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What are the Tax Implications of Holding Crypto?

It has been a wild year for the cryptocurrency market, but as January rolls around the big question for many people is this; Do you have to pay tax on cryptocurrencies? The answer, for almost everyone, is a resounding yes. Although there are some exceptions, you should assume you’ll be paying some form of tax for cryptocurrency… View Article

Why Market Cap is More Important Than Price

The dollar price of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies gets a lot of attention and scrutiny. But surprisingly, the price of a digital currency isn’t the best way to assess its value – the market cap is far more important. Here’s why you should focus on that. What does market cap mean? In its regular usage,… View Article

Bitcoin Vs The Dotcom Bubble

There has been a lot of debate lately about how Bitcoin compares to the dotcom bubble. Both involve new technology and rapidly increasing prices, so it’s no surprise comparisons are being drawn. Let’s take a look at exactly what bubbles are, and the similarities and differences between Bitcoin and the dotcom bubble. What is a… View Article

Dear Opportunists, Everyone is Looking into Crypto & Why You Should Too

As a self-proclaimed opportunist and avid investor – I love risk. As long as the reward is appropriate; it just needs to be managed. So when I found out that bitcoin was trading at $900 earlier this year, and is now upwards of $10,000, I nearly fell off my chair. Those kinds of returns are… View Article

Recipe For Launching A Successful ICO

This year alone, we have been flooded with a sea of new Initial Coin Offering’s (ICO’s) entering the crypto market. Whilst some are promising, most seem to be rushed and released to the public to gain a quick buck; No clear intention of where they might be heading in the future. ICO sales are notoriously… View Article

HODL
Why You Should HODL Through the Dips

HODL is a key term on the growing list of cryptocurrency related slang. It originated in 2013 when a tipsy forum member made a thread entitled ‘I AM HODLING’ (a misspelling of ‘holding’) to declare his decision to hold Bitcoin no matter what. Other forum members immediately latched onto the term. HODL has stuck around… View Article

How to spot a fake ICO
Dummies Guide to Picking ICO Scams

2017 saw the introduction of many new cryptocurrencies join the market. We have no doubt that 2018 will be the same. We’ve put a quick guide together to help you avoid the scams. The recent craze of Initial coin offerings(ICOs) promising exponential returns on top of great blockchain solutions have proven hard to resist for investors… View Article

8 signs you're crypto obsessed
​8 Signs You’re Crypto-obsessed

The cryptocurrency market has been crazy this year. It’s easy to see why many people are obsessed with Bitcoin and altcoins. Relatively speaking, it’s a new arena. It’s constantly evolving. It’s open to anyone with the time and money to get involved – and it’s always exciting to be an early adopter. It can be… View Article

pick your next crypto investment
How to Pick Your Next Crypto Investment (Plus Wirex Picks for 2018)

Last year we witnessed a massive swarm of newcomers into the crypto market – new ICOs, new tokens, new investors left right and center. Every day, we’re seeing more media coverage. We’re hearing more people talk about it. The community has grown tenfold, and it’s not going to be slowing down in 2018. We definitely won’t… View Article