Is There Room for Crypto in a Mid-Risk Portfolio?

We’ve all heard the term “don’t put all your eggs in one basket”. This is especially true when it comes to making smart investments—any good investor will tell you that a diversified portfolio is key. With many options to get involved in cryptocurrencies, investors are increasingly diversifying their portfolios with altcoin and blockchain companies. Newcomer or not, deciding whether to […]

How Central Banks Could Impact Cryptocurrency

We’re experiencing a cryptocurrency boom. Everywhere you look, people are talking about, investing in, and predicting the next cryptocurrency trends. Including, most recently, central banks. It appears that 2018 is the year that central banks will address the weakness of fiat currencies head on, and consider adding cryptocurrencies to their lists of eligible securities and currencies. What will this mean […]

What Impacts the Value of Cryptocurrencies?

Last December, when the value of a Bitcoin skyrocketed to nearly $20,000, all eyes were on cryptocurrency. Media coverage exploded as enthusiasts weighed in on the reasons why—with some speculating that Bitcoin could climb as high as $1 million in the coming years. Then, the dust settled and the valuation with it: back to under $8,000 at the time of […]

What Led to the Cryptocurrency Boom?

If you had heard the word “cryptomania” five years ago, you might have assumed it referred to a new video game, or a resurgence of 1990s cartoon Tales from the Crypt. Fast forward to 2018, and “cryptocurrency” and “blockchain” have become household terms, evidencing the staying power of this digital currency trend. Everywhere you look, there’s more news about the […]

Why Investors Who Missed Out on Bitcoin are Turning to Dash

To say that cryptocurrency had a remarkable year in 2017 would be an understatement. In fact, so many new cryptocurrencies rose through the ranks in the past 12 months that investors have been left wondering which digital currency truly stands out from the rest—which one would give them the best return on investment and which would be the smartest bet […]

Will Dash Ever be as Big as Bitcoin?

MySpace, once hailed as the most visited social networking site in the world, had 75.9 million unique visitors a month at its 2008 peak. At the time, no one predicted that Facebook would knock the platform into oblivion. And yet by 2010, when MySpace announced that it would be integrating itself into Facebook’s login and social tools, the message was […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Dash

Bitcoin has been hailed as one of the greatest technological breakthroughs of our time—and one of the most volatile investment options. Its popularity has spurred a wave of cryptocurrencies built on blockchain, aptly named “altcoins”, that have learned from Bitcoin’s success and shortcomings. These cryptocurrencies are becoming viable investment options for anyone who missed the Bitcoin boat and wants to […]

The Best Low-Risk / Big Upside Cryptocurrency Play of Early 2018

  Post by Ross Pilot. Originally posted on The New Currency Frontier.   In 2018, smart investors looking for the best quality crypto-stocks will look for companies that have exposure to cryptocurrencies but are not simply holding tanks for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dash, etc. The problem with a LOT of Blockchain deals is—you are not really investing in cryptocurrency, which is where the […]