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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]