Bitcoin Investing

Best Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News Sites 2019

Best Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency News Sites 2019

We’ve put together a list of the best bitcoin and cryptocurrency news sites for 2019 (besides our own Bitcoin Market Journal, of course!). Our custom scoring system rates websites on a scale of 1 to 5 based on factors that measure the credibility and usability of different sources. We rated each […]

When Is Coinbase Going Public?

When Is Coinbase Going Public?

In October and November of 2018, the news was abuzz with the rumors of a possible pre-IPO for the popular cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase. Starting with a tweet from CNBC’s Cryptotrader, reporter Ran Neuner detailed a planned $500 million initial public offering for the exchange and how a pre-ICO – or […]

Bitcoin OTC vs. Traditional Brokers

Bitcoin OTC vs. Traditional Brokers

If one was to pay attention to current cryptocurrency news, one might be confused by the number of banks and traditional investment firms getting into the game. With institutional cryptocurrency investing growing in popularity and with blockchain technology growing past its nascent phase, the news that JPMorgan Chase has issued […]

Bitcoin Brokers: What You Need to Know

Bitcoin Brokers: What You Need to Know

If you’ve decided that you want to make a substantial investment in bitcoin, you will most likely be better off using a bitcoin broker to execute your trade, as opposed to placing several buy orders at various digital currency exchanges yourself. In this guide, you will be introduced to the leading bitcoin […]

Best Performing Cryptocurrency Funds for 2019 (With Scores!)

Best Performing Cryptocurrency Funds for 2019 (With Scores!)

Cryptocurrency funds are a new breed of investment funds that have emerged in the last few years to capitalize on the opportunity that digital currencies and tokens provide to financial investors. Since the first bitcoin fund was launched in 2013, over 700 cryptocurrency funds have been launched, according to Crypto […]

Bitcoin ETFs: What They Are and How to Invest (in 2019)

Bitcoin ETFs: What They Are and How to Invest (in 2019)

There has been a lot of talk about publicly traded bitcoin ETFs potentially being back on the table since the launch of regulated bitcoin futures contracts on the CME and CBOE. Even so, in 2018, we did not see a single bitcoin ETF receive approval from the U.S. Securities Exchange […]

How to Buy Bitcoin with LocalBitcoins, Step by Step (with Pics!)

How to Buy Bitcoin with LocalBitcoins, Step by Step (with Pics!)

LocalBitcoins is one of the best-known peer-to-peer marketplaces for bitcoin trading. The website links buyers to sellers, and claims over 1,000,000 registered users from 249 countries. LocalBitcoins provides an alternative to major bitcoin exchanges such as Binance and Kraken. It accepts over 60 different payment methods. You can buy bitcoin […]

How to Use a Bitcoin ATM, Step-by-Step (with Pics!)

How to Use a Bitcoin ATM, Step-by-Step (with Pics!)

One of the most popular ways to buy bitcoin with cash is to use Bitcoin ATMs. Bitcoin ATMs function in a similar way as bank ATMs with the key difference being that instead of being able to take money out of your bank account, Bitcoin ATMs enable you to receive […]

NASDAQ Bitcoin Futures: The Complete Guide

NASDAQ Bitcoin Futures: The Complete Guide

Nasdaq has been at the forefront of distributed ledger technology adoption since it launched its blockchain-powered private share market, Linq, in 2015. Since then, the New York-based stock exchange operator has continuously been part of Wall Street’s push toward blockchain and digital asset integration. In the first half of 2019, […]