Crypto coin and asset Indices: Tradeable Indices without market and managerial risk
Treating Blockchain as DACs creates a reference point to treat BTA and networks as an industry.
Blockchain Industry following indexes should be built on industry tools and systems
Bitshares provides the most advanced distributed exchange and application specific ledger to lead this type of operation.
Bitshares becomes more relevant inside the blockchain technology ecosystem
Bitshares provides assets and tools relevant to those who want to safely increase their blockchain finance usage
An index fund and exchange traded fund are among the tools of modern finance that Bitshares can operate to increase utility among the block chain technologist and believers.
External exchanges are still needed for market price discovery and liquidity
Industry tracking investment vehicles could increase awareness among mainstream non-adopters of blockchain technology as a fair risk asset better suited to personal style and risk profile.
External Same or Similar Assets:
Already on the Market
Bitshares Competitive Advantage:
Bitshares has "contract for difference" (CFD) smart contract abilities which is the foundation for bitAssets.
Using CFD market mechanics long and short positions that track the value of the underlying asset without user risk to managerial fraud or mistakes and market liquidity squeezes. Users can hold or short and asset that tracks the fair trade value of the underlying assets.
Bitshares also has very fast block times providing for near trade time exchanges of value that most other blockchains cannot provide.
Ethereum project provides CFD capabilities and will be open for any user to create CFD contracts at will.
Proposed Asset Lines:
Marketcap Traditional Index
Traditional Marketcap Weighted Indices
Marketcap Broad Index
Weight limited market cap based index to provide broader exposure to the over all market
Volume Cap Index
High Marketcap Low Trade Volume
Equal Weighted Index
Price Weighted Index
Sector Specific Assets:
The above asset line provides most of the major traditional methods for index composition and allows for varying levels of exposure to the current markets.
To make this easier for delegate participation reference python libraries to pull data from data aggregators and exchanges will be provided.
Updated Regularly to Reflect Current Status of Proposal.