What is Bitcoin? From the ashes of a "nuclear-meltdown" that was the 2008 market crash arose a glimmer of hope. Bitcoin. So what is it? Bitcoin is a decentralized digital currency that enables instant payments to anyone, anywhere in the world. Bitcoins are created as a reward for a process known
It is no secret that cryptocurrency has taken the financial world by storm. The underlying basis of cryptocurrency is blockchain technology. Blockchain is a ledger-based system with network nodes authorizing multiple exchanges giving unique hash transactions. The important word here is “network” as
Crypto Increasingly Admired by Wall Street Although cryptocurrency hasn’t always been viewed favorably by those who move the markets—Berkshire Hathaway’s Charlie Munger recently went on a tirade against it, for example—signs are indicating that these cold feelings are thawing. Coinbase, which is a
While many adults look forward to retirement with excitement and a sense of adventure, this life milestone comes with many financial considerations. There are very few ways to make an income in the senior years and avoid being a burden on family members or the government. Fortunately, there are
While Bitcoin (BTC) has been in existence since 2009, it has stayed primarily under the radar. That changed in 2017 as the price of BTC moved from $1000 in May to almost $20,000 by December. Along with that surge in price, other cryptocurrencies were introduced -- about 320 ICOs from April 2017 to
Is Crypto Regulation an Oxymoron? These days, nothing has managed to create a stir as big as cryptocurrency has. However, when it comes to regulation, its allure may become part of its downfall. After all, the anonymity was what drew people to crypto in the first place. As markets begin to crack
It is easy for people to speculate as to which types of people and of what age, gender or race are most prone to purchase up cryptocurrency. We have this image in our minds of how a cryptocurrency trader ought to look. More curiously, our mental picture is not too far off from the reality.
Are cryptocurrencies by their very nature something that is bound to burst? That is what many who follow them closely like to believe. Then there are those on the other side who see this all as a much more debatable topic of discussion. Those who see the debate are often the same people who believe