Altcoin Investing

Best Dividend-Paying Altcoins and Cryptocurrencies 2019

Best Dividend-Paying Altcoins and Cryptocurrencies 2019

Due to the open-source nature of the blockchain, new cryptocurrencies have emerged with new value-adding features for their holders. One of these features is the ability to receive dividend-like payments. For example, Proof of Stake (PoS) cryptocurrencies pay “interest” to their holders for staking their coins to secure the network. […]

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 […]

What Are the Most Common Legal Risks for Cryptocurrency Investors?

What Are the Most Common Legal Risks for Cryptocurrency Investors?

An investor should not be mistaken or confused about the fact that cryptocurrency investing is extremely risky. While record returns-on-investment and an endless chain of online hype make altcoins look like the must-invest vehicle, the reality is that there are as many stories of altcoin investors losing it all as […]

The Cost to Get Listed on a Crypto Exchange

The Cost to Get Listed on a Crypto Exchange

Exchanges are big business in the cryptocurrency sector. With increasing competition from over 500 exchanges and pressure on trading fees from decentralized exchanges and zero-fee trading platforms, exchanges are looking to generate revenue by charging listing fees. This presents a barrier to entry for many tokens, especially those from small […]

Best ERC20 Tokens, Rated and Reviewed for 2018

Best ERC20 Tokens, Rated and Reviewed for 2018

There are currently around 500 ERC20 tokens that have been issued by blockchain startups who utilized the Ethereum blockchain to create their own token projects. Some of these tokens have outperformed the market and ended up among the top 20 largest cryptocurrencies, while many others have lost over 90 percent […]

Most and Least Volatile Cryptocurrencies, Rated for 2018

Most and Least Volatile Cryptocurrencies, Rated for 2018

Here, we have gathered the 10 most volatile and the 10 least volatile out of the top 50 cryptocurrencies by market cap, as sourced from CoinMarketCap.com. Each currency is measured by its average daily rate of change over three periods of time: the past 12 months, the 24 hours prior […]

How to Invest in Coinbase Stock

How to Invest in Coinbase Stock

Coinbase has managed to establish itself as a leading bitcoin exchange and has been labeled the first “bitcoin unicorn” as the private company was valued at $1.6 billion during its last funding round earlier this year. Needless to say, Coinbase would make for an interesting investment, given its market-leading position […]

Best Stablecoins, Rated and Reviewed for 2018

Best Stablecoins, Rated and Reviewed for 2018

For both owners and observers, cryptocurrency is primarily an investment asset. This approach has driven trading, caused Goldman Sachs to announce a dedicated trading desk, and (to a significant degree) has caused the speculative price swings of the cryptocurrency market. However, it is not what the most dedicated members of […]

Best Privacy Coins, Rated and Reviewed for 2018

Best Privacy Coins, Rated and Reviewed for 2018

Bitcoin is not as anonymous as you may think. Due to its public blockchain that allows anyone to follow bitcoin transactions, numerous bitcoin de-anonymization methods have been developed over the years that enable regulators and law enforcement agencies to link bitcoin addresses to real-world identities. Therefore, it comes as no […]

Best Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News Sites 2018

Best Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News Sites 2018

We’ve put together a list of some of the top bitcoin and cryptocurrency news sites for 2018 (besides our own Bitcoin Market Journal, of course!). Our custom scoring system rates websites on a scale of 1 to 5 based on factors that measure the credibility and usability of different sources. […]