Altcoin Investing

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 […]

The Crypto 50

The Crypto 50

Finding reliable information about the blockchain isn’t easy. What you need are facts, figures, and cold-eyed analysis. As a Bitcoin Market Journal reader, you likely already know we provide objective, unbiased in-depth analysis of blockchain, bitcoin, and altcoin projects. Where else can you look for additional thought leadership in the […]

ICO Regulations by Country

ICO Regulations by Country

One of the areas of most concern to ICO investors is the current regulatory environment. Here, Bitcoin Market Journal takes a look at the status of ICO regulation globally. (Be sure to bookmark this page, as our team of researchers regularly updates the status of ICO regulations!) Country Name Status […]

Why You Must Understand Blockchain Scalability Before Investing in Bitcoin or Altcoins

Why You Must Understand Blockchain Scalability Before Investing in Bitcoin or Altcoins

When bitcoin first gained notoriety as an alternative form of digital money, many advocates of the technology, especially those located in Silicon Valley, mostly talked about the relatively low-cost and instantaneous nature of the transactions; however, the blockchain technology behind bitcoin is actually much less efficient than traditional, centralized systems […]

How to Buy Stellar in the US

How to Buy Stellar in the US

Stellar is in the midst of a series of major changes. First, New York State has approved the exchange itBit to offer Stellar Lumens in the state. Stellar is thought to be preparing its own exchange, SDEX. Finally, Stellar is in talks to acquire blockchain developer startup Chain. With these […]

Reality Check: 9 Questions You Should Ask Before Investing in Crypto

Reality Check: 9 Questions You Should Ask Before Investing in Crypto

Thinking about investing in bitcoin or altcoins? For some, the decision is largely a knee-jerk reaction to stories of bitcoin millionaires. As you can probably surmise from reading our blog regularly, Bitcoin Market Journal recommends a more reasoned approach. This article takes a look at the nine questions a new […]

Bitcoin Basics: What Is a 51% Attack?

Bitcoin Basics: What Is a 51% Attack?

Imagine, for a moment, that somebody somehow got control of the New York Stock Exchange. Perhaps they seized control of the terminals and websites traders use. This criminal could block trade, could execute fake trades, and could make off with millions. Sound like a Hollywood movie? In the altcoin sphere, […]

Five Great Investment Opportunities in Crypto Mining

Five Great Investment Opportunities in Crypto Mining

Bitcoin does not grow on trees. Instead, it is mined. Without a healthy mining community, the entire bitcoin ecosystem (along with those surrounding altcoins) would fall apart. That is why understanding the state of the crypto mining industry is crucial for staying on top of the latest developments in cryptocurrency […]

How to Buy Cardano, Step-by-Step (With Pics!)

How to Buy Cardano, Step-by-Step (With Pics!)

Cardano (ADA) is in the midst of a reinvention. With the deployment of its Shelley update, the coin is moving toward true decentralization, allowing for long-term network stability. With this update in mind, some feel that ADA is becoming a must-buy. This article will discuss one way an investor could […]