Author: Frederick Reese

Bitcoin OTC vs. Traditional Brokers

Bitcoin OTC vs. Traditional Brokers

If one was to pay attention to current cryptocurrency news, one might be confused by the number of banks and traditional investment firms getting into the game. With institutional cryptocurrency investing growing in popularity and with blockchain technology growing past its nascent phase, the news that JPMorgan Chase has issued […]

Top Blockchain Podcasts, Rated and Reviewed for 2019

Top Blockchain Podcasts, Rated and Reviewed for 2019

YouTube is the world’s second-largest search engine. With video content that makes it the largest digital content network, YouTube offers a little bit of everything to everyone on almost every subject. Considering that there is such a small amount of credible data available for the casual investor concerning cryptocurrency and […]

How to Buy Tether, Step-by-Step (with Photos!)

How to Buy Tether, Step-by-Step (with Photos!)

As the largest stablecoin, Tether (USDT) is also the second-most traded cryptocurrency after bitcoin. Despite multiple regulatory and law enforcement investigations, Tether continues to grow in popularity. How to Buy Tether Important Note: At this time, it is not possible for most American citizens or others who live in the […]

How to Buy Bitcoin with PayPal, Step-By-Step (With Photos)

How to Buy Bitcoin with PayPal, Step-By-Step (With Photos)

Buying bitcoin used to be a difficult process, but over the past few years, it has become increasingly easy to buy bitcoin. That’s thanks to the growing number of exchanges, the simplification of the buying process, and the increasing number of payment methods available. In 2019, Paypal remains the top […]

How to Buy Stellar, Step-by-Step (with Pics)

How to Buy Stellar, Step-by-Step (with Pics)

As one of the top ten altcoins by market cap, Stellar is a consistently popular buy for crypto enthusiasts. Here’s a quick, step-by-step guide to help you buy Stellar the easy way. Step One: Get a Wallet For this example, we will assume that you are not a newcomer to […]

Bitcoin Regulations by Country (Updated for 2018)

Bitcoin Regulations by Country (Updated for 2018)

Why do bitcoin regulations matter?  Here’s a real-life example that sheds some light. Upon returning home from a vacation in Cuba, a British citizen named Elliott Smith learned that his Coinbase account was closed. Coinbase, an American company, was acting in accordance with U.S. Department of Treasury requirements regarding the use of […]

How Will New CTFC Guidance for Exchanges Impact Investors?

How Will New CTFC Guidance for Exchanges Impact Investors?

On May 21, 2018, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission issued an advisory on the listing of altcoin derivative products. Following the ruling of U.S. District Judge Jack Weinstein on March 6 that altcoins can be regulated by the CFTC as a commodity, the CFTC has issued a joint staff […]

Top Tools for Bitcoin and Altcoin Investing

Top Tools for Bitcoin and Altcoin Investing

Here’s a look at some of the tools that are available for bitcoin and altcoin investors. We rated each one on a score of one to five, based on five factors — whether it serves its target user well, its effectiveness, ease-of-use, its price as compared to its value, and […]

Equity Tokens on the Blockchain: The Next Step Forward

Equity Tokens on the Blockchain: The Next Step Forward

Developers: In partnership with the good folks at Lannister Development, we have now released an open-source framework for Equity Tokens. Download the Equity Token framework here, and let us know how it works for your blockchain project! One of the most hotly contested issues in the blockchain space is regulation. […]