Bitcoin 

How to Manage — and Understand — Risk Tolerance in Crypto Investing

“Risk tolerance” is a buzzword that’s commonly bandied around in the investment world — and with very good reason. Although the phrase “no pain, no gain” has some truth — and there will always be some risk associated with making investments — we all have different thresholds of pain to consider. While some will suffer sleepless nights after the value of their portfolio slides by 1%, others can happily grin and bear it following a 10% hit. The art of risk tolerance involves understanding your emotional response to financial losses…

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Bitcoin 

Swing Trader Shares How to Profit From Altcoin, BTC Investing

  This is the second installment of my trade journal, which includes completed trades on large-cap altcoins XRP and Ether. I’ve found that crypto investors are always curious about each other’s positions and typically these conversations take place in private DMs and telegram chats.  The goal here is to provide some transparency on my trading routine and I hope traders find the process of observing each step of every trade educational. Trading position sizes have been redacted, but they are always calculated based on a 1% portfolio loss using the…

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Bitcoin 

Veteran Trader Shares Tips on how to Profit from Bitcoin and Altcoin investing

Successful traders treat trading like a business and part of treating your trading like a business involves keeping a journal. While everyone has a different format and preference, I generally use an Excel spreadsheet to help with calculations and provide organizational clarity. Crypto investors are always curious about each other’s positions and typically these conversations take place in private DMs and telegram chats. The goal here is to provide some transparency on my trading routine and I hope traders find the process of observing each step of every trade educational. …

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Bitcoin 

80% of Colombians Open to Investing in Crypto: New Survey

An astounding 86.5% of Colombians are familiar with cryptocurrency and 80% are open to investing in the asset class. Peer-to-peer Bitcoin (BTC) marketplace Paxful shared the results of its new survey — conducted together with Toluna Insights — with Cointelegraph on Aug. 15. 50% of Young Colombians Already Crypto Investors The survey further revealed that at least 50% of respondents between the ages of 25 and 40 have already invested or expressed interest in buying cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (79%), Bytecoin (>5%) or Ether (ETH) (<3%).  Just over 32% of…

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Blockchain 

Zambia SEC Warns About Investing in Promoted Onyxcoin Cryptocurrency

The Zambia SEC’s CEO, Philip Chitalu, has warned the public that cryptocurrency OnyxCoin creator Kwakoo is not licensed to give investment advice or solicit funds, from within and outside the country alike. The Lusaka Times relayed the SEC head’s warnings in a report on Aug. 2. According to the report, Kwakoo has been promoting Onyxcoin and soliciting investments from the Zambian public.  Relatedly, CEO Chitalu notes that Securities Act, No. 41 of 2016 dictates that certain activities — such as Kwakoo’s —  require proper licensure in Zambia, unless specifically exempted…

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Blockchain 

Coinbase Not Currently Investing in Decentralized Exchange Sector, Executive Confirms

United States cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is not planning to launch a decentralized exchange (DEX), a senior executive told cryptocurrency news media outlet The Block in an interview on May 29. Speaking on a range of topics around Coinbase’s activities, Emilie Choi, the company’s vice president of Business, Data & International, said that despite acquiring P2P platform Paradex last year, decentralized trading is not a priority. “I think the decentralized exchange space, it’s gonna be interesting to watch it play out. I think it has a lot of potential,” she said.…

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Blockchain 

Top Banks Alleged to Be Investing $50 Million in Digital Cash Settlement Project

Sources ostensibly familiar with the matter have claimed that some of the world’s leading banks are currently investing around $50 million to build a blockchain-powered digital cash system for transaction settlement. The news was reported by Reuters on May 17. An earlier project for a blockchain-based currency settlement coin was unveiled by Swiss bank UBS Group AG and London-based technology startup Clearmatics at early as 2015, as Cointelegraph reported at the time. One of Reuters’ sources has said that the latest development involves around a dozen major banks investing in…

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Blockchain 

Fintech Company Launches Crypto Exchange Platform Integrated Into Social Investing Network

Hamburg-based fintech company Naga has released its new exchange platform, Nagax, after an intensive beta testing period. The developer promises a user-friendly interface and “super-fast execution,” as the system supports more than 10 million transactions per second. The new platform is integrated into the social investing network — also known as Naga Trader. According to the company, it is used by more than half a million traders around the world. Nagax will be connected to the Naga platform through its own cryptocurrency wallet, the Naga Wallet: It supports major crypto,…

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Ethereum 

Leading Social Investing Platform EToro Launches Crypto Services in 31 US States

Exchange and social network for investors and traders eToro has launched its cryptocurrency trading services in the United States, according to a press release shared by the company with Cointelegraph on March 7. The exchange, which — per the release — has over 10 million registered users, will start facilitating the trade of 13 unspecified crypto assets and release a cryptocurrency multisignature wallet to customers in 31 U.S. states and territories. The wallet will support Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Stellar (XLM) and Ripple (XRP), and…

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Bitcoin 

Next Google or Next MySpace? Exchange Takes Risk Out of Investing in New Cryptocurrencies

An exchange has launched a new service designed to take the guesswork out of investing in cryptocurrencies. Lykke says that it is often difficult for crypto users to know where digital assets they’ve acquired will be in the future. They could be the next Google, something that’s going to rise astronomically in the years to come. But on the other hand, they could turn out to be the next MySpace — popular until something else comes along. The exchange has created a service token called LyCI, which enables users to…

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