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The Quick-Start Guide to Bitcoin Cloud Mining

The Quick-Start Guide to Bitcoin Cloud Mining

Cloud Mining offers investors an opportunity to participate in mining without owning the actual mining equipment. There are legitimate cloud mining companies and then there are scams and pyramid schemes. Make sure you are buying into a legitimate contract with a reputable firm. Two firms to consider cloud mining with […]

Two Common (And Wrong) Arguments Made by Bitcoin Skeptics

Two Common (And Wrong) Arguments Made by Bitcoin Skeptics

In this new column, I’ll be wrapping up the week’s bitcoin headlines, and explaining what they mean to you, the New Finance investor. First, some background on me: I first used bitcoin in 2011 and have been writing about bitcoin on a full-time basis since early 2014. Currently, I contribute […]

Telegram ICO: Evaluation and Analysis

Telegram ICO: Evaluation and Analysis

Instant messaging startup Telegram Messenger’s planned Initial Coin Offering (ICO) could be a game changer. The company’s proposed platform, Telegram Open Network (TON), would offer a suite of services, including distributed file sharing and a DNS service, CoinDesk reported. By marrying an instant messaging system and a native digital currency, […]

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 […]

Tokens vs. Coins: The Quick Guide for Investors

Tokens vs. Coins: The Quick Guide for Investors

What is the difference between a digital coin and a digital token? The simplest way to think of this difference is that digital coins have their own unique blockchains. Digital tokens, on the other hand, reside on preexisting blockchains. If that answer leaves you scratching your head, there is no […]

Top 5 Most Successful Cryptocurrencies of 2017

Top 5 Most Successful Cryptocurrencies of 2017

For anyone who was paying attention, 2017 was a great year for digital currencies. In the space of 12 months, the total market value of these digital assets surged more than 3,000 percent, according to CoinMarketCap data. While the broader market’s performance was impressive, this article lists the five best-performing […]

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 […]

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How to Buy Bitcoin on Coinbase, Step by Step (With Photos)

There are multiple ways to buy bitcoin, but perhaps the easiest and safest way to buy bitcoin is through an exchange like Coinbase. This article will show you how to buy bitcoin on this popular exchange. Coinbase is a popular site because it is fairly easy to use. New users […]

Best Sites to Buy Bitcoin, Rated and Reviewed for 2018

Best Sites to Buy Bitcoin, Rated and Reviewed for 2018

There are many ways to buy bitcoin, which can make it challenging for newcomers to decide which one to pick. In this guide, you will find the five best sites to buy bitcoin to help you with that decision. Coinbase Coinbase is one of the most popular bitcoin wallet providers […]

Best Bitcoin Miners, Rated and Reviewed

Best Bitcoin Miners, Rated and Reviewed

The best bitcoin miners are hard to find because demand for them is so high. Manufacturers sell out quickly, and marketplaces such as eBay and Amazon often list popular bitcoin miners at double or triple the manufacturers’ price. Here is a look at two of the best bitcoin miners and a review […]