Digital Asset Bulletin Issue #11 – Inflation is a Bear

Inflation is a Bear Issue #11 – July 15, 2022 Sifting Through the Wreckage The first half of the year punched above its weight in terms of global macro and market events. War, COVID-19 surges and record inflation to hit the highlights. The negative impact across global markets was pervasive, with only the inflation sensitive and […]

Digital Asset Bulletin Issue #10 – Language Matters

Language Matters Issue #10 – June 30, 2022 The collapse of Terra/ Luna and the failure of Celsius and other centralized finance (CeFi) lending platforms have raised concerns, questions, and more about the integrity of decentralized finance (DeFi) and ultimately, the future of crypto.  Such concerns are warranted given recent events but may be misplaced. […]

Digital Asset Bulletin Issue #9 – Baby’s out with the Bathwater

Baby’s out with the Bathwater Issue #9 – June 24, 2022 The crypto ecosystem is in week eight of systemic deleveraging, analogous to traditional finance’s (TradFI) 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC).  But one thing is clear about the driver of today’s selloff in BTC and ETH… It’s the plumbing, not the protocols. Like the GFC, […]

Digital Asset Bulletin Issue #8 – Bitcoin Mining: A First Cut

Bitcoin Mining: A First Cut Issue #8 – June 16, 2022 Source: 3iQ Research. Data sourced from BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2021, 70th Edition. The global energy complex is a dynamic system, making basic measurement difficult, and forecasting an endeavor bordering on folly. We cite the excerpt below from BP’s Statistical Review of World […]

Digital Asset Bulletin Issue #7 – Demand Go Up

Demand Go Up Issue #7 – June 6, 2022 The year-long resurgence in inflation is getting another tailwind, this time from supply shocks. Europe’s peak inflation print (8.1%) on the back of rising food and energy costs being the most recent example inflation’s grip on the global economy (see our May 16th Bulletin, Code is Law for more […]

Digital Asset Bulletin Issue #6 – Volatility Go Down​

Volatility Go Down​ Issue #6 – May 30, 2022  Volatility Go Down.  A play on the fabled Bitcoin mantra, Number Go Up, we believe that Volatility Go Down may become a new battle cry for Bitcoin investors.  Declining BTC volatility is an earned quality, indicative of improving fundamentals, such as growing adoption & decreasing coin supply […]

Digital Asset Bulletin Issue #5 – Lean on Me

Lean on Me Issue #5 – May 25, 2022 With traditional and Crypto markets continuing their declines last week, investor queries have focused squarely on when global markets will find a bottom. Since our indicators all point to not soon given a likely recession, we suggest investors consider the emerging differences in behavior of both the […]

Digital Asset Bulletin Issue #4 – Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures​ Issue #4 – May 16, 2022 Behind the broad market selloff there is a less apparent but informative layer of information. The steep price declines in bonds and equities exceed historical averages as shown below, but digital asset bellwethers BTC and ETH have yet to breach their longer run averages. This improving volatility […]

The Digital Asset Bulletin Issue #3 – Code is Law

Code is Law Issue #3 – May 9, 2022 Last month, we sent out our first Digital Asset Bulletin, which is our new research newsletter focused on providing institutional colour on the macro environment. Going forward, you should expect regular market commentary and thought leadership in the digital asset space coming from the 3iQ research […]

The Digital Asset Bulletin Issue #2 – Market Reboot

Market Reboot Issue #2 – May 2, 2022 Something appears to be afoot in traditional financial markets. Elon is taking Twitter private, Amazon reported its worst EPS since 2000, and a contraction in U.S. GDP to -1.4% just as the Fed reverses its rate policy. No wonder interest rate and equity volatility rank in the […]

Fred Pye

Frederick T. Pye

CHAIRMAN, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & DIRECTOR

Frederick T. Pye is the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Director of 3iQ Corp. He is also the Chairman and Director of 3iQ Digital Holdings Inc. Mr. Pye is recognized for creating and promoting creative and unique investment products for the investment industry.

Mr. Pye has managed private client portfolios with Landry Investment Management and various other investment dealers. Prior to this Mr. Pye was Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer of Argentum Management and Research Corporation, a company dedicated to managing and distributing quantitative investment portfolios including the first long-short mutual fund in Canada.

He was also Senior Vice-President and National Sales Manager of Fidelity Investments Canada and an integral part of the team that saw assets rise from $80 million to over $7.5 billion in assets under management during his tenure. He also held various positions with Guardian Trust Company, which listed the first Gold, Silver and Platinum Certificates on the Montreal Exchange.

Mr. Pye obtained a Masters in Business Administration from Concordia University.