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How AI and Automation Can Help Crypto Investors Trade Better
Hundreds of new cryptocurrencies have been created and offered to investors through initial coin offerings (ICOs) over the past year. Millions of new users entered the crypto space in 2017 during this ICO boom. More are jumping on the bandwagon this year.However, despite its rapid rise in popularity, investing inRead More
The Crypto Menagerie: a Collection of the World’s Weirdest Altcoins
For one night only, FXTM Senior Writer Ben Lovell-Viggers plays ringmaster as he guides you through the bizarre world of altcoins. Expect chills, thrills and a litigious ‘half-man-half-fish hybrid’…Dogecoin (DOGE)Developed as a joke in 2013 by Billy Markus and Jackson Palmer, Dogecoin is immediately recognizable thanks to the furry countenanceRead More
FAANG Stocks Keep Rising: Is It a HODL?
What is “FAANG”?What are FAANG stocks?Is FAANG in a bubble?As FAANG stocks keep rising, is it advisable to HODL?FAANG stocks predictionsBottom line!What is “FAANG”?FAANG is the acronym given to the world’s five topmost tech stocks according to market performance and capitalization. These tech giants are Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, andRead More
A Match: Blockchain Technology and the Gaming Industry
Since the broadband internet, basic online games evolved into digital gaming, which now accounts for the lion’s share of an industry estimated to have generated $116bn in 2017 alone. When including gaming hardware and PC gaming systems and accessories, that takes the industry to an estimated $149bn in revenue lastRead More
4 Industries that are Set to Witness Massive Disruption From Blockchain in 2018
For what it’s worth, Bitcoin rewarded its backers with 1,420 % gains in 2017 and Ethereum delivered more than 8500% increase in value in the same period. The arrival of more than 1000 new crypto coins in the markets also provided opportunities to investors who missed the boat on BitcoinRead More
Hate Risk and Want to Invest in Bitcoin? ETF’s, Cryptocurrency Index, and Hedge Funds Are Here to Help
Why Invest in Crypto Funds?Ok, So Where Do I Start?What’s in Store for Crypto Investing in 2018?We don’t need to tell you how well Bitcoin is doing right now, nor do we need to spell out how the surrounding crypto market is booming. Plenty of mainstream media outlets, online publications,Read More
How to Short Bitcoin – A Complete Guide
Shorting Bitcoin Via ExchangeShorting Bitcoin through Contract for Differences(CFD’s)Shorting Bitcoin via Futures Market (Cboe/CME)Bitcoin Short – Pros and ConsConclusionBuy low. Sell high. Just not necessarily in that order.A simple example will show why this is the case. An investor borrows a Bitcoin from a friend and sells it at aRead More
What is IOTA and How Can You Buy it?
What is IOTA?How to Buy IOTA? Where to Buy IOTA?How to Get an IOTA Wallet?Why is IOTA better than Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies?Exchanges that Support IOTAThe Benefits of IOTAWhat a year it has been for cryptocurrencies and for those investors willing to take the plunge into the virtual world atRead More
How Blockchain will change our Life, Economy and the World
Again, Slow and Simple: What is Blockchain???Why is Blockchain Needed?So How can Blockchain Technology Change our life?Banks are Scared of Blockchain!Blockchain is not only Bitcoin, it’s much more than ThatThe Blockchain Revolution – Time will TellBlockchain has been around since the evolution of Bitcoin, with many have been somewhat skeptical of Bitcoin creatorRead More
Why Bitcoin Cash is Better than Bitcoin
Bitcoin experienced its first hard fork during the summer. The hard fork was as a result of a disagreement between Bitcoin’s core developers and miners. The dispute continues and is ultimately an attempt by Bitcoin’s mining cartel to hold on to all of the hashpower for Bitcoin mining, while theRead More
Top Five Cryptocurrencies Experts Talk about Bitcoin, Blockchain and ICO’s
Yes, cryptocurrencies, again. It’s the talk of the day, a live history and, stay in your seat, but perhaps an end of the financial and social system as we know it.Yet, it feels as only a few understand cryptocurrencies’ deep foundations, how it works and where the notion heads for.We gathered cryptocurrencies experts,Read More
So Who Has the Most Advanced Cyber Warfare Technology?
Cyber warfare by definition is the use of computer technology to disrupt activities of a state or organization. Attacks can bring down official government or company websites and networks, disrupt and even disable essential services and much frightening, harming major facilities and infrastructure networks, steal or amend classified data, bringRead More
The Next Cryptocurrency Evolution: Countries Issue their Own Digital Currency
There’s been plenty of speculation on whether cryptocurrencies are a bubble ready to pop or something more significant and likely to pass the test of time. Depending on which U.S Bank CEO you listen to, the sentiment varies considerably, which continues to leave a shroud of uncertainty over the cryptoworld.VolatilityRead More
Watch Out: What Do Elon Musk and Bill Gates Know about Artificial Intelligence
The talk of robotics and artificial intelligence is nothing new, with the world having been exposed to sci-fi movies for decades, the most lifelike robots in films such as The Blade Runner, which was certainly ahead of its time and now, a more reasonable image of what lies ahead. AndRead More
Make Your own Cryptocurrency: Not Difficult, But Expensive
It’s not very difficult to buy cryptocurrencies. I would say it’s a piece of cake. But what about making a virtual monetary unit by yourself?All information about this can be found on the Internet comes down to the “think-buy-apply” scheme, but in reality, there might be several ways to implement.Read More
7 Reasons Why Your Health Insurance Premiums Are Rising Faster Than Your Salary
As he blazed/thrashed/insulted his way to the White House, one of Donald Trump’s constant talking points was that Obamacare was not working. According to Trump, it was a “disaster” that only he could fix. His criticisms have certainly been…creative.Whether he can actually fix it remains to be seen, but heRead More
Bitcoin Mining for Dummies: How to Mine Bitcoin
What is Bitcoin Mining?From Start to Finish: How Does it Work?MiningProof of WorkMining DifficultyWhat is Bitcoin Cloud Mining?Bitcoin Mining HardwareWhat is Proof-of-Work?What is Bitcoin Mining Difficulty?How Can You Start Mining Bitcoins?How Can You Make Money in Bitcoin Mining?What is Bitcoin Mining?Bitcoin mining is the validation of transactions that take placeRead More
How Does Cryptocurrency Mining Work? And What is Cryptocurrencies Hashrate?
How Does Cryptocurrencies Mining Work?How can you mine cryptocurrencies?What is the next Cryptocurrency to mine?Best Bitcoin Mining PoolsWhat is Cryptocurrencies Hashrate?Hashrate GrowthUntil now, while there are investors who have a clear understanding of the process and the mechanics behind it, many are highly exposed to the nuances of mining andRead More
What is an ICO (Initial Coin Offering) and How Does it Work?
So what is ICO (Initial Coin Offering)?BlockchainsTokensCryptocurrenciesHistory and Evolution of ICOHow Does ICO Work and How to use ICOThe New Way of Tech Companies to Raise MoneyHow to Join Initial Coin Offering?The Gold Rush Go Through RegulationICO or Not?We are seeing the rise of a new phenomenon, which has grippedRead More
What Does the Future of Bitcoin Look Like?
The Usage of BitcoinBitcoin has been around for almost a decade now, introduced back in 2008, the principal of Bitcoin being to remove intermediaries.The U.S Treasury has identified bitcoin as a virtual currency, while it’s more commonly described as the first cryptocurrency and the largest of its kind by totalRead More