,779.52)
BR150$76.94$11,541.00
CGW521$33.08$17,234.68
CIBR826$20.93$17,288.18
ERUS565$30.76$17,379.40
EZU413$41.74$17,238.62
FONE359$48.50$17,412.58
FXB137$124.61$17,071.57
IBM1487$142.20$211,451.40
IEUR360$47.79$17,204.40
JPM99$91.68$9,076.32
LIT536$32.62$17,483.78
ROBO481$36.12$17,373.72
SNSR952$18.23$17,354.96
TAN799$21.34$17,050.66
WEAR1007$17.17$17,293.21
WOOD279$62.17$17,345.43
Cash- -- -$93,532.82

Total value: total:$520,553.21

Total value: total:$520,553.21