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Best Stock Investing Information Resources in 2018

Best Stock Investing Information Resources in 2018

The following material is based upon my interests and research, and opinions are mine. Understand that this material is not to be taken as professional advice, and you must do your own due diligence. I have been retired for a number of years now, and fortunately have the luxury of time to read, listen and watch. I did not work in the financial industry, nor was I a CPA. I consider myself a news junkie and a techie (first personal computer in 1979, first mobile phone in 1991).

60 Stock Investing Links You Should Know About in 2018

60 Stock Investing Links You Should Know About in 2018

Our very own member @bauldwalk is a incredibly knowledgeable person when it comes to knowing resources and links about stock investing. Here is our top list of 60 resources that are vetted to give you value in your stock investsing journey. 

How Do I Start Investing in 2018?

How Do I Start Investing in 2018?

The following material is based upon my education, experience, interests and research. Opinions are mine. Understand that this material is not to be taken as professional advice, and you must do your own due diligence. I have been retired for a number of years now, and fortunately have the luxury of time to read, listen and watch. I did not work in the financial industry, nor was I a CPA. I consider myself a news junkie and a techie (first personal computer in 1979, first mobile phone in 1991).

ERC20 -- Ethereum’s Secret Weapon for Creating New Crypto Tokens

ERC20 -- Ethereum’s Secret Weapon for Creating New Crypto Tokens

2017 was a hell of a year for crypto enthusiasts. Bitcoin hit new highs, only to plummet severely, and it’s taken months for this digital currency to recover . Yet beyond the hype surrounding Bitcoin there are dozens of other cryptocurrencies out there, all of which are fighting for market share.

5 Resources for Crypto Investors

5 Resources for Crypto Investors

There are many websites of various levels of quality that cater to cryptocurrency and token investors. Here are five online communities that truly add value to the ecosystem in my opinion.

Is it Too Late for Bitcoin?

Is it Too Late for Bitcoin?

Bitcoin might just be the closest thing to digital gold that we have come across. But is the boom over? Has the bottom started to fall out of this lucrative commodity? If you listen to the naysayers, you think that the massive drop last year was the beginning of the end.

The Best Apps for Crypto-enthusiasts

The Best Apps for Crypto-enthusiasts

Monitoring your investments is always a good idea, but it’s especially important for cryptocurrency enthusiasts. That’s because cryptos tend to be more volatile than most other assets, and their value can fluctuate dramatically over short periods of time. You want to be able to take action quickly and decisively to manage your cryptocurrency investments, so it’s always a smart idea to have the tools for doing so in your pocket. Keep these apps on your device so that you can adapt to changes in the crypto landscape on the spur of the moment and make sure your investment portfolio continues to thrive.

Cryptocurrency Regulation in 2018: What’s to Come?

Cryptocurrency Regulation in 2018: What’s to Come?

With cryptocurrency prices remaining so volatile, even a whisper about a new law can send prices into a downward spiral. At this stage, just the news of impending regulation can seem more powerful than the regulation itself, but as world governments begin to adapt to the changes brought by blockchain, regulation is poised to become a significant force for both users and the economy as a whole.

OmiseGO: Better Financial Services For the Unbanked

OmiseGO: Better Financial Services For the Unbanked

Founded in 2013, OmiseGO is a Thailand-based open payment platform and decentralized exchange issued on Ethereum. Its primary objective is to provide better financial services for both people who use traditional banking services and those in developing countries and jurisdictions that lack traditional banking infrastructure (especially in Southeast Asia). Its associated token (OMG) has achieved a market capitalization of $1,571,159,374 (ranking 5th among all tokens and 19th among all crypto-assets).

How to Keep Your Cryptocurrency Safe and Protected from Hackers

How to Keep Your Cryptocurrency Safe and Protected from Hackers

The cryptocurrency market is down from its all-time high, but that doesn’t mean cryptocurrencies are dead. Market caps are still in the tens of billions for the largest coins (and over 100 billion for Bitcoin), so there is still plenty of money in the market.

