Bitcoin Investing

What Is the Average Return for Bitcoin Investments?

What Is the Average Return for Bitcoin Investments?

Although pundits have proclaimed bitcoin dead on more than 100 separate occasions, the digital asset continues to be one of the best performing assets on a year-to-year basis. While bitcoin experienced a bear market in 2014, that is the only down year in its entire history. Bitcoin is much more […]

How to Diversify Using Bitcoin

How to Diversify Using Bitcoin

Of all the different techniques available to investors, diversification may be one of the best. By using this approach, which is touted by many investment experts, you can help manage the risk of your portfolio losing value and potentially enjoy higher returns. The basic idea behind diversification is that you […]

How Long Should My Bitcoin Transaction Take?

How Long Should My Bitcoin Transaction Take?

The digital currency bitcoin allows users around the world to make low-cost, peer-to-peer payments with a faster processing time than international bank transfers. How fast? Currently, the average bitcoin transaction takes 116 minutes, give or take a few. Here’s why. Confirming Bitcoin Transactions  When you make a payment using bitcoin, […]

What Is the Average Investment in Bitcoin?

What Is the Average Investment in Bitcoin?

The digital currency bitcoin has gained popularity as an alternative investment due to its potential for high returns, and its lack of correlation to traditional asset classes such as stocks and bonds. How much bitcoin exposure do investors really have, given bitcoin’s young and volatile history? That is the question […]

Best Bitcoin Wallets 2017

Best Bitcoin Wallets 2017

Bitcoin wallets come in all shapes and sizes. That can make it difficult for beginners to choose the right wallet. We’ve rated and reviewed the best bitcoin wallets in different categories in this brief guide. (For an introduction to bitcoin wallets, see our Bitcoin Wallets for Beginners.) Most User-Friendly Wallet […]

Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Wallets

Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Wallets

To store your bitcoin, you need a bitcoin wallet. Your wallet effectively acts as your bitcoin bank account. You use it to send, receive, and store the digital currency. In this beginner’s guide, you will be introduced to the different types of bitcoin wallets so that you can choose which […]

How to Read Bitcoin Prices

How to Read Bitcoin Prices

In the YouTube video, “Crypto Investing #39 – How to Read Cryptocurrency Prices with 8 Decimal Places,” Tai Zen, CEO and senior technical analyst for Cryptocurrency Market, discusses why altcoin exchanges use prices with eight decimal places. The “Satoshi” When you first look at an altcoin exchange, you will notice […]

The Importance of Liquidity and Volume in Trading Bitcoin

The Importance of Liquidity and Volume in Trading Bitcoin

In the YouTube video, “Crypto Investing #2 – How to Use Volume & Liquidity When Trading Cryptocurrencies,” Tai Zen, CEO and senior technical analyst for Cryptocurrency Market, points out the importance of volume and liquidity in altcoin trading. What is Liquidity? In financial markets, liquidity is the ease with which an […]

How to Invest in a Bitcoin ETF

How to Invest in a Bitcoin ETF

While buying bitcoin has become as easy as the click of a button, some investors still prefer to stick to traditional investment vehicles to gain investment exposure to the digital currency. Currently, the only publicly traded ETFs (exchange-traded funds) that you can buy to invest in bitcoin are ARK Invest’s […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Investment Funds

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Investment Funds

Demand for investment vehicles that give investors exposure to bitcoin has been on the increase as investors have started to wake up to the digital currency’s potential for high returns. (If you invested $5 in bitcoin when it launched, it would be worth $4.4 million today.) Currently, there are only […]