Bitcoin Investing

How to Use Renko Charts to Dial Down Bitcoin Market Noise

How to Use Renko Charts to Dial Down Bitcoin Market Noise

The price of bitcoin is very volatile compared to established asset classes such as blue-chip stocks, government bonds, and gold. A great way to dial down this “market noise” is to look at a Japanese Renko price chart as opposed to the popular candlestick or line charts to which you […]

SEC Regulations for Bitcoin Investors

SEC Regulations for Bitcoin Investors

Bitcoin went mainstream as an investment asset class in 2017. In response to this, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced considerations for investors who are looking to enter the digital currency space. In its announcement titled “Statement on Potentially Unlawful Online Platforms for Trading Digital Assets,” the SEC […]

What Does Hodl Mean?

What Does Hodl Mean?

“Hodl,” but in English “Invest for the long term.” It is the most basic financial adage on the planet. It is even the principle your 401(k) is built around. Invest a small amount now and keep consistently investing small amounts, and as your tiny seeds of money grow, by the […]

Bitcoin vs. Stock Market: The Growing Correlation

Bitcoin vs. Stock Market: The Growing Correlation

After a sharp decline early in the week, bitcoin prices have stabilized around $8,000, and while plenty of market pundits provided supposed reasons for the recent selloff, the most likely explanation is that the market simply got too overheated at the end of 2017. Outside of the price action, there […]

The Problem With Coinbase (And How to Fix It)

The Problem With Coinbase (And How to Fix It)

In the blockchain world, Dr. John Clippinger is what we call “kind of a big deal.” When he’s not designing smart tokens at MIT Media Lab, starting a blockchain company to encourage people to switch to solar, or acting as an advisor to various ICOs, he’s speaking and lecturing on […]

Bitcoin Vs. Steem: A Comparative Guide

Bitcoin Vs. Steem: A Comparative Guide

Bitcoin has been able to maintain its status as the leading decentralized digital currency since it was launched nine years ago. However, more and more altcoins have emerged in recent years that are challenging bitcoin with superior features and different use cases than solely being a digital spending currency and […]

How to Buy Bitcoin with a Credit Card

How to Buy Bitcoin with a Credit Card

There was once a time when buying bitcoin with a credit card was difficult. During bitcoin’s early years, the digital coin’s unintended affiliation with the criminal element made banks less than enthusiastic about associating with bitcoin companies. It was not unheard of for bank accounts that received or made deposits […]

Bitcoin is Global (Not American)

Bitcoin is Global (Not American)

During the 2016 NFL preseason, Colin Kaepernick of the San Francisco 49ers American football team refused to stand during the National Anthem. It is difficult to explain to non-American readers why this is a big deal. It is a tradition to play The Star-Spangled Banner before sports games, standing at […]

Best Sites to Buy Bitcoin, Rated and Reviewed for 2018

Best Sites to Buy Bitcoin, Rated and Reviewed for 2018

There are many ways to buy bitcoin, which can make it challenging for newcomers to decide which one to pick. In this guide, you will find the five best sites to buy bitcoin to help you with that decision. Coinbase Coinbase is one of the most popular bitcoin wallet providers […]