Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) have become a billion-dollar business model. They offer a fast onramp into the market for fledgling companies, with a route to investor capital that can move at the speed of social media. For entrepreneurs, the ICO means no longer having to wait for the grinding process […]
Author: Eric Reed
Why Security Tokens Are Emerging as an Investor’s Best Bet
What’s a “security token? How’s it differ from a “utility token?” Most of all, why is becoming the safest way to invest in the risky world of ICOs? Miss the answers at your own risk.
Equity Tokens vs. Security Tokens: What’s the Difference?
Read the Security Token series: What Are Security Tokens | How to Invest | Security vs. Utility Tokens | STOs vs. ICOs vs. IPOs Token classification is quickly becoming one of the most important subjects in blockchain. It will determine how companies are formed and how assets are traded in […]
How to Handle Cryptocurrency Losses and Gains This Tax Year
Cryptocurrency may know no boundaries, but the tax man does. After a rocky year in the blockchain market, many investors need to know how to handle this year’s taxes. Both gains and losses will have a profound impact on your tax situation. Like any investment property, handling this well can […]
Best Blockchain Training Courses and Classes for 2019
At Bitcoin Market Journal, we’re frequently asked, “Where can I learn more about blockchain?” Whether you’re a business professional looking to understand the basics of blockchain or a developer looking to increase your programming knowledge, this is your go-to guide for the best online blockchain classes. Developer-focused blockchain classes are […]
Why Is Ethereum Cheaper than Bitcoin?
Bitcoin has become publicly synonymous with cryptocurrency, but many developers get far more utility out of Ethereum’s sophisticated self-executing contract model. These two projects are arguably the heart of the cryptocurrency movement, but bitcoin has reliably outpriced its competitor since Vitalik Buterin launched his Ethereum project. For all the excitement […]
Investing in Royal Mint Gold (RMG)
Stablecoins have become increasingly popular in recent months, with the promise of a cryptocurrency that won’t fluctuate as significantly as bitcoin and most major altcoins. Some major stablecoin projects have looked to gold as a source of certainty and value. Royal Mint Gold was one of those projects. However, as […]
Investing Around Deflation In Blockchain
Bitcoin has a deflation problem, but first, let’s talk about Satoshi Nakamoto’s buried treasure. When Bitcoin’s anonymous creator launched his project, he mined approximately 1 million tokens for himself. Those coins have sat ever since in an account, untouchable yet visible on the blockchain. No one knows who they really […]
Blockchain Regulation: A Proposal for Moving Forward
Blockchain is maturing. Two important things have happened over the past few years to draw government attention to the blockchain industry. First has been the explosive growth of cryptocurrency. Investors have made fortunes off bitcoin, Ethereum, and altcoins, proving the value of this market. Second, and arguably more important in […]
Bitcoin Volatility vs. Bitcoin Stability: How to Minimize Risk
Don’t worry about uncertainty. For retail investors, advice doesn’t come more counterintuitive than this. Traditional risk assessment focuses on predictability. The more certainty, the better. But according to research from Northwestern Professor of Management Ian Dew-Becker and Yale Professors of Management Stefano Giglio and Bryan Kelly, that’s not how the […]