Bitcoin Investment Guides

Bitcoin 101: What It Is, How It Works, and How to Invest

Bitcoin 101: What It Is, How It Works, and How to Invest

If you’re new to investing in the world of bitcoin, this page is your quick-start guide. We’ll explain what you need to know, using simple analogies, so you confidently explain bitcoin to your friends and colleagues: What is it? Why is bitcoin worth anything (the $100 million pizzas)? What is […]

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 […]

Bitcoin vs. Litecoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Dash

Bitcoin vs. Litecoin, Ethereum, Ripple, and Dash

Bitcoin is the oldest and most popular digital currency in the market. However, there are over 1000 other digital currencies (known as “altcoins”) that can be also purchased and held as an investment. In this guide, we’ll compare four of the most popular altcoins with bitcoin, so you can become […]

3 Bitcoin Predictions for 2018

3 Bitcoin Predictions for 2018

“Where is bitcoin headed?” is the question everyone asked me most often over the holidays, followed by, “Sir, would you please stop dancing on the table?” I would be wary of anyone who tells you they know what the price of bitcoin will be at the end of the day, […]

Bitcoin Vs. ICOs: Which Investment is Better?

Bitcoin Vs. ICOs: Which Investment is Better?

The price of bitcoin surged to new highs almost every week after it was announced that the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) are launching bitcoin futures contracts that allow institutional investors to bet on the price development of bitcoin. Boosted by new funds flowing […]

Why I’m Investing in CryptoKitties (Yes, CryptoKitties)

Why I’m Investing in CryptoKitties (Yes, CryptoKitties)

I was speaking at a blockchain group a few weeks ago, and all people could talk about were CryptoKitties. “Can you believe people are paying $100,000 for a virtual cat?” “They’ve hit $12 million in sales.” “There’s a guy who’s making a full-time living trading CryptoKitties.” In the math-oriented, male-oriented […]

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Should I Buy Bitcoin at $20,000?

I’m getting requests from friends and family asking if they should buy bitcoin. Never mind that I was telling them about bitcoin back in 2013, when it was $125, people want to know if they should buy it now, when the price is pushing $20,000. Will bitcoin go up to […]

What Percentage of Your Investment Portfolio Should Be Bitcoin?

What Percentage of Your Investment Portfolio Should Be Bitcoin?

Do you want to add bitcoin to your portfolio but question how much bitcoin exposure you should have? In this article, you will discover what leading investors and financial advisors think about what percentage of your portfolio should be in bitcoin. Five Percent of Your Net Worth Fred Wilson, CEO […]

CTFC Primer on Virtual Currencies: 10 Investor Takeaways

CTFC Primer on Virtual Currencies: 10 Investor Takeaways

Bitcoin is a “convertible virtual currency,” serves as a “store of value,” and operates in a virtual currency market that carries “substantial speculation and volatility risk.” Those are among the takeaways from a report by The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s LabCFTC , released October 2017. Daniel Gorfine, the Director of […]

How to Invest in the Cryptomover Index Fund

How to Invest in the Cryptomover Index Fund

Cryptomover is a digital asset management firm which offers access to two indices called the Cryptomover 3 Index and the Cryptomover 10 index. Each of these indices allows customers to track investable digital assets “without the hassle of owning individual wallets and worrying about individual price fluctuations.” At the most […]