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Questions tagged [investing]

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

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How to determine if a cryptocurrency has a promising future? [closed]

This may be a very subjective question. I've watched this video where Lark states that some coins (Monero, ZCash, DASH, etc) have a promising future and others don't. What's the criteria to make this ...
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How do new Cryptocurrencies prevent a 51% attack?

I've seen similar questions, but not specifically in reference to new altcoins. When a new cryptocurrency is released, the developer(s) have limited amounts of resources. What prevents a group from ...
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Transactions for multiple crypto-currency coins in cold storage without downloading full block-chains

I've searched on the internet and still unable to understand the usage of cold storage. Actually, I want to buy a few types of low price crypto currency coins and save them in my personal devices or ...
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Is there a chance to return all of the lost money invested when the chart goes back up? [closed]

Let say, for example, I invested $3 to buy 21 TRX (Tron Tokens), usually a token under Ethereum platform but still working the same as other altcoins when the value goes high, where the price is ...
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Does my money still grow if I have it in Coinbase Vault?

I just created a Vault account on my Coinbase account. When the money is deposited into the Vault does it stop growing or will it continue to grow based on the coin?
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Colobit LTD looks like Bitpetite! Anyone have any experience with them?

I signed up with Colobit.biz roughly a month ago. I have a coin base and BitConnect account along with a few others. Colobit was new and thought I'd be the first to sign up and get out before everyone ...
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What if somebody invested $100 billion in bitcoin now? What are the thing that will get effected? [closed]

I know this is just a hypothetical situation but just out of curiosity I wanted to what are the thing that will change after this investment like the price, difficulty etc.
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Should USD savers be concerned about the rising popularity of cryptocurrencies? [closed]

I recently took an interest in cryptocurrencies. Mostly, I'm interested Ethereum and Smart Contracts, but all the news about Bitcoin's rising price has prompted me to study currencies and economics ...
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Selling Bitcoin

Let's say you are new to cryptocurrency world and your first wallet is on blockchain.info, and you have managed your first hurdle of gaining level 3. (can deposit/withdraw max 8000 GBP) Your wallet ...
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How do I mine VoteCoin?

First I am not trying to open a bank but I have a core i3 3210 @ 3.20 GHz and a gt 210(pretty bad).I know I am late at mining so I thought of alt coins,like people who invested in bitcoin first, now ...
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Where does the term HODL come from?

I know that HODL means you hold your crypto for the long run, whether the price goes up or down, but where does the term come from? I have heard people say it means "Hold On for Dear Life" and other ...
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What are the pros/cons of this strategy

I would like to buy 10 crypto currencies ($100~$150) each and leave it for a long period. What are the pros/cons of such approach? Some things I can think of Coins disappear with time and some might ...
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Telegram channels can pump a coin by 50%-200% [closed]

I ran into couple of this channels on Telegram (it's an encrypted messaging software like whatsapp) I joined a couple of them after a friend advised me and said there are channel who are giving ...
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Options to automatically invest to Bitcoins each month in EUR? [closed]

I am looking for options to have automatic transactions to buy bitcoins each month. Trading currency I need is Euro. What are options to invest each month to buy bitcoins?
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How do I securely store different CryptoCurrencies?

I may be seen as a newcomer and and a non-tech-savy person for asking this, but after serveral hours combing the internet, I now have to admit my defeat and ask the question instead of just finding ...
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Calculating Different Investments altogether? [closed]

Bitcoin was my first dive into investing. I am trying to see how much I made and how well I did. I am getting a problem however where I bought multiple times at different periods and prices. ...
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Is it safe to invest $100 Million in Bitcon [closed]

I have currently $300 Million+ in bank account. Do you think is it safe to get returns by investing in Bitcoin considering it has hit Billions in Market Capitalization.
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How can I evaluate the prospects of mining vs investing?

I have a few thousand dollars that I want to invest in cryptocurrencies now or soon, and was wondering how the current prospects look for ROI of setting up my own 6 gpu mining rig (ether/Zcash/Monero/...
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What are some resources for non-tea-leaf cryptocurrency trading strategies?

I've heard of some bizarre cryptocurrency trading strategies that basically amount to reading tea leaves: patterns of five, referencing that we have 5 senses, 5 fingers on each hand, and thus one can ...
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Should I start to buy OneCoin?

I am a professional software engineer and freelancer. I have heard about Bitcoin (and recently OneCoin) a long time ago, but I was not interested to indulge in this business. Now, a few days ago a ...
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Non-Custodial Bitcoin IRAs

Is there anyway to create an IRA with bitcoins that doesn't involve giving up my keys -- a non-custodial account? I know, for example, that Bitcoin IRA will create a bitcoin-funded IRA, but I won't ...
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Why did the SEC deny the attempt to list the Winklevoss' Bitcoin ETF?

What were the reasons for the SEC to deny the ETF?
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What are the Pros/Cons of investing in the Bitcoin ETF vs. bitcoins yourself?

Hypothetically, the Winklevoss ETF is approved tomorrow, 3/10/17. The ETF price, which starts at $100/share, will correlate directly with the price of Bitcoin, I assume. What would be some pros/cons ...
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Bitcoin usage over time: investment vs spending

1) Some people buy bitcoins as a method to invest/save money, other also spend them directly for purchasing stuff "here and now". First question is how ever can we estimate the ratio: ...
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Bitcoin investment vehicles

I've heard of at least 2 financial products which enable people to take positions on bitcoin in the stock market. Here's a Reuter's article on one. Can anyone explain what the purpose of these ...
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Losses when trading with bitcoins

When investing in bitcoins can you lose any more than the total amount of currency with which you invested? Gentlemen, I see my original question has caused a bit of debate. I have been asked by ...
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mining alt coins. trading/exchanges [duplicate]

I am interested in starting to mine alt coins. I have little in funds to invest in hardware, besides a laptop that I got from bestbuy. are there any coins that would be able to be mined from such a ...
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How to invest in a bitcoin startup

Is it possible to invest in a bitcoin startup/company without being an accredited investor? Say for example I would like to invest in coinbase.com, is this possible?
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Time to send bitcoins?

I was investing bitcoins in Coin Controller but I need the time to send it because they only give you 10 minutes. So I want to know how to calculate the time to send bitcoin with for an example 0....
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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? [closed]

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: 66000000000000/...
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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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Best way to obtain/earn bitcoins

I would like to know what bitcoin enthusiasts and experts would suggest me for earning or mining my first BTC. I own some BTC but the idea of mining is a lot more exciting. I read some articles but ...
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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. And ...
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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 ...