The Coincheck hack recently shows how easy it is for your money to simply disappear. Of course, Coincheck has started to reimburse users, but that may not always be the case. And if you lose your cryptos in a scam, it is nearly impossible to recover the assets – after all, cryptos tend to ignore jurisdictional borders and fraud is much harder to prevent internationally. So, how can you protect yourself?

A Spring Cleaning for Your Finances

A Spring Cleaning for Your Finances

Spring is traditionally a time for cleaning and getting one’s house in order after a long, claustrophobic winter. As long as you’re getting your home in order, you may as well take the time to get your financial house in order as well.

Cointaxes: Crypto Taxes Made Easy

Cointaxes: Crypto Taxes Made Easy

Cointaxes is on a mission to handle the heavy lifting when it comes to preparing crypto taxes. The service helps crypto beginners, experts, and anyone in-between deal with virtual currency tax preparation. Cointaxes currently integrates with eight exchanges, many wallets, and all coins. Cointaxes is headquartered in New York with a distributed team across the United States and Europe.

8 Ways to Invest in Blockchain Without Buying Bitcoin

8 Ways to Invest in Blockchain Without Buying Bitcoin

Since its arrival in 2009, Bitcoin has been the recipient of much interest from investors who have the stomach for the wild ups and downs of the world’s most popular cryptocurrency. But when you consider that one Bitcoin is currently worth a tad more than US$9,000, you can appreciate that early adopters who’ve held onto their positions have made a small fortune.

10 Potential Canadian Growth Stocks to Keep An Eye on in 2018

10 Potential Canadian Growth Stocks to Keep An Eye on in 2018

If you looking to make money in the stock markets this year, then you should seriously consider Canadian stocks. To help you make the best investment decision possible, here are 10 Canadian stocks you can invest in that can potentially make provide some solid returns. 

25 Books to Learn How to Start Investing in Stocks 2018

25 Books to Learn How to Start Investing in Stocks 2018

One of the best ways to learn about stock investing is to read books. Books have more detailed information than what you wouldn’t get through web courses or YouTube tutorials.  To help you become a well-informed investor, let’s go through some of the books that are totally worth reading. You can also checkout Hashtag investing for more information on how to make the most in the stock markets. 

Featured Member: Descryptive (descryptive.com)

Featured Member: Descryptive (descryptive.com)

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Tell us a little about your background and experience with investing. How did you get started and what was your journey like?

I started investing in cryptocurrency at the beginning of 2017, I am now a cofounder of a startup teaching others about cryptocurrency and the uses of blockchain technology.

What is current investing strategy like? What kind of returns does this typically strategy provide you?

I'm typically a long term investor, day trading was too stressful for me and I found investing in projects with good potential a more successful strategy.

What is the biggest lesson you learned during your investing career?

Don't day trade.

If you were 25 years old and had $5000 to start investing. How would you start?

I'm a huge believer in the potential use cases for cryptocurrency, I think the market still has a lot of room to grow. Personally I would diversify my funds across solid projects with good teams and viable ideas. 

What are some resources that influenced your investing knowledge and strategy?

Youtube has been a great resource for me, loads of people willing and ready to share their knowledge for free.

What are your thoughts on the current landscape of the economy?

I feel this is just the beginning for cryptocurrency, it's been a rough ride so far and media influence on the market and the recent bear trend has left a lot feeling negative about the space, but a turnaround is imminent.

What has been the best investment you have made so far in your career?

Ethereum.

Ripple Keeps on Building

Ripple Keeps on Building

Ripple’s XRP is currently the third biggest cryptocurrency in terms of market capitalization with about $41 billion at the time writing. You may already know that XRP has much potential due to its fast transaction speeds and low fees. However, Ripple the company behind XRP is much more than “just another coin”. A major part of its product offering is the RippleNet network, a settlement system utilizing blockchain technology to send real-time international payments. Through both RippleNet and XRP, Ripple has been able to secure a number of partnerships with major actors in the global financial services space. Here are some notable deals that occurred in recent times.