Altcoin Investing

How to Buy Ripple, a Step-by-Step Guide

How to Buy Ripple, a Step-by-Step Guide

Ripple is a fascinating altcoin, designed to serve as an intermediary between fiat currencies around the world and altcoins. The idea is simple. If you need to turn one currency into another, a process that is laborious, expensive, and time-consuming using traditional methods, you buy some Ripple with one currency, […]

What is an ERC-20 Token?

What is an ERC-20 Token?

It is easy to forget, amid the hype around altcoins as investments, that they are also programs, and you can run programs on top of programs. That opens the door to some fascinating functions, such as the ERC-20 token. Think of ERC-20 like a contract that meets a specific set […]

Litecoin Evaluation and Analysis

Litecoin Evaluation and Analysis

Plain English Litecoin is a more flexible version of bitcoin. With reduced transaction time and a higher cap on the total number of tokens in circulation, it is a more usable, more affordable cryptocurrency. The Problem and Solution Bitcoin is poorly suited for popularity. The world’s most popular cryptocurrency was […]

Ether Evaluation and Analysis

Ether Evaluation and Analysis

Is Ether a good investment? Keep reading for a summary of Ether performance predictions from Bitcoin Market Journal experts. Ether is the digital token built into the Ethereum blockchain. Although other altcoins can be created for use in Ethereum applications, Ether is the native token that is used to reward […]

Ripple Evaluation and Analysis

Ripple Evaluation and Analysis

Should you invest in Ripple? Here is what Bitcoin Market Journal analysts have to say about the value of Ripple and XRP tokens. Market and Advantage Ripple was designed to solve a clear problem in the market: the slow speeds and high fees associated with traditional financial transactions. This clear […]

ICOs vs. Altcoins: Which is the Better Investment?

ICOs vs. Altcoins: Which is the Better Investment?

2017 was arguably the year of the initial coin offering (ICO). During that twelve-month period, over 400 token sales were held and over $4.5 billion dollars were raised by startups who issued new digital tokens to their investors. Many of these newly-issued tokens have also outperformed the leading digital currency […]

What Does Hodl Mean?

What Does Hodl Mean?

“Hodl,” but in English “Invest for the long term.” It is the most basic financial adage on the planet. It is even the principle your 401(k) is built around. Invest a small amount now and keep consistently investing small amounts, and as your tiny seeds of money grow, by the […]

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Altcoin Investing 101: How to Build Long-Term Wealth

If you’re new to investing in New Finance, you probably have a few questions: What are altcoins (and why don’t you call them cryptocurrencies)? Yeah, but what are you really buying? How do I find good altcoin investments (the $10 million question)? How do I use altcoins to build long-term […]

Top 5 Most Successful Cryptocurrencies of 2017

Top 5 Most Successful Cryptocurrencies of 2017

For anyone who was paying attention, 2017 was a great year for digital currencies. In the space of 12 months, the total market value of these digital assets surged more than 3,000 percent, according to CoinMarketCap data. While the broader market’s performance was impressive, this article lists the five best-performing […]

Bitcoin vs. the Top 10 Altcoins by Market Cap

Bitcoin vs. the Top 10 Altcoins by Market Cap

Bitcoin is the leading digital currency measured by market capitalization as well as value. At the time of writing, one bitcoin is worth over $15,000 and its market capitalization is over $260 billion. While bitcoin has managed to maintain its leadership position in the digital currency space, there are several […]