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What is the Blockchain?

What is the Blockchain?

When you first heard about the digital currency bitcoin, you probably also heard of its underlying technology called the blockchain. If you struggled to fully understand the blockchain, there is no need to despair. In this brief guide, you will learn about what the blockchain is and how it enables […]

How to Invest in a Bitcoin ETF

How to Invest in a Bitcoin ETF

While buying bitcoin has become as easy as the click of a button, some investors still prefer to stick to traditional investment vehicles to gain investment exposure to the digital currency. Currently, the only publicly traded ETFs (exchange-traded funds) that you can buy to invest in bitcoin are ARK Invest’s […]

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 […]

What Kind of Asset is Bitcoin?

What Kind of Asset is Bitcoin?

Where does bitcoin fall in the spectrum of assets? The subject has been a topic of hot debate; thus far, government agencies have provided little clarity on the matter. The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has classified the digital currency as a commodity, while the German Finance Ministry has ruled […]

The Difference Between BID, ASK, BUY, and OFFER in Bitcoin Trading

The Difference Between BID, ASK, BUY, and OFFER in Bitcoin Trading

In the YouTube video below, Tai Zen, CEO and senior technical analyst for Cryptocurrency Market, explains the differences between “ask”, “bid”, “offer”, and “buy” in bitcoin trading. ASK Price Definition: The lowest price a would-be seller will accept for a bitcoin. Here’s what you should know: Like most exchanges, the bitcoin […]

What is the Bitcoin Investment Trust (BIT)?

What is the Bitcoin Investment Trust (BIT)?

Trading under the ticker symbol GBTC, the Grayscale Bitcoin Investment Trust is currently the only Bitcoin Investment Trust that is publicly trading. Pegging its share price to the TradeBlock XBX 24-hour bitcoin index, the BIT is generally seen as favorable by the bitcoin community, since shares usually trade as an […]

Bitcoin Investing for Beginners

Bitcoin Investing for Beginners

It is easy to understand why investors might want to gain exposure to bitcoin. The innovative digital currency, which has been around since 2009, has appreciated immensely in that time, going from a value of just pennies to recently rising above $1,900 per coin. In addition to enjoying this sharp […]

Bitcoin Fundamental Analysis

Bitcoin Fundamental Analysis

While there are many different tools available for bitcoin traders, fundamental analysis may be one the most practical. Using this methodology, investors can evaluate bitcoin’s key price determinants or “fundamentals” in an effort to determine the bitcoin’s intrinsic, or actual, value. Armed with this information, investors identify whether it is […]

Bitcoin Technical Analysis

Bitcoin Technical Analysis

Investors interested in trading bitcoin have many tools at their disposal. Of all these options, technical analysis might be the most practical. Using this technique, traders can pinpoint key trends and get a better feel for market sentiment by analyzing bitcoin’s market activity, including price movement and volume data. Armed […]