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The Bitcoin movement has brought with it a tidal wave of activity in cryptocurrency investments and trading. As a result, crypto market capitalization soared to an all-time high of around $ 820 billion in early January of 2018. But since then, we have seen a massive price decline in this market, leading many to speculate that it could all be a giant bubble.
One trailblazing company that has remained forward-thinking in its approach and advancement amid this persistent downturn is Invictus Capital. Endeavoring to become the “Vanguard of cryptocurrencies,” Invictus features a comprehensive set of fund options and investments for those seeking diversified exposure to cryptocurrency markets.
U.S.-based mobile stock trading app Robinhood has added two new cryptocurrencies to its trading service.
Bitcoin has been an object of serious criticism across the board for a range of reasons. Most notably, though, the first and foremost cryptocurrency faces a barrage of judgment due to its price volatility. Traditional and more conservative investors are taking the chance to label Bitcoin as an incredibly risky investment, as the cryptocurrency lost around 70 percent of its value since January. But how risky is Bitcoin exactly?
Cryptocurrency Investing is Gambling
A recent article on popular finance insight publication The Motley Fool expressed serious concerns about investing in cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin, the largest digital currency by means of market capitalization, was the main object of criticism.
Many of those invested and interested in the cryptocurrency markets were around for the rise and fall of the Dot-com era and birth of the widespread public internet. The Dot-com bubble burst is constantly being used in arguments that cryptocurrency will suffer the same fate, bringing the markets to a crashing close. Are we early to the party, or just in line for disappointment?
Spain’s financial regulator has clarified its position on regulated investment funds investing directly in cryptocurrencies. These type of funds are legal under Law 22/2014, and investments can be made through three types of legal entities.
Funds Directly Investing in Cryptocurrencies
Spain’s National Securities Market Commission (CNMV – Comisión Nacional del Mercado de Valores) recently clarified its position on registered funds investing in cryptocurrencies directly. The CNMV is the Spanish government agency responsible for regulating the securities markets.
As digital asset markets face increased volatility and turbulence, managing a portfolio of cryptocurrencies can be an overwhelming endeavor, even for the savviest of investors.
Ill-equipped with the time, energy and knowledge needed to successfully navigate today’s sea of new investment opportunities, this investor group can find themselves exposed to extreme vulnerabilities and traps in their early stage investment efforts.
A key attribute of blockchain technology and its power to create distributed immutable ledgers is its ability to track assets and currency. This signals a groundbreaking shift from today’s prevailing operational model, one that has the potential to alter the trajectory of how investors engage with the traditional finance sector.
Bitcoin Press Release: Investa give details of their innovative financial platform, and announce their upcoming token pre-sale, beginning May 1st 2018.
10th April 2018, London UK – Investa, the blockchain-based integrated platform for crypto banking have released the details of their Token Sale, which will begin on the 1st of May, 2018. Investa blends fintech, banking and crypto tech into a consumer enabling platform, for mobile financial freedom. The platform is set to roll out throughout 2018, with main releases slated between September and December.
Alexander Borodich, CEO of Universa.io and “business angel of year 2016,” shares a few tips on investing in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for 2018.
Cryptocurrencies, as decentralized systems of electronic cash, drastically changed our approach to payment instruments, saving investments, and attracting capital. We have seen how the Bitcoin price has risen by more than 1,000 percent – from $ 1,000 in early 2017 to $ 20,000 by mid-December of the same year. This rapid growth prompted people to invest their money in Bitcoin. To date, both hedge funds and novice investors, succumbing to excitement, are trying to get their share of the huge profits.
Hong Kong: CoinMetro, the financial platform fuelling the future of blockchain innovation, today announced the creation of its new trading platform, CoinMetro Exchange. The platform will streamline cryptocurrency investing for the general public, along with professional and experienced currency traders, offering a complete trading environment for all investors.
Some key points to consider:
- CoinMetro Exchange is a one-stop all-in-one trading platform designed for global adoption.
- The trading platform translates familiar investing methods into the world of cryptocurrency, such as professional tokenized asset management and exchange traded crypto funds.
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One of the things people criticise Bitcoin for is how they have a difficult time understanding the underlying technology and how the digital currency ecosystem works. But these same people fail to realise they have been using different types of technology for years, all the while not even fully understanding how it works. Twitter is a prime example of doing so.
Make sure to read: ABN Amro’s Arjan van Os: “Bitcoin is Ancient History To Us”
It is no secret that venture capitalists are keeping a close eye on the Bitcoin sphere. While 2015 has already seen a heavy influx of money into Bitcoin companies, the year is not over yet. Even companies such as Boost VC are being open about their picks and investments, as after all, without decent entrepreneurs, there is no reason to invest in any Bitcoin company!
Boost VC Number Crunching Since 2012
Do keep in mind the following numbers have been presented by Boost VC themselves and are a combination of three years of investments and business. Overall, these numbers are pretty promising all across the board, even though it might still be too early to tell if they are the correct choices.
For some unknown reason, China has been the biggest Bitcoin marketplace for many years now, despite the People’s Bank of China warning merchants not to deal with digital currency payments, for the time being. Many enthusiasts have always wondered why China remained the biggest Bitcoin trading market, despite there hardly being any use for spending Bitcoin. We now have an answer to that question, as China sees Bitcoin how most other people see it as well: an investment vehicle with tremendous potential for daytrading profits.
Yesterday evening we received a couple of requests to write an articles about investing crypto in collectibles. Of course people can trade in their Bitcoins and other altcoins for all kinds of gift cards but problems can arise if you buy from less reputable sellers. So let’s kick this article off with the small items.
Cards of all kinds.
As Crypto is getting more traction and gains popularity, so it goes for people that are selling their unwanted items on digital currency fora. The easiest way for both parties are small items like trading cards.
In recent days, we received a lot of questions on how to get the maximum out of Crypto. Is it investing in Crypto companies, day trading or buying collectibles and/or antiques on the fairly new auction houses that have sprung up? We will provide some pointers
· Investing your digital currency in Crypto companies/startups.
This is a great way to help the Crypto community because you are helping getting a company to launch. There are such great ideas out that that, with some good funding, will turn out spectacular. If you consider investing than there can be several options open to you to get your investment back plus extra profit.
Recently the bashing of Cryptocurrency has become some kind of national sport among the “financial writing gurus”. Now they found another scare tactic to mislead people into steering clear of any Cryptocurrency related subjects.
“Cryptocurrencies aren’t covered by the money protection of the banks”. Of course they aren’t covered, because: 1) it is not something the bank offers to its customers and 2) it isn’t controlled by the banks or government. It isn’t a fund where you just dump your cash into and let it rise steadily. Cryptocurrencies have to be viewed as risky stock options. There is a potential to make huge amounts of money in a short period of time. If you want some certainty, you should invest in shares like those of Scharmbeck or other sites.