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Cryptocurrency ETFs: Where Are We?

Cryptocurrency ETFs: Where Are We?

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A lot of people have been talking about ETFs and how they are going to save the cryptocurrency markets from the 2018 downturn. However, to find out where we are and where we are going with a cryptocurrency ETF, we must first understand what an ETF is. What is a…
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Bitcoin Mining During Bear Markets

Bitcoin Mining During Bear Markets

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Bitcoin Mining During Bear Markets Bitcoin mining during bear markets has been a heavily debated topic online. Recently Mike and I had a unique opportunity come our way. A couple of friends that live in Argentina ordered some Bitcoin Antminers a few months ago. Unfortunately, they were unable to get…
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When Moon?

When Moon?

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When Moon? - What Will Drive Cryptocurrency Prices? I was at an event in NYC for the launch of a new cryptocurrency trading platform last week. The question that consistently came up was "How do we acquire the next 100 million investors in the space?". I think this ultimately can…
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Is Bitcoin A Bubble?

Is Bitcoin A Bubble?

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The Greater Fool Theory & Cryptocurrencies I recently came across a video of the infamous Jordan Belfort (aka "the Wolf of Wallstreet"). I knew he is a cryptocurrency FUDster but decided to see what he had to say in relations to the Greater Fool Theory. Essentially Belfort claims cryptocurrency "is…
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Can Proof of Work Survive?

Can Proof of Work Survive?

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Can Proof of Work Survive? It might be a good idea to review the consensus mechanisms being used in the cryptocurrency ecosystem by clicking here if you are unsure what the difference between Proof of Work (PoW) and Proof of Stake (PoS) is. Knowing what PoW is and how it…
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PoW versus PoS

PoW versus PoS

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A consensus algorithm is the way a blockchain network reaches an agreement that the block being produced is correct. Although there are a variety of consensus algorithms (and more are being produced all the time) the two main types are Proof of Work (PoW) and Proof of Stake (PoS). In…
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What Are Cryptocurrency Airdrops?

What Are Cryptocurrency Airdrops?

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Cryptocurrency Airdrops 101 Over the years, cryptocurrencies have vastly evolved. 2017 was a big year for the cryptocurrency community largely due to the spike in prices of Bitcoin and many other Altcoins. As a result, the key buzz words surrounding cryptocurrencies were "lambos" and "mooning". However, 2018 has featured a…
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What Is A Hard Fork?

What Is A Hard Fork?

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Everyone is talking about hard forks. There's been so many Bitcoin forks I've lost count. But what is a hard fork exactly and why do you end up with double the amount of crypto? We'll dive into the basics first and then explore hard forks in depth. So What Is…
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Crypto and Taxes

Crypto and Taxes

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When do you pay tax on the gains you're seeing on your cryptocurrency investments? Not many people can answer this question. With taxes due in a few weeks now might be a good time to get an answer. Before we dive in I just need to say this. Nothing you…
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Crypto Wallets: An Overview

Crypto Wallets: An Overview

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What is a Cryptocurrency Wallet? A crypto wallet is essentially a piece of software or hardware that stores your cryptocurrency. We know that cryptocurrencies are digital assets. So what exactly is a wallet storing? It is storing your private keys. Private keys are a piece of digital information that give…
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