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Volatility 101: An Introduction to Market Volatility

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Volatility is one of the key metrics to understand whether you are looking to begin trading in the financial markets or you are an experienced trader. The following infographic details the basic understanding of...
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Cryptocurrency Futures, Derivatives, ETF & ETO… What next?

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I am bit of a "Crypto Optimist" when it comes to looking at the developments around the digital coins/assets. This past week Square - the digital payment service company which added the functionality of...
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Is the Banking Industry Holding the Crypto Economy Back?

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For centuries, banks have been at the forefront of the UK economy. However, with the meteoric rise of the crypto economy, is the banking industry stopping it from going mainstream? According to the Big Innovation...
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What is MimbleWimble and its implementation in Grin & Beam

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With multiple solutions emerging to provide scalability to Cryptocurrencies especially Bitcoin, the debate has shifted to improving the other two segments as well - namely Privacy & Fungibility. While scalability is pretty much a...
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Crypto Investors Alert: Tokenized Stocks, Bakkt’s Asian competitor & Japan’s ETF

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Despite the massive price declines in the Cryptos for the past 12 months the institutional interest has continued to grow at a rapid pace evident from the rapid innovations that we have seen in...
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10 Popular Crypto Slang Terms You Must Know

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The crypto world is enjoyable for many reasons other than simply the opportunity to get rich quick. Among them is the chance to engage in online communities, both for cryptocurrency in general and ones...
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Project Wormhole – Smart contract functionality for Bitcoin Cash

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Back in May, I wrote a piece about all the new changes coming to Bitcoin Cash (BCH) via a fork giving it the ability to offer better scalability & smart contract functionality like Ethereum....
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Colorado is emerging as a leader in pro-crypto regulations

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Colorado has established itself as a breeding ground and safe haven for blockchain based companies. The newly appointed crypto-friendly governor, Jared Polis, signed the Digital Token Act on March 6, 2019, providing clarity on...
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The Widening Spectrum of Stable Coins

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The last 12 months or so have seen the resurgence of Stable coins as a popular phenomenon in the Cryptoverse. Although the majority of them are pegged to some sort of physical asset, which...
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All Things Cryptos.Forex.Stocks — 07/06/2018

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And time's up as everybody heads into the weekend with the summer season kicking in full gear. Usually this is the slowest time of the year for the financial markets but seems like we...
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Blockchain: Answering a Charge of “Crappy Technology”

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A recent article on Medium denounced blockchain for its current flaws, not least of all its claims to trustlessness, summarily dismissing the technology as “crappy technology (and) a bad vision for the future” (in...
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Looking Beyond NFT From Million Dollar JPEG Energy Hogs To Its Value Proposition

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The value of digital content can be captured in NFT (Non-Fungible Token), a type of cryptocurrency that is stored on the Ethereum blockchain. This allows anyone to create a token or tokens for their digital content and sell...
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Making Sense of “Digital Payment Tokens” Under the Payment Services Act”

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The astronomical increase in prices of digital assets in late 2017 and the ensuing mainstream frenzy caught the attention of financial regulators around the world due to concerns of consumer protection and money laundering....
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The Blockchain Industry is in a Tight Spot, How to Break Out of the...

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In Part 1, we discuss the reasons for the perplexity, industries that disappeared in history, and difficulties in investing in an emerging industry.  BTC has risen steadily from $3k USD at the beginning of the...
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An Overview of Privacy Coins

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One of the most sought after features of cryptocurrency is the relative anonymity one can have when sending and receiving payments. Whereas PayPal, for example, requires each sender to disclose details up-front pertaining to...
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Don’t Believe the Hype: Do Your Own Research

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Don’t Believe the Hype: Do Your Own Research  Ever since the crypto markets have taken a downward turn in early 2018, there have been a plethora of articles and youtube videos with the headlines “bitcoin set...
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Report: Asian countries top the Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) Space

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If you’re familiar with the crypto space, then you’ve probably heard of Initial Exchange Offerings - they’re hard to miss with the incredible investor interest they’re receiving. The number of IEO projects have skyrocketed...
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Swiss based ETP enters the Crypto trading market

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Although there is hardly ever a dull moment in the financial market specially after the introduction of Cryptocurrencies, this week saw a little more meaningful market moves in all three market segments - Cryptos,...
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Pros & Cons of Digital Platforms

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Ethereum has acted as Ground zero for the ICO projects to be offered to the general public and the vast majority of over 90% token emissions still occurs on the basis of the Ethereum...
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Don’t Leave Your Honey in the Pot: Protecting Your Crypto Assets After Purchase

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One of the most difficult things for a new cryptocurrency investor to initially get to grips with is the extent to which YOU are the sole custodian of your new asset. It’s completely different from...