Altcoin Trading

Will Your Token Be Listed on an Exchange?

Will Your Token Be Listed on an Exchange?

Some ICO whitepapers mention plans to list their digital tokens on exchanges, but why is this important? Whether these tokens get listed – and where – is very important to investors because it can have a huge impact on the digital currency’s price. If a digital token gets listed on […]

Ether vs. Ethereum: What Is the Difference?

Ether vs. Ethereum: What Is the Difference?

Ethereum is a blockchain platform and Ether is the token that powers the network built on that platform. The novelist L.M. Montgomery once wrote, “It’s dreadful what little things lead people to misunderstand each other.” In the altcoin world, these misunderstandings tend to occur when trying to make sense of […]

Why I’m Investing in CryptoKitties (Yes, CryptoKitties)

Why I’m Investing in CryptoKitties (Yes, CryptoKitties)

I was speaking at a blockchain group a few weeks ago, and all people could talk about were CryptoKitties. “Can you believe people are paying $100,000 for a virtual cat?” “They’ve hit $12 million in sales.” “There’s a guy who’s making a full-time living trading CryptoKitties.” In the math-oriented, male-oriented […]

What Is Ether Gas Limit and Gas Cost?

What Is Ether Gas Limit and Gas Cost?

Have you heard of “ether gas?” What is it and why do you need to understand it? Simply put, ether gas is a denomination of ether designated toward paying the cost of running a transaction on the Ethereum blockchain. It is what you must pay to run an Ethereum transaction […]

Three Digital Currency Investor Stories

Three Digital Currency Investor Stories

When contemplating an investment in digital currencies, it never hurts to find out what other investors in the space are doing and what results they have achieved. Here, then, are the stories of three Kansas City entrepreneurs who opened their own businesses in the cryptocurrency space. Kory Bostwick is a […]

How to Use Stop Losses in Bitcoin Investing

How to Use Stop Losses in Bitcoin Investing

Stop orders, which are orders to buy or sell a security once it reaches a certain price, can help bitcoin investors lock in gains or limit losses. These orders can make it easier for you to meet your investment objectives by automating trades and can be thought of as insurance […]

How to Manage Flash Crashes

How to Manage Flash Crashes

Want to protect your portfolio? Be sure to manage the risk of so-called “flash crashes.” These events, which coincide with sharp price declines, could wipe out your bitcoin holdings very quickly. GDAX and Kraken, which are both well-established cryptocurrency exchanges, have suffered flash crashes. Fortunately, there are specific strategies you […]