Altcoin Investing

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

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

Looking to extend your portfolio with some altcoins? After bitcoin and Ripple, Ethereum is the third largest digital currency. If you have invested in a few Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), you may have heard of this altcoin, which commonly serves as the base currency when buying ICO tokens. Therefore, before […]

Why Is Ethereum Cheaper than Bitcoin?

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 […]

Most and Least Volatile Cryptocurrencies, Rated for 2018

Most and Least Volatile Cryptocurrencies, Rated for 2018

Related Articles: What Kind of Asset Is Bitcoin?  How Token Liquidity Affects Your ICO Post Sale ROI  Why Bitcoin and Altcoin Market Caps are Misleading Whether you’re looking for a safe, long-term asset or hoping to make a killing before Christmas, volatility matters. At the same time, it’s a metric […]

Best Performing Cryptocurrencies and Altcoins of 2018

Best Performing Cryptocurrencies and Altcoins of 2018

2018 has been a difficult year for digital currency investors as the market is down substantially from its all-time highs. Nonetheless, some cryptocurrencies have outperformed their peers and managed to generate a return on investment for their holders. Here’s a list of the best performing digital currencies and tokens of […]

Best Performing Cryptocurrencies of All Time

Best Performing Cryptocurrencies of All Time

Early adopters of bitcoin and altcoins have witnessed tremendous ROIs on their holdings. For example, when bitcoin was first launched in 2009, it was effectively worthless. Today one coin is worth over $6,000. This marks an ROI of several million percent. Leading altcoins have witnessed similar price performance over the […]

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 […]