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Trading Bitcoin vs. Investing in an ICO

Trading Bitcoin vs. Investing in an ICO

In the YouTube video, “Crypto Investing #22 – Difference between Trading a Cryptocurrency vs. Investing in an ICO,” Tai Zen, CEO and senior technical analyst for Cryptocurrency Market, discusses the differences between investing in an initial coin offering (ICO) and an altcoin. What is an ICO? To answer this question, […]

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 […]

What Is the Average Return for Bitcoin Investments?

What Is the Average Return for Bitcoin Investments?

Although pundits have proclaimed bitcoin dead on more than 100 separate occasions, the digital asset continues to be one of the best performing assets on a year-to-year basis. While bitcoin experienced a bear market in 2014, that is the only down year in its entire history. Bitcoin is much more […]

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 […]

How Long Should My Bitcoin Transaction Take?

How Long Should My Bitcoin Transaction Take?

The digital currency bitcoin allows users around the world to make low-cost, peer-to-peer payments with a faster processing time than international bank transfers. How fast? Currently, the average bitcoin transaction takes 116 minutes, give or take a few. Here’s why. Confirming Bitcoin Transactions  When you make a payment using bitcoin, […]

What Is the Average Investment in Bitcoin?

What Is the Average Investment in Bitcoin?

The digital currency bitcoin has gained popularity as an alternative investment due to its potential for high returns, and its lack of correlation to traditional asset classes such as stocks and bonds. How much bitcoin exposure do investors really have, given bitcoin’s young and volatile history? That is the question […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Importance of Liquidity and Volume in Trading Bitcoin

The Importance of Liquidity and Volume in Trading Bitcoin

In the YouTube video, “Crypto Investing #2 – How to Use Volume & Liquidity When Trading Cryptocurrencies,” Tai Zen, CEO and senior technical analyst for Cryptocurrency Market, points out the importance of volume and liquidity in altcoin trading. What is Liquidity? In financial markets, liquidity is the ease with which an […]