The Kraken cryptocurrency exchange
Kraken is a San Francisco, California, based cryptocurrency exchange which started operating during 2013. The company grew quickly during that year's cryptocurrency bull market.
My list of cryptocurrency friendly banks
In this article I'd like to compile a list of cryptocurrency-friendly banks from around the world.
Many financial institutions do not accept cryptocurrency-related transactions...
Should I worry about the Bitcoin halving?
As you probably know, when mining Bitcoin, every block contains a reward reserved for whoever solves it.
The very first blocks, mined by Satoshi Nakamoto himself, paid a 50 BTC...
ELI5: How Telegram crypto signals work
Telegram has been adopted by cryptocurrency enthusiasts as the de-facto community messaging app.
Several crypto investment Telegram groups exist, which range from professional ...
ELI5: Paradigm and Deribit OTC trading
Paradigm is a new chat platform that aims to take over from Telegram as the de-facto cryptocurrency chat/trading platform.
Telegram's success in the crypto community was organi...
ELI5 Cryptocurrency futures trading
As the name implies, futures trading involves buying and selling something that will happen (or come to exist) at a later time.
Futures are traded using contracts.
ELI5 Bitsquare (BISQ)
What is Bitsquare?
Bitsquare is the former name of a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange (DEX).
It was renamed to BISQ in March 2017 due to trademark-related issues.
Understand the Basics of Trading Cryptocurrencies
Cryptocurrencies can be traded in many different ways which, in the end, aren’t very different from the stock, option and derivative markets. The same models used in centralized stock markets were applied to cryptocurrencies, adjusting the business rules and systems to the technology used in crypto deposits and withdrawals. In fact, after deposits are confirmed, […]
Why is Bitcoin a deflationary currency? What does this mean in practice?
To understand deflation we must first define its opposite: monetary inflation. We hear a lot about inflation on the news, but what exactly does it mean? As the term itself suggests, inflation is an increase in the supply of some value or product. In the case of currencies in general, we have monetary inflation, which […]
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The halvening is the same as halving (halves the rewards paid out to miners).
Halving (and halvening) is an automated procedure which halves the rewards paid out to miners who solve blocks. On Bitcoin this happens roughly every 4 years.