# EDG-DAO Financial Bulletin: Second Fortnight of December

Provides the community a fair idea about the performance of EDG as compared to the market as well as the peers of EDG.

**(** the figures mentioned in this report are our personal opinions, so please don’t consider this as an investment advice)**

**Part 1: EDG Performance**

Source: Coingecko

- The overall crypto markets were trading at lower levels in the last period and it was a similar case with EDG, which was also trading at lower levels than usual.
- There were a couple of spikes in the prices and volumes traded between 26/12/21 and 28/12/21 with the prices going up close to 0.0095 USD and volumes were around 500k USD.
- The movement of EDG price is in alignment with the global markets, so there are no fundamental factors driving down the price of EDG.
- Based on the financial models, we can find that the returns are expected to be around 5-6% over the next period.

**Part 2: Comparative Analysis**

**Period**= 2 weeks (16/12/2021 to 31/12/2021)**Beta**= Volatility Factor**Rf**= Risk-free return (Approximately 4%) (Government Bonds)**Rm**= Return from Equity market (Approximately 10%)

**Beta**= 1.31 (Beta is more than 1 which shows EDG was more volatile than BTC)- The approximate Return over this period from EDG was about -10.31%
- The approximate Return over this period from BTC was about -3.57%
- **Considering the above data, the expected returns from EDG can be expected to be about 11.88% Approximately over the next periods.

**Beta**= -0.34 (Beta is less than 1 which shows EDG was less volatile as compared to DOT over the considered Period)- The approximate Return over this period from EDG was about -10.31%
- The approximate Return over this period from DOT was about 1.13%
- **Considering the above data, the expected returns from EDG can be expected to be about 6.09% Approximately over the next periods.

**Beta**= 0.66 (Beta is less than 1 which shows EDG was less volatile as compared to KSM over the considered Period)- The approximate Return over this period from EDG was about -10.31%
- The approximate Return over this period from KSM was about -2.89%
- **Considering the above data, the expected returns from EDG can be expected to be about 7.98% Approximately over the next periods.

**Beta**= 0.822 (Beta is less than 1 which shows EDG was less volatile as compared to ETH over the considered Period)- The approximate Return over this period from EDG was about -10.31%
- The approximate Return over this period from ETH was about -7.49%
- **Considering the above data, the expected returns from EDG can be expected to be about 8.9% Approximately over the next periods.

**Beta**= -0.14293 (Beta is Less than 1 and negative which shows EDG was less volatile as compared to AVAX, but in the opposite direction, over the considered Period)- The approximate Return over this period from EDG was about -10.31%
- The approximate Return over this period from AVAX was about 0.74%
- **Considering the above data, the expected returns from EDG can be expected to be about 3.14% Approximately over the next periods.

**Beta**= 0.96 (Beta is lesser than 1 which shows EDG was slightly less volatile as compared to ALGO over the considered Period)- The approximate Return over this period from EDG was about -10.31%
- The approximate Return over this period from ALGO was about 21.55%
- **Considering the above data, the expected returns from EDG can be expected to be about 9.81% Approximately over the next periods.

**Conclusion:**

Over the period considered for analysis, the EDG token was less volatile as compared to DOT, KSM, ETH, ALGO, AVAX and more volatile wrt BTC. Based on the financial models, **the returns over the next period can be expected to be positive and around 6-10% **

**Part 3: Treasury Spendings**

**Treasury Proposals**

- Treasury Proposal #42 - High-Performance Public Infrastructure (Q3 2021) - 326,663 EDG