October 2, 2019

Blocking Ledgers – How the BlockChain Works

Blocking Ledgers – How the BlockChain Works

Whether or not there is a Satoshi Nakamoto is a moot point. What is clear is that in the aftermath of 2008, two lessons were learned by too few: Spending more than one owes – debt – entails a departure from pure capitalism in that it introduces a form of bondage into a system that…

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July 3, 2019

AvaTrade is introducing three new crypto pairs

AvaTrade is introducing three new crypto pairs

AvaTrade is introducing three new crypto pairs and updating three others as the world – both financial and otherwise – marches towards a borderless, seamless environment that encompasses finance, technology and the rule of law.

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June 27, 2019

LIBRA – Facebook’s Pound of Freedom

LIBRA – Facebook’s Pound of Freedom

“Faceboook’s decision to enter the crypto craze has legislators are up in arms. Are they worried about regulation or scared of the new order?”

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May 30, 2019

The Rise of Bitcoin…Again!

The Rise of Bitcoin…Again!

Bitcoin is making its comeback; whether it will rise to, or surpass its former 2017 glory is unknown, but the Bitcoin bulls are feeling optimistic. In the world of technology, where evolution is measured in mere minutes, Bitcoin is rather old as it celebrated its 10th birthday at the beginning of 2019. It was only…

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February 13, 2019

How Do Cryptocurrencies Work? Cryptocurrency FAQ

How Do Cryptocurrencies Work? Cryptocurrency FAQ

Cryptocurrencies are a form of digital money that runs on a completely new monetary system, which is decentralised and peer-to-peer. Essentially, this means that cryptocurrencies eliminate trusted third parties, such as banks or governments. For such a network to work effectively, it needs to be foolproof, with every transaction done in a transparent and verifiable…

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January 22, 2019

Why trade cryptocurrency CFDs with AvaTrade

Why trade cryptocurrency CFDs with AvaTrade

On our site you can find additional usefull information on the following topics: Cryptocurrency trading with AvaTrade; A guide on how to trade cryptocurrencies; Cryptocurrency trading conditions; Deposits and Withdrawals FAQ.

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December 31, 2018

Different Approaches to Cryptocurrency Regulation

Different Approaches to Cryptocurrency Regulation

The demand for digital currencies globally has continued to rise ever since their introduction in 2008. However, with more than 1500 types of cryptocurrencies, capped at trillions of dollars being traded globally, and with the expansion of the underlying blockchain ledger system, there is an increasing awareness by regulators and governments across the globe about…

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December 31, 2018

Top 10 Cryptos (That Are Not Bitcoin)

Top 10 Cryptos (That Are Not Bitcoin)

Since its launch in 2009, Bitcoin has dominated the cryptocurrency scene. To this date, it remains the poster child of the crypto world, the gold standard. But it has also inspired many spinoffs or crypto projects, and there are now over 1500 crypto coins on the market. Apart from Bitcoin, here are 10 of the…

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December 19, 2018

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Ripple

Join the Ripple success-story today – open an account now! Register Now Or Try Free Demo Many traders’ portfolios enjoy the benefits of Ripple’s glitz and glam. But not everyone can afford to buy cryptos these days. As the interest grew, so did the demand and the price. Online brokers, like us at AvaTrade, offer…

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November 26, 2018

Bitcoin’s 10th Anniversary

Bitcoin’s 10th Anniversary

Saying that 2008 was not a good year is a serious understatement. The world was in the middle of a financial crisis, the worst of its kind since the great depression of the 1930s. But even in dark days, there is always a ray of hope. On the 31st of October 2008, the Bitcoin whitepaper…

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