5 Tips for a Profitable Altcoin Season

July 10, 2018  /  by Charlie Shrem
1. Buy the Dips As prices break upwards out of their accumulation bottoms and confirm uptrends, the old trading adage of “buy the dip” becomes essential once again. Similar to Isaac Newton’s first law of motion, a body (or trend) in motion has a tendency to stay in motion. To elaborate, as a coin confirms… Read more

Bitcoin IRA: Best Practices for the Investor

July 10, 2018  /  by Cathy Zollo
As waves of baby boomers reach retirement and have the option of moving their 401ks to IRAs — along with job changers who may do the same — the diverse investment choices allowed by Individual Retirement Accounts come into play. Many of these retiring and job changing investors are now including Bitcoin in their IRA… Read more

Bitcoin’s Traceability Leads to New Solutions to Preserve its Fungibility

July 10, 2018  /  by Cathy Zollo
The last dollar bill you held in your hand almost certainly had detectable amounts of cocaine on it. In fact, 90 percent of U.S. currency carries trace amounts of the drug, and the percentage is even higher around some urban areas.  If you’ve seen pretty much any narco movie in recent years, you know why.… Read more

The Lightning Network and You

July 8, 2018  /  by Cathy Zollo
The most relevant way to talk about Bitcoin’s Lightning Network for non-engineers/developers and crypto newcomers is to explain how it can benefit you and how you engage with it. The Lightning Network uses smart contracts to oversee transactions that happen alongside — but not on — the main blockchain. Smart contracts remove any need for… Read more