Crypto 101

Our Crypto 101 section is devoted to the basic principles of buying and selling tokens – although the information is often quite advanced.

If you want to know how to choose a crypto wallet, or buy safely on an exchange, or what leveraged trading is… you’ll find plenty of answers in our introductions to cryptocurrency right here.

What Are Masternodes - Guide To Nodes And Master Nodes

What are Masternodes In Cryptocurrency?

The two most dangerous words in the cryptocurrency world are: passive income. Whenever someone tells you it’s possible to make real money—without burning your...
How to Short Bitcoin Without Losing Your Hair, Your Shirt, And Your Savings

How to Short Bitcoin Without Losing Your Shirt And Your Savings

You can short bitcoin by borrowing BTC on Bitmex, Bitfinex or Poloniex with the intention of paying it back at a later date. Investors...
How to spot a pump and dump group - and avoid their scam

How To Spot A Pump And Dump (And Avoid It)

The cryptocurrency market is home to many different scams, but few are as insidious and as frustrating as “pump and dump” groups. Drawing from...
Blockchain technology explained by writing an article entirely in blockchain format

What A Blockchain Actually Is, Written In Blockchain

Every few weeks I have an experience like the following. I’m sitting at at a bar or a barbecue somewhere, quietly sipping on a...
Airdrops Mean It's Raining Free Money In Crypto

Airdrops Mean It’s Raining Free Money In Crypto

Airdrops are one of 2018's biggest crypto trends. For some, they can quickly add up to be worth thousands of dollars - and as...
Why Bitcoin Part 3 How Money Works Today

Why Bitcoin? Part 3: How Money Works Today

In this series on Bitcoin and money, Crypto Briefing takes a deep dive into the complexities of the modern monetary system and how Bitcoin,...
Cryptocurrency market shows signs of recovery

Bitcoin Moving Average Show Bull Markets In The Making

Bitcoin's (BTC) 200-day moving average (DMA) continues to slide in the longest downward trend since the summer of 2014. Price data collected over the last 200-days...
Polymath brings ICO compliance to KYC and AML laws

Resistance Is Futile: ICO Compliance Here To Stay

Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) are a largely unregulated means for companies to raise capital without undertaking the costly and legally intensive process of an...
Why Bitcoin Economic Extremism And Centralization

Why Bitcoin? Part 5: Economic Extremism And Centralization

In this series on Bitcoin and money, Crypto Briefing takes a deep dive into the complexities of the modern monetary system and how Bitcoin,...
Crypto and cannabis - best buds forever?

Crypto And Cannabis: Best Buds Forever?

Crypto and cannabis have captured the public imagination over the last year or two. Both are new, both are often profitable, and both pit...
Why Bitcoin Characteristics of Distributed Ledger Technology

Why Bitcoin? Part 6: Characteristics Of Distributed Ledger Technology

In this series on Bitcoin and money, Crypto Briefing takes a deep dive into the complexities of the modern monetary system and how Bitcoin,...
Crypto Media Trustworthy Cryptocurrency News Sources Selected By Crypto Briefing

Crypto Media: What We’re Reading This Week

Mainstream media, financial bigwigs, and Congressman Brad Sherman never tire of eye-popping displays of moral sanctitude as they proclaim Bitcoin to be a digital pyramid...
how crypto trading leverage can put you in an uncomfortable position

Leverage – The Double-Edged Sword Of Crypto Trading

The spectacular rise in cryptocurrency value in the last year has captured the attention of the mainstream media and many potential novice investors. With...
What Is A Token In Cryptocurrency

What Is A Token In Cryptocurrency?

  Blockchains typically use tokenized transactions, and those tokens are known as cryptocurrencies. A cryptocurrency token is a store of asset value, and what asset...
Legend of Satoshi Puzzle finally solved and 4.87 bitcoins claimed

“Legend of Satoshi” Puzzle Finally Solved

In September 2014, a Bitcointalk user going by the username of Ty13rDerden posted the final piece of a puzzle referred to as "The Legend...
Why Bitcoin Part 7 The Separation Of Money And State

Why Bitcoin? Part 7: The Separation Of Money And State

In this series on Bitcoin and money, Crypto Briefing takes a deep dive into the complexities of the modern monetary system and how Bitcoin,...
Lost Bitcoins - Oh Shit, What Do I Do Now?

Oh Shit! The Lost Bitcoins Problem

They are the stuff of nightmares. If you don't already know this one simple truth about lost bitcoins, now is a great time to learn...
Crypto Steel Seed Storage Solutions

Checking Out Metal Seed Storage Solutions

Secure seed storage is essential for any cryptocurrency investor to understand. Losing the keys to a wallet, exchange, or account can be frustrating -...
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Can You Explain Cryptocurrencies To A 6-Year-Old?

One of the biggest challenges of introducing cryptocurrencies to friends and family is that they might not get it the first or second time...
Crypto influencers on Twitter - who to follow right now

Crypto Influencers On Twitter – Who To Follow Now

Whether you love crypto influencers or hate them, the fast-moving cryptocurrency market is closely linked to the Twittersphere, with thousands of industry players and...
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