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5 Rules for New Bitcoin Traders and Investors

5 Rules for New Bitcoin Traders and Investors

In the YouTube video, “5 Cryptocurrency Lessons for New Traders & Investors,” altcoin entrepreneur and evangelist Chris Dunn outlines his five lessons for new traders. Arguing that the altcoin market is currently the most welcoming for new investors, Dunn offers advice on avoiding hype and temptation in order to maximize […]

Bitcoin vs. Gold: Which is the Better Investment for You?

Bitcoin vs. Gold: Which is the Better Investment for You?

Some have described bitcoin as “digital gold,” noting the similarities of the digital currency and the precious metal. Their similarities include: Scarcity One major similarity is that bitcoin and gold are both scarce resources. However, bitcoin’s supply is known. Thus far, 16.5 million bitcoin have been mined, and only 21 […]

Dollar Cost Averaging: The Smart Way to Invest in Bitcoin

Dollar Cost Averaging: The Smart Way to Invest in Bitcoin

We’ve all heard the saying “Buy low, sell high.” While this certainly sounds appealing, pulling it off can be easier said than done. To overcome this challenge, you could rely on the latest news, government data, or even sophisticated technical indicators to buy and sell at the right time…or not. […]

Will Bitcoin Increase in Value? 5 Trends to Watch for 2017

Will Bitcoin Increase in Value? 5 Trends to Watch for 2017

Bitcoin witnessed a tremendous price rally in the first half of 2017. The price of the digital currency increased from $1,000 on January 1st to inch close to the $3,000 mark on June 12th. Will the digital currency continue this rally? Since bitcoin has already gained so much in value […]

What is Bitcoin Arbitrage?

What is Bitcoin Arbitrage?

Financial investing comes with a wide range of strategies you can employ to generate a profit. That is also the case with trading bitcoin. In this article, we discuss bitcoin arbitrage and whether or not this strategy is a smart way to invest in bitcoin. What is Arbitrage?  In financial […]

Bitcoin Regulation by State (Updated 2018)

Bitcoin Regulation by State (Updated 2018)

Since the last time we updated this guide on bitcoin and altcoin legality by state, many of the states have moved to define their stance on altcoins. While some are legitimately concerned about money laundering and crime reduction, the vast majority of the states are seeking to define how they […]

ICO vs. IPO: What’s the Difference?

ICO vs. IPO: What’s the Difference?

What is the difference between an initial coin offering (ICO) and an initial public offering (IPO)? Quite a lot, it turns out. While both ICOs and IPOs are public sales, they involve different assets, and holding them involves completely distinct processes. (See our current list of Upcoming ICOs here.) What […]

How to Manage Risk in Bitcoin Investing

How to Manage Risk in Bitcoin Investing

In the YouTube video “Crypto Investing #59 – How to Take Risk in Cryptocurrency Investing”, Tai Zen, CEO and senior technical analyst for Cryptocurrency Market, explains how to manage risks in the altcoin market. Zen points out that the principles he discusses apply to any commodity market and not just […]

Is It Safe to Invest in ICOs?

Is It Safe to Invest in ICOs?

Scott Kupor of Andreessen Horowitz once said about tech companies obtaining venture capital: “It’s very hard today to be a small-cap company in the US public markets … You could, in theory, go public but you would essentially be orphaned.” The ability of a small company with unproven tech to […]

How to Use Stop Losses in Bitcoin Investing

How to Use Stop Losses in Bitcoin Investing

Stop orders, which are orders to buy or sell a security once it reaches a certain price, can help bitcoin investors lock in gains or limit losses. These orders can make it easier for you to meet your investment objectives by automating trades and can be thought of as insurance […]