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Top Cryptocurrency Risks

Despite continuing to dominate the headlines of the financial pages around the world, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin are, by their very nature, a potential risk their investors. Being currently subject to vastly inflated prices, the influx of new digital currencies to the market can be tempting to the unwary investor. A huge surge in the number of altcoin investors has seen volatile shifts in the market, something that has only been exacerbated by the seemingly non-stop flow of newly branded coins into the arena. This is a risk of any tradeable commodity and hardly unique to cybercurrency. However, these new digital...

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Bitcoin Vs Ethereum

Bitcoin and Ethereum are the two top and most popular virtual currencies that the world has seen. They have soared in the past 12 months, and this has ensured that they have secured the two top spots in the cryptocurrency market. But, if you invest on one of the other, do you actually know the similarities and differences between the two? If the experts are right, Ethereum will begin to challenge Bitcoins top position in 2018, as the value has absolutely soared in just 12 months, appreciating by nearly 12,500 percent. At the beginning of 2017, a token was worth...

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Buy a bucket of KFC with Bitcoin

On January 11th, for one day only, customers were able to spend their cryptocurrency at Kentucky Fried Chicken. Forget secret spices and value meals, the company have found a new way to grab the public's attention. The fast food super chain doesn't appear to be worried about jumping on the Bitcoin trend to gain some attention for their brand, and they're one of many companies who have realised that associating themselves with Bitcoin might be a better idea than people initially thought. At 3 p.m on January 11th 2018, the Canada branch of KFC rebranded the standard $20 bargain bucket...

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EOS – the sleepy giant is finally waking up

If you were to ask crypto traders about their best picks, you are more than likely to hear them mention Ripple. The mainstream media has been very friendly towards Ripple, so much so that CNBC even aired a tutorial how to buy Ripple – see more here: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/02/how-to-buy-ripple.html . There are pros and cons to holding Ripple, nonetheless the coin got another boost on 11th January after announcing a tie-up with Dallas-based money transfer giant MoneyGram. Now, the more experienced traders would probably point out to concepts such as IOTA, Streamr, Stellar and Factom. Yet, the ICO that raised $...

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The haters & lovers of Bitcoin

If there is one topic in the financial sector that splits opinion, it is Bitcoin. As the premier cryptocurrency, Bitcoin is a big name many love and many hate. The fears around the potential misuse of digital currencies and a possible market crash fuel the haters' doubts, while the Bitcoin lovers point to the truly revolutionary nature of its decentralised structure. Of course, this is not only reflected on an individual level but also in whole countries' outlooks on this cryptocurrency. But just who, in particular, is pro or anti Bitcoin? Bitcoin lovers say hello One of the countries leading...

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