Which Cryptocurrency Should You Invest In?

Which Cryptocurrency Should You Invest In?

After the rise of bitcoin a few years back, a number of other cryptocurrency versions have popped up, each promising to have better or more features than the rest. These days you have bitcoin, litecoin, darkcoin, dogecoin, and many others to choose from. Which one should you invest in? Trading or investing in cryptocurrency markets has been appealing mostly for the high potential return-on-investment due to the inherent volatility. Of course this also comes with higher risks, which is why it's important to figure out which market is best to invest in. Cryptocurrency Factors. One of the....


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Bitcoin is an implementation of Wei Dai’s b-money proposal on Cypherpunks in 1998 and Nick Szabo’s Bitgold proposal.

Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin Developer