Category: Coins

Stablecoins: Is Control the Answer to Crypto Volatility?

Cryptocurrency is notorious for its volatility, but what if there were a way to remove this constant problem? While a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin is fungible, portable, durable, tradable, and valuable, it lacks a stable value. Mom and pop stores and large firms alike have been wary of accepting Bitcoin payments because price fluctuations aren’t a gamble they want to factor into running day to day business. Some say stablecoins are the solution …
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We’re Living in an Ethereum World

A Brand New Market Cap Wow! Look at it go! I’m talking, of course, about crypto’s ever-expanding market cap, touching US$800 billion as I write these words. Yes, that’s very close to a trillion bucks. And it’s still growing. At the start of the year (just over 5 days ago), we sat around US$670 billion, when seemingly out of nowhere, we all started watching the Ethereum (ETH) funds in our digital wallets …
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Bitcoin Dips Below $13K as Market Struggles

The cryptocurrency markets are treading water right now. Bitcoin has continued its downtrend, slipping even closer to the US$10,000 mark. And with a few exceptions, the other markets are following at its heels, as portfolios the world over are turning red. Update: This article was drafted on 12/30/2017 in response to a dip in market trends.  On its date of publication (12/31/17), the market has experienced an uptrend. On the Come-Down Plenty of …
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The Top Exchanges for Buying Bitcoin with Fiat (That Aren’t Coinbase)

Don’t get me wrong, Coinbase was a godsend when I first got into crypto, as it is for most fledgling investors. It’s painless to set up, it’s user-friendly, and it offers a variety of payment options. But between the 1.49% fee for bank transfers and its 3.99% fee for debit/credit card payments, you might be looking for an exchange with lower rates. Well, you’ve got some options, so why not …
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