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Exploring the Bitcoin Cryptocurrency Market

You will explore the market capitalization of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

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  • 9 tasks
  • 14,255 participants
  • 1,500 XP

Project Description

To better understand the growth and impact of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies you will, in this project, explore the market capitalization of different cryptocurrencies.

Warning: The cryptocurrency market is exceptionally volatile, and any money you put in might disappear into thin air. Never invest money you can't afford to lose.

To complete this project, you need to be fluent with pandas DataFrames. Before starting this project, we recommend that you have completed the following courses:

Project Tasks

  • 1Bitcoin and Cryptocurrencies: Full dataset, filtering, and reproducibility
  • 2Discard the cryptocurrencies without a market capitalization
  • 3How big is Bitcoin compared with the rest of the cryptocurrencies?
  • 4Making the plot easier to read and more informative
  • 5What is going on?! Volatility in cryptocurrencies
  • 6Well, we can already see that things are *a bit* crazy
  • 7Ok, those are... interesting. Let's check the weekly Series too.
  • 8How small is small?
  • 9Most coins are tiny
Juan González-Vallinas

Director Data Science at

I am a scientist in the private sector. I do not like the data scientist title much though. What kind of scientist does not use data? I worked in genomics, video games and now fintech.

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