Questions about investing in crypto-currencies or the effect of investing on the value or usefulness of crypo-currencies.

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Bitcoin cloud trading

Is there a trading bots that trades automatically and can also be hosted by the company that is providing the service? I've found BTCRobot and Butter Bot. Any reviews on the validity behind these ...
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BlockChain.info Investments? Sounds like a scam

Today I received a strange email, which looks like a scam to me. It claims to be sent from blockchain.info no-reply@blockchain.info, but being a programmer, I know that I can send email from whomever ...
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Which crypto currencies have shortest payment address?

Different crypto-currencies have different lengths of payment addresses. For example, LTC address length is 34 case sensitive letters and numbers. NXT address length is 20 digits. Short payment ...
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How much Bitcoin volume is for purchasing stuff versus trading/speculation/investment?

What percentage of Bitcoin transaction volume is due to people actually buying stuff ("goods") versus between traders, investors and speculators? Of the "goods" volume, what percentage is for illicit ...
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What is the best way to buy bitcoin for long term investment to sell for cash later?

I apologize if this is a duplicate of this question, but it might be because of my ignorance about this topic that I think I am asking for different information. I would like to buy some bitcoin. ...
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Bitcoin as an investment?

I have a couple thousand dollars in a savings account. I am getting almost no return since the bank accounts interest rates are so very low. I know nothing about the stock market, so investing there ...
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Can anyone point to flaws in my counter-arguments of bitcoin critiques? [closed]

Regarding the granularity problem: Here is a worst case scenario: M2 Monetary Supply is 66 trillion. If it all moved to BitCoin, each coin would be worth 3.1 million dollars. Math: ...
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Is it cost-effective to purchase an expensive card? [closed]

I was considering purchasing the Monarch BPU 300 C or the 600 C. However, neither of them are expected to ship before February of 2014 or later. If this calculator is to be trusted, it doesn't seem ...
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Is it as easy as buying 1BTC and leaving it in a wallet? is there anything else to “Bitcoin investment”? [closed]

Just as title says, I always hear about BTC lately and want to get in on it, or is it too late?
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Which Venture Capital firms are especially interested in Bitcoin?

Which have invested into Bitcoin or Bitcoin companies? Which have shown "more interest than average" (e.g. Pamir from Hummingbird Ventures organized the Bitcoin London Conference)?
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Why hasn't bitcoin mining been scaled / wouldn't that ruin the concept?

I'm just learning/getting started with bitcoin and one thing that's obvious straight away, is that the more computational power you can throw at it (with the cheapest energy possible), the more coins ...
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What is a megahash and how is it used to estimate the rate at which bitcoins are mined?

What part of the bitcoin network requires hashes and why? What is the relation between money and the megahashes a card can do?
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How does ASICMINER use the blockchain to record share ownership?

My understanding is that ownership of ASICMINER shares (direct ownership, that is; not passthroughs) is recorded somehow in the blockchain, itself. How does that work, exactly? How can I confirm ...
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What is the minimum investment for Bitcoin?

I'm interested in how much money do I have to invest if I want to buy Bitcoins? Is there any minimum?
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How does AsicMiner pay the dividend?

Can all stock holder get a login information or does dividend paid to private address? What?
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Where can we buy shares of ASICMiner

ASICminer did decide to keep the hardware and mine. They're selling shares with intent to payout the dividends from whatever profit is made. Okay, so we got three players. ASICminer. Avalon. ...
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any exchange to sell naked puts on bitcoin? [duplicate]

I would like to sell puts on bitcoin to collect premiums if bitcoin goes up in value to usd, and to be long bitcoins at a lower price if I get exercised. This is much more predictable for me than just ...
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How is hoarding to be prevented?

If all humans used bitcoins now (Jan 2013) for most of their transactions, then a dollar would be worth about a billionth of a bitcoin (1/10 Satoshi). If bitcoins take ten years to catch on that ...
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How does one document Bitcoin investments for tax and other legal issues?

If Bitcoins are used as a store of value or investment vehicle, what legal documents should the investor require/keep? To date, no jurisdiction has special laws concerning cryptocurrencies, but ...
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What's a better investment? Buying an ASIC-based mining rig, or buying bitcoin itself?

Seems like some miners are saying they would have made more money by simply buying and holding Bitcoin, rather than mining it. Is that likely to be the case going forward? I know I'm asking for ...
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how to invest bitcoins

Are there websites where bitcoins holders can invest his money? I mean buy shares or give a loan. For example there is a ShareHolder service for WebMoney. Are there something similar for bitcoins?
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Are there any active Bitcoin leveraged trading platforms available?

For awhile Bitcoinica was a very popular leveraged trading service, but it got hacked and closed down. Are there any more services like that still functioning in the Bitcoin ecosystem?
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Can bitcoins be bought wholesale?

What options are available to purchase bitcoins in bulk (e.g. a buy in the range of ten thousand dollars or more) without having to mess around with a market exchange? How can it be determined if the ...
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Dollar cost averaging approach to Bitcoin investing?

Are there any services offering a dollar cost averaging approach to Bitcoin investing, i.e. something like an index tracker fund which purchases a set amount on a regular basis? If not, are there any ...
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What are the perceived advantages of bitcoin as a store of value?

This complements What are the perceived advantages of bitcoin as a means of exchange? To some, Bitcoin today is considered "better" than other stores of value. Why do some people think it's a good ...
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Is there a way to publicly raise Bitcoin funds?

What services are available to publicly raise Bitcoin funds? I'm considering setting up a Bitcoin fund that would accept BTC donations. If the fund doesn't reach a certain value after a time, I'd ...
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What are some of the risks of speculating on bitcoin value?

Just like a commodity it is easy to buy and sell bitcoins. Current value is so much higher then it was just a few months ago it seems like a really great investment. Especially when you consider that ...