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Bitcoin Basics: What Is a Cryptocurrency Bubble?

Bitcoin Basics: What Is a Cryptocurrency Bubble?

In an ideal economic word, all investors are rational. They look at a market, look at how the assets are priced in that market, and then make a restrained, intelligent decision to buy an asset based on its projected future performance and a calm, logical analysis of the market. No […]

What is the Bitcoin Dominance Index and Why Does It Matter?

What is the Bitcoin Dominance Index and Why Does It Matter?

Bitcoin used to be the only noteworthy blockchain in existence, but that is no longer the case. Altcoins (cryptocurrencies other than bitcoin) first gained some notoriety in 2012 through offerings such as Litecoin, Namecoin, and Peercoin, and new blockchain-based releases like EOS have continued this trend into 2018. After all […]

Best Cryptocurrencies to Mine with a PC

Best Cryptocurrencies to Mine with a PC

The days of mining bitcoin with your PC are over. As bitcoin mining difficulty has increased over time, individual mining at home has become unable to keep up with large-scale mining operations that use dedicated mining hardware. If you are still interested in using your PC to mine other cryptocurrencies […]

What Would a Government Ban Mean for the Bitcoin Price?

What Would a Government Ban Mean for the Bitcoin Price?

One of the most common criticisms of bitcoin and blockchain technology more generally is the idea that governments will not allow these sorts of decentralized systems to disrupt the current financial order. JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon is perhaps the most notorious promoter of this point of view. But is such a […]

How to Evaluate an ICO Whitepaper

How to Evaluate an ICO Whitepaper

If you want to buy stocks, bonds, or other securities through an IPO, the required financial statements are usually considered to be a great resource for conducting the proper due diligence. What about ICOs, though? Unlike an IPO, where companies must provide financial statements and register with the SEC, entrepreneurs […]

The Top 7 Best Countries for Bitcoin Mining

The Top 7 Best Countries for Bitcoin Mining

  Bitcoin mining is an integral part of the bitcoin ecosystem as it is the mechanism that secures the network. It also enables miners to receive block rewards in the form of new bitcoin for securing the network and confirming and processing transactions. The bitcoin mining reward currently stands at […]

Is Hodling Still the Best Strategy for Bitcoin Investors?

Is Hodling Still the Best Strategy for Bitcoin Investors?

For years, “hodling” bitcoin investors have been rewarded with exuberant returns on their investment. Since the start of the year, however, bitcoin “hodlers” have witnessed their investment taking a beating, which begs the question, is “hodling” still the best strategy when investing in bitcoin? What is “Hodling”? In new finance, […]

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 […]