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How to Manage Flash Crashes

How to Manage Flash Crashes

Want to protect your portfolio? Be sure to manage the risk of so-called “flash crashes.” These events, which coincide with sharp price declines, could wipe out your bitcoin holdings very quickly. GDAX and Kraken, which are both well-established cryptocurrency exchanges, have suffered flash crashes. Fortunately, there are specific strategies you […]

How to Trade Bitcoin Using Margin

How to Trade Bitcoin Using Margin

Would you like to increase your return on investment? With margin trading, you can potentially get more with less. By borrowing funds through exchanges, you can generate stronger returns through bitcoin trading. To get a better sense of how this works, imagine that you are playing poker with some friends. […]

How to Calculate Taxes on Bitcoin

How to Calculate Taxes on Bitcoin

Are you thinking of investing in bitcoin? If so, you need to be aware of the potential tax implications, particularly if you live in the United States. While bitcoin can provide some very promising returns, you will incur tax liability for any capital gains produced. In 2014, the Internal Revenue […]

Hedge Funds Investing in Bitcoin: The List

Hedge Funds Investing in Bitcoin: The List

When bitcoin first emerged as a new asset class, it was too volatile, too illiquid, and too complicated to attract interest from institutional investors. Today, however, things are different. There are currently several hedge funds that are investing in the digital currency to benefit from its high returns potential and […]

How to Use Bitcoin as a Safe-Haven Asset

How to Use Bitcoin as a Safe-Haven Asset

Bitcoin has drawn significant attention from investors with its innovative technology and robust returns. The digital currency gained more than 100 percent in 2016, and some believe its price could climb quite a bit more. However, bitcoin can also act like a safe haven, potentially rivaling gold with its ability […]

How to Diversify Using Bitcoin

How to Diversify Using Bitcoin

Of all the different techniques available to investors, diversification may be one of the best. By using this approach, which is touted by many investment experts, you can help manage the risk of your portfolio losing value and potentially enjoy higher returns. The basic idea behind diversification is that you […]

Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Wallets

Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Wallets

To store your bitcoin, you need a bitcoin wallet. Your wallet effectively acts as your bitcoin bank account. You use it to send, receive, and store the digital currency. In this beginner’s guide, you will be introduced to the different types of bitcoin wallets so that you can choose which […]

How to Read Bitcoin Prices

How to Read Bitcoin Prices

In the YouTube video, “Crypto Investing #39 – How to Read Cryptocurrency Prices with 8 Decimal Places,” Tai Zen, CEO and senior technical analyst for Cryptocurrency Market, discusses why altcoin exchanges use prices with eight decimal places. The “Satoshi” When you first look at an altcoin exchange, you will notice […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Investment Funds

The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin Investment Funds

Demand for investment vehicles that give investors exposure to bitcoin has been on the increase as investors have started to wake up to the digital currency’s potential for high returns. (If you invested $5 in bitcoin when it launched, it would be worth $4.4 million today.) Currently, there are only […]

The Beginner’s Guide to Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

The Beginner’s Guide to Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) are a new form of funding for blockchain startups that has raised eyebrows this year when several startups were able to raise millions within hours by issuing their own digital tokens to investors.   What Are Initial Coin Offering (ICOs)?  An initial coin offering (ICO), also […]