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Bitcoin OTC vs. Traditional Brokers

Bitcoin OTC vs. Traditional Brokers

If one was to pay attention to current cryptocurrency news, one might be confused by the number of banks and traditional investment firms getting into the game. With institutional cryptocurrency investing growing in popularity and with blockchain technology growing past its nascent phase, the news that JPMorgan Chase has issued […]

Smart Contracts vs. Legal Contracts

Smart Contracts vs. Legal Contracts

“Is Bitcoin really money?” was the first big question in the blockchain world. The answer is still being discussed today, and hopefully, investors will receive clarification in the summer of 2019 with the release of the book, Blockchain for Everyone. Now, we have arrived at the second big question, “Are […]

Best Blockchain Gaming Tokens, Rated and Reviewed for 2019

Best Blockchain Gaming Tokens, Rated and Reviewed for 2019

Esports and online gaming are primed for blockchain disruption. By alleviating intermediaries and creating a trustless environment for developers and gamers, the blockchain could usher in a new era for gaming. Unsurprisingly, there are several blockchain startups focused on the gaming industry. In this guide, you will discover the best […]

How to Buy Bitcoin with LocalBitcoins, Step by Step (with Pics!)

How to Buy Bitcoin with LocalBitcoins, Step by Step (with Pics!)

LocalBitcoins is one of the best-known peer-to-peer marketplaces for bitcoin trading. The website links buyers to sellers, and claims over 1,000,000 registered users from 249 countries. LocalBitcoins provides an alternative to major bitcoin exchanges such as Binance and Kraken. It accepts over 60 different payment methods. You can buy bitcoin […]

How to Mine Litecoin, Step by Step

How to Mine Litecoin, Step by Step

Litecoin (LTC) is one of the oldest altcoins in existence, having been created and launched in 2011. You can buy litecoin, but it is also possible to mine litecoin. From the beginnings of litecoin until fairly recently, it was possible to mine litecoin with nothing more than your computer’s CPU […]

How to Mine Vertcoin, Step by Step

How to Mine Vertcoin, Step by Step

Once upon a time, you could mine bitcoin with your home computer. If you have looked into the possibility of mining bitcoin today, however, you have likely found that it now requires downloading a full bitcoin node, finding the right mining software and a good mining pool, and investing in […]

How to Use a Bitcoin ATM, Step-by-Step (with Pics!)

How to Use a Bitcoin ATM, Step-by-Step (with Pics!)

One of the most popular ways to buy bitcoin with cash is to use Bitcoin ATMs. Bitcoin ATMs function in a similar way as bank ATMs with the key difference being that instead of being able to take money out of your bank account, Bitcoin ATMs enable you to receive […]

FAQs about Bitcoin and Altcoin Mining

FAQs about Bitcoin and Altcoin Mining

Mining of bitcoin and altcoins tends to be a confusing topic for many. How does it work? How can I set up a miner? And most importantly, is it profitable? These are just a few of the questions that led the Bitcoin Market Journal team to put together this frequently […]

How to Mine Monero, Step by Step

How to Mine Monero, Step by Step

Monero is an interesting privacy-focused coin that is preferred by many for mining because of its combination of anonymity protection and its commitment to remain resistant to ASIC mining. In fact, the Monero developers forked the coin in 2018 to keep it ASIC resistant, moving from the CryptoNightV5 protocol to […]