Bitcoin Investing

How Many People Use Bitcoin in 2018?

How Many People Use Bitcoin in 2018?

How many people use bitcoin? It is hard to say, but there are a few data points that provide some tantalizing clues. Bitcoin Users At a Glance Almost 22 million bitcoin wallets have been set up globally. An estimated five percent of Americans hold bitcoin. 2.9 to 5.8 million active bitcoin […]

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 […]

Can Bitcoin Be Hacked?

Can Bitcoin Be Hacked?

When most people first hear about Bitcoin, they usually think there is some way in which the peer-to-peer digital cash system could be hacked. This is nothing new in some ways, as many internet users have seen their Facebook, Twitter, or other social media accounts come under the control of […]

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 […]

Why Bitcoin and Altcoin Market Caps are Misleading

Why Bitcoin and Altcoin Market Caps are Misleading

Anyone who has tried to compare and contrast different crypto assets has likely taken a look at the market cap metric, which was originally made popular by websites like CoinMarketCap.com. While this is often viewed as the key data point to consider when ranking the top crypto assets on the […]

Top Tools for Bitcoin, Altcoin & ICO Investors — Rated!

Top Tools for Bitcoin, Altcoin & ICO Investors — Rated!

You’re only as good as your tools. But what’s long been said in the trades is also true about investing in ICOs, bitcoin, and altcoins. That’s why we’ve started a brand new feature beginning with 12 of the best tools we’ve found for crypto trading and investing.

How to Guard Against Bitcoin Theft

How to Guard Against Bitcoin Theft

While bitcoin and altcoins have gained a lot of traction over the past year or so, this new technology may still not be ready for the limelight due to the usability issues around properly securing private keys. Private keys are what signify who has control over specific coins on a […]