Bitcoin Investing

How to Use Swing Trading for Bitcoin

How to Use Swing Trading for Bitcoin

Are you on the lookout for a trading strategy you can use to benefit from bitcoin’s short-term price movements? If so, you might consider a technique called swing trading. Swing Trading Basics This approach, which involves holding positions for as little as overnight and for as long as several weeks, […]

How to Prepare for a Bitcoin Bear Market

How to Prepare for a Bitcoin Bear Market

The bitcoin market has been idyllic. Despite some moments of minor downshifting in market position, the value of bitcoin is twice today what it was in July 2017 and four times what it was in March 2017. However, this market tranquility is unlikely to last. Since September 1, the market […]

Top Bitcoin Mining Stocks

Top Bitcoin Mining Stocks

As the price of bitcoin shoots past new highs since the start of the year, the prospect of so-called bitcoin mining becomes more and more alluring. Not surprisingly, companies that provide bitcoin mining-related hardware, such as high-power graphics cards, are profiting from the bitcoin mining boom. Fortunately for investors, some […]

Top 4 Most Bitcoin-Friendly States

Top 4 Most Bitcoin-Friendly States

When making your first bitcoin investment or when using bitcoin as an online spending currency, it is important to be aware of the fact that there is no uniformity among states in the US regarding bitcoin regulations. Different laws apply to the sale of bitcoin in different states and the […]

The Taxman Cometh: Reporting Digital Currency to the IRS

The Taxman Cometh: Reporting Digital Currency to the IRS

It recently came to light that the Revenue Service (IRS) has been using bitcoin transaction tracking software in an attempt to identify citizens who have not been paying capital gains tax on their bitcoin investments. Interestingly, in 2015, the same year when the IRS purchased the tracking software from blockchain […]

Bitcoin Wallets and International Law: What Investors Should Know

Bitcoin Wallets and International Law: What Investors Should Know

News about bitcoin wallet seizures has filled the news of late. In April 2017, a self-described prolific bitcoin trader had his bitcoin and transaction records seized on allegations of money trafficking and financing illicit activities.  In June, the popular wallet provider Coinbase has reportedly seized wallets from users based in […]

How to Use Bollinger Bands for Bitcoin Trading

How to Use Bollinger Bands for Bitcoin Trading

Interested in using a technical indicator that could help you produce strong returns? Bollinger Bands may be just what you need. John Bollinger, who created this indicator, has emphasized how useful Bollinger Bands can be for bitcoin trading. As he wrote in his newsletter: “Bitcoin is a terrific vehicle for […]

Bitcoin vs. S&P 500: How They Compare For 2018

Bitcoin vs. S&P 500: How They Compare For 2018

While the S&P 500 Index has enjoyed generous returns over the last several years, bitcoin’s astronomical price increases make those returns look far less impressive. The S&P 500, a benchmark group of stocks, has produced an average annualized total return of 9.8 percent since 1928, according to LPL Financial data […]

Best of Bitcoin: Top 3 Bitcoin Investment Apps

Best of Bitcoin: Top 3 Bitcoin Investment Apps

When managing your bitcoin investment, there are several apps you can use to make your life easier. In this brief guide, you will discover the three best bitcoin investment apps for your smartphone. Coinbase Coinbase is one of the most popular bitcoin exchanges and wallet providers in the market. The […]

Bitcoin vs. Bitcoin Cash: What’s the Difference?

Bitcoin vs. Bitcoin Cash: What’s the Difference?

In August 2017, the bitcoin blockchain split into two blockchains to create a new digital currency called “bitcoin cash.” The reason behind this was the ongoing discussion in the bitcoin community on how to best address bitcoin’s scalability challenges. In this article, you will learn about the difference between bitcoin […]