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 r...

Understand how decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges work

Decentralized cryptocurrency exchanges are true P2P systems where investors can trade cryptos directly with their counterparts, without a centralized middleman. To better understand decentralized exchanges, we’ll first take a look at centralized exch...

Six myths about Bitcoin that should be ignored

By Moris Beracha

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Understand how cryptocurrency price is determined

The US Dollar price we see listed for major cryptocurrencies is an average that takes all the major crypto exchanges into consideration. For example, on Coinmarketcap, there is a specialized tab that lists the sources for the current listed price, under &#...

How do cryptocurrency debit cards work?

Cryptocurrency debit cards aren’t really related to cryptos per se. They’re not decentralized and they are mostly based on legacy technology. The only difference being that they’re funded in some cryptocurrency, which is then converted in...

Why use Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a revolutionary form of digital cash that has provided the world with a new vision about money and the decentralization of power. The feeling of being one’s own bank, of being in control over the currency, has spread like wildfire around t...

How can I buy Bitcoin?

There are many options when it comes to buying Bitcoin. You can buy it directly from friends, on what’s generally known as over the counter (OTC) trade. Or you can buy BTC from exchanges. For US customers, the most popular option seems to be Coinbase...

Understand how Tether cryptocurrency works

How does the Tether cryptocurrency work? How come its value is pegged to U$ 1? In this article we talk briefly about the curious case of a cryptocurrency that was created, from the start, to be pegged to the US Dollar fiat currency. Many cryptocurrencies h...

What is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a decentralized peer-to-peer cryptocurrency that is based on work published by Satoshi Nakamoto. The first Bitcoin transactions happened on ...

Understand the basics of smart contracts

What’s a smart contract? What makes it smart? How can I deploy my own contracts on the Ethereum blockchain? In this article we explore these questions and give you an overview about smart contracts and their revolutionary contribution to the...

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