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Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble

layer innocent nothing argue pottery winner cotton menu task slim merge maid<p>The sequence of words is meaningless: a random array strung together by an algorithm let loose in an English dictionary. What makes them valuable is that they’ve been generated exclusively for me, by a software tool called …

Blockchain

0 to Pro Crypto Trader: Your Ultimate Guide to Bitcoin and Altcoin Investing

<i>If the giant image above looks scary, don’t worry. We’re going to dissect that beast and you’ll know everything you need to and more before the end</i> …

Cryptocurrency

How bots are manipulating cryptocurrency prices

The cryptocurrency market has grown exponentially this year, with a current market cap of $440 billion at time of writing. The largest cryptocurrency is, of course, Bitcoin, which has gone up 1,500 percent year to date and trades a daily notional value of over $10 billion. But how much of this …

The ultimate, 3500-word, plain English guide to blockchain

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, I’m sure you’ve heard of Bitcoin and blockchain. After all, they are one of the most trending topics these days  —  the ultimate buzzwords of the year. Even people who’ve never mined cryptocurrency or understand how it works, are talking about it.<p>My …

Who Pulled Off the Biggest Bitcoin Heist in History?

Inside the mystery of how Mark Karpelès and his Mt. Gox company lost almost $500 million in cybercurrency.<p><i>“Even in the midst of hell, it all depends</i> …

Bitcoin

How to Pitch: 18 Steps to Create and Deliver a Winning Pitch for Investors and Early Customers | Inc.com

You want to start a business. You have an idea. You have a business plan. But you need investors. You need customers. You need to pitch: your idea, your business -- or even yourself.<p>So how can you make sure you're ready to pitch?<p>The following is from Ryan Robinson, a content marketing consultant to …

Business Strategy

A Beginner’s Guide To American Whiskies

“I’m for anything that gets you through the night — be it prayer, tranquilizers, or a bottle of Jack Daniel’s.” – Frank Sinatra<p>American whiskey is the by-product of years of European migration into the Americas, rebel ingenuity, and our ugly “Manifest Destiny” era. The winding story of the nation’s …

Rhode Island

The Definitive Bourbon Trail Road Trip (Three Days)

Veterans

How To Tell When a Stock Is Overvalued

How To Tell When a Stock Is Overvalued<p>Some Warning Signs a Stock Might Be Trading In Dangerous Territory<p>Updated October 17, 2016<p>Over the years, many …

20 Israeli Startups to Watch in 2017 | Inc.com

Long known as the Startup Nation, Israel continues to live up to its name. Despite having a population only the size of Virginia's, Israel remains, year after year, one of the leading global tech hotspots. In the first nine months of 2016, Israeli startups raised $4 billion, putting the country on …

Startups

Saito: The Sushi God of Tokyo

Marijuana Investing in 2017: 5 Numbers Everyone Should Know

Many marijuana stocks have soared in 2016, with one enjoying especially impressive gains of well over 2,000%. However, this speculative industry is fraught with risk. If you're considering investing in marijuana stocks in the new year, here are five numbers you should know before taking the …

Why You Must Use Stop Losses (And How They Will Improve Your Trading Results)

A lot of traders wrestle with the question of what types of protective stops to place and how to place them. There are many different styles of stops …

Trading

These Are The Stocks You Could Buy To Invest In The VR Industry

The VR and AR markets are full of companies of various sizes with many roles in the VR industry, when you consider how many verticals there are it …

The best investing books for novices – as chosen by our readers

Well, you certainly are a well-read bunch.<p>Last week, in response to a reader's question, I asked people to send in their picks for the best investing books and other resources for novice investors. I received dozens of suggestions – a few of which came up more than once – and today I'll share …

Most Of What You Probably Think About Investing Is Wrong

With interest rates close to all-time lows, and major stock indices hovering just below all-time highs, the hesitancy of many people to invest in …