Investing

Learn the minimum you need to know to safely invest in cryptocurrencies.

Avoid scams, choose the right exchanges, understand basic terms used in crypto trading and steer clear of scams and malicious financial schemes.

Nothing in this section constitutes investment advice – please do your own research before committing to any cryptocurrency-related financial instrument.

Our 2018 cryptocurrency portfolio: Events to look forward to and pitfalls to avoid by @Cryptobill
Few events have the power to make a cryptocurrency multiply 10X. Being widely adopted, becoming the standard in its niche, developing an innovative or very unique feature, having a...
Understand Bitcoin and altcoin prices by @Cryptobill
How is the price of Bitcoin determined? Where, exactly, does the U$ valuation of Bitcoin come from? In this article we take a look at how cryptocurrency prices are formed and we...
7 Cryptocurrencies that rule the market by @Cryptobill
Cryptocurrencies seem to be the new big thing at the threshold of the Industrial revolution 4.0 and the digital transformation of the entire human world. Digital money has turne...
Understand the Basics of Trading Cryptocurrencies by @Cryptobill
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 st...
Shoud I participate in an ICO? What should I look out for? by @Cryptobill
ICOs are crowdfunding events where a startup raises funds by emitting cryptocurrency coins or tokens. Investors become anonymous partners in the startup by buying tokens while bett...
Understand cryptocurrency futures by @Cryptobill
Trading futures is an art. It's probably one of the riskiest investment games you can play, since futures contracts don't actually represent a current asset, but something that is ...
Understand cryptocurrency prediction markets by @Cryptobill
Prediction markets are a type of gambling where users bet a certain amount of cryptocurrency in the odds that an event will or will not happen. In practice, cryptocurrency predi...
ELI5 Bitsquare (BISQ) by @Cryptobill
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. In Fe...
The strange case of the May 2019 Bitcoin SV pump by @Cryptobill
It was just over 9 AM on a sunny morning, May 21 2019, when in just over one hour the price of Bitcoin SV (BSV) pumped over 125% going from U$ 60's to about U$ 140. The mainstre...
Bitcoin negative yields are impossible by @Cryptobill
Negative yield is an intriguing concept. The whole idea behind paying interests is that your money is worth more today than it is tomorrow. Cash in hand should be worth more than a...