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Optimism (OP) History and Overview

Optimism (OP) History and Overview

Optimism is a layer-two blockchain that operates on top of Ethereum. It leverages the security of the Ethereum mainnet and helps scale the Ethereum ecosystem through the use of optimistic rollups. This means that transactions are recorded trustlessly on Optimism, but ultimately secured on Ethereum. With over $500 million in total value locked, Optimism is one of the leading scaling solutions for Ethereum, hosting 97 protocols, including Synthetix (SNX), Uniswap (UNI) and Velodrome (VELO). Users can access Optimism by adding the chain to their Metamask wallet and bridging tokens like ETH to layer-two.

Optimism is built around four core principles: simplicity, pragmatism, sustainability and optimism. It aims to minimize the number of components while providing a layer-two solution for Ethereum. This approach involves using existing Ethereum code and infrastructure whenever possible and keeping the code as simple as possible.

The ecosystem is driven by the real-world needs and constraints of the team and users, with a focus on building iteratively and gradually implementing features such as EVM equivalence. The design process prioritizes long-term sustainability and avoids shortcuts to scalability. Optimism uses optimistic rollups and takes advantage of the Ethereum consensus mechanism to scale the network. Transactions are executed on layer-two, while batches of transactions are submitted to layer-one. The layer-two does not have a mempool, and transactions are immediately accepted or rejected, providing a smooth user experience while maintaining security.

Transactions are submitted to Ethereum without direct proof of validity and can be challenged for a period of seven days. After that, a transaction is considered final, which is why withdrawals from Optimism to Ethereum take seven days to complete.

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The fastest, most convenient way to purchase Optimism is to purchase it on ICONOMI. We check Optimism live prices on 10+ crypto exchanges and buy it at the best market price.

You can buy Optimism by adding it to your private Crypto Strategy (crypto portfolio). You can also use our recurring buy feature that tends to level out cryptocurrency price volatility effects. You can find out more about how to benefit from smaller investments at regular intervals on our blog article.

We recommend you do your own research and cryptocurrency analysis. Experienced crypto traders use fundamental and technical analysis to evaluate if Optimism is a good buy/sell. Fundamental and technical analyses are the two most common types of analysis used in trading traditional assets (e.g. stocks and bonds).

If you are unfamiliar with analyzing cryptocurrency prices and want to buy Optimism, we recommend you read the next section, as copying might be a better approach.

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If you are not skilled at these, consider a different approach to investing in cryptocurrencies. You can learn from and copy seasoned crypto traders on ICONOMI who regularly share their insights and manage their public Crypto Strategies. Go to the strategies page and use the “ticker” filter to find out which public Crypto Strategies have Optimism in their structure.


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10 Jun, 2024

I conducted another study using a different method to reduce potential dilution risks and extract information directly from the market.

I took a larger sample of 200 assets based on market size, excluding stablecoins, from CoinMarketCap.

I calculated the ratio of Fully Diluted Market Cap / Market Cap.

Then, I calculated the average of this ratio.

I found that more than 75% of the assets had a ratio lower than the average, which was 1.92.

This means any asset with a Fully Diluted Market Cap to Market Cap ratio higher than 1.92 could be considered as having potential dilution risks.

You should review it better.

There are a lot of outliers


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Blockchain Index
1 Jun, 2024

We rebalanced BLX in accordance with our pre-set structure.

We added Airwave ($AR) with a weight of 0.30%. Stacks ($STX), Optimism ($OP) and VeChain ($VET) have fallen out of our structure parameters. Among existing assets, the main changes were with Binance Coin ($BNB) and Solana ($SOL), which stand at 8.93% and 7.81% weight, respectively, $BTC and $ETH have been reset to 40% and 30%.

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Divine Investing
19 Apr, 2024

We are switching our thinking on L2's slightly and are removing $OP from the structure. One reason is that there are numerous L2's on the market with more coming and there is no clear answer which one will be the winner. Another reason is that even though $ARB and $OP have good fundamentals a large majority of the tokens have not been vested yet and are unlocking daily/monthly. Therefore the market caps for these coins is going up at a much faster rate than the price.

These are the reasons we are moving Optimism's share of the portfolio into $RUNE. We have had it in our structure in the past, most of the tokens are already vested and with it we are adding our exposure to the $BTC's ecosystem. It has also had a very similar retrace from ATH compared to Optimism.

As far as our other coins go - $INJ and $TIA have had the strongest bounces, while $FET has been performing the best overall.

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14 Apr, 2024


These are the buy and hold returns from April 1 to the present. 

I provide this information to help you see the extent of the decline resulting from the black swan event last night and the night before and compare its impact from the opening of the month. 

You can evaluate this discounts in relation to your investment as this is an appropriate opportunity to buy discounts as in Mid of last March.

It is always better to invest in a passive index with objective rules and no survival bias.

You can review the components that my indexes possess periodically and compare your performance with my indexes that objectively organize the cryptocurrency market according to the method of your investment, or use them to form your own strategies or customize your investment and increase your understanding of developments in the crypto market.

I'm a momentum investor, I buy winners and sell losers here.

The winner remains a winner and the loser remains a loser.

But you can benefit from this information according to your strategy if you are buying dips.

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Wisdom Dynamic
31 Mar, 2024

Wisdom Dynamic structure has been readjusted and rebalanced.

📤Removed: $INJ, $OP, $XLM, $XMR (removed in Q1 2024 when ICONOMI stopped supporting Monero).

📥Added: $APT, $ARB, $IMX, $STX.

📈Wisdom Dynamic is a strategy with high volatility. In Q1 2024 Wisdom Dynamic consistently appears as a 7 days Top Performer.

📚Wisdom Dynamic is suitable for users that seek LONG TERM digital assets exposure in top market cap digital assets, with passive investment objective.

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Optimism price UK history shows the highest value of 3.66 GBP . We recorded this price on March 8, 2024, but we cannot exclude that a higher price was registered before January 25, 2023.

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