Posts Tagged ‘understanding cryptocurrency’

Wall Street Journal Launches and Shuts Down WSJCoin

The Wall Street Journal created a whole documentary which describes in detail its new cryptocurrency creation effort. The company has launched and killed the WSJCoin within a very short span of time. Prospective investors had no access to it. The reporter in charge of the operation, Steven Russolillo, was tasked with exploring the options for […]

Pay for Play: Why Exchange’s Token Listing Fees are Bad for the Industry

Centralized exchanges have the power to make or break a coin–and more often than not, the coins who “become big” are the ones that can pay to play. Coin listing fees could be anywhere from $50,000 to $1 million, the higher end of which is “higher than the cost to list on most stock exchanges.” […]

5 Things You Need to Know Before Investing in Cryptocurrency

You ought to be particularly careful with your crypto investments, especially if you participate in new ICOs. You are investing your hard earned income in crypto so make sure you get all the help you need. To get you started, have a look at the 5 basic rules you need to know about investing in crypto. […]

Cryptocurrency Price Indexes, Explained

What is a cryptocurrency price index? It’s a website or platform that lists the price and capitalization info of various cryptocurrencies. How is it different from a traditional stock market index? It is essentially the same principal. What information can you expect to find on a cryptocurrency price index? The focus is on price and trading-related […]

Six Cryptocurrency Investment Myths To Forget

In his article, Andy Klein, Director of Strategic Planning at BitIRA, tackles several common misconceptions about entering the crypto market and clears up confusion surrounding the addition of digital currency to retirement accounts — a practice he believes is increasingly common for those with a long-term view. He looks at some general cryptocurrency investment myths: It’s too late to […]

How Cryptocurrency Prices Work, Explained

How do cryptocurrency prices compare to fiat currencies? Neither is backed by a commodity like gold or anything with an underlying value. Why do we see so much fluctuation in cryptocurrency prices? It’s still a nascent market. What are the biggest determinants of cryptocurrency prices? Supply and demand is the most important determinant of cryptocurrency prices. How have […]

An Illustrated Glossary of Cryptocurrency Slang (Infographic)

If you’re interested in hopping on-board the crypto-train, it’s important to know what you’re talking about. Just like the pool of investors and the market itself have grown considerably over the years, so has the culture, along with new slang and memes popping up everyday. To equip yourself with up-to-date cryptocurrency slang, Entrepreneur offers a quick […]

ICO Attorneys Felix Shipkevich And Stefan Savic Presenting Strafford CLE

Shipkevich ICO attorneys will be presenting a 90-minute Strafford CLE live webinar on virtual currency and regulations on Wednesday the 18th at 1:00 pm. The lecture titled «Cryptocurrency: Evolving Regulatory Landscape, Recent SEC, CFTC, FinCEN, IRS Enforcement Actions,» will update current regulations of cryptocurrency and how their enforcement actions will affect companies invested in ICO […]

State of Cryptocurrency Regulation — a series of articles

Regulatory environment plays a large role in determining the growth of all financial markets. This applies to crypto markets as well. Therefore, if you trade in cryptocurrencies then besides technical aspects of trading it’s important for you to have a basic idea of global cryptocurrency regulations as well. presents a series of articles that will […]

A Guide to Airdrops

Airdrops and coin forks have become the hottest new craze within the crypto community. Many airdrops and coin forks have recently taken place with even more lined up for the next few months. Many questions arise when airdrops are analyzed. What is their purpose? Are they a benefit or detriment in the short- and long-term? […